Today in Labor History – April 14th

Labor History April 14th
John Steinbeck

More than 100 Mexican and Filipino farm workers were arrested for union activities in Imperial Valley, California. Eight were convicted of “criminal syndicalism”. – 1930 It was the story of a family of Oklahoma sharecroppers who migrate to California looking for relief from the economic devastation caused by the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl. … Read more

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