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Relations with Mexico and a Love Story

How Art, Embassies, and the Missouri Historical Society make a positive impact on relations with Mexico.




About this Episode

Flores Mexicanas is a symbol of the relationship between Mexico and the United States. I's history of the love story between Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh is more poitnant in today's political climate than ever.


We hope you enjoy this slice of history, love, and relations between Mexico and the United States.



Photos


"Flores Mexicanas" by Alfredo Ramos Martinez on display to the public at the Missouri History Museum for the first time in a half century.
"Flores Mexicanas" by Alfredo Ramos Martinez on display to the public at the Missouri History Museum for the first time in a half century.

"Flores Mexicanas" by Alfredo Ramos Martinez on display to the public at the Missouri History Museum for the first time in a half century.
Senior paintings conservator Kristy Jeffcoat, works on cleaning "Flores Mexicanas" at the Miswest Art Conversation Center using an engineered aqueous solution applies on cotton swabs. April 2019. Photo courtesy of the Missouri Historical Society.

Megan Emery, chief conservator and senior objects conservator for the Midwest Art Conservation Center cleans the massive hand -carved wooden frame of the "Flores Mexicanas" painting in the conservation lab at the Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center.
Megan Emery, chief conservator and senior objects conservator for the Midwest Art Conservation Center cleans the massive hand -carved wooden frame of the "Flores Mexicanas" painting in the conservation lab at the Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center.

Megan Emery, chief conservator and senior objects conservator for the Midwest Art Conservation Center cleans the massive hand -carved wooden frame of the "Flores Mexicanas" painting in the conservation lab at the Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center.
St. Louis parade for Charles Lindbergh, June 18, 1927. Photograph by Pete Hangge, 1927.

Megan Emery, chief conservator and senior objects conservator for the Midwest Art Conservation Center cleans the massive hand -carved wooden frame of the "Flores Mexicanas" painting in the conservation lab at the Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center.
Charles Lindbergh and Dwight Morrow in a parade car in Mexico City, Mexico. Unknown photographer. December 1927.