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Nomads have ever remained aloof from tillers of the soil, maintaining their own culture, and resisting settlement. But migratory farm labor shares little of the tradition of the nomads. Restless movement and a simple life it has, and its own ways of living, different from those of the settled folk among whom it moves. But migratory labor is a proletarian class, not a people with a developed culture.  >>more...>>

Title:     Migratory Farm Labor in the United States
Author:    Taylor, Paul S.
Publication:     Monthly Labor Review
Date:     March, 1937

Type:     Article

Listed Under:
Agricultural Labor
Migrant Labor

Notes:     [From the Monthly Labor Review (March 1937) of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor, Serial No. R. 530]