Higgins (Floyd Halleck) Photographs of Mexican Sugar Beet Workers
About this CollectionIn 1942, Higgins took photographs of Mexican workers entering the United States "brought in for the [sugar] beet harvest" for California Fields Crops, Inc. and as Higgins explains in a letter that he tried "to catch a lot of the social side in pictures." The photographs were taken mainly in the agricultural areas of the California communities of Woodland, Pleasanton, Manteca, and Salinas. View this collection on the contributor's website.
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