Border Fence at Otay Mesa

Title

Border Fence at Otay Mesa

Description

The fear of American cattle being affected by tick-borne diseases that the U.S. had pushed south contributed to xenophobia and othering of Mexicans along the border.

Creator

Anne Seefeldt

Source

Information: Mendoza, Mary. “Treacherous Terrain: Racial Exclusion and Environmental Control at the U.S.
Mexico Border,” Environmental History 23 (2018): 117-126.

Image source: Wikipedia Commons

Files

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Citation

Anne Seefeldt, “Border Fence at Otay Mesa,” HIST 275, accessed August 3, 2020, http://borders.carletonds.com/items/show/89.

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