60.4 F
San Francisco
Monday, July 13, 2020
Advertisement
Tags Mexican American farm workers strikes in Delano

Tag: Mexican American farm workers strikes in Delano

Joe Debro on racism in construction, Part 11

Mexican immigration 1900-1960: The patterns established during the last century continued into the 20th as well. Successive waves of immigrants came to this country from Mexico as a response to American labor demands in the industrial and agricultural sectors. Before 1910, Mexican laborers were employed generally without union status as agricultural workers, as miners, as maintenance and construction workers.