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OREGON EXPERIENCE

The Braceros

  • Aired: 05/07/2007
  • 27:00
  • Rating: TV-G
World War II created a huge demand for American farm products. But the war also caused vast numbers of farm workers to abandon the fields, either to join the military or to seek work in the cities. The solution would be a unique contract-worker agreement between the United States and Mexico -- The Bracero Program.
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The Braceros
The Braceros
The history and legacy of the WWII-era Bracero program in Oregon.
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Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, Oregon Cultural Trust and Roundhouse Foundation.
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