REALMS: Ms. Rice’s Project on Agricultural Labor


Library Online Resources

In the “Online Resources” section of the Deschutes Public Library website (www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources), check out the databases in the Homework category! Use your library card (including Library Linx cards) to log in, or use them at a public library. Do a keyword search or browse the categories in these databases for magazine and journal articles covering your topic.

Student Resources in Context
www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gsrc.aspx

Biography in Context
www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/bio.aspx

US History in Context
www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/uhic.aspx



Websites

PCUN
www.pcun.org
PCUN is a union representing Latino farmworkers; learn about its history in the social justice movement.


The Story of PCUN and the Farmworker Movement in Oregon
cllas.uoregon.edu/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/PCUN_story_WEB.pdf
This online eBook covers the history of immigrants and farmworkers’ rights in Oregon


United Farmworkers: the Delano Grape Strike
www.ufw.org/_board.php?mode=view&b_code=cc_his_research&b_no=10482
How did Cesar Chavez assist grape pickers in California? View the full UFW site as well.


Timeline of Agricultural Reform
nfwm.org/education-center/farm-worker-issues/timeline-of-agricultural-labor/
From the 1600’s to today.


Tavaana.org: Fighting for farmworkers’ rights
tavaana.org/en/content/fighting-farm-workers-rights-cesar-chavez-delano-grape-strike-and-boycott
The Delano Grape Strike and more.


Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project: Farm Workers in Washington State
depts.washington.edu/civilr/farmwk_intro.htm
Histories, personal stories, photos, and documents.


OPB: Oregon Experience: the Braceros
watch.opb.org/video/1206072514/
This brief documentary discusses the call for Mexican farm workers in the 1940s.


Farmworker Justice: labor laws
www.farmworkerjustice.org/advocacy-and-programs/us-labor-law-farmworkers
Information on the Fair Labor Standards Act; explore other parts of the site for more information.


Oregon Department of Agriculture: Agricultural employment
www.oregon.gov/ODA/pages/pub_regs_emp.aspx
Current policies in the state of Oregon for agricultural work.


Student Action with Farmworkers: US Farmworker Fact Sheet
saf-unite.org/content/united-states-farmworker-factsheet
Demographics of farmworkers and more.


The Economist.com: Field of Tears
www.economist.com/node/17722932
This article covers conditions for farm workers and what their lives look like.


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