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Date: 1967 

Description: A farm worker giving an oath to be sworn in to file claims for workmen's compensation at the Obreros Unidos office in front of a volunteer. Obreros Unidos...

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: Jesus Salas, left, is leader of Obreros Unidos (United Workers), Wisconsin's migrant farm workers' union. In the center, legal counsel David Loeffler and o...

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: 1968 

Description: At the center of the photograph, in a hat, is Chuck Miller. He is facing two men across a table. One is Father Michael Garrigan, dressed in black. Besides...

Date: 1966 

Description: An Obreros Unidos (United Workers) member holding a sign, possibly like those in the background, that says "Juntarnos Para Ser Reconocidos/Hablar Para Ser...

Date: 1967 

Description: Two boys standing on the sidewalk are distributing "La Voz Mexicana" ("The Mexican Voice"), the official newspaper of Obreros Unidos (United Workers), a un...

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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: 1966 

Description: Jesus Salas addresses a rally at a podium in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Behind him are marchers who began the march from Wautoma and walked to M...

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: 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: Jesus Salas, center, is the leader of Obreros Unidos (United Workers), a Chicano migrant workers' rights group started in the 1960s for the improvement of...

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...

Date: 1970 

Description: Chicano migrant farm workers being transported to a field on a cold Texas winter morning on the back of a truck. This photograph is a part of Wisconsin-...

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.

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: 1966-08-15 

Description: A woman and man, members of Obreros Unidos, (United Workers) sit crossed legged on a roadside of Highway 21 eating lunch. They are resting from a march to...

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: Obreros Unidos (United Workers) migrant farm worker union members at a Bancroft baseball game. Children sit on top of the dugout to watch. Adult men are st...

Photograph

Rev. Barry Shaw

Date: 1966 

Description: Reverend Barry Shaw, of the Wisconsin Council of Churches, speaks at the microphone addressing a rally in Wautoma. Behind him are Jesus Salas and Salvador...

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