Migrant labor, a human problem
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Migrant labor, a human problem report and recommendations. by U.S. Federal Interagency Committee on Migrant Labor.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington .
Written in English


  • Migrant labor

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Published March 1947 by the United States Department of Labor, Retraining and Reemployment Administration.

The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 58 p. illus.
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16713597M

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