Orange County Library Tour 2017

Memories of Migration: Telling our Stories & Connecting our Journeys

Dates: July 3 – August 31, 2017 at Paulina June & George Pollak Library, California State University, Fullerton.  September 15 – October 15, 2017 at The Anaheim Public Library.
Curators: David Lopez, Barbara Miller, Irma Morales, Brenda Ramirez, and Saidy Valdez

Description:  This project chronicled the migration stories of migrants in the Orange County area. While primarily focusing on Latino history, the project collected hundreds of migration stories from individuals from all walks of life to demonstrate that migration is a universal part of the human condition. The exhibit was a collection of various media from artists throughout the country exploring the theme of migration through their own medium interpretation.

Victoria Delgadillo screened her film bawrder 2009 (border) in this exhibit  View it here

On August 11, 2017, This artistic documentation was launched at Pollak Library CSUF with an all-day conference geared towards librarians, historians, academics, students, artists and community members who wanted to learn more about the migration stories of their local and global people. The conference and art exhibit was open to the public and library users.

Locations:  Paulina June & George Pollak Library, California State University, Fullerton, 800 North State College Blvd., Fullerton CA 92834-4150 & The Anaheim Public Library (APL), 500 W. Broadway,  Anaheim, CA  92805.

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