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Migratory Workers - U.S. History in Context - Gale

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The Great Depression, which had begun in the 1920s for many of the nation's agricultural regions, worsened the difficulties migrant workers faced. While the ...

The Migrant Experience - Voices from the Dust Bowl: the Charles L ...

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The attempts of these displaced agricultural workers to find other work were met ... Great Depression, drought, and dust storms, thousands of farmers packed up ...

Facts About Migrant Workers in the Great Depression | Our Everyday ...

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Over-cultivation of farm land to compensate for an overall drop in market prices for ... Before the Great Depression, migrant workers in California were primarily of  ...

Mass Exodus From the Plains . Surviving the Dust Bowl . WGBH ...

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Although overall three out of four farmers stayed on their land, the mass exodus depleted the population ... The Great Depression ... They took up the work of Mexican migrant workers, 120,000 of whom were repatriated during the 1930s.

Timeline of Agricultural Labor - : National Farm Worker Ministry

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Historically, agricultural workers in the U.S. have been imported from other countries ... War (1846-1848), tens of thousands of migrant workers from Mexico began ... 1930s: The Great Depression and the Dust Bowl (a period of drought that ...

Migration: The Theme of the Great Depression - New Deal Network

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In his classic novel of the Great Depression, John Steinbeck described the highway ... the Thirties, develops this migration image as well as he describes displaced workers: ... We had a farm, and chickens, and cows, so we never went hungry.

Farm and migrant workers - Immigration to the United States

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After 2000, both farm employers and worker advocates agreed that the best way to ... captured the desperate poverty of Depression-era migrant farmworkers.

How was life like for migrant workers in the 1930s? | Reference.com

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Life for migrant workers in the 1930s, during the Great Depression, was an ... who had done rather well working on American farms before the Depression.

What were the living conditions for migrant workers in the 1930s ...

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Although pay for migrant workers had already been low prior to the 1930s, the Great Depression caused struggling farmers to cut wages further. Migrant workers ...

Migrant Farm Workers of Great Depression - Woody Guthrie Center

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Migrant Farm Workers of the Great Depression. Rationale. This lesson can be used to introduce students to the conditions that migrant farm workers faced during ...

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Mexican - Depression and the Struggle for Survival - Immigration ...

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The Great Depression of the 1930s hit Mexican immigrants especially hard. ... The farmworkers who remained struggled to survive in desperate conditions. ... The FSA camps provided housing, food, and medicine for migrant farm families, ...

Farm Labor in the 1930s - Rural Migration News | Migration Dialogue

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Interestingly, two of the three are not about farm workers: instead, they focus on the ... selected a migrant from Texas and Oklahoma, Bill Hamett, to be the workers' ... the stark symbol of a woman trapped in poverty during the Great Depression.

Of Mice and Men and Migrant Farm Workers of the Great Depression ...

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Overview. John Steinbeck's famous hobos, George and Lennie, bring the migrant farm experience of the Great Depression to life in the celebrated classic of ...