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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.

Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1962

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Item Number: 221466
Call Number: ATSF Series 8, #116-14K
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 221466

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