Mexican and Mexican American migrant farm workers expected conditions like
those pictured above as they sought farm work in California and other states in ...
Hispanic Americans: Migrant Workers and Braceros (1930s-1964). Questions to
Consider. What was life like for migrant workers in California agriculture?
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
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
... 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.
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, ...
The Great Depression of the 1930s hit Mexican immigrants especially hard. ...
that affected all U.S. workers, Mexicans and Mexican Americans had to face an
additional ... The FSA camps provided housing, food, and medicine for migrant
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