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1. Registration & assignments Registration & assignments Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon Mexicans lined up and waiting for registration and assignment to farmers

2. Sugar beet worker Sugar beet worker Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon Transported Mexican National sugar beet worker

3. Ready for work Ready for work Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon Two Mexicans registered and ready for work

4. 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.

5. Stacking hop sacks Stacking hop sacks Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon ; Hops Stacking the hop sacks in the field after weighing

6. Pea viners Pea viners Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon ; Harvesting machinery; Peas Pea vines are fed into the large viners.

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

8. 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

9. 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

10. Flax field Flax field Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Flax; Harvesting Mexicans in flax field

11. Potato harvest Potato harvest Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting; Potatoes Mexican farm workers help harvest potatoes.

12. Morning at the camp Morning at the camp Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon Morning at the Mexican camp in the Hood River valley with the men turning out of the tents ready to load into the trucks

13. 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

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

15. Hood River train station Hood River train station Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Railroad stations Mexican farm workers just off the train, Hood River

16. 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...

17. Crates of peas Crates of peas Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Peas Workers hauling crates of peas

18. Crew chief in the field Crew chief in the field Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Hops; Hop pickers Humberto Videl Garcia, Mexican interpreter, receives instruction from Jack Hardwicke, crew chief, while Williams listens in.

19. Farm workers at their camp Farm workers at their camp Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon Mexican farm workers pose in camp, Hood River.

20. Directing the crews Directing the crews Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting; Orchards Mrs. Merril Hart, retired farmer's wife, speaks Spanish to help direct the Mexican work crews.
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