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Migrant worker education collection

 Collection — Box: SC055 Box 1
Identifier: SC055

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the "accumulated papers, pamphlets, minutes, proposed laws, etc. on the migrants from the years 1958-1960's. It details the efforts in Weld County in starting the schools - summer - for children of migrants, so they could make up schooling lost by their parent's itinerant life. It includes efforts of the Colorado Council of Church Women to help children learn basic skills in crafts and sanitation in week long summer day camps at Island Grove Park together with the Girl Scout organization."


  • 1951-1989
  • Majority of material found in 1959-1971
  • Existence: 1989


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Source of Acquisition

Rachel Gilbert ("Becky") (Mrs. Carroll Gilbert).

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. Please contact the UNC University Libraries Archival Services Department at or 970-351-2854 for further information.


1 Linear Feet (1 Box)

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This collection details the history of schooling for migrant workers in Weld County, Colorado. It consists of papers, pamphlets, minutes, proposed laws, reports, and miscellaneous items.

Inventory prepared by Shirley Soenksen on 2009 April 16. An explanation of the contents accompanying the collection was handwritten by Rachel Gilbert on 1989 September 13.
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Northern Colorado Repository

University Libraries
James A. Michener Library L119
Campus Box 48
Greeley CO 80639