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"How to Hire Agricultural Workers from Puerto Rico, 1960"

Brochure, "How to Hire Agricultural Workers from Puerto Rico, 1960."

Brochure, "How to Hire Agricultural Workers from Puerto Rico, 1960."

Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY, CEN_how_to_hire_agricultural_workers_from_puerto_rico
 
Document Description
Brochure excerpt, “How to Hire Agricultural Workers from Puerto Rico, 1960.” Migration Division, Department of Labor, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Courtesy of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies Archives, Hunter College, CUNY.
 
Questions
1. How does the heading introduce Puerto Ricans?
2. According to the brochure, why would Puerto Rican agricultural workers be available just at the time when the demand is high in the Mainland?
3. According to the brochure, in 1960 do most Puerto Rican migrant workers stay in Mainland U.S.?
4. On the average in the three years before the brochure was written, how many Puerto Ricans migrated to the U.S. for agricultural work each year?
 

Glossary
Domestic: In one’s own country, not foreign.
Mainland: Stretch of land which forms main part of a country.
 

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