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INVENTORY OF THE RAYMOND F. ROTH PAPERS
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Box 1:1

Series 1. Montgomery Ward c. 1940,

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Contains a supervisor's training manual.
Box 1:2-5

Series 2. Military Service 1943-1955,

Physical Description: 4 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes Roth's naval records and his wife Marcella M. Lantz's army service records.
Box 1:6

Series 3. Westside Producers Cooperative Inc. 1949,

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Contains the company's year-end financial statements.
Box 1:7-21, Box 2:1-21

Series 4. United States. Farm Security Administration 1936-1942,

Physical Description: 36 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes articles, bibliographies, charts, clippings, conference proceedings, correspondence, forms, memoranda, minutes, pamphlets, press releases, reports, and serials. Most were generated by the Farm Security Administration and relate to the work of that agency and its programs for migrant farm laborers.
 

Series 5. California State Dept. of Employment, Farm Labor Service 1942-1977,

Physical Description: 347 folders

Scope and Content Note

Divided into five subseries: Speeches, Personnel Records, Subject Files, Publications, and Photographic Materials. Contains materials created, collected, or used by Roth during his career with the California State Dept. of Employment, Farm Labor Service. As evidenced by these materials, the state agency for which Roth worked underwent several name changes including: Dept. of Employment, Farm Placement Service (circa 1945-1964); Dept. of Employment, Farm Labor Service (1964-1969); Dept. of Human Resources Development, Farm Labor Services Division (1969-1971); Dept. of Human Resources Development, Rural Manpower Services Division (1971-1972); and Employment Development Dept., Operations Branch (1972-circa 1977).
Box 3:1-16

Subseries 5.1. Speeches 1951-1967,

Physical Description: 16 folders

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically. Includes transcripts of speeches, presentations, and statements, as well as related notes and correspondence. These materials have to do with farm labor, and most are the work of Roth and other Department of Employment officials.
Box 4:1-2

Subseries 5.2. Personnel Records 1957-1974,

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically. Includes travel expense records, job descriptions, a small amount of correspondence, and other items associated with Roth's career with the Dept. of Employment, Farm Labor Service.
Box 4:3-9, Box 5:1-10, Box 6:1-12, Box 7:1-13, Box 8:1-10, Box 9:1-12, Box 10:1-5

Subseries 5.3. Subject Files 1942-1973,

Physical Description: 69 folders

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically. Contains Roth's subject files. Includes articles, clippings, correspondence, forms, handbooks, legal documents, lists and charts, notes, pamphlets, programs, reports, and serials. Materials relate to farm labor and especially the Farm Labor Service and Mexican Nationals, including the Bracero Program, unionization and labor disputes, housing, and placement. The California State Dept. of Employment, Farm Labor Service, the U.S. Dept. of Labor, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, and the University of California, College of Agriculture generated most of these materials.
Box 10:6-20, Box 11:1-22, Box 12:1-10, Box 13:1-7, Box 14:1-12, Box 15:1-21, Box 16:1-9

Subseries 5.4. Publications 1945-1974,

Physical Description: 96 folders

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically by year and within each year by title. Contains Roth's collected reference materials on agricultural laborers, Mexican farm labor immigration, farm labor problems, and labor disputes. Includes articles, books, clippings, pamphlets, reports, reprints, and serials. See Subject Files for additional publications.
 

Subseries 5.5. Photographic Materials 1949-1977,

Physical Description: 164 folders

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically. Contains photographic prints and a small number of negatives. Photographs document the Farm Labor Service's processing of the Braceros. Also included are images of Farm Labor Service staff members and offices as well as farm laborers. The majority of the Farm Labor Service staff photographs are formal group portraits taken at annual meetings, but informal snapshots are also included. Roth appears in most of the staff photographs.
Box 17:1

Cherry pickers, Linden, May 1949,

Physical Description: 1 print, 1 neg.
Box 17:2

Picking cherries, Linden, May 1949,

Physical Description: 1 print, 1 neg.
Box 17:3

Picking cherries, Waterloo, May 1949,

Physical Description: 1 print, 1 neg.
Box 17:4-5

Picking strawberries, Escalon, May 1949,

Physical Description: 2 prints, 2 neg.
Box 17:6

Pulling and topping onions, Stockton, May 1949,

Physical Description: 1 print, 1 neg.
Box 17:7

Cutting asparagus, Staten Island, June 1949,

Physical Description: 1 print, 1 neg.
Box 17:8-9

Hoeing tomatoes, Brentwood, June 1949,

Physical Description: 2 prints, 2 neg.
Box 17:10

Picking cherries, Waterloo, June 1949,

Physical Description: 1 print, 1 neg.
Box 17:11-12

[Farm Labor Service panel trucks], 1949,

Physical Description: 4 prints
Box 17:13-14

Looking north on Center Street, 1949,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 17:15

[Unidentified women and children], circa 1949,

Physical Description: 1 neg.
Box 17:16

Bale Mill, Napa County, Jan. 1950,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:17

San Juan Bautista Mission, Jim Allen and Jack Rocca, Jan. 1950,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:18

Mexican workers are assigned to pick oranges and lemons near Anaheim, Orange County, 1950,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:19

Panel truck on employer visit, 1950,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:20

Ward, Jack; Riverside, 1950,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:21

Dept. of Employment, Farm Placement Service meeting, May 1951,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:22

Mexican Nationals arrive to help harvest celery, Sept. 1951,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:23

Section toilets, March 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:24

Mexican Nationals being assigned to a grower, July 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:25

[Farm Labor Service panel truck in ditch], Aug. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print, 1 letter
Box 17:26

Immigration inspector checking personal belongings of newly arrived Mexican Nationals, Sept. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:27

Individual workers being interviewed by employer, Sept. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:28

Inspector fumigates personal belongings of Mexican Nationals, Sept. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:29

Mexican National workers being loaded on bus for repatriation, Sept. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:30

Mexican Nationals being fumigated, Sept. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:31

Mexican Nationals being loaded onto bus, Sept. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:32

Mexican Nationals being X-rayed, Sept. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:33

Mexican Nationals fingerprinted, Sept. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:34

Mexican Nationals processed at Immigration Section of U.S. Dept. of Labor, Sept. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:35

U.S. Border Patrol inspector, Sept. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:36

U.S. Dept. of Labor reception center, Sept. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:37

Acacia Rd. Camp, recreation hall, Oct. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:38

Kitchen in labor camp at Fillmore, Oct. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:39-40

Lemon grove, Santa Paula, Oct. 1952,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 17:41

Mess hall in Fillmore Camp, Oct. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:42

Cristo Ray church, Salinas, Nov. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:43

Father Hermosa, Nov. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:44

Machine for making tortillas, Dec. 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:45

[Buses], circa 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:46

[Mexican Nationals in truck], circa 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:47

[Mexican Nationals waiting in line], circa 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:48

[U.S. Border Patrol inspectors and Mexican Nationals], circa 1952,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:49

Mission Santa Inez, Aug. 1953,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:50

Mexican Nationals returning home, Nov. 1953,

Physical Description: 1 print
D-Folio Box 4

Annual Farm Placement meeting, San Jose, April 1955,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 17:51

Los Angeles Farm Labor Office, 1955,

Physical Description: 1 print
D-Folio Box 4

Annual preseason Farm Placement training meeting, March 1956,

Physical Description: 2 prints
D-Folio Box 4

State of Calif., Dept. of Employment, Div. of Public Employment Offices and Benefit Payments, Field Management staff, Sacramento, April 1956,

Physical Description: 1 print
D-Folio Box 4

State of Calif., Dept. of Employment, H.W. Stewart, Director, and staff, Sacramento, April 1956,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:52-53

California Annual Farm Placement conference, [banquet], March 1957,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 17:54-56

[Preseason Farm Placement meeting], March 1957,

Physical Description: 3 prints
Box 17:57

Linden, 1957,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:58

Linnell Farm Labor Center, circa 1957,

Physical Description: 3 prints
Box 17:59

Mess hall, lunch, 1957,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 17:60

Patterson Farm Labor Supply Center, circa 1957,

Physical Description: 5 prints
Box 17:61

Typical hauler, 1957,

Physical Description: 5 prints
Box 17:62

[Eldorado Street, Stockton], March 1959,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:63-77

Farm Labor Office, 5:15 to 6:35 a.m., March 1959,

Physical Description: 15 prints
Box 17:78-81

Peach orchard damage, Aug. 1959,

Physical Description: 8 prints, 1 letter
Box 17:82

Tomato plant damage, Aug. 1959,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 17:83

Hendrix, George, Oct. 1959,

Physical Description: 1 print
D-Folio Box 4

State of Calif., Dept. of Employment, Irving H. Perluss, Director, and staff, April 1960,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:1

Lewis, Jack; Warren Kistner; G. Odenbaugh; and Lester Downing, May 1961,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:2

A gift, June 1961,

Physical Description: 1 print, 1 clipping
Box 18:3-4

Housing, Fred Herringer Ranch, Butte County, Aug. 1962,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 18:5

Apartments, Ceres Farm Labor Supply Center, Sept. 1962,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:6

Farm Labor housing, Ceres Farm Labor Supply Center, Sept. 1962,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:7

Mount Shasta Farm Labor Information Center, 1962,

Physical Description: 6 prints
Box 18:8

Annual Farm Placement conference, Kenneth Farrell and Ray Roth, April 1963,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 18:9

Annual Farm Placement conference, Ray Roth, Clarence F. Kelly, and Don Larin, April 1963,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:10

Mexican Nationals picking strawberries, June 1963,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:11

[Rodrigues, Ron; and Marc W. Johnson], 1964,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:12

[Roth, Ray; looking at IBM 1460 Data Processing System], Jan. 1965,

Physical Description: 3 prints
Box 18:13

Annual Farm Labor Service conference, Glenn E. Brockway, Feb. 1966,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:14

Annual Farm Labor Service conference, Glenn E. Brockway, Robert C. Goodwin, and Tod Potter, Feb. 1966,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:15

Annual Farm Labor Service conference, Robert C. Goodwin, Feb. 1966,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:16

Annual Farm Labor Service conference, Don Larin, Feb. 1966,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:17-18

Annual Farm Labor Service conference, Paul W. Little, Feb. 1966,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 18:19

Annual Farm Labor Service conference, Jim McComb, Jack Rocca, and Bob Chapman, Feb. 1966,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:20

Annual Farm Labor Service conference, Tod Potter, Feb. 1966,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:21

[Annual Farm Labor Service conference, Ray Roth and other speakers], Feb. 1966,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 18:22

[Annual Farm Labor Service conference, unidentified man at podium], Feb. 1966,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:23-24

Central Office staff, March 1967,

Physical Description: 1 print, 1 neg.
Box 18:25

Coastal Area staff, March 1967,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:26

Farm Labor Service conference, banquet, March 1967,

Physical Description: 4 prints
Box 18:27

[Interior Area staff], March 1967,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:28

Southern Area staff, March 1967,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 18:29

[Tolbert, Bill; Jack Rocca; and unidentified men at banquet], March 1967,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:30

[Coastal Area staff], circa 1967,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:31

[California Farm Labor Service, 20 year commemoration certificate], Jan.-July 1968,

Physical Description: 2 prints, 1 letter
Box 18:32

[Coastal Area staff], March 1968,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:33

[Interior Area staff], March 1968,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:34

[Southern Area staff], March 1968,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:35

Roth, Ray; San Jose; Mayor's Youth Committee meeting, Sept. 1968,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:36

[Roth, Ray; unidentified woman; Jack Ward; and Bill Tolbert], Sept. 1968,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:37

[Tolbert, Bill; Warren Kistner; unidentified woman; and Ray Roth], Sept. 1968,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:38

[Tolbert, Bill; and Jack Ward], Nov. 1968,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:39

[Roth, Ray; receiving National Alliance of Businessmen award], circa 1968,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:40

[Roth, Ray; and others at unidentified events], 1968-1972, undated,

Physical Description: 6 prints, 7 slides, 1 plastic envelope
Box 18:41

Annual California Farm Labor Service conference, Santa Rosa, March 1969,

Physical Description: 1 print
D-Folio Box 4

State of Calif., Dept. of Employment, Peter Weinberger, Director, and staff, March 1969,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:42

Farm foreman training, June 1969,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:43

[Roth, Ray], July 1969,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:44

[Central Office staff], March 1970,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:45

[Farm Placement meeting, San Diego, Central Office staff], March 1971,

Physical Description: 2 prints, 1 neg.
Box 18:46

[Farm Placement meeting, San Diego, Coastal Area staff], March 1971,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:47

Farm Placement meeting, San Diego, Interior Area staff, March 1971,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 18:48

[Farm Placement meeting, San Diego, Southern Area staff], March 1971,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:49

Central Office staff, March 1972,

Physical Description: 3 prints, 1 letter, 2 notes
Box 18:50

[Meeting at] Santa Inez Inn, Feb. 1973,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:51

Annual Farm Labor Service conference, undated,

Physical Description: 3 prints
Box 18:52-53

[Central Office staff], undated,

Physical Description: 3 prints
Box 18:54-57

[Farm Labor Office], undated,

Physical Description: 4 prints
Box 18:58

[Laborers gather around man, who is speaking], undated,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:59

Machine harvest of cucumbers, undated,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:60

[Mess hall], undated,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:61

[Onion harvest], undated,

Physical Description: 5 prints
Box 18:62

[Reception center and camp], undated,

Physical Description: 10 prints
Box 18:63

[Roth, Ray; Albert B. Tieburg; Irving Perluss; and unidentified men], undated,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:64

[Roth, Ray; and unidentified man], undated,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:65

[Roth, Ray; and unidentified men; Villa Hotel], undated,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:66

[Roth, Ray; at desk], undated,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:67

[Roth, Ray; at desk with unidentified men], undated,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 18:68-69

[Roth, Ray; at podium], undated,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 18:70-71

[Roth, Ray; at unidentified meetings], undated,

Physical Description: 5 prints
Box 18:72

Sheep raising, undated,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:73

Stoop labor, undated,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 18:74

Strawberry pickers wanted, undated,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:75

[Tieburg, Albert B.; with unidentified man and women], undated,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:76

[Tolbert, Bill; at podium], undated,

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 18:77

[Ward, Jack], undated,

Physical Description: 1 print
D-Folio Box 4

[Unidentified group portraits], undated,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 18:78-79

[Unidentified meetings], undated,

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 18:80

[Unidentified women and child], undated,

Physical Description: 1 print