Manuscript Collections
Roth, Raymond F. Papers.

Collection Number: D-234

Extent
6.1 linear feet
Biography
Raymond F. Roth (1915-1991) spent much of his career working for farm labor programs. After a brief stint from 1941 to 1942 working for the Farm Security Administration, Roth joined the U.S. Navy during World War II. After his return to civilian life, Roth worked in different capacities for the California Department of Employment, Farm Labor Service. His work included the administration of migrant labor and housing programs for U.S. citizens as well as Mexican Nationals in the Bracero Program.
Description
Reference files, publications, and photographic material on the Department of Employment, Farm Labor Service and the Bracero Program. The collection also contains annual reports, speeches, correspondence, memoranda, internal reports and bulletins, financial records, and training manuals. The Military Service series contains both Roth's naval records and his wife Marcella M. Lantz's army records and includes training orders, medical records, transfer and promotion records, certificates, and release documents.
Inclusive Dates
1936-1977.
Subject
Agriculture
Finding Aid on the Online Archive of California (http://findaid.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt3h4nc8mz)
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