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Kate and Josie Robles

Kate and Josie Robles
Date: 1942
A photograph showing Katie and Josie Robles working the sugar beet fields probably in Nebraska. Katie was born in 1929 and Josie in 1927. The Robles family lived in Garden City, Kansas.


Keith King interview, Kinsley, Kansas

Keith King interview, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: King, Donald Keith
Date: March 30, 2011
This transcript of an interview with Keith King 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. King talks of his family, education, and his memories of the Edwards County community.


Mexican "Bracero" Blythe, California

Mexican "Bracero" Blythe, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1962
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.


Mexican "Bracero", Blythe, California

Mexican "Bracero", Blythe, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1962
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.


Mexican "Bracero", Blythe, California

Mexican "Bracero", Blythe, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1962
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.


Mexican "Bracero", Santa Ana, California

Mexican "Bracero", Santa Ana, California
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: May 1958
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.


Mexican "Braceros", Aguila, Arizona

Mexican "Braceros", Aguila, Arizona
Creator: Bradley, R. Collins
Date: November 1957
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.


Mexican "Braceros", Blythe, California

Mexican "Braceros", Blythe, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: December 1962
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.


Mexican "Braceros", Blythe, California

Mexican "Braceros", Blythe, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1962
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.


Mexican "Braceros", Phoenix, Arizona

Mexican "Braceros", Phoenix, Arizona
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
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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