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Working the Fields at Thirteen: A Memoir By Jack Shields
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Jack Shields and his family caught a Greyhound bus and took Route 66 all the way to California in 1944—and they didn’t look back. They arrived at a government-run farm labor camp where... More > their loved ones were staying. At the camp, for as little as five dollars a month, you could rent a clean place to live that had electricity and running water. There were even community bathrooms. Once there, Shields and his older brother went right to work, first landing jobs at an alfalfa field and then moving on to whatever field work they could find. Since they did not have transportation, it was not always easy, but they consistently found a way to put money into their pockets. Shields started the eighth grade in 1944, and by then attitudes toward Okie children had changed, because with World War II, there were plenty of jobs and few workers. Step back in time and get a snapshot of the social history and culture of rural California in the 1940s as Shields looks back at Working the Fields at Thirteen.< Less
Working the Fields At Thirteen: A Memoir By Jack Shields
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Jack Shields and his family caught a Greyhound bus and took Route 66 all the way to California in 1944—and they didn’t look back. They arrived at a government-run farm labor camp where... More > their loved ones were staying. At the camp, for as little as five dollars a month, you could rent a clean place to live that had electricity and running water. There were even community bathrooms. Once there, Shields and his older brother went right to work, first landing jobs at an alfalfa field and then moving on to whatever field work they could find. Since they did not have transportation, it was not always easy, but they consistently found a way to put money into their pockets. Shields started the eighth grade in 1944, and by then attitudes toward Okie children had changed, because with World War II, there were plenty of jobs and few workers. Step back in time and get a snapshot of the social history and culture of rural California in the 1940s as Shields looks back at Working the Fields at Thirteen.< Less
Field Notes: Collected Works By Shi-Shi Wang
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Michelle Forsyth: Field Work By Michelle Forsyth
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Michelle Forsyth: Field Work By Michelle Forsyth
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SWEET FIELDS By Niama Leslie Williams, Ph.D. & Rev. Joseph William Massey
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Sweet Fields was where they met and it took her years and cataclysms to remember. She knew that he had always wanted to tell her something, something that he was bursting to say, but that he was her... More > David returned to her--well that she had no idea was looming large in his consciousness. Now she must worry if it is too late to try to find him and let him know that she is finally ready, finally strong enough, if the doorway is still open, if the spiritual connection has not grown too taut and broken.< Less
Summer Fields By María Luisa Garza
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Childs view of working cotton fields with family during the summer.
Roan's Fields By Ashley Holt
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This is a book of compiled stories of World War II veterans that the author encountered in her work as a field journalist in a rural community.
Elysian Fields By Gerald David Pedros
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Works by Gerald David Pedros. Essay by Canadian Art Critic Gary Michael Dault
Ladies in the Field By The Lady Greville
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the... More > digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.< Less

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Cardboard Cardboard By Patrick G. Redford
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