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Bates Technical College

1101 S Yakima Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405

General Phone: 253-680-7000
Financial Aid Phone: 253-680-7020
Sector: Public, 2-year

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Hurricane evacuees seek help in poverty-stricken regions - CNN International

In the height of the cotton industry, workers never made much, but they could usually find work. Now, workers like Bates have seen the cotton season dwindle from four months to three weeks. Economic changes and technical advances in the farming industry since the Great Depression of the 1930s destroyed the availability of cotton work, and nothing arrived to replace it.