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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 ...

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.

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 ...

Okies - Wessels Living History Farm

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As the "double whammy" of drought and depression deepened on the Great Plains, ... California – the state that had once advertised for more 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 ...

migrant labor Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Migrant farmworkers and their families are among the most vulnerable .... same factors make migrants more vulnerable to substance abuse, depression, and ... Migrant farmworkers themselves cite dental problems as one of their greatest ...

The great-depression-migrant-farm-workers-and - SlideShare

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Aug 26, 2010 ... The Great Depression, Migrant Farm Workers and Of Mice and Men The 1930's < ul><li>The Great Depression, severe drought in Midwest The ...

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Jan 11, 2014 ... Ken Burns style documentary on the Great Depression, Dust Bowl and California Migration with documentary photos and audio in public ...
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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 ...

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.

Mexican Americans and the Great Depression | The Gilder Lehrman ...

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Far fewer are aware that during the Great Depression, the Federal Bureau of ... The Farm Security Administration established camps for migrant farm workers in  ...