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Date: 1969 ca.
Description: Hand-lettered protest signs and United Farm Workers (UFW) paper flags taped to a concrete wall in response to an official posting by the Fall River Canning...
Description: Jorge Vasquez (wearing beret) discusses strategy with Fall River Canning Company workers after walkout. Children, youth and adults stand clustered in a cir...
Description: Colorized postcard of the Dells near Cambria. Text in upper left corner reads "'Dells,' Cambria, Wis."
Description: Aerial view of Cambria Cannery.
Description: Fall River Canning Company's president William Evans stands in the center with migrant farm workers around him after their walkout.
Eighty workers of His...
Description: Strong winds brought down a large tree on the car of Mrs. Ralph Schroeder of rural Ft. Atkinson. She and her son Ralph, age 3, narrowly escaped serious inj...
Description: Close-up of a notice posted by the Fall River Canning Company in response to striking workers. The left notice is posted in English and on the right is Spa...
Description: Strong winds brought down a large tree on the car of Mrs. Ralph Schroeder of rural Ft. Atkinson. Ralph Schroeder, age 3, and his mother narrowly escaped se...
Description: View of Memorial Chapel, dedicated on May 8, 1939.
Date: 1967-09-04 ca.
Description: An abandoned farm with overgrown foliage. In the background is a farmhouse. The doorway is detailed with decorative pilasters or engaged columns flanking t...
Description: Strong winds brought down a large tree on the car of Mrs. Ralph Schroeder of rural Ft. Atkinson. She and her son narrowly escaped serious injury.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Front view of the Houston homestead.
Description: Entrance to Fall River Canning Company. A number of trucks full of vegetables are in the parking lot or driveway in front of low sprawling warehouse buildi...
Description: A service station decorated with a flowers in a window box. On the left is a Pepsi-Cola vending machine.
Description: A cement silo surrounded by plants and shrubs. A tree-lined field is in the background.
Description: Memorial Chapel, dedicated on May 28, 1939.
Description: Colorized postcard of Tarrant Lake with buildings along the shoreline. The text "Cambria, Wis." appears in the upper left corner.
Description: A Huelgusta (striker) against Fall River Canning Company with Obreros Unidos (United Workers), standing with a crowd. She is wearing round earrings, a blac...
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