The Great Depression merely exacerbated their harsh circumstances. ... of the
nation's agricultural regions, worsened the difficulties migrant workers faced.
A Day In The Life Of Migrant Workers During The Great Depression ... Most of the
time their jobs were farming. ... Migrant workers were not treated very well.
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 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.
As the "double whammy" of drought and depression deepened on the Great
Plains, ... California – the state that had once advertised for more migrant workers
Photo exhibit on migrant workers in Florida during the Great Depression. ...
These images were created by the New Deal program, the Farm Security ...
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 ...
They were the first farmworkers, to form associations and strike for improved
wages ... By 1917 the IWW had over 10,000 migrant field worker members, but
the ... The Great Depression brought a wave of displaced farmers to California
Get information, facts, and pictures about migrant labor at Encyclopedia.com. ...
Migrant farmworkers and their families are among the most vulnerable .... These
same factors make migrants more vulnerable to substance abuse, depression,
and ... Migrant farmworkers themselves cite dental problems as one of their
What was life like for migrant workers in California agriculture? ... During the
Great Depression of the 1930s, racial anxieties ran high. ... Migrant farm worker
in the Imperial Valley, 1935 · Migrant family of Mexicans on the road with car