Repenished Ethnicities Tomas Jimenez
1882 Chinese Exclusion Act
1907 Gentlemen’s Agreement w Japan
Early 1900s, U.S. “use of Mexican labor was well established and expanding” (35). Companies sent in their hookers enganchadores to hook or indenture workers al norte. Think Joad family flyers for jobs out in California.
“Pues / bwi game thu tek jour jobes”
Pero no hay trabajos muchachos pero vamanos I’ll find ye something–don’ brang yr wives er kids tho
that’ll happen later
Operation Wetback: families back then forward / redocumetnted to be undocumented or acknowledged / databased