Nuestra Experiencia en el Siglio Viente
Nuestra Experiencia en el Siglo Viente
Emigdio Vasquez, 1980
This mural was restored by Higgy Vasquez in 1996.
This mural is Emigdio Vasquez's most complete chronology of the Chicano/a experience adding depictions of the Mexican Revolution in 1910, immigration to the U.S. for agricultural and industrial work through the Bracero Program, the whitewashing of David Alfaro Siqueiros's America Tropical (1932), the Zoot Suit Riots, celebrations at the Harmony Park Ballroom, WWI, WWII, the atom bomb, UFW strikes, the deprotations that violated human rights through Operation Wetback, the Vietnam Wart, and Ruben Salazar's death during the Chicano Moratorium, among other important events.