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A bracero gives a document to an official during processing at the Monterrey Processing Center, Mexico.

A bracero gives a document to an official during processing at the Monterrey Processing Center, Mexico.

Description

Oftentimes, braceros were forced to show their hands to prove that they were experienced farmers. Inspectors would check to see how callused their hands were; according to them, the more callused the hands, the more experienced the farmer.

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Creator

Leonard Nadel

Date

1956-00-00

Bibliographic Citation

Leonard Nadel, "A bracero gives a document to an official during processing at the Monterrey Processing Center, Mexico.," in Bracero History Archive, Item #1595, http://braceroarchive.org/items/show/1595 (accessed February 17, 2019).

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