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Date: 1967 

Description: Ground-level view of workers cultivating a cucumber field with hand tools.

Cultivación de pepinos

Vista desde el suelo de unos trabajadore...

Date: 1924-9-16

County: Waushara

City: Wautoma

Property Record

342 RIVER ST

Community: Wautoma

County: Waushara

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 88671

Date: 1967 

Description: Ground-level view of a double row of workers cultivating a cucumber field with hoes.

Cultivando pepino

Vista desde el suelo de una línea...

Date: 1967 

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...

Property Record

203 SCOTT ST

Community: Wautoma

County: Waushara

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 88672

Date: 1967 

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...

Date: 1967 

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...

Property Record

302 N SCOTT ST

Community: Wautoma

County: Waushara

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 88673

Property Record

VICINITY OF 13TH LANE

Community: Wautoma

County: Waushara

Historic Name: The August Heuer Potato Cellar Warehouse

Reference Number: 88460

Photograph

Wautoma-Dakota Dump

Date: 1967 

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...

Property Record

310 N SCOTT ST

Community: Wautoma

County: Waushara

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 88674

Historical Essay

Migrant Workers' Bunk Beds

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Bunk beds used by the Contreras family, Mexican-American migrant workers, in Wautoma, Wisconsin, 1970s-1980s. (Museum object #1999.16.1A-G)

Community: Wautoma

County: Waushara

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 88642

Date: 1967 

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...

Property Record

107 MAIN ST

Community: Wautoma

County: Waushara

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 88650

Property Record

103 N PARK ST

Community: Wautoma

County: Waushara

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 88666

Property Record

203 W MAIN ST

Community: Wautoma

County: Waushara

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 42937

Property Record

301 W MAIN ST

Community: Wautoma

County: Waushara

Historic Name: A.L. TRUFANT BUILDING

Reference Number: 42929

Photographer David Giffey Captures Details of Migrant Worker Life

Learn about migrant worker life in Wisconsin and Texas captured by Wisconsin-born photojournalist David Giffey.
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