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Transcript of 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)
"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
N.p., Oct. 2003.
Web. 20 Apr.
"Migrant Labor." Infoplease. Infoplease, n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2016.
"Farming in the
n.d. Web. 22
Dangerous and poorly maintained
Necessities (food, water) not provided
No bathroom facilities (Encyclopedia.com)
Kugel, Candace; Zuroweste
Edward L. "Migrant
01 Jan. 2008. Web.
22 Apr. 2016.
"The Dust Bowl." Living
History Farm. N.p.,
n.d. Web. 21 Apr.