Mexican farm labor program started in 1942 diplomatic accords between Mexico & the United States allowing Mexican men to work in the states legally on short term labor contracts. “My father was an orange picker along with his brothers. Also, my mother and her family worked as harvesters of fruits and vegetables. My grandfather recruited for Bracero program in the 1940’s. I have created five paintings of harvesters that are on display.” Sylvia Alva
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