• Creator
  • Higgins, Floyd Halleck, 1886-1975, Photographer
  • Created Date
  • 1942-04-00
  • Publisher
  • University of California, Davis, Library, Dept. of Special Collections
  • Description
  • Mexican beet workers topping and loading sugar beets on Robert Barr's Fields, Woodland, California, 4-42." "Mexican beet workers topping and loading sugar beets on Robert Barr's Fields, Woodland, California, 4-42." "President Robert Barr of the Central California Beet Growers' Assoc. And his crew of Mexicans recently imported into California to save the record crop. Mr. Barr likes the Mexican labor above all other for beet field work and says ... more
    Mexican beet workers topping and loading sugar beets on Robert Barr's Fields, Woodland, California, 4-42." "Mexican beet workers topping and loading sugar beets on Robert Barr's Fields, Woodland, California, 4-42." "President Robert Barr of the Central California Beet Growers' Assoc. And his crew of Mexicans recently imported into California to save the record crop. Mr. Barr likes the Mexican labor above all other for beet field work and says his crew had no trouble learning to top and load beets under his leadership, as they averaged 3 1/2 tons the first week and went up to 4 tons the second week."Descriptions by Hal Higgins. less
  • Rights
  • Permissions for use must be submitted in writing to: The Head of the Dept. of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis 95616-5292
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    Department of Special Collections, Shields Library, University of California, 100 N.W. Quad, Davis, CA, 95616-5292 (530) 752-1621; Fax (530) 754-5758 speccoll@ucdavis.edu
    From the Floyd Halleck Higgins Photographs of Mexican Sugar Beet Workers, Dept. of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis. The collection is the property of the Regents of the University of California; no part may be reproduced or used withou permission of the Dept. of Special Collections.