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Group Portrait of Braceros, 1

Group photo of braceros, photo 1
A candid, snapshot-like photograph of workers on the Southern Pacific in Oakland in 1944. The workers were Mexican Braceros "brought up" from Mexico to perform railroad work during World War II. There are six full figures, with others in background. They may be checking the track gauge.
Source Oakland Museum of California
Coverage Spatial, Oakland, California; Temporal, 1944.
Rights Oakland Museum of California
Date Created 1944
Resource Type
Extent Not available
Depicted Railroad
Location Oakland, California
Depicted Occupation
Image ID 2000.35.3
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