Raymond F. Roth (1915-1991) spent much of his career working for farm labor programs. After a brief stint from 1941 to 1942
working for the Farm Security Administration, Roth joined the U.S. Navy during World War II. After his return to civilian
life, Roth worked in different capacities for the California Department of Employment, Farm Labor Service. His work included
the administration of migrant labor and housing programs for U.S. citizens as well as Mexican Nationals in the Bracero Program.
After graduating, in 1939, from the Nebraska State College at Kearney (now part of the University of Nebraska system), Raymond
F. Roth (1915-1991) moved to Oakland, California where he worked from 1939 to 1941 as an Assistant Department Head at Montgomery
Ward and Co. In the spring of 1941, Roth began working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the Resettlement Division
of the Farm Security Administration. He oversaw maintenance and operations of various Mobile Labor Projects for farm workers
until December 1942, when he resigned to join the U.S. Navy.
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