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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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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", 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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