Becoming American Program Series

               Community dialogue throughout the Quad Cities moderated by                Dr. Adam Kaul & Dr. Christopher Strunk of Augustana College 

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For a list of related programs you might be interested in that are happening in the Quad Cities click here.

Becoming American: The Century of Immigration

Becoming American: Promise and Prejudice


Becoming American: Between Two Worlds


Becoming American: Help Wanted?


Becoming American: Family and Community


Becoming American: Immigration and Popular Culture

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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.

Becoming American Sponsors

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Anita Mehuys & Bob Conklin - Project Coordinators, Moline Public Library, thank Dr. Adam Kaul & Dr. Christopher Strunk

Partners : 

Lisa Huntsha, Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center - Augustana College

Kelly Lao, German American Heritage Center & Museum

Allan Ross, Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities 

Gretchen Small, Butterworth Center Deere-Wiman House

Dr. Edwin Ubeda, St. Ambrose University