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Weedpatch Camp was built by the Farm Security Administration (FSA) south of Bakersfield, California in 1936 to house migrant workers during the Great Depression.

www.encyclopedia.com/economics/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/migratory-workers

The Great Depression, which had begun in the 1920s for many of the nation's agricultural regions, worsened the difficulties migrant workers faced. While the ...

www.loc.gov/collections/todd-and-sonkin-migrant-workers-from-1940-to-1941/articles-and-essays/the-migrant-experience

The attempts of these displaced agricultural workers to find other work were met ... Great Depression, drought, and dust storms, thousands of farmers packed up ...

www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/immigration/alt/mexican6.html

The Great Depression of the 1930s hit Mexican immigrants especially hard. ... All in all, hundreds of thousands of Mexican immigrants, especially farmworkers, were sent ... The FSA camps provided housing, food, and medicine for migrant farm ...

www.gilderlehrman.org/history-by-era/great-depression/resources/mice-and-men-and-migrant-farm-workers-great-depression

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.ucdavis.edu/rmn/more.php?id=788

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.

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Over-cultivation of farm land to compensate for an overall drop in market prices for ... Before the Great Depression, migrant workers in California were primarily of  ...

livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/water_06.html

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

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A Day In The Life Of Migrant Workers During The Great Depression ... Most of the time their jobs were farming. ... Migrant workers were not treated very well.