Topic: Migrant workers

Harry Ransom Center's Web Exhibition Explores Work of Novelist Sanora Babb

March 23, 2009

TheĀ Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has introduced the Web exhibition "Sanora Babb: Stories From the American High Plains," which highlights the work of American novelist Sanora Babb (1907-2005). Babb drew on the natural beauty of the American High Plains and the difficult conditions of her childhood there to give voice to a people who left little written record of their own lives and who have received scant representation in history.

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Son of migrant workers and single father earns law degree

May 15, 2008
Agapito Sustaita graduates in May with a degree from the School of Law.

Agapito Sustaita vividly remembers how most of his days began as a child of migrant workers: Waking up in the dark, pre-dawn hours and driving in a van with his parents to one of the many farms surrounding Fresno, Calif., and waiting for daylight to break before picking grapes, over and over agai

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