Agricultural workers in World War II: The reserve army of children, Black Americans, and Jamaicans

Tucker, Barbara M.
January 1994
Agricultural History;Winter94, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p54
Academic Journal
Focuses on agricultural workers during World War II in the United States. Labor shortages early in the war; Workers enticed into agricultural labor market; Farmers turning to children, southern white women, southern Blacks, and Jamaicans for labor in agriculture; Children as part of the Victory Farm Volunteers; Day haul system; Concern for children's health and education.


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