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Inventory of the Governor's Committee to Survey the Agricultural Labor Resources of the San Joaquin Valley Records
F3845  
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Arrangement and Description

Folder F3845:1.

1. ORGANIZATION FILE. 1950.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged as follows: Background information, purpose of Committee; Organization chart; Biographical abstracts; Resume of Executive Director.
Folder F3845:2-3.

2. MEETING FILES. 1950.

Physical Description: 2ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically.
Agendas, copies of letters sent, minutes, and transcripts relating to the Committee's meetings. The meetings include discussion of: organization; personnel; research reports; the hearings; and Committee findings and recommendations.
Folder F3845:4-15.

3. HEARING FILES. 1950.

Physical Description: 13ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically.
Transcripts, statements, pamphlets, brochures, and reports relating to the Committee's five public hearings. Each hearing usually includes local statistical reports concerning: production; employment; welfare; nutrition; health; Mexican aliens; labor camps and housing; education; and the opinions of local officials, farmers, and laborers on the local conditions and problems.
Folder F3845:4-6.

Fresno, June 20, 21, 1950.

Physical Description: 3ff.
Folder F3845:7, 7a, 8.

Bakersfield, Aug. 1, 1950.

Physical Description: 3ff.
Folder F3845:9-10.

Visalia, Aug. 2, 1950.

Physical Description: 2ff.
Folder F3845:11-13.

Corcoran, Aug. 3, 1950.

Physical Description: 3ff.
Folder F3845:14-15.

Merced, Sept. 12, 1950.

Physical Description: 2ff.
Folder F3845:16.

4. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S CORRESPONDENCE. 1950.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically.
Letters received and copies of letters sent from the Executive Director of the Committee. The letters relate to: the development of the research staff; some of the activities of the Executive Director; resolutions on farm labor of the California Farm Bureau Federation; the budget of the Committee; information on relief rolls in the Southern San Joaquin Valley; Committee testimony before the President's Commission on Migratory Labor; statements and complaints of the National Farm Labor Union of the A.F. of L.
Folder F3845:17-22.

5. BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND DATA. 1942-50.

Physical Description: 8ff.

Scope and Content Note

State Agency Reports - Arranged as follows by department or company. All are dated 1950 unless otherwise noted.
Folder F3845:17

Department of Agriculture - Characteristics of California's Agricultural Economy.

Folder F3845:17

Department of Education - The Education of Seasonal Agricultural Workers in the San Joaquin Valley.

Folder F3845:17

Department of Employment - Employment Statistics for the San Joaquin Valley; Labor Force; Migration Patterns; Unemployment Insurance Coverage for Agriculture; Guaranteed Wage Plans for Agriculture; California Annual Farm Labor Report: 1949.

Folder F3845:18-19

Department of Industrial Relations - Child Labor; Digest of the California Child Labor Laws; Labor Contractors; The Role of Labor Contractors; Housing; Housing in the San Joaquin Valley.

Folder F3845:20-21

Department of Public Health - Maternal and Child Health in the San Joaquin Valley, as Related to Seasonal Agricultural Workers' Families; Report to the San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Labor Resources Committee; Summaries on 28 Infant Deaths in Fresno & Kings Counties.

Folder F3845:22

University of California, College of Agricultural - Wages and Earnings of Agricultural Labor in California With Particular Reference to the San Joaquin Valley.

Folder F3845:23-24.

6. OTHER BACKGROUND DATA. 1942, 48, 50.

Physical Description: 2ff.
Folder F3845:23

United States Department of Agriculture -Migration and Settlement on the Pacific Coast, 1942; The Agricultural Labor Force of the San Joaquin Valley, California: characteristics, Employment, Mobility, 1948.

Folder F3845:24

Industrial Survey Associates - Industry in Stockton; Industrial Payrolls for Turlock.

Folder F3845:25

7. FARM LABOR CENTERS. 1950.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically.
Letters received, memoranda, and newspaper reprint relating to the physical conditions, and repair of labor camps in California; also relating to the transfer of physical authority to the Federal Housing Authority as per Public Law 475, 81st Congress, Title II, Section 205.
Folder F3845:26

8. PUBLICITY. 1950.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically
Newspaper clippings, press releases, radio scripts, and speech relating to the Committee's work progress, hearings, and to California agriculture.
Folder F3845:27

9. REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS. 1950.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Draft copy of report submitted to Governor Warren on December 15, 1950.