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Finding aid of the Harold Jacoby Migrant Labor Collection
MSS 181  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Harold Jacoby migrant labor collection
    Dates: 1937-1952
    Collection number: MSS 181
    Creator: Jacoby, Harold S.
    Collection Size: 2 linear feet
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Dept. of Special Collections
    Stockton, California 95211
    Abstract: The bulk of the collection consists of records of hearings conducted by the U.S. House of Representatives on the subject of migrant labor. The collectiona also includes publications from the WPA Division of Social Research and Farm Security Administration, with an emphasis on California and Arizona.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    Harold Jacoby migrant labor collection. MSS 181. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Professor of sociology at University of the Pacific, Stockton, Calif. (1933-1962; 1968-1976). Dean of College of the Pacific (1962-1968). Jacoby used these materials in preparing coursework (1946-1953)

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The papers in this collection derive from Jacoby's activities as a teacher. The bulk of them constitute a record of hearings conducted by the U.S. House of Representatives on the subject of migrant labor (1940-42). The collectiona also includes publications from the WPA Division of Social Research and Farm Security Administration, with an emphasis on California and Arizona. Jacoby first acquired materials on migrant labor during the late 1930s. Later, while working for the federal government (1942-43), he added to this specialized labor library.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    National Defense Migration Program
    Agriculture - California
    Migrant labor - California
    Migrant labor - United States