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

2. 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.

3. Picking potatoes Picking potatoes Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Potatoes; Harvesting; Harvesting machinery Mexicans pick up potatoes on the Dalton & Evans farm near Malin, Klamath county, with a digger in the background.

4. Combine operation Combine operation Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting machinery Mexicans were used on this combine operation on the Harry Wilson farm near Malin.

5. Sacking harvested potatoes Sacking harvested potatoes Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Potatoes; Harvesting machinery Mexican workers sack potatoes. The sacking device runs crosswise with this type.

6. Picking potatoes Picking potatoes Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting; Potatoes Mexicans picking potatoes on lake bottom farm belong to Scott Warren, Klamath Falls

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

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

9. Sleeping quarters Sleeping quarters Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Agricultural laborers--Housing--Oregon Inside one of the dormitory buildings, showing the type of sleeping quarters provided

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

12. Potato harvest Potato harvest Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting; Potatoes Mexicans put spuds in half-sacks for trucks to pick up at Dalton & Evans Ranch.

13. 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

14. 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.

15. Pulling onions Pulling onions Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Onions; Harvesting Mexican field workers pull onions and lay them in rows to cure, on West & Lyon farm near Malin.
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