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Empire of Dreams (1880-1942)

February 27, 2016

Film discussion with Valerie Mendoza, American Studies instructor, University of Kansas.

Widespread immigration to the US from Latin countries begins first with a small group from Cuba, then a larger one from Mexico See the film and participate in a scholar-led discussion that explores the Mexican laborers that arrived in Dodge City with the railroad.

This event is part of "Latino Americans: 500 Years of History," public programs that explore the story of the "Mexican Village," a temporary community of railroad workers recruited to Dodge City in the early 20th Century.

Sponsored by Dodge City Public Library

The program is supported by the Kansas Humanities Council, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Library Association.

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Time: 4:00 pm

Contact: Cathy Reeves Phone: (620) 225-0248
Dodge City Public Library
1001 North Second Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801-4416
United States
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