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But migrant families do not gather about soup kitchens, nor do they travel in boxcars or form improvised armies for protest demonstrations. They have, in fact, an extraordinary faculty for making themselves inconspicuous; they are the least noticeable of people and the most difficult to locate. Nor is their inconspicuousness accidental.  >>more...>>

Title:     But migrant families do not gather…
Author:    McWilliams, Carey
Date:     1941

Type:     Excerpt

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Agricultural Labor
Migrant Labor

Notes:     From, Ill Fares the Land: Migrants and Migratory Labor in the United States (1941), p. 6-8.