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
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' ...
... 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
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Jan 16, 2011 ... We're going to California as the Great depression sets in.
Mexican and Mexican American migrant farm workers expected conditions like
those pictured above as they sought farm work in California and other states in ...
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.
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, ...
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
Migrant Workers and Braceros, 1930s-1964. During the 22 years of the Bracero
Program, more than 4 million Mexican workers left their families behind and ...
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