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The Problem of Migratory Farm Labor in the United States, 1948-1953

This collection focuses on the problem of migratory farm labor in the U.S. The collection includes 85 documents totaling 353 pages covering the years 1948 through 1952. Supporting materials include photographs, oral history transcripts and public papers.

President Truman with the Commission on Migratory Labor, April 7, 1951.

Documents

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1949

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1952

Photographs

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58-336 (untitled)

Truman with the Commission on Migratory Labor

60-210-01 (untitled)

Mexican Ward School

60-210-02 (untitled)

Side view of Mexican Ward School

60-210-03 (untitled)

Front view of the Mexican Ward School

60-210-04 (untitled)

Side view of Mexican Ward School

60-210-06 (untitled)

Building three blocks from Mexican Ward School

60-210-07 (untitled)

View of Porch in labor camp in Mathis, Texas

60-210-08 (untitled)

Classroom of the newest building in Labor camp in Mathis, Texas

60-210-09 (untitled)

Typical open privy at Labor camp in Mathis, Texas

60-210-10 (untitled)

LULAC member pointing to sewage line in labor camp

60-210-11 (untitled)

Inside boys' outhouse in labor camp, Mathis, Texas

60-210-05 (untitled)

Newest addition to Mexican Ward School, a war surplus building

60-210-12 (untitled)

Close up of open privy in labor camp, Mathis, Texas

60-210-13 (untitled)

Boys' outhouse conditions in Mexican Ward School

60-210-14 (untitled)

Unsanitary outdoor privy at labor camp in Mathis, Texas

60-210-15 (untitled)

Privy in the Mexican Ward School

60-210-16 (untitled)

Classroom in Mexican Ward System