Re-Reading John Steinbeck's The Harvest Gypsies During COVID-19

Steinbeck showed that migrant farmworkers were "citizens of the highest type."

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camp for citrus workers 1938, an image from John Steinbeck's The Harvest Gypsies
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  • Camp for citrus workers, San Joaquin Valley, 1938. 

    Photo Credit: Dorothea Lange
family in flight 1935, an image from John Steinbeck's Harvest Gypsies
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  • Family in flight, 1935. 

    Photo Credit: Dorothea Lange