The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

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How do the Weedpatch camp migrants prepare for the rumored invasion of the Saturday night dance in The Grapes of Wrath?

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The Joads wind up at Weedpatch camp, a government-sponsored facility where the migrants govern themselves. This spares them from having to worry about corrupt police officers, which are normally a major problem for migrant workers in this part of California. The local Farmers' Association, however, are none too happy about the camp. They see the place as infested with Communist trouble-makers who will agitate for...

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