In 1930 and during the subsequent decade, 2.5 million migrant workers left the
Plains states due to the destruction caused by the so-called Dust Bowl. Between
Oct 3, 2012 ... Migrant workers came to be called okies, because although they were from many
states across the Great Plains, 20% were from Oklahoma.
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Jan 16, 2011 ... We're going to California as the Great depression sets in.
Migrant farmers. Added to the man-made financial problems were natural ones.
... sought work as casual farmhands. Migrant farmworkers. © New Deal Network.
For example, thousands of Mexican and Mexican-American migrant workers
toiled ... workers in Colorado saw their wages decrease from $27 an acre in 1930
Itinerant workers were people who moved around the country looking for work. A
lot of people .... The major effect of the Great Depression on America was
expanded government intervention into new areas of social and economic affairs
Most were of Anglo-American descent with family and cultural roots in the poor ...
Children of Mexican migrant workers posing at entrance to El Rio FSA Camp, ...
Similarly, when the United States entered World War II in 1941, workers ...
Migrant farmworkers and their families are among the most vulnerable groups in
society. ..... In the 1930s, a combination of droughts, the depression, and the
Historically, agricultural workers in the U.S. have been imported from other ... of
the Mexican-American War (1846-1848), tens of thousands of migrant workers
from ... Early 1930s: Filipino workers started to organize, and Mexican workers
The Melting Pot of California Migrant Workers ... peak in the mid 1930s so did
racial tensions as Filipino, Mexican, and African American workers were accused