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Mexican "Bracero" Blythe, California

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

These two colored slides show a Mexican "Bracero" in a lettuce field near Blythe, California. The "bracero" was a farm laborer from Mexico contracted on a temporary basis during World War II between the Mexican and the United States governments to assist with labor shortage in the U.S. After the war the "Bracero Program", as it was commonly referred to, continued among the two countries until formally ending in 1964.

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Mexican "Bracero", Blythe, California

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This colored slide shows a Mexican "Bracero" holding a head of lettuce in the fields near Blythe, California. The "bracero" was a farm laborer from Mexico contracted on a temporary basis during World War II, between the Mexican and the United States governments to assist with the labor shortage in the United States. After the war the "Bracero Program", as it was commonly referred to, continued among the two countries until formally ending in 1964.

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Mexican "Braceros", Aguila, Arizona

Bradley, R. Collins

This colored slide shows a group of Mexican "Braceros" picking heads of lettuce in the fields near Aguila, Arizona. A "bracero" was a farm laborer from Mexico who was contracted on a temporary basis during World War II, between the Mexican and the United States government to assist with the labor shortage in the U.S. After the war the "Bracero Program", as it was commonly referred to, continued among the two countries until it formally ended in 1964.

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Mexican "Braceros", Blythe, California

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This colored slide shows a group of Mexican "Braceros" picking heads of lettuce in the Palo Verde Valley near Blythe, California. A "bracero" was a farm laborer from Mexico who was contracted on a temporary basis, during World War II, between the Mexican and the United States governments to assist with the labor shortage in the U.S. After the war the "Bracero Program",as it was commonly referred to, continued among the two countries until it formally ended in 1964.

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Mexican "Braceros", Blythe, California

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This colored slide shows a group of Mexican "Braceros" harvesting heads of lettuce in the Palo Verde Valley near Blythe, California. A "bracero" was a farm laborer from Mexico who was contracted on a temporary basis, during World War II, between the Mexican and the United States governments to assist with the labor shortage in the U.S. After the war, the "Bracero Program", as it was commonly referred to, continued among the two countries until it formally ended in 1964.

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Mexican "Bracero", Blythe, California

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This colored slide shows a Mexican "Bracero" preparing to cut a head of lettuce in a field near Bythe, California. The "bracero" was a farm laborer from Mexico contracted on a temporary basis during World War II between the Mexican and the United States governments to assist with the labor shortage in the U.S. After the war the "Bracero Program", as it was commonly referred to, continued among the two countries until formally ending in 1964.

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Mexican "Braceros", Phoenix, Arizona

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This colored slide shows a group of "Mexican "Braceros" picking heads of lettuce in the Salt River Valley near Phoenix, Arizona. A "bracero" was a farm laborer from Mexico who was contracted on a temporary basis during World War II, between the Mexican and the United States government to assist with the labor shortage in the U.S. After the war the "Bracero Program", as it was commonly referred to, continued among the two countries until it formally ended in 1964.

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Mexican "Bracero", Santa Ana, California

Erb, Don

This colored slide shows a Mexican "Bracero" picking Valencia oranges near a grove in Santa Ana, California. A "bracero" was a farm laborer from Mexico who was contracted on a temporary basis, during World War II, between the Mexican and the United States government to assist with the labor shortage in the U.S. . After the war the "Bracero Program", as it was commonly referred to, continued among the two countries until it formally ended in 1964.

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Robert Kallaus interview, Kinsley, Kansas

Kallaus, Robert Leon

This transcript of an interview with Robert Kallaus is part of an oral history project entitled "Patterns of Change, Edwards County, Kansas 1950-1970" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Kallaus talks of his family, education, military career, and his memories of the Edwards County community. An interview with his wife Mary Kallaus is also available.

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L. W. Halbe collection

Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981

The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.

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