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A report of the Farm Labor Bureau submitted by Director Arthur L. Deering for the year 1945. Several sections provide information on the organization and personnel, cooperation of other organizations and agencies, determination of county needs, local mobilization and recruitment, procedure of placement of workers, clearance of workers between counties, operation of camps, utilization of special groups, prisoners of war, Newfoundlanders, Jamaicans, Canadians, other activities, and suggestions for improvement in 1946.

Several appendices provide additional information on each topic and a final section of newsclippings that appeared during the year.

Part of UA RG 006.008, Cooperative Extension Service Records, Fogler Library Special Collections and Archives (Box 52, folder 34).

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Orono, Maine


agriculture, World War II, Maine, labor shortage, food shortage, Womens Land Army, Victory Gardens, German, Prisoners of War, federal programs

Cooperative Extension Work in Agriculture and Home Economics, Annual Report of Farm Labor in Maine, January 1, 1945-December 31, 1945



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