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What did American migrant workers do in 1930? | Reference.com

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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  ...

Migrant Farmers in the 1930's by J W on Prezi

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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.

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Migrant farmers

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Migrant farmers. Added to the man-made financial problems were natural ones. ... sought work as casual farmhands. Migrant farmworkers. © New Deal Network.

Migratory Workers - U.S. History in Context - Gale

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For example, thousands of Mexican and Mexican-American migrant workers toiled ... workers in Colorado saw their wages decrease from $27 an acre in 1930 to ...

Itinerant Workers In 1930's Great Depression - Answers.com

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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 and ...

The Migrant Experience - Voices from the Dust Bowl: the Charles L ...

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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, ...

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

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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 increased ...

Timeline of Agricultural Labor - : National Farm Worker Ministry

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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 were ...

Know Before You Go : Tensions on the Ranch

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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  ...

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Farm Labor in the 1930s - Rural Migration News | Migration Dialogue

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During the 1930s, some 1.3 million Americans from the Midwest and ... Clark Kerr selected a migrant from Texas and Oklahoma, Bill Hamett, to be the workers' ...

Depression Era: 1930s: Repatriation for Mexican & Filipino Farm ...

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Mexican and Mexican American migrant farm workers expected conditions like those pictured above as they sought farm work in California and other states in ...

Mass Exodus From the Plains . Surviving the Dust Bowl . WGBH ...

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... the Collections: 1930s Collection ... The Dust Bowl exodus was the largest migration in American history. By 1940, 2.5 ... They took up the work of Mexican migrant workers, 120,000 of whom were repatriated during the 1930s. Life for migrant ...