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Fruits of Their Labor: ...
Author/Editor: Cindy Hahamovitch
ISBN: 0807846392
Year Published: 1997
Format: Paperback 
Description: The Full Title is: Fruits of Their Labor: Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870 - 1945
This book tells the story of the farmworkers who worked along the Atlantic Coast between 1870 and 1945. The workers included Italian immigrants from the Northeast, African-Americans from the South, and those imported from the Caribbean. Hahamovitch documents the successful efforts of growers to have the federal government intervene to ensure a steady supply of laborers.