Sound recording of interview with John Sanchez conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Former agricultural worker; recalls killing of
unionists by growers in Pixley, California, during 1933 Central Valley cotton strike; describes harsh living and working conditions
of Central Valley’s Mexican American cotton pickers, 1930s, and impact of mechanization, 1938-1941.
Former agricultural worker in the Central Valley of California; employed as Richmond shipyard worker, World War II, then union
molder, and finally International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers member with PG&E.
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