Don Edwards Literary Memorial

February 14, 2010

A Jon Lewis Photo Exhibit: “1966: Cesar Chavez and his NFWA” – Photo #3

Farmworker Women Harvest Table Grapes In Delano

Women did much of the harvesting and packing of table grapes in California’s Central Valley. The scales will show a weight of approximately 26 pounds for a field-packed box of grapes. Paid piece rate – the faster you work, the more you earn – with no toilets, drinking water or rest breaks provided.

Filed under: JON LEWIS PHOTO EXHIBIT — LeRoy @ 10:20 pm

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