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81. Picking up prunes Picking up prunes Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Prunes; Orchards; Harvesting One man per tree was the usual rule in picking up prunes.

82. 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

83. Onion harvest Onion harvest Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Onions; Harvesting Onions are laid out carefully with tops over bulbs to prevent sunburn.

84. Harvesting onions Harvesting onions Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Onions; Harvesting Onions harvested by Mexican Nationals show tops laid over onions to cure and prevent weather damage to bulbs.

85. Klamath onion field Klamath onion field Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting; Onions Part of a 65-acre onion field owned by West & Lyon being harvested by Mexicans

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

87. Cafeteria pie Cafeteria pie Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon Pie was the dessert prepared on this day for the Mexican workers

88. Mail call Mail call Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon Returning to camp after the day's work the Mexicans go first to the "mail wall" where letters from home are posted.

89. Cafeteria service Cafeteria service Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon Serving men cafeteria style is done at two places

90. Boxes of pea vines Boxes of pea vines Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting machinery; Peas Some growers stack their pea vines like hay.

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

92. Picking belt Picking belt Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting; Potatoes Style of picking belt, to which sack is fastened and dragged between the legs

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

94. 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

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

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

97. Merrill work camp Merrill work camp Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon View of the Merrill Mexican work camp looking south

98. 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

99. 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

100. Peas ready for canning Peas ready for canning Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Peas Worker shown with peas ready for canning
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