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Immokalee: Evolving Opportunities

  • Aired: 01/23/2009
  • 26:45
  • Rating: NR
The winds of World War II carried with them enormous cultural and economic change. Rural Immokalee, built by pioneer entrepreneurs on a foundation of cattle and logging, was not immune; it also entered a new era of evolution. A bomber-training base became the Immokalee Regional Airport. Oil was discovered. Expanding vegetable farming lured farm workers from other states and other countries.
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The evolution of Immokalee stemming from the economic and cultural changes of World War II
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