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Migrant labor

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Fred Dow for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-dow
Abstract Fred Dow, a professor at the University of Colorado Denver, discusses the influx of Chinese immigrants into the state of Colorado providing labor for mines, railroads, and other labor industries in the 1860s and 1870s. Dow discusses his family history and heritage as a Chinese American. Dow traces the mass migration of Chinese immigrants from the 1840s, factors contributing to the "great migration," describes the mostly young, single, male population of Chinese workers, and describes the...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Oral History Interview with Ernesto Galarza

Identifier: UTEP524

Talk at Stanford University concerning Mexican agricultural workers in the Southwest.

Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Social Work - Migrant Housing Project (Frame 0), 1971 March 12

Identifier: U201.01.0073.0002.00001

Three unidentified persons clean a large metal storage contained as part of a social engineering project on migrant housing by the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver.

Dates: 1971 March 12

Thomas F. Mahony Papers

Identifier: M276
Abstract Thomas F. Mahony (1873-1957) was a businessman, and served as President of the Longmont Chamber of Commerce. He was chairman of Colorado Catholic Charities and the Mexican Welfare Committee, Colorado State Council, Knights of Columbus, 1920s-1930s. He became well known for his support for the migrant sugar beet workers in Colorado and other western states. Mahony worked with the Child Welfare Committe of the League of Nations and the International Conference for the Protection of...
Dates: Other: 1907-1910