Documenting the Bracero Program

Immigration and the use of migrant laborers in the United States is a complicated story with a long history. In a recent article in The Public Historian (Vol. 38, No. 2, 23–41) Mireya Loza discussed the complexities of documenting and distinguishing undocumented workers from approved guest workers. These interpretive difficulties became evident in the creation of and public response to an exhibition at the National Museum of American History that opened in September 2009.

Call for Papers -- Federal History

Federal History, the journal of the Society for History in the Federal Government, seeks submissions for its April 2017 issue.  FH examines all aspects of U.S. government history as well as innovative work done in federal history offices.  FH is an annual, peer-reviewed academic journal published both in print and online. The journal is indexed by Ebscohost, and the editors welcome articles from federal historians as well as those in academia.


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