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The death notice in the county paper was not more than two inches in depth but it had, nevertheless, its modest headline: PEA-PICKERS CHILD DIES. Already there had been three deaths in the pea-pickers' camp: a Mexican had been murdered, stabbed; a child had died of burns; a baby had died of what his young mother referred to as "a awful fever in his little stomach."  >>more...>>

Title:     Pea-Pickers' Child
Author:    Penny, Lucrecia
Publication:     Survey Graphic
Date:     July, 1935

Publisher:     Survey Associates, Inc.
Type:     Article

Listed Under:
Agricultural Labor
Migrant Labor

Notes:     Vol 24, No. 7, p. 352.