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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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Mary Leona Butler interview, Offerle, Kansas

Butler, Mary Leona (Erickson)

This transcript of an interview with Mary Leona Butler 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. Butler talks of her family, education, and her memories of the Edwards County community.

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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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Victory garden, Wichita, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

This is a photograph showing a man using a hand plow and children working in a Victory garden, Wichita, Kansas.

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Heading wheat in Kiowa County, Kansas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

View of farmers heading wheat in Kiowa County, Kansas. Horse-drawn harvesting equipment, and a couple seated in a horse-drawn carriage, are also visible in the photograph.

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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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Trued Brothers Tractors

These five tractors from the Trued Brothers Tractor Company are breaking land for Simon Fishman, northeast of Tribune, Kansas, in Greeley County.

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Shelterbelt, Reno County, Kansas

A view of two men standing by a shelterbelt near the town of Sylvia in Reno County, Kansas. Shelterbelts, which consist of various heights of trees and shrubs, were planted in the late 1930s to prevent blowing soil caused by severe drought and soil erosion.

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John Jacob Miller home and underground water line, Santa Fe, Kansas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This is a view of John Jacob Miller's farmhouse and farm buildings in Santa Fe, Haskell County, Kansas. Also visible are a woman, three men, a black dog, and an underground water line fed from a large reservoir.

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C. D. Perry's irrigation ditch near Englewood, Kansas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

View of a couple standing along an irrigation ditch on the Clarence D. Perry farm near Englewood, Kansas.

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