Farm labor program in Texas, 1943-1947.
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Farm labor program in Texas, 1943-1947. by Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas. Extension Service.

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Published in College Station, Texas .
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  • Agricultural laborers -- Texas.

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Pagination31 p.
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL16840672M

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