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Description: Ground-level view of workers cultivating a cucumber field with hand tools.
Reference Number: 88671
Description: Ground-level view of a double row of workers cultivating a cucumber field with hoes.
Description: A family from Texas temporarily settles in Waushara County. Their white truck is parked in front of a grassy area and wooden house. The father is standing...
Reference Number: 88672
Description: Teatro Campesino acto or skit dramatizing the experiences of Hispanic workers in America. Four actors stand together in costume with signs around their nec...
Description: On the right, Jesus Salas, leader of Obreros Unidos (United Workers), Wisconsin's migrant farm worker union. On the left, John Schmitt, president of the AF...
Reference Number: 88673
Historic Name: The August Heuer Potato Cellar Warehouse
Reference Number: 88460
Description: Dump where discarded mattresses were resold to growers for migrant laborer camp use. A sign identifying the dump and its hours stands behind a barbed wire...
Reference Number: 88674
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Reference Number: 88642
Description: Jesus Salas, right, is the leader of Obreros Unidos (United Workers), a Chicano migrant workers' rights group started in the 1960s for the improvement of w...
Reference Number: 88650
Reference Number: 88666
Reference Number: 42937
Historic Name: A.L. TRUFANT BUILDING
Reference Number: 42929
Photographer David Giffey Captures Details of Migrant Worker Life
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