Don Edwards Literary Memorial

February 14, 2010

A Jon Lewis Photo Exhibit: “1966: Cesar Chavez and his NFWA” – Photo #5

Farmworkers Swamp Table Grapes

Swamping grape boxes from the fields: a farmworker standing on the ground tosses up the 26 pound box, the worker standing on the truck bed, catches the box and stacks it. (Q): How many boxes of table grapes are shipped from the Central Valley of California each harvest season? (A): Enough to build a wall 12 boxes high from Delano to Boston, approximately 3000 miles.

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

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