News from the U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, DC, regarding a denied request of the DiGiorgio Fruit Corporation for 300 Mexican nationals to harvest pears.
- Department of Labor. Office of the Solicitor. Region 9 (San Francisco). Office of the Regional Attorney. ca. 1948-ca. 1980
This document is related to the Bracero Program, a federally sponsored labor program during the 1950s-early 1960's, whereby migrant/migratory laborers from Mexico were provided for seasonal, mostly agricultural employment, often on the farms of Californa growers. The document provides insight into Hispanic/Latino/Mexican immigration and labor history, including controversies which surfaced during the "farm labor movement" of the years thereafter.
- Press releases