Quote – Salinas Valley grower Robert Grainger, testimony at California’s Industrial Safety Board (ISB) hearing.

People always complain about back problems. I've thinned and hoed and I'm a great big man. I've thinned lettuce along with workers when I was a younger fellow and I was starting out in the farming business, and it hurts and it hurts badly for about three days. Then after that you're in shape.

Salinas Valley grower Robert Grainger offers testimony in a hearing held by California’s Industrial Safety Board (ISB).

Thursday, May 3, 1973