Cookhouse at Spreckels Sugar Company, Salinas Valley, California
Higgins, Floyd Halleck, 1886-1975, Photographer
"More than $100,000 in new buildings, carpentry, screens, paint, whitewash and plumbing went into Mexican beet field labor
camps up and down the state to make the Good Neighbor workers more comfortable. Here is scene at the cookhouse of the Spreckels
Sugar Company, Spreckels, Salinas Valley. " "Carpenters at work rehabilitating the old Spreckels Sugar Company labor camp
dining hall near the world's largest sigar [sic] beet factory in the Salinas Valley. New screening, paint, electric lights,
plumbing, etc. were installed, checked or put in good working order for the workers arriving from Mexico City." Descriptions
by Hal Higgins.
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