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1. Man with sack of apples Man with sack of apples Apples -- Harvesting

2. Camp headquarters, Nyssa Camp headquarters, Nyssa Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon A camp with permanent headquarters, buildings and frame cabins used for the Mexicans at Nyssa

3. Waiting line for dinner Waiting line for dinner Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon A line of men wait outside the dining tents for supper. Service is quick enough to prevent long lines.

4. Cauliflower Cauliflower Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Cauliflower; Harvesting Alphonso Hernandez opens up a beautiful head of cauliflower

5. Cauliflower harvest Cauliflower harvest Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting; Cauliflower Alphonso Hernandez trims the tops off the crate of cauliflower near Gresham, Oregon. He has nearly 20 acres of cauliflower and brussel sprouts. He estimates a yield of 400 crates of cauliflower to an acre...

6. Prune picking Prune picking Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon ; Prunes; Orchards; Harvesting Another view of prune picking

7. Vine threshers Vine threshers Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting machinery; Peas At the other end of the viners the threshed vines come out. One young Mexcian, who can read English, is enjoying himself with a magazine.

8. Barrels of pickles Barrels of pickles Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Cucumbers; Pickle industry Barrels of cucumber pickles harvested by Mexicans, Columbia County

9. Contracting for labor Contracting for labor Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon Bryant Williams, farm labor assistant, and Preston Daughton, USES representative, arrange with S.E. Starr and K.A. Bursell for Mexican workers.

10. Work camp cafeteria Work camp cafeteria Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon Cafeteria before dinner, Hood River.

11. Camp health services Camp health services Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Health and hygiene--Oregon; Medical care Camp health service center

12. Picking cherries Picking cherries Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Orchards; Cherries; Harvesting Cherries were so much in demand this year that even the Black Republican variety of small, black cherries were picked clean by the Mexicans and sold for a good price.

13. Onion harvest Onion harvest Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Onions; Harvesting Crew of 20 Mexican Nationals pulling onions on the West & Lyon ranch

14. Dining area Dining area Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon Dining tents have tables and benches. The sides of the tents are raised to provide air circulation.

15. Potato pickers Potato pickers Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Potatoes; Harvesting Each picker stays on his own row until finished, carrying a supply of empty sacks fastened to a picking belt.

16. Workers eating lunch Workers eating lunch Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon Eating lunch

17. Laborers ready to work Laborers ready to work Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon; Farm trucks Farmer's trucks lined up at the Athena farm labor camp awaiting loads of Mexicans for the pea harvest

18. Camp flag raising Camp flag raising Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon; Flags--Mexican Flag raising ceremony, Columbia County Mexcian farm labor camp

19. Pea harvest operations Pea harvest operations Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting; Harvesting machinery; Peas For cannery pea harvesting operations in Umatilla county, Mexican labor was a major factor in the successful harvesting operations. Note the 12 pea viners in operation, with trucks bringing in cannery...

20. Fred Pattison and new arrival Fred Pattison and new arrival Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon Fred Pattison, dispatcher, and a new Mexican arrival, Hood River
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