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  • Collection: Migrant Travels

The Joad Family and Casey

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Back row: Left to Right- Casey (Matt Cheek), Pa (Hal Kohlman), Tom (John Brumley), Uncle John (Brent Weber), Rose of Sharon (Emily Frances Brown), and Al (Jeff Montague)
Front Row: Left to Right- Granma (Sue Ellen Reiman), Granpa (Shawn Elmore), Ma…

Why We Come to California

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Here comes the dust-storm
Watch the sky turn blue.
You better git out quick
Or it will smother you.

Here comes the grasshopper,
He comes a-jumpin' high.
He jumps away across the state
An' never bats an eye.

Here comes the river
it sure…

Scrap Book

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45-page scrap book by Charles Todd containing various newspaper clippings documenting the issues of the day, from migration, assimilation of the migrants into their new lives, and much more.