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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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Seeding Hubbard squash, M.G. Lee's farm, Finney County, Kansas

Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924

The photograph shows men and children seeding Hubbard squash on M.G. Lee's farm in Finney County, Kansas.

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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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Plowing, Russell County, Kansas

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

View of people working with six teams of horses which are pulling plows at F. Sprinkle's farm in Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are a man and young girl standing next to an an automobile, and two unharnessed horses.

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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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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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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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