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Student Voices: Brooklyn College Oral Histories on WW2 and the McCarthy Era — Farm Labor

This website was a 2004 collaboration between the American Social History Project and Brooklyn College. In this Farm Labor Project section, the historical narrators describe participating in Brooklyn College's Farm Labor Project. These students, children of immigrants, responded to the World War II farm labor shortage by volunteering to spend their summer as farmworkers. During the summers of 1942, '43, and '44, they worked on farms in Upstate New York picking peas and beans.

External Link: Student Voices: Brooklyn College Oral Histories on WW2 and the McCarthy Era — Farm Labor

Source | American Social History Project Website: Student Voices: Brooklyn College Oral Histories on World War II and the McCarthy Era
Creators | Back, Adina ; Markowitz, Jerry
Date Created | (Circa)
Rights | Obtain From American Social History Project
Item Type | Hyperlink
Cite This document | Back, Adina and Markowitz, Jerry, “Student Voices: Brooklyn College Oral Histories on WW2 and the McCarthy Era — Farm Labor,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed November 18, 2017, http://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/201.

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