The Borderlands Archive is an active collection of research, mappings and contributed artifacts from the U.S.- Mexico borderlands that symbolize connection across territorial divide. Collected objects and information represent physical, social, political and environmental connections that form a counter-narrative, or collective public record about a contested space between two countries. 

A Piece of the Wall
(Specific) Location: Tijuana, Baja California
Item Name:  A Piece of the Wall
Description/Materials: Rubber and Untreated Metal
BLA Item No. BLA-120818 - 01
Contributor: Anonymous

A. What cross-border connection(s) does this object represent?
The wall that exists at the San Diego / Tijuana border today are actually recycled landings strips from the Vietnam war. Maybe that’s some kind of cross-border connection.


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