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Online Program - Flour Power

Date and Time: October 5, 2020, 10:00 AM CT

Location: Watkins Museum of History, 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence
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Presented by Gene Chavez

During the period of the Mexican Revolution, many immigrants made their way to Kansas to raise their families and work in the railroad, agricultural, industrial, and hospitality sectors of the state. A cultural offshoot of this new group of Mexican residents settling in the Midwest was the search for the perfect tortilla, a staple of Mexican cuisine. Because corn tortillas were difficult to make by hand, many restaurants and home cooks substituted wheat flour tortillas for their signature dishes. Join us to discuss the rich history of Mexican immigration to Kansas and the journey of the humble but important tortilla.

This event will be conducted online! Contact Watkins Museum of History for more information.

Sponsored by: Watkins Museum of History

For more information about this event, please contact:
Will Hickox
(785) 841-4109
http://www.watkinsmuseum.org

 

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