Migrant Workers In The 1930’S

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  • thank you so much for posting this slideshow it helped me and my friend a lot for our english project but there are a few stuff we didn't understand :
    1) what does 'ditchbanks'mean ? what are those ??
    2) there is a slide about the people(workers) were all those points before or efter the immigration ?
    you did a grat job (y) we hope you reply asap (as soon as possible ) and thank you again :)
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Migrant Workers In The 1930’S

  1. 1. John Jeng
  2. 2. Cause <ul><li>Drop in market price </li></ul><ul><li>Stock market crash </li></ul><ul><li>Banks collecting money </li></ul><ul><li>Drought Dust storms </li></ul>
  3. 3. Reason for California <ul><li>Mild climate </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity of crops </li></ul><ul><li>Over exaggerated promises </li></ul>
  4. 4. Problems in California <ul><li>Local/state infrastructures overworked </li></ul><ul><li>Worker to job ratio </li></ul>
  5. 5. Origin of Workers <ul><li>Called Okies </li></ul><ul><li>Dust bowl </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico </li></ul>
  6. 6. The People <ul><li>Rejected at the border </li></ul><ul><li>Low wages </li></ul><ul><li>“ Ditchbanks” </li></ul><ul><li>Discrimination </li></ul>
  7. 7. Farm Security Administration <ul><li>FSA </li></ul><ul><li>Created camps </li></ul><ul><li>Cleaner more sanitary </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul>
  8. 8. Statistics <ul><li>1920’s – ¾ workers were mexican </li></ul><ul><li>1973 – Arvin Migratory Labor Camp </li></ul>
  9. 9. World War II <ul><li>Increased economy </li></ul><ul><li>Left for war </li></ul><ul><li>Set roots </li></ul>
  10. 10. Works Cited <ul><li>Crop Rotation . Digital image. 2 May 2009 <http://slabodsky.com/crop%20rotation.bmp>. </li></ul><ul><li>Dust Bowl Region . Digital image. 2 May 2009 <http://hollyhistoricalsociety.org/images/map%20of%20dust%20bowl%20region.jpg>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Farm Labor in the 1930s - Rural Migration News |.&quot; Migration Dialogue . 02 May 2009 <http://migration.ucdavis.edu/rmn/more.php?id=788_0_6_0>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Farm Security Administration -.&quot; Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia . 02 May 2009 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farm_Security_Administration>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The Migrant Experience.&quot; American Memory from the Library of Congress - Home Page . 02 May 2009 <http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tsme.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>Migrant Family Camp . Digital image. 2 May 2009 <http://www.weareca.org/images/period05/b-dust-bowl/migrant-family-camp.jpg>. </li></ul><ul><li>Mild Climate . Digital image. 2 May 2009 <http://www.gautengmarlboro.org/images/design/climate.jpg>. </li></ul><ul><li>1929 Crash . Digital image. 2 May 2009 <http://www.dow5000.com/1929crash.jpg>. </li></ul><ul><li>Paper Work . Digital image. 2 May 2009 <http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/Paperwork.gif>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Picture this: Depression Era: 1930's.&quot; Oakland Museum of California. 2 May 2009 <http://www.museumca.org>. </li></ul><ul><li>Town Dust Storm . Digital image. 2 May 2009 <http://plantandsoil.unl.edu/croptechnology2005/UserFiles/Image/siteImages/TownDustStormNOAA-LG.jpg>. </li></ul>

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