“A History of Replenishment”

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

accounted for