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Date Created1945-08-11
DescriptionDuring the war, the War Manpower Commission (WMC) coordinated the recruitment of migrant guestworkers from the British West Indies. Because guestworkers entered the United States with specific...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created1944-11-15
DescriptionWorking conditions, housing, and wages at Seabrook Farms often failed to meet the expectations of migrant guestworkers. As this memo from November 1944 details, of the 97 Barbadian workers at Seabrook...
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
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Date Created1945-08-17
DescriptionA letter from the WMC to the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization instructs officers with the agency to arrest and send the Barbadians who left their contracts to Florida for deportation.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)