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May 1943. "Mexican worker recruited and brought to the Arkansas Valley, Colorado, Nebraska and Minnesota by the Farm Security Administration to harvest sugar beets under contract with the Inter-mountain Agricultural Improvement Association." View full size. Office of War Information.