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 employment contracts, leaving their assigned jobs made them "illegal" immigrants. An internal WMC memo discusses the disappearance of a group of Barbadians who were supposed to be in the employ of the Deerfield Packing Company, the Seabrook Farms' subsidiary.
Organization NameSeabrook Educational and Cultural Center
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