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Plowing a field in Sheridan County, Kansas

These photographs show two views of Floyd Karnes plowing with a three-bottom plow on his farm in the south Solomon River Valley, six miles west of Studley, Kansas, Sheridan County.

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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", 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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Veselik-Gannon photograph collection

Gannon, Richard

The Veselik-Gannon photograph collection documents farming and ranching activities in Sherman County, Kansas, in the early twentieth century. The photographs include images of sod houses and other residences, barns and outbuildings, many children and farm and ranching families, tractors and other farm machinery, horses and cattle, people doing farm chores, cowboys, and early automobiles and motorcycles. The John L. and Mary Veselik residence near Ruleton appears in many of the photographs. The photographer is unknown. Richard Gannon donated copies of the photographs to the Kansas Historical Society in 1983 after discovering them in a building on his property.

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