Keeping the New York State Home Front Going:
Mexican Braceros in World War II
A crowd of Mexicans in Mexico City wait to register for the U.S. Bracero program, circa 1943. Photo taken by Hilda Mayer and printed in "Snapshots in a Farm Labor Tradition," by Howard Rosenberg, Labor Management Decisions Volume 3, No. 1, Winter-Spring 1993. Available online at
Document 4 Short-Answer Questions
- Where and when was the photograph taken?
- Judging from the photograph, how do you think Mexicans felt about the World War II braceros program?
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