Robert Barr standing on the back of a truck with Mexican workers tossing sugar beets into the truck.
Higgins, Floyd Halleck, 1886-1975, Photographer
"Mexican beet workers topping and loading sugar beets on Robert Barr's Fields, Woodland, California, 4-42." "Mexican beet
workers topping and loading sugar beets on Robert Barr's Fields, Woodland, California, 4-42." "President Robert Barr of the
Central California Beet Growers' Assoc. And his crew of Mexicans recently imported into California to save the record crop.
Mr. Barr likes the Mexican labor above all other for beet field work and says his crew had no trouble learning to top and
load beets under his leadership, as they averaged 3 1/2 tons the first week and went up to 4 tons the second week."Descriptions
by Hal Higgins.
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