The bracero program in California

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Arno Press , New York
Migrant agricultural laborers -- California., Agricultural laborers -- Me

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California., Me

StatementHenry P. Anderson.
SeriesThe Chicano heritage
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LC ClassificationsHD1527.C2 A7 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 328 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL4874664M
ISBN 100405094825
LC Control Number76001225
OCLC/WorldCa2202342

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Find items in libraries near you. Inthe California  bracero program sponsored by the U.S. government imported temporary contract laborers from Mexico under an agreement created during World War II. The California Bracero Program brought prosperity to growers and poverty to labor.

Government report responding to Strangers in Our Fields, a book critiquing conditions for laborers in the Bracero Program, An excerpt from a oral history interview with a father who worked as a bracero in Arizona and his son (in Spanish). The essay places the program in the larger context of labor and immigration in California including earlier attempts to establish a guest worker program.

The essay also outlines the major legacies of the Bracero Program. The Bracero Program, Calisphere. Download and save all data of The Bracero Program In California book in one free PDF file. Includes bibliographic data, information about the author of the ebook, description of the e-book and other (if such information is available).

Click the button and the file will be created after the page reloads. "The Bracero Program" was curated and written by the University of California in The Bracero program offered many benefits that attracted workers. The workers that came to California had been told that their labor would not only be compensated in the form of wages but also with living arrangements during the length of their Bracero contracts.

The program was controversial, according to the Bracero History Archive, since it fueled concerns among U.S. farmworkers that braceros would compete for jobs through lower wages.

Employers were. The Bracero Program, which brought millions of Mexican guest workers to the United States, ended more than four decades ago.

Current debates about immigration policy-including discussions about a new guest worker program-have put the program back in the news and made it all the more important to understand this chapter of American history.

The Bracero Program allowed Mexican laborers admittance into the US to work temporarily in agriculture and the railroads with specific agreements relating to wages, housing, food, and medical care.

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The program was set to end in with the end of the war, however, it lasted until The bracero program was praised for providing a cheap, steady supply of laborers for the nation’s growers, but critics have said that many of the workers lived in substandard conditions and that.

Henry Pope Anderson is the author of The Bracero Program In California ( avg rating, 1 rating, 1 review, published )3/5(1). About this Book Catalog Record Details. The bracero program in California, with particular reference Anderson, Henry P. (Henry Pope), View full catalog.

Particularly in the less populous sections of the Southwest, including California and the San Joaquin Valley, workers were needed on the railroad as well.

Creation of the Bracero Program. Inthe governments of the United States and Mexico created the Bracero Program as a result of each country’s needs. About. The Bracero Program, which brought millions of Mexican guest workers to the United States, ended more than four decades ago.

Current debates about immigration policy-including discussions about a new guest worker program-have put the program back in the news and made it all the more important to understand this chapter of American history. The Bracero Program in California, with Particular Reference to Health Status, Attitudes, and Practices.

Berkeley, School of Public Health, University of California,   InErnesto Galarza’s book Merchants of Labor exposed the slave labor conditions and abuse of farmworkers in the US government’s “Bracero Program.

The Bracero share of the work force in citrus, tomatoes, and other major California commodities soon exceeded 50 percent, and farm wages as a percentage of manufacturing wages fell during the s.

The Bracero program was small during the war years; admissions peaked at 62, inmeaning that less than two percent of the four million US hired workers were Braceros.

The wartime Bracero program ended on Decem Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program / Cosecha Amarga Cosecha Dulce: El programa Bracero Bunkhouse / Barraca, California "En una barraca vivíamos novecientos.

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My in-progress book manuscript, tentatively titled Abandoning Their Beloved Land: Bracero Emigration and Religious and Agrarian Politics in Mexico's Rosary Belt, explores how the Mexican government administered the Bracero Program -- an initiative that allowed Mexican men to work in the United States as seasonal contract laborers between In the Bracero Program, there was a great tragedy on January 28th, On this date, there was a major airplane crash near Los Gatos canyon in California.

In this crash, there were 32 individuals aboard the plane, where a majority of the passengers were of Mexican background, and participants in the Bracero Guest worker program. The Bracero History Project The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is part of a consortium of museums, universities, and cultural institutions documenting and preserving the history of the bracero program.

The Bracero History Project has recorded more than oral histories and has collected many objects. While there are many items to read on the Bracero here is a limited few. Books: Anderson, Henry P. The Bracero Program in California. New York: Arno Press, Calavita, Kitty.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at. Shop now.It was later published under the title “The Bracero Program in California”, by Arno Press, in Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC) [ edit ] InAnderson left the university, disillusioned by what he viewed as its failure to stand up to the Born: DecemPlano, Texas, US.