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California and the Dust Bowl migration

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • California.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural laborers -- California,
    • Migration, Internal -- United States,
    • Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939,
    • California -- Emigration and immigration

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Walter J. Stein.
      SeriesContributions in American history ;, no. 21
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1527.C2 S76 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 302 p.
      Number of Pages302
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5708364M
      ISBN 10083716267X
      LC Control Number70175611


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The consequences reach far beyond California. The Dust Bowl migration was part of a larger heartland diaspora that has sent millions of Southerners and rural Midwesterners to the nation's northern and western industrial perimeter. American Exodus is the first book to examine the cultural implications of that massive 20th-century population shift.

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Stein] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Dust Bowl-era migration of the Okies from the Southwest to California became instant folklore with The Grapes of Wrath and Dorothea Lange's photographs.

This is the real story, a look beyond the stereotypes at the migration that helped shape our view of the Depression and created a distinctive culture in California/5. California and the Dust Bowl Migration.

With the publication of John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath inthe plight of California's Okies was publicized across the nation. More than any other state, California had always welcomed new arrivals. Late in the s, however, its usually good temper towards migrants exploded.

American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California By James N. Gregory Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview The California Cauldron: Immigration and the Fortunes of Local Communities By William A.

Clark Guilford Press, American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California by James N. Gregory (Octo ): Books - ews: 3. Severe drought was widespread in the mids, says James N. Gregory, a history professor at the University of Washington and author of the book California and the Dust Bowl migration book Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie.

"Dust Bowl Migration" was curated and written by the University of California in The actual Dust Bowl counties were sparsely populated and contributed few refugees to the migration stream that was pouring into California.

Most of those who did migrate came from eastern sections of Oklahoma, Texas, and nearby Arkansas and Missouri which. The consequences reach far beyond California.

The Dust Bowl migration was part of a larger heartland diaspora that has sent millions of Southerners and rural Midwesterners to the nation's northern /5(7). The Dust Bowl migration was part of a larger heartland diaspora that has sent millions of Southerners and rural Midwesterners to the nation's northern and western industrial perimeter.

American Exodus is the first book to examine the cultural implications of that massive 20th-century population shift. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis, University of California, Berkeley.

American Exodus is the first book to examine the cultural implications of that massive 20th-century population shift. In this rich account of the experiences and impact of these migrant heartlanders, Gregory fills an important gap in recent American social history.

Category: History California And The Dust Bowl Migration. California and the Dust Bowl migration. [Walter J Stein] -- With the publication of John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath inthe plight of California's Okies was publicized across the nation.

More than any other state, California had always welcomed new Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California (James Gregory's book published by Oxford University Press, ) Mapping the Dust Bowl Migration Here are interactive maps and charts that show various dimensions of the Dust Bowl Migration to California.

The Census asked people where they had lived five year earlier. The Hardcover of the California and the Dust Bowl Migration by Walter J.

Stein at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : American Exodus The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California James N. Gregory. In this pathbreaking book, Gregory takes us back to the Dust Bowl migration of the s and the war boom influx of the s to explore the experiences of the more than one million Oklahomans, Arkansans, Texans, and Missourians who sought opportunities in California.

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by the press, journeyed west to California in search of farm labor jobs, in an event nicknamed the. Okie Migration. These migrants came from a broad swath of southern plains states including Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, and Texas. The two artworks featured here, Dust Bowl File Size: KB.

California and the Dust Bowl Migration, Stein writes, “seeks to explain the brief period when California rejected migrant admirers such as those she welcomed in the past.” Unfortunately, Stein allots more space to events in “the brief period” than he does to the description of.

In The Nature of California, Sarah Wald analyzes this legacy and its consequences by examining the paradoxical representations of California farmers and farmworkers from the Dust Bowl migration to present-day movements for food justice and immigrant by: 6.

American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California James N. Gregory Published by Oxford University Press, U.S.A. ()/5().

The consequences reach far beyond California. The Dust Bowl migration was part of a larger heartland diaspora that has sent millions of Southerners and rural Midwesterners to the nation's northern and western industrial perimeter.

American Exodus is the first book to examine the cultural implications of that massive 20th-century population 5/5(1). American Exodus The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California. by James N. Gregory [photo essay] [links and sources] This is a companion website for James N.

Gregory's American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California (Oxford University Press, ).It includes information about the prize-winning book and photographs and links to further information about the.

American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California, Paperback by Gregory, James N., ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US Fifty years ago, John Steinbeck's now classic novel, The Grapes of Wrath, captured the epic story of an Oklahoma farm family driven west to California by dust storms /5().

Dust Bowl migrants of the s Centuries later, drought, economic depression and devastating dust storms created the perfect conditions for migration in the s, away from the southern Plains. The Dust Bowl and the "Okie" migration of the s brought in over a million newly displaced people; many headed to the farm labor jobs advertised in California's Central Valley.

Dunbar-Ortiz () argues that "Okie" denotes much more than being from rnia: Millions. Charles J. Shindo, Dust Bowl Migrants in the American Imagination (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, ).

Walter J. Stein, California and the Dust Bowl Migration (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, ). Marsha L. Weisiger, Land of Plenty: Oklahomans in the Cotton Fields of Arizona, – (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, ).

Gregory (History/UCal, Berkeley)now updates how ""Okies"" affected the culture of California, both short- and long-term. Though the term ""Okie"" became generic for the over one-million settlers in California, migrants actually came from not only Oklahoma, but also from Texas, Arkansas, and Missouri.

provided a direct route from the Dust Bowl region to the Central Valley of California. Life in California Sadly, life in California was not as idyllic as had been hoped. Many migrants gave up farming when they discovered that a good portion of California farmlands were owned by large, corporate farms that cultivated different crops and were far File Size: 1MB.

As the popularity of genealogy and family history sites rises across the nation, numerous families from California and the West Coast are discovering their Oklahoma roots, many of which lead back to the migration stemming from the Dust Bowl era of the s.

Any population shift, like the one seen during the Dust Bowl, is extremely relevant to genealogy research.

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Free shipping for many products!4/5(1). California and the Dust Bowl migration. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Stein, Walter J. California and the Dust Bowl Migration. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Stein, Walter J, California and the Dust Bowl Migration.

James Gregory has put together a outstanding history of the migration and culture of the dust bowl migrants who settled in California. I have probably read Grapes of Wrath four or five times since first reading it in high school, but after reading Gregory's description of the way these poor south-westerners struggled with poverty and at the same time maintained family unity and cultural pride Cited by: 5.

James N. Gregory and UPSO, American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California (New York: Oxford University Press, ), 6. Ethel Belezzuoli, interview by Stacey Jagels, California Odyssey: The s Migration to the.

The Dust Bowl Depression era witnessed the migration of people from Oklahoma and elsewhere, disparagingly called “Okies.” Their journey to California was one of the uglier stories of opportunity in the Golden State.

For instance, California stationed police officers at the state line to turn back the migrants. It was clearly an unlawful act. American Exodus is the first book to examine the cultural implications of that massive 20th-century population shift.

In this rich account of the experiences and impact of these migrant heartlanders, Gregory fills an important gap in recent American social history. American Exodus The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California.

Born in Dubuque, Iowa inSmith came out to California in As a salesman, he traveled through states affected by the Dust Bowl and saw the “tin can tourists” moving west. Smith describes the conditions just before the Dust Bowl in Kansas and the mechanization of farm work.

LibGuides: Primary Sources: The Great Depression and the s: Dust Bowl & Migration. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California by James N.

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Stein,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2).In fact, when the Dust Bowl families arrived in California looking for work, the majority of migrant farm laborers were either Latino or Asian, particularly of Mexican and Filipino descent.

Voices from the Dust Bowl is particularly relevant for us today since it demonstrates that living and working conditions of agricultural migrant laborers.The press called them Dust Bowl refugees, although actually few came from the area devastated by dust storms.

Instead they came from a broad area encompassing Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, and Missouri. More than half a million left the region in the s, heading for California and other western states. Explore the dimensions of this migration in interactive maps and charts.