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Becoming American: Program 4 - Help Wanted

Becoming American

Becoming American
Program 4: Help Wanted? Immigration and Work
Thursday, October 18
Doors: 6:30pm / Event: 7pm
Adults & Teens / Seated
Free and open to the public

Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience is a six-session series of public programs featuring documentary film screenings and discussions of immigration issues against the backdrop of immigration history, led by Dr. Lucy Salyer, UNH Associate Professor of History. Presented by Strawbery Banke Museum and hosted by 3S Artspace.

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Program 4: Help Wanted? Immigration and Work 
looks at the economic side of immigration, chronicling the essential part immigrant labor has played in building America, as well as the conflicted relationship American workers have had with immigrants.
The discussion explores such themes as:

·      The immigrant experience
·      Immigrants and work
·      Immigrants and race
·      Immigrants and nativism
·      Immigrants and assimilation

Film: 
Destination America, Episode 1, The Golden Door

Click here for additional background information and program material resources.



Courtesy of David Grubin Productions

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Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience is a project of City Lore in collaboration with the Immigration and Ethnic History Society and the International Coalition of the Sites of Conscience. The project has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor.

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Strawbery Banke Museum and 3S Artspace thank our Community Partners for helping to make this series possible: