papier-mache statue of liberty

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts
Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Immokalee Statue of Liberty, by Kat Rodriguez, 2000

The statue’s original pedestal (not shown) features a simple message borrowed from African American poet Langston Hughes: “I, too, am America.” This Lady Liberty holds a basket of tomatoes to represent the work of agricultural laborers.

Gift of Coalition of Immokalee Workers