Home in America?




Translation of poster from 1917: "Food will win the war - You came here seeking freedom, now you must help to preserve it - Wheat is needed for the allies - waste nothing." / C. E. Chambers. Courtesy of Library of Congress.

We are a group of Macaulay Honors students from Hunter College in Seminar II, Professor Friedlander‘s class. We are studying two groups of immigrants to New York: Jews (in the late 19th century) and Mexicans (at present).


Sign at the Mexico/Arizona border












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