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Porch of the Mission of San Juan, Monterey County

Mission San Juan, San Juan, Monterey County

The Old Mission Church, San Juan, Monterey County

San Juan, Monterey County - General view from the West

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Soledad, Monterey County, California.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from San Lucas, Monterey County, California

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from King City, Monterey County, California

Official map of Monterey County, California, 1898 /

Pacific Grove, Monterey County, California. Celebration for returning soldiers

San Antonio de Padua Mission founded 1771. Jolon, near King City, Calif.

Freshly-plowed sugar beet field near King City. Shows large scale of farm operations in California

Freshly-plowed sugar beet field near King City. Shows large scale of farm operations in California

"Bum blockade." All heading north. South of King City, California. Difficult to get a record of this movement because these men wouldn't be photographed as a result of Los Angeles police activity

Freshly-plowed sugar beet field near King City. Shows large scale of farm operations in California

U.S. Highway 101 which runs the full length of California, a main artery on which all travel. California, near King City

Salinas lettuce fields. California

Salinas lettuce fields. California

Salinas lettuce fields. California

Note on "mobile housing." Car and homemade trailer on U.S. 101 near King City. Man and wife, middle-aged, from Wisconsin to California. "Old Man Depression sent us out on the road. Been out two years. You don't know anything about how many people are living in trailers, till you 'hit' Florida"

Salinas lettuce fields. California

White section gang near King City, California. Before the depression this work was done entirely by Mexican labor

White section gang near King City, California. Before the depression this work was done entirely by Mexican labor

White section gang near King City, California. Before the depression this work was done entirely by Mexican labor

Colored itinerants on oil tank cars passing through Kingsbury, California

Colored itinerants on oil tank cars passing through Kingsbury, California

Arkansas girl in migrant camp near Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California. This is an Arkansawyers auto camp, filled almost completely with Arkansawyers recently in California. Rent ten dollars per month for one room, iron bed, electric light. (This community is subject of a study by Regional Office, BAE, Land Utilization Division, Berkely, California)

Outskirts of Salinas, California. Rapidly growing settlement of lettuce workers

Cabins which rent for ten dollars a month. Includes iron bed and electric lights. In Arkansawyers auto camp. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California

Spreckels sugar factory and sugar beet field with Mexican and Filipino workers thinning sugar beets. Monterey County, California

Migrants from the Southwest bring their institutions with them. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California

Spreckels sugar factory and sugar beet field with Mexican and Filipino workers thinning sugar beets. Monterey County, California

Salinas Valley, California. Large scale, commercial agriculture. This single California County (Monterey) shipped 20,096 carlots of lettuce in 1934, or forty-five percent of all carlot shipments in the United States. In the same year 73.8 percent of all United States carlot shipments were made from Monterey County, Imperial Valley, California (7,797 carlots) and Maricopa County, Arizona (4,697). Production of lettuce is largely in the hands of a comparatively small number of grower-shippers, many of whom operate in two or all three of these counties. Labor is principally Mexican and Filipino in the fields, and white American in the packing sheds. Many workers follow the harvests from one valley to the other, since plantings are staggered to maintain a fairly even flow of lettuce to the Eastern market throughout the year

Grandmother and grandchild. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California. From farm family originally in Missouri, then Iowa. Migrants to California

Spreckels sugar factory and sugar beet field with Mexican and Filipino workers thinning sugar beets. Monterey County, California

Father and son, recent migrants to California, building house in rapidly growing settlement of lettuce workers on fringe of town. Salinas, California

Outskirts of Salinas, California. Father and son planting potatoes. These people are lettuce workers, migrants from Southwest

Filipino boys thinning lettuce. Salinas Valley, California

Artichoke. Monterey County, California

Salinas Valley, California. Large scale, commercial agriculture. This single California County (Monterey) shipped 20,096 carlots of lettuce in 1934, or forty-five percent of all carlot shipments in the United States. In the same year 73.8 percent of all United States carlot shipments were made from Monterey County, Imperial Valley, California (7,797 carlots) and Maricopa County, Arizona (4,697). Production of lettuce is largely in the hands of a comparatively small number of grower-shippers, many of whom operate in two or all three of these Counties. Labor is principally Mexican and Filipino in the fields, and white American in the packing sheds. Many workers follow the harvests from one valley to the other, since plantings are staggered to maintain a fairly even flow of lettuce to the Eastern market throughout the year

Housing for rapidly growing fringe of lettuce workers on edge of town. There houses are built by the occupants, most of them recent migrants from the Southwest. (Subject of BAE) Frequently tents and trailers are on the same lots where houses are under construction. Salinas, California

Arkansawyers auto camp, filled almost completely with Arkansas migrants. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California. Rent ten dollars per month for one room and iron bed and electric light

Grandmother and grandchild. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California. From farm family originally in Missouri, then Iowa. Migrants to California

Spreckels sugar factory and sugar beet field with Mexican and Filipino workers thinning sugar beets. Monterey County, California

Housing for rapidly growing settlement of lettuce workers on fringe of town, Salinas, California. These houses are built by the occupants, most of them recent migrants from the Southwest

Toilet for ten cabins, men, women and children in auto camp for Arkansawyers, recent migrants to California. Rent for cabins ten dollars a month. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California

Artichoke. Monterey County, California

Water supply for ten cabins in Arkansawyers auto camp. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California

Salinas Valley, California. Large scale, commercial agriculture. This single California County (Monterey) shipped 20,096 carlots of lettuce in 1934, or forty-five percent of all carlot shipments in the United States. In the same year 73.8 percent of all United States carlot shipments were made from Monterey County, Imperial Valley, California (7,797 carlots) and Maricopa County, Arizona (4,697). Production of lettuce is largely in the hands of a comparatively small number of grower-shippers, many of whom operate in two or all three of these counties. Labor is principally Mexican and Filipino in the fields, and white American in the packing sheds. Many workers follow the harvests from one valley to the other, since plantings are staggered to maintain a fairly even flow of lettuce to the Eastern market throughout the year

Spreckels sugar factory and sugar beet field with Mexican and Filipino workers thinning sugar beets. Monterey County, California

Outskirts of Salinas, California. Shacks occupied by lettuce shed workers, many from Oklahoma

Farmer who has small plot in rapidly growing settlement of lettuce workers on outskirts of Salinas, California

Gang of Filipino boys thinning lettuce. Salinas Valley, California

Father and son building house on outskirts of Salinas, California. Settlement of recently migrated lettuce workers

Cabins which rent for ten dollars a month. Includes iron bed and electric lights. In Arkansawyers auto camp. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California

Outskirts of Salinas, California. Shacks occupied by lettuce shed workers, many from Oklahoma

Grandmother and grandchild. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California. From farm family originally in Missouri, then Iowa. Migrants to California

Housing for rapidly growing settlement of lettuce workers on fringes of town. Salinas, California

Migrants from the Southwest bring their institutions with them. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California

Outskirts of Salinas, California. Rapidly growing settlement of lettuce workers. Family from Oklahoma settling in makeshift dwelling

Spreckels sugar factory and sugar beet field with Mexican and Filipino workers thinning sugar beets. Monterey County, California

Near King City, California. Large-scale agriculture (peas) and old style California ranch house

Spreckels sugar factory and sugar beet field with Mexican and Filipino workers thinning sugar beets. Monterey County, California

Toilet for ten cabins, men, women and children in auto camp for Arkansawyers, recent migrants to California. Rent for cabins ten dollars a month. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California

Arkansas girl in migrant camp near Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California. This is an Arkansawyers auto camp, filled almost completely with Arkansawyers recently in California. Rent ten dollars per month for one room, iron bed, electric light. (This community is subject of a study by Regional Office, BAE, Land Utilization Division, Berkely, California)

Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California. An Arkansawyers auto camp filled almost completely with migrants from Arkansas. Rent ten dollars a month for one room, iron bed, electricity. Rough board walls with cracks. This community is subject of a study by BAE Regional Office, Berkeley, California

Salinas Valley, California. Large scale, commercial agriculture. This single California County (Monterey) shipped 20,096 carlots of lettuce in 1934, or forty-five percent of all carlot shipments in the United States. In the same year 73.8 percent of all United States carlot shipments were made from Monterey County, Imperial Valley, California (7,797 carlots) and Maricopa County, Arizona (4,697). Production of lettuce is largely in the hands of a comparatively small number of grower-shippers, many of whom operate in two or all three of these Counties. Labor is principally Mexican and Filipino in the fields, and white American in the packing sheds. Many workers follow the harvests from one valley to the other, since plantings are staggered to maintain a fairly even flow of lettuce to the Eastern markey throughout the year

Salinas Valley, California. Large scale, commercial agriculture. This single California county (Monterey) shipped 20,096 carlots of lettuce in 1934, or forty-five percent of all carlot shipments in the United States. In the same year 73.8 percent of all United States carlot shipments were made from Monterey County, Imperial Valley, California (7,797 carlots) and Maricopa County, Arizona (4,697). Production of lettuce is largely in the hands of a comparatively small number of grower-shippers, many of whom operate in two or all three of these Counties. Labor is principally Mexican and Filipino in the fields, and white American in the packing sheds. Many workers follow the harvests from one valley to the other, since plantings are staggered to maintain a fairly even flow of lettuce to the Eastern markt throughout the year

Toilet for ten cabins, men, women, and children. In Arkansawyers auto camp. Greenfield, California

Gang of Filipino boys thinning lettuce. Salinas, California

Father and son, recent migrants to California, building house in rapidly growing settlement of lettuce workers on fringe of town. Salinas, California

Laundry facilities for ten cabins at Arkansawyers auto camp, Salinas Valley, California. Note stove to heat water

Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California. An Arkansawyers auto camp filled almost completely with migrants from Arkansas. Rent ten dollars a month for one room, iron bed, electricity. Rough board walls with cracks. This community is subject of a study by BAE Regional Office, Berkeley, California

Laundry facilities for ten cabins at Arkansawyers auto camp, Salinas Valley, California. Note stove to heat water

Salinas Valley, California. Large scale, commercial agriculture. This single California county (Monterey) shipped 20,096 carlots of lettuce in 1934, or forty-five percent of all carlot shipments in the United States. In the same year 73.8 percent of all United States carlot shipments were made from Monterey County, Imperial Valley, California (7,797 carlots) and Maricopa County, Arizona (4,697). Production of lettuce is largely in the hands of a comparatively small number of grower-shippers, many of whom operate in two or all three of these Counties. Labor is principally Mexican and Filipino in the fields, and white American in the packing sheds. Many workers follow the harvests from one valley to the other, since plantings are staggered to maintain a fairly even flow of lettuce to the Eastern market throughout the year

Outskirts of Salinas, California. Father and son planting potatoes. These people are lettuce workers, migrants from Southwest

Farmer who has small plot in rapidly growing settlement of lettuce workers on outskirts of Salinas, California

Spreckels sugar factory and sugar beet field with Mexican and Filipino workers thinning sugar beets. Monterey County, California

Gang of Filipino boys thinning lettuce. Salinas, California

Outskirts of Salinas, California. Rapidly growing settlement of lettuce workers

Housing for rapidly growing fringe of lettuce workers on edge of town. There houses are built by the occupants, most of them recent migrants from the Southwest. (Subject of BAE) Frequently tents and trailers are on the same lots where houses are under construction. Salinas, California

Migrants from the Southwest bring their institutions with them. Salinas Valley, California

Grandmother and grandchild. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California. From farm family originally in Missouri, then Iowa. Migrants to California

Rented cabins, ten dollars a month, in vicinity of Arkansawyers auto camp. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California

Arkansawyers auto camp. Ten cabins which rent for ten dollars a month with iron bed and electric light, one room. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California

Cabin which rents for ten dollars a month in Arkansawyer's auto camp. Greenfield, California

Gang of Filipino boys thinning lettuce. Salinas Valley, California

Salinas Valley, California. Large scale, commercial agriculture. This single California county (Monterey) shipped 20,096 carlots of lettuce in 1934, or forty-five percent of all carlot shipments in the United States. In the same year 73.8 percent of all United States carlot shipments were made from Monterey County, Imperial Valley, California (7,797 carlots) and Maricopa County, Arizona (4,697). Production of lettuce is largely in the hands of a comparatively small number of grower-shippers, many of whom operate in two or all three of these Counties. Labor is principally Mexican and Filipino in the fields, and white American in the packing sheds. Many workers follow the harvests from one valley to the other, since plantings are staggered to maintain a fairly even flow of lettuce to the Eastern markt throughout the year

Outskirts of Salinas, California. Rapidly growing settlement of lettuce workers. Family from Oklahoma settling in makeshift dwelling

Toilet for ten cabins, men, women, and children. In Arkansawyers auto camp. Greenfield, California

Salinas Valley, California. Deputized "vigilantes" armed with clubs guard entrance to lettuce fields during lettuce strike

Spreckels sugar factory and sugar beet field with Mexican and Filipino workers thinning sugar beets. Monterey County, California

Arkansawyers auto camp. Ten cabins which rent for ten dollars a month with iron bed and electric light, one room. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California

Near King City, California. Fields and snow-capped mountains in the "home of the pink bean."

Filipino thinning lettuce. Salinas Valley, California

Mail boxes of lettuce workers. Settlement on outskirts of Salinas, California

Filipino boys thinning lettuce. Salinas Valley, California

Arkansawyers auto camp, filled almost completely with Arkansas migrants. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California. Rent ten dollars per month for one room and iron bed and electric light

Settlement of small plots held mostly by lettuce shed workers, many from Oklahoma. Outskirts of Salinas, California

Cabin which rents for ten dollars a month in Arkansawyer's auto camp. Greenfield, California

Rented cabins, ten dollars a month, in vicinity of Arkansawyers auto camp. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California