I-"I Saw Human Shame as a Migrant Worker" - Dale Wright - New York Telegram and Sun

I-"I Saw Human Shame as a Migrant Worker" - Dale Wright - New York Telegram and Sun

by: Dale Wright | publication date: October 10, 1961 | Publication: New York World-Telegram and Sun | pages: 1, 17

Despite certain limited improvements -on paper - in the laws protecting the migrant farm worker, he continues to be America's forgotten man - forced to work long, tortured hours at every turn and compelled to live in filth and squalor and danger.  I know this because for six months, on and off from April to October, I worked as a migrant laborer...

For six months, on and off, Dale Wright worked as a migrant worker. This is the first article in the "Forgotten People" series, based on his time spent undercover along the Atlantic coast.

"The Forgotten People: A Report on Migrant Labor" by Dale Wright. Reprinted with the permission of the Estate of Dale Wright, c/o K.E. Wright-King ©1961, New York World-Telegram and Sun.