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FARM WORKER WOMAN IN CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY FIELD WEARS PROTECTIVE CLOTHING TO KEEP THE PESTICIDES OFF HER SKIN c. 1975-76 CATHY MURPHY
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LETTUCE CUTTER IN THE FIELDS OF INTER-HARVEST NEAR SALINAS 1976 CATHY MURPHY
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LETTUCE CUTTERS IN 5TH HOUR OF STOOP LABOR NEAR SALINAS, INTER-HARVEST FIELD 1976 CATHY MURPHY
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LETTUCE LOADERS HAVE TO THROW THE HEAVY BOXES UP TO A SECOND LOADER WHO IS ON TOP OF THE TRUCK. INTER-HARVEST FIELD NEAR MESA, ARIZONA. 1976 CATHY MURPHY
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DURING RAINY SEASON, TRACTORS PULL THE TRUCKS THROUGH MUDDY LETTUCE FIELDS. THE WET LETTUCE ALSO MAKES THE BOXES HEAVIER. 1976 CATHY MURPHY
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LETTUCE FIELD MACHINE CREWS 1976 CATHY MURPHY
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AS WORKERS GET OLDER AND UNABLE TO KEEP WITH WITH THE GRUELING WORK OF CUTTERS AND PACKERS WHO SPEND HOURS BENT OVER IN THE LETTUCE FIELDS, THEY ARE ASSIGNED TO WORK WITH THE WOMEN IN THE MACHINE CREWS WHERE THEY MAKE LESS MONEY THAN WITH THE FIELD CREWS.
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LETTUCE LOADER, TONY TEJADA, ABOUT TO LIFT BOX OF LETTUCE NEAR MESA, ARIZONA 1976 CATHY MURPHY
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TRIO OF LETTUCE CUTTERS 1976 CATHY MURPHY
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