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, ...
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 ...
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.
Although pay for migrant workers had already been low prior to the 1930s, the
Great Depression caused struggling farmers to cut wages further. Migrant
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.
After 2000, both farm employers and worker advocates agreed that the best way
to ... captured the desperate poverty of Depression-era migrant farmworkers.
In 1930 and during the subsequent decade, 2.5 million migrant workers left the
Plains ... Why did Great Plains farmers migrate to California in the 1930s? ... had
lost their jobs due to the Great Depression and moved west to seek a better life.
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
Migrant farmworkers and their families are among the most vulnerable groups in
society. Migrant workers face dangerous and poor working conditions.