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1. Working with pea viner Working with pea viner Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting machinery; Peas Mexican Nationals working on a pea viner

2. Working in hop fields Working in hop fields Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Hops; Hop pickers Hardwick and his crew at work in the hop field

3. Workers' living quarters Workers' living quarters Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon Two Mexican men in front of the rows of living quarters

4. Workers playing guitars Workers playing guitars Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Guitars; Social life--Music Mexican workers play guitars during their after-work hours.

5. Workers line up for dinner Workers line up for dinner Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon Waiting in line for dinner, cafeteria style

6. Workers line up for dinner Workers line up for dinner Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon Waiting in line for dinner, cafeteria style

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

8. Worker with tomatoes Worker with tomatoes Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Tomatoes; Harvesting Young Mexican worker with his bucket of tomatoes

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

10. Work camp Work camp Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon; Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)--Facilities One of the streets in the Mexican worker camp formerly used by the Civilian Conservation Corps

11. Weighing hops Weighing hops Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Hops; Hop pickers Mexicans weigh hops under direction of J.M. Graves on the Horst ranch.

12. Weighing beans Weighing beans Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Beans Mexican bean picker weighing his full bag of beans

13. Washing up Washing up Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Health and hygiene--Oregon Mexican workers washing up at a work camp in Benton County

14. Washing & ironing clothes Washing & ironing clothes Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon; Laundry Mexican workers washing and ironing clothes

15. 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.

16. 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.

17. Truck loaded with workers Truck loaded with workers Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon; Farm trucks Workers loaded on the truck and off to the orchard for a day of thinning apples or picking cherries

18. Tomato harvesting Tomato harvesting Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Tomatoes; Harvesting Mexican laborers from the Freewater camp pick early tomatoes on the John R. Dloff farm.

19. Tomato harvesters Tomato harvesters Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Tomatoes; Harvesting Two of the Mexican pickers with Mrs. Dloff

20. Thinning fruit trees Thinning fruit trees Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting; Orchards Mexicans thinning fruit trees
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