Forgotten World War II story of Mexican workers in the U.S. West
1 online resource (xi, 236 pages) : illustrations
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-230) and index.
Cover; BRACERO RAILROADERS; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments ; List of Abbreviations ; Introduction ; 1. Labor and the Railroad Industry before World War II ; 2. The Great Depression, Deportations, and Recovery ; 3. We Will Need the Mexicans Back ; 4. Railroad Track Workers Needed.
Where Are the Domestic Laborers? 5. Bracero Railroaders, "Soldiers of Democracy"; 6. Contractual Promises to Keep ; 7. The Perils of Being a Bracero ; 8. The Deception Further Exposed ; 9. Split Families: Repercussions at Home and Away ; 10. Victory and Going Home.
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