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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.

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 ...

Depression Era: 1930s: Repatriation for Mexican & Filipino Farm ...

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Mexican and Mexican American migrant farm workers expected conditions like those ... As the Great Depression took a toll on California's economy during the ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Know Before You Go : Tensions on the Ranch

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The Melting Pot of California Migrant Workers ... The conditions at the ranch were rough, the farm machinery dangerous, the bunkhouse a pit, ... When Great Depression-induced unemployment reached its peak in the mid 1930s so did racial ...

Esperanza Rising - Student Resources

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migrant farm workers; Mexican immigrants; Depression; California; labor unions; living ... Once you retrieve your results,a good strategy is to sort the articles by ...

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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, ...

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 ...

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.