National Geographic : 1944 Jan
Jean Manzon, from C.I.A.A. They Heed the Call "Go West"; But Their West Is the Far Reaches of theVast Amazon Many rubber workers have been recruited in the arid states of Ceara, Piaui, and surrounding districts. Such groups asthis gather atinland transit camps, whence they are taken by train and trucks to coastal embarkation points. Some have clambered aboard a freight car; others sitinhammocks awaiting their turn.