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Migratory Labor Camp Newsletters Collection

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Title: Migratory Labor Camp Newsletters Collection, 1938-1942Save to your list.

ID: URB/MLC

Extent: 0.84 Linear Feet

Forms of Material: Microforms, Paper records

Languages: English

Abstract

The collection consists of newsletters produced by migrant workers in labor camps established by the Resettlement Administration and the Farm Security Administration in California and Washington during the 1930s and early 1940s. These newsletters document everyday operations of the camps, and provide insight into the lives of the thousands of workers who migrated to the West Coast in the wake of the Dust Bowl seeking employment.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Migratory Labor Camp Newsletters Collection consists of newsletters produced by migrant workers in labor camps established by the Resettlement Administration and the Farm Security Administration in California and Washington during the 1930s and early 1940s. These newsletters document everyday operations of the camps, and provide insight into the lives of the thousands of workers who migrated to the West Coast in the wake of the Dust Bowl seeking employment. The newsletters are in both paper and microfilm formats, and are organized alphabetically by camp location.

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & Archives

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions: Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Preferred Citation: For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials guide.

Processing Information: Jessica Geiser, 2014


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Item 1: Arvin Farm Workers Community - Weed Patch Cultivator, Cultivator, and Tow Sack Tattler - Microfilm, 1938-1942Save to your list.
Item 2: Brawley Migratory Camp - Camp Echo, Pea-Picker's Prattle and Camp News - Microfilm, 1938-1942Save to your list.
Item 3: Firebaugh Farm Workers Community - Camp Herald - Microfilm, 1941-1942Save to your list.
Item 4: Granger Farm Workers Camp - Granger Leader - Microfilm, 1941-1942Save to your list.
Item 5: Gridley Migratory Labor Camp - Tent City News and Gridley Camp News - Microfilm, 1939-1942Save to your list.
Item 6: Indio Migratory Labor Camp - Migratory Worker, Covered Wagon, Migratory Clipper, Peoples World, and Happy Valley - Microfilm, 1938-1941Save to your list.
Item 7: Shafter Farm Workers Community - Agri-News, and Covered Wagon News - Microfilm, 1939-1942Save to your list.
Item 8: Thornton Farm Workers Community - Camper's Tribune and New Hope News - Microfilm, 1940-1941Save to your list.
Item 9: Woodville Farm Workers Community - Woodville Community News - Microfilm, 1941-1942Save to your list.

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