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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...

Date: 1967 

Description: Standing on the hood of the car in a striped short-sleeved shirt and sunglasses is Salvador Sanchez, an organizer for Obreros Unidos (United Workers), a Wi...

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: 1966 

Description: Wisconsin agricultural labor union Oberos Unidos founder Jesús Salas addressing a rally crowd from a podium after a farm worker demonstration. The crowd is...

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: A group of young migrant farm laborers leaving a cucumber field in a Chevy station wagon for a union rally in Portage. Three children are looking at the ca...

Date: 1970 

Description: Migrant farm workers harvesting tomatoes in the Rio Grande Valley.

Obreros Unidos (United Workers) grew in Wisconsin during the 1960s and had deep roots...

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...

Date: 1969 

Description: John Schmitt, AFL CIO president; Manuel Salas, labor contractor for Libby, McNeil and Libby; Cesar Chavez and Eliseo Medina sit together on a panel in Milw...

Date: 1966-08-15 

Description: 30 marchers of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) march from Wautoma to Madison on Highway 21 to petition lawmakers to hold farms and food industry corporatio...

Date: 1967 

Description: A central Wisconsin labor camp consisting of a row of wooden framed building with asphalt siding which housed migrant laborers. At the center, three childr...

Date: 1967 

Description: A seated young man looking into the camera watches over polls during a historic union election in Neshkoro. In the center, the ballot box is placed in fron...

Date: 1967-08-24 

Description: Elevated view of 150 workers rallying as a part of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) protest against poor working conditions of migrant farm workers in the S...

Date: 1966 

Description: Jesus Salas, in a white shirt and standing in front of the microphone with his arm raised, addresses a rally at the top of the steps in front of Waushara C...

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)

Date: 1967 

Description: Two men sitting in front of Hartford Store cucumber receiving station watch over polls on union election day. The ballot box is on the left side of the tab...

Date: 1967 

Description: Workers gathering at a cucumber receiving station after striking.

Strikes in Wisconsin were organized by the Obreros Unidos (United Workers),as an...

Date: 1966 

Description: A group of National Farm Workers Association members and supporters applauding rally speakers in front of Waushara County Courthouse. A march to the rally...

Date: 1966 

Description: A crowd of migrant workers listening to speakers at an Obreros Unidos (United Workers) rally in front of the Wautoma Courthouse. The rally's purpose is to...

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Description: Several young men (possibly auto shop students?) pose with a 1907 International Auto Wagon.

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