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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Financial Material

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Howard Alford:

An Inventory of His Records, 1953-1955 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Alford, Howard
Title: Howard Alford Papers,
Dates: 1953-1955 and undated
Abstract: The collection consists of payroll records.
Collection # S 1732.1
Quantity: 1 box (1 linear foot)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Howard Alford worked as a farmer from 1945-1973. He used Mexican Nationals as laborers to hoe fields and pick cotton on his farm located southwest of Lubbock near 98th Street and Slide Avenue, Route 4. His payroll records give an idea as to the cost involved in hiring laborers through the Bracero Program.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of payroll records detailing the cost of hiring Mexican Nationals as field workers through the Bracero Program from 1953-1955. The payroll records denote hours worked, pay rate, employee's name, dates, and their weekly wages.

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Organization

The collection is organized chronologically.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Alford, Howard
Subjects (Places)
Lubbock (Tex.)
Subjects
Cotton picking
Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers
Mexican Americans--Texas--History--20th century
Seasonal Farm Laborers Program

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Related Material

Elmer Kelton Papers, 1948-1985

Ewing Halsell Papers, 1876-1977 and undated

George H. Mahon Papers, 1887-1986

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Howard Alford Papers, 1953-1955, and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Collection accession #(s):
2001-0206-B

Gift, 2001

Processed by

Charles Camp, 2007

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Collection Inventory

 

Financial Material

box folder
1 1 Sept. 29, 1953
2 Sept. 29, 1953 - Oct. 7, 1953
3 Sept. 29, 1953 - Oct. 14, 1953
4 Sept. 29, 1953 - Oct. 21, 1953
5 Sept. 29, 1953 - Oct, 28, 1953
6 Sept. 29, 1953 - Nov. 5, 1953
7 Sept. 29, 1953 - Nov. 11, 1953
8 Sept. 29, 1953 - Nov. 19, 1953
9 Sept. 29, 1953 - Nov. 26, 1953
10 Sept. 29, 1953 - Jan. 13, 1954
11 Sept. 21, 1954 - Sept. 30, 1954
12 Sept. 24, 1954 - Sept. 28, 1954
13 Sept. 24, 1954 - Oct. 7, 1954
14 Sept. 24, 1954 - Oct. 14, 1954
15 Sept. 24, 1954 - Oct. 27, 1954
16 Sept. 24, 1954 - Nov. 3, 1954
17 Sept. 24, 1954 - Nov. 10, 1954
18 Sept. 24, 1954 - Nov. 19, 1954
19 Sept. 24, 1954 - Dec. 1, 1954
20 Sept. 24, 1954 - Dec. 22, 1954
21 Sept. 28, 1954 - Oct. 27, 1954
22 Sept. 28, 1954 - Nov. 10, 1954
23 Sept. 28, 1954 - Nov. 12, 1954
24 Sept. 28, 1954 - Dec. 22, 1954
25 Sept. 28, 1954 - Jan. 8, 1955
26 May 7, 1955 - Nov. 26, 1955
27 Oct. 10, 1955 - Nov. 2, 1955
28 Oct. 10, 1955 - Nov. 9, 1955
29 Oct. 10, 1955 - Nov. 9, 1955
30 Oct. 10, 1955 - Nov. 10, 1955
31 Oct. 10, 1955 - Nov. 16, 1955
32 Oct. 10, 1955 - Nov. 16, 1955
33 Oct. 10, 1955 - Nov. 23, 1955
34 Oct. 10, 1955 - Nov. 28, 1955
35 Oct. 10, 1955 - Dec. 3, 1955
36 Oct. 10, 1955 - unintelligible
37 Oct. 11, 1955 - Oct. 27, 1955
38 Oct. 13, 1955 - Oct. 19, 1955
39 Blank Book

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