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In 1970s the state of Florida was hit by the typhoid epidemic like the rest of the country. The article touches on the health care challenges that farm workers faced and details various injustices. Unjust labor contracts, unequal access to educational opportunities, harmful pesticides and a typhoid crises to name a few of the obstacles that farm workers and working poor individuals faced.
Slavery, Homestead, Florida, typhoid epidemic, farm workers, Dade County, California, labor contractors, imprisonment, conspiracy, Cadillac Eldorado, economic, wages, systems, HB 74, United Farm Workers, Discrimination, los Angeles, Chicano Students, Mexican Americans, civil rights, elementary schools, secondary schools, New Mexico, Texas, commissions, disparities, children, teachers, cultural needs, linguistic needs, education, Senator Gaylord Nelson, Wisconsin, Washington D.C., Chicanos, students
Florida, California, Wisconsin & New Mexico
El Malcriado Newspaper Collection
Archives & Special Collections of California State University, Monterey Bay
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"Slavery Ain't Dead: Esclavitud no Está Muerto" (1973). States. 47.