This is part of an effort to document the origin of the border farmworkers and their contribution to society.

  • What is a bracero?
  • The First Migrant Workers
  • U.S. Need Farm Laborers
  • The Bracero Program
  • A "Bracero" Testimony
  • The Short Handle Hoe
  • The Treatment of "Braceros" in Texas
  • The Bracero Agreement
  • Numbers
  • Old Newspaper Clippings
  • About this work
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    This work is part of a project provisionally titled "Las Raíces del Trabajador Agrícola", by Carlos Marentes (c) 1997