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Blog Post: Feeding America: the people and politics that bring food to our table
Grade Range: 8-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials
Duration: 5 minutes
Date Posted: 9/3/2013
In this post, readers will draw connections between the food on our tables and the people and organizations that helped put it there. More than a warm meal, the foods Americans consume have been a source of political tension and national change throughout the 20th century. Written by Steve Velasquez, Associate Curator for the Division of Home and Community Life Collections, Outreach, and Dissemination Coordinator for the Bracero History Archive project, this post is published on the Museum's "O Say Can You See?" blog.