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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.

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

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Item Number: 222041
Call Number: ATSF Series 8, #116-15K
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 222041

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