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Migrant Workers

Actual copy by Anya Kurup- 8th Grade. AC LA - Barzegar 3rd period.

Anya Kurup

on 27 April 2016

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Transcript of Migrant Workers

Migrant Workers
Increased farm activity made soil erode.
Combined with a seven year drought
Turned the land into desert area
Known as the Dust Bowl. (Infoplease)
Conditions faced?
Works Cited
"Migration." Human Rights
Watch. N.p., n.d. Web.
20 Apr. 2016.
Also called the Depression Era
1.3 million Americans migrated to California (Rural Migration News)
Most were of Anglo-American descent. (Living History Farm)
Tried to find work, freedom, etc (Human Rights Watch)
1930s- Americans (midwest, southwest) migrated California (Rural Migration News)
Labeled 'Okies'-20% from Oklahoma (Living History Farm)
A lot of Mexicans
Modern day- fled home country (Human Rights Watch)
1930's and now
"Farm Labor in the
1930s." Rural
Migration News.
N.p., Oct. 2003.
Web. 20 Apr.
"Migrant Labor." Infoplease. Infoplease, n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2016.
"Farming in the
1930s- Okies."
Living History
Farm. N.p.,
n.d. Web. 22
Apr. 2016.
Anya Kurup
Dangerous and poorly maintained
Necessities (food, water) not provided
No bathroom facilities (Encyclopedia.com)
Kugel, Candace; Zuroweste
Edward L. "Migrant
Labor." Encyclopedia.com.
HighBeam Research,
01 Jan. 2008. Web.
22 Apr. 2016.
"The Dust Bowl." Living
History Farm. N.p.,
n.d. Web. 21 Apr.
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