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1. 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

2. Laborers ready for harvesting Laborers ready for harvesting Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon; Farm trucks Mexican Nationals loaded into a truck ready to begin a days work at harvesting, Hood River

3. 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

4. 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

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

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

7. Lunches distributed Lunches distributed Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon Lunches being distributed to Mexican workers at 6:00 a.m

8. Picking cherries Picking cherries Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting; Orchards; Cherries Mexicans picking cherries

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

10. New arrivals, Hood River New arrivals, Hood River Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon New arrivals from Mexico

11. 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

12. Registration, Hood River Registration, Hood River Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Luggage Mexican farm workers waiting for registration

13. 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.

14. 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.

15. Guitar playing Guitar playing Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon; Social life--Music; Guitars In the evening musical instruments come out and typical Spanish tunes fill the air.

16. Thinning apple trees Thinning apple trees Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Orchards; Apples; Harvesting Mexicans learn quickly to handle the ladders and to thin apples according to the desires of the owners.

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

18. 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.

19. 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.

20. 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.
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