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1. Hoeing sugar beets Hoeing sugar beets Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Beets Mexican Nationals hoeing sugar beets in Malheur County

2. 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

3. Potato harvesting Potato harvesting Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting machinery; Potatoes Harvesting the early potato crop in Malheur county was made possible by the presence of the Mexicans. One example is this digger at work on the Roy Holmes farm.

4. Harvesting potatoes Harvesting potatoes Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Harvesting; Potatoes Mexicans pick up spuds on the Roy Holmes farm. Of the 10,000 acres of potatoes picked, 4,500 acres were harvested early.

5. Potato harvest Potato harvest Agricultural laborers--Mexican--Oregon; Potatoes; Harvesting Mexicans picking up potatoes were either paid 75 cents per hour or by the sack.

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