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
The attempts of these displaced agricultural workers to find other work were met
... Great Depression, drought, and dust storms, thousands of farmers packed up ...
Mexican and Mexican American migrant farm workers expected conditions like
those ... As the Great Depression took a toll on California's economy during the ...
Although pay for migrant workers had already been low prior to the 1930s, the
Great Depression caused struggling farmers to cut wages further. Migrant
After 2000, both farm employers and worker advocates agreed that the best way
to ... captured the desperate poverty of Depression-era migrant farmworkers.
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
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.
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
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
migrant farm workers; Mexican immigrants; Depression; California; labor unions;
living ... Once you retrieve your results,a good strategy is to sort the articles by ...