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Finding aid to the Henry P. Anderson Papers
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This collection consists of the personal papers of researcher Henry P. Anderson. The materials generally relate to agricultural labor conditions; corporate agriculture and farm economy; pesticide use and effect on workers; agriculture-related legislation; farmer associations; labor, religious and political organizing efforts to improve the working conditions of farm workers. Includes extensive correspondence and news clippings, also includes Anderson's beginning research into the California Bracero program during his graduate program at U.C. Berkeley and documents his commitment to end the program, in addition to his life-long work in support of farm worker issues.
Henry Pope Anderson was born on December 14, 1927, in Mexia, Texas, to Oscar Alban Anderson and Ethel Pope. When Anderson was a toddler, his family moved to Palo Alto, California.
40.92 Linear Feet (39 cartons, 1 oversize box with 5 folders, 4 oversize items in flat files)
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Collection is open for research.