Event Date: 
September 14, 2017 - 5:30 PM
Atkins Library Halton Reading Room

Mireya Loza, a curator with the Smithsonian National Museum of American History and author of “Defiant Braceros: How Migrant Workers Fought for Racial, Sexual, and Political Freedom” will speak about the display “Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964”at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Atkins Library Halton Reading Room.

“Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964” is a bilingual (English/Spanish) traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution that explores the creation of what would become the largest Mexican guest-worker program in U.S. history. UNC Charlotte’s J. Murrey Atkins Library is hosting the display through Sunday, Nov. 12.