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ERIC Number: ED010973
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 43
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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LOUISIANA STORY, 1964, THE SUGAR SYSTEM AND THE PLANTATION WORKERS.
MYERS, ROBIN
BASED UPON THE FINDINGS OF A RURAL EDUCATION AND WELFARE SURVEY OF MORE THAN 900 SUGARCANE WORKERS IN THE NINE LOUISIANA COUNTIES WHERE SUGARCANE CULTIVATION IS CONCENTRATED, THIS DOCUMENT TELLS OF THE LIVES OF THE WORKERS AND EXPLAINS THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL "SUGAR SYSTEM" UNDER WHICH THEY LIVE. DISCUSSED ARE THE EFFECTS OF MECHANIZATION OF THE SUGAR INDUSTRY, WORKERS' WAGES, THE WORKERS' HOUSING, LIVING, AND WORKING CONDITIONS, THE HISTORY OF THE SUGAR INDUSTRY IN LOUISIANA, LEGISLATION PERTAINING TO THE LOUISIANA, NATIONAL, AND INTERNATIONAL SUGAR INDUSTRIES, UNIONIZATION FOR SUGAR WORKERS, A MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING ACT PROGRAM, AND THE FUTURE OF SUGARCANE WORKERS. THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES THE SURVEY FORM WITH A QUESTION-BY-QUESTION SUMMARY OF THE RESULTS. (RB)
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Authoring Institution: National Advisory Committee on Farm Labor, New York, NY.
Identifiers: LOUISIANA; New York (New York)