Excerpt from Quote Magazine

June 3, 1964


Of some 400,000 domestic migratory workers, 92,000 could find work for less than 25 days in 1960. The remainder, who’d worked more than 25 days, earned an average of $1,000 for the year. Those who worked less than 25 days received only $388. Because of their constant movement from place to place following the harvest, migratory children fall years behind in education.