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Date: 1967 

Description: Farm worker Conrado Lopez, on strike against Libby, McNeill & Libby, displays his "Huelga! — NFWA" union button with its trademark black eagle symbol in a...

Date: 1967 

Description: A farm worker, facing camera, is sworn in before filing a claim for worker’s compensation at the Obreros Unidos union office in Wautoma in 1967. A voluntee...

Photograph

Field Cultivation

Date: 1967 

Description: Migrant laborers hoe a cucumber field by hand. There is one worker in the foreground and two others in the background. Rows of seedlings extend across the...

Date: 1966 

Description: A crowd of migrant workers, children and nuns attending at pre-march rally listening to Jesus Salas, union leader, speak in front of the Waushara County Co...

Date: 1968 

Description: Francisco Rodriguez of Crystal City, Texas is picketing a Wautoma grocery store during the grape boycott in 1968. Grape boycotts in Wisconsin were organize...

Date: 1967 

Description: Migrant farm workers testify at the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) hearing after a strike in Bancroft. Seated on the left is Obreros Unid...

Date: 1966 

Description: Marchers of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) leaving Wautoma and walking towards Madison along Highway 21 to petition lawmakers to hold farms and food indus...

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: 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: 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...

Historical Essay

20th-Century Immigration

Learn how economic and social conditions in Wisconsin and elsewhere brought new groups of immigrants to Wisconsin in the 20th century.

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: 1969 

Description: A migrant worker family stands in front of a parked vehicle and a cabin that serves as temporary housing in a Wautoma labor camp. Some of the children are...

Date: 1966 

Description: A series of images from a contact sheet containing scenes of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) leaving Wautoma and marching towards Madison along Highway 21...

Date: 1967 

Description: The man standing in a suit and dark tie with glasses to the left is Charles Heymanns, international organizer for AFL-CIO. Seated to his right in a light s...

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 group of children of migrant worker families playing a ball game in a circle with an adult who has his back to the camera at a Waushara County Labor Camp...

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Description: Jesus Avila of Ballet Folklorico in broad-brimmed hat and suit with side-seam decoration on the trousers claps and dances with children in a gymnasium, pro...

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: 1966-08-15 

Description: Father Michael Garrigan in the background wearing a white robe and glasses holding 8 a.m. mass at St. Joseph's Church with 30 marchers before a Obreros Uni...

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