Title

A Ravishing Riverfront Damaged by Discrimination and Hampered by Hatred – A Muscatine Tale

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Duration

7:38

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date

Fall 10-1-2013

Class

Rhetoric 0146

Instructor

Matt Gilchrist

Abstract

This narrative reveals the relationship between the Mississippi Riverfront and Muscatine's Hispanic population.

Muscatine is an economically prosperous city, full of unique historical landmarks and the stories that follow them. As a result of Muscatine's large agricultural and industrial foundation, the city has a substantial Hispanic population. The immigrants, who have migrated to Muscatine in search of work throughout the years, look at the prosperous riverfront in a way all their own. While many do use the riverfront for recreation, many members of the Hispanic population find themselves faced with separation and discrimination. In this narrative, we will try to identify the Hispanic population's role concerning the riverfront, as well as assess how unifying changes can be made.

Location

215 West Mississippi Drive, Muscatine, IA 52761

Rights

Copyright © 2013 Cesar Estrada, Kirbee Van De Berg and Rachel Zuckerman

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