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This anthology of popular vaudeville monologues was indispensable in my research. The subjects of the monologues are all humorous, and find their subject matter in everyday social issues. The monologues range in topic from immigration to gender…

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In this letter to the Assistant Secretary of Labor, Hoover says that Mexican labor is greatly needed in America and that restrictions that handicap the entrance of laborers into the country should be lifted.

This letter summarizes the then-current…

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Like Linna E. Bresette's study, Dr. Bogardus's book is overall a fairly non-biased, sympathetic study of Mexican immigration to and labor in the United States. Bogardus discusses 'types' of Mexicans, community and camp life, family life and…

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This is an identification card for Plutarco Chavez-Ruiz,a participant in the United States's Bracero Program, a guest worker program that lasted from 1942 to 1964 in response to growing demands for cheap labor during World War II and the ensuing…
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