Sugar Beet Industry Bibliography

Abbott, W. Lewis. Report for the Committee on Labor Conditions in the Growing of Sugar Beets. Washington, D.C.: 1934.

Aguayo, José. "Los Betabeleros (The Beetworkers)." In La Gente: Hispano History and Life in Colorado, 105-120. Denver: Colorado Historical Society, 1998.

Brown, Sara A. Children Working in the Sugar Beet Fields of Certain Districts of the South Platte Valley, Colorado. New York: National Child Labor Committee, 1925.

-----. Denver and Farm Labor Families. New York: National Child Labor Committee, 1925.

Cook, Georgiena A. "Fact and Fiction: German Russian Sugar Beet Farmers in Colorado." In Germans from Russia in Colorado, 104-130. Fort Collins, Colo.: Western Social Science Association, 1978. 

Cross, Richelle. Pioneer Families of the South Platte Valley: Then and Now. Fort Lupton: South Platte Valley Historical Society, 1995.

Deutsch, Sarah. No Separate Refuge: Culture, Class, and Gender on the Anglo-Hispanic Frontier in the American Southwest, 1880-1940. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Dorsett, Lyle W. "The Ordeal of Colorado’s Germans During World War I." Colorado Magazine 51, no. 4 (1974): 277-293.

Ehrlich, Clara Hilderman. "My Childhood on the Prairie," Colorado Magazine 51, no. 2 (1974): 115-140.

Fort Morgan Heritage Foundation. From the Steppes to the Prairies: A Brief History of the German People from Russia in Fort Morgan, Colorado. Fort Morgan: Fort Morgan Printing, 1990.

German Russian Shanty, ca. 1890-1930: Historic Centennial Village, Greeley, Colorado. Lakewood, Colo: Frederick R. Weber, 199-.

Goldberg, Vicki. Lewis W. Hine: Children at Work. Munich: Prestel, 1999.

Great Western Sugar Company. Through The Leaves. (Company serial publication)

Heitman, Sidney, ed. Germans from Russia in Colorado. Fort Collins, Colo.: Western Social Science Association, 1978.

Human Rights Watch. Fingers to the Bone: United States Failure to Protect Child Farmworkers. New York: Human Rights Watch, 2000.

Mautner, Bertram H. and W. Lewis Abbott, Child Labor in Agriculture and Farm Life in the Arkansas Valley of Colorado; based upon studies made during Summer, Fall, and Winter, 1924, in cooperation with the National Child Labor Committee. New York: National Child Labor Committee, 1929.

McWilliams, Carey. Ill Fares the Land: Migrants and Migratory Labor in the United States. New York: Barnes and Noble, Inc., 1967.

Mehls, Steven F. The New Empire of the Rockies: A History of Northeast Colorado. Denver: Bureau of Land Management, 1984.

Miller, David J. "German-Russians in Colorado," in Colorado Magazine, 21, no. 4, (July 1944): 129-132.

Moreno, Daniel Thomas. "Social Equality and Industrialization: A Case Study of the Colorado Beet Sugar Industry." PhD Diss., University of California, 1981.

Norris, Jim. Betabeleros and Sugar Beet Growers in the Red River Valley, 1919-1973. Bismarck: North Dakota Humanities Council, 2002.

Rock, Kenneth W. "‘Unsere Leute’: The Germans from Russia in Colorado." Colorado Magazine, 54, no. 2 (Spring 1977): 155-183.

Sabin, Dena Markoff. How Sweet it Was! The Beet Sugar Industry in Microcosm: The National Sugar Manufacturing Company, 1899-1967. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1986.

Shwayder, Carol Rein, ed. Weld County Old and New: Volume XI The Sugar Beet Story, 1901-1987. Greeley: Unicorn Ventures, 1987.

Skinner,Wilbur W. "The Study of Working Children in the Sugar Beet Districts of Colorado." Master's Thesis, Colorado Agricultural College, Fort Collins, 1926.

Sugar City Book Committee. Attached to Sweetness: Chronicle of Sugar City Past to Present. Riverside Printing Company, 1982.

Sykes, Hope Williams. Second Hoeing. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1982.

Trattner, Walter I. Crusade for the Children: A History of the National Child Labor Committee and Child Labor Reform in America. Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1970.

Writers Program, Colorado. Agriculture in Colorado. 1939.

-----. Racial Groups. 1939.

-----. Russians and German Russians in Colorado. 1939.