Braceros perform stoop labor in a lettuce field in the Salinas Valley, California while using short-handled hoes.

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Title

Braceros perform stoop labor in a lettuce field in the Salinas Valley, California while using short-handled hoes.

Description

Braceros work in a lettuce field with short-handled hoes in the Salinas Valley, California. Many braceros worked six or more days per week stooped o ver, and some continued with loading and packing jobs after a full day in the field.

Original Caption: "Thousands of braceros are brought in to perform stoop labor, a task no machine has been able to replace."

Creator

Leonard Nadel

Date

1956-00-00

Source

The Leonard Nadel Collection, NMAH. Catalogue #: 2004.0138.52.16; Negative #: NAD-2004.0138.52.16; Roll #: 52

Publisher

National Museum of American History

Contributor

National Museum of American History, Division of Work and Industry

Rights

Restricted: no; Contact: NMAH Rights & Reproductions by email before distribution - rightsreproductions@si.edu

Relation

Nadel subtitles A #14; Print NAD-2004.0138.57.36. See also Nadel Footnotes, 16.

Spatial Coverage

Salinas Valley, California

Rights Holder

National Museum of American History

Citation

Leonard Nadel, “Braceros perform stoop labor in a lettuce field in the Salinas Valley, California while using short-handled hoes.,” Bracero History Archive, accessed February 21, 2024, https://braceroarchive.org/es/items/show/2378.