Here are some pictures from a student's photo essay project:  The Cultural Geography class offered at Augustana gets students out in to the field to analyze the cultural environment. Here are pictures from one student’s photo essay project on the Floreciente Neighborhood, a Mexican-American cultural enclave in Moline, Illinois.  Click on each thumbnail image for a larger picture:
Sign marking the beginning of the Floreciente Neighborhood
The main street of the neighborhood with a building showing Mexican influence by the use of colorful paint.
This restaurant shows the European style architecture from previous residents of the area paired with the influence of the succession of Mexican-American residents.
A store called "La Primavera".
A mural painted by the Boy’s and Girl’s Club showing the Mexican influence in the area.

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