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Description: Hand-colored stereoview of Mattie Sprague Attoe Du Mond and her daughter, Maudie, near the fish pond on John O. Evan's farm. Mattie holds a rifle; Maudie s...
Description: Ground-level view of workers cultivating a cucumber field with hand tools.
Description: Hand-colored stereoview of Mattie Sprague Attoe Du Mond sitting on a rail fence and holding a .22 rifle near the fish pond off Pine River on John O. Evans'...
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...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Sidewalk of the business district. There is an awning that says "Restaurant" and "Fine Confectionary". Some horses and a horse-drawn wagon are on the left...
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...
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Man on a tractor plows furrows in former brush land where Reed Canary Grass is to be planted. Another man stands to the side.
Description: Brick school building.
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...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Grace Lindner, Bertha and Arthur Christiansen.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Mobil gas station constructed of split stone. Next door, offering ice cream, soda pop, and groceries to motorists near Silver Lake, was the Boothville gro...
Description: Rural electrification survey map of Waushara county in Springwater township.
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: 1923 ca.
Description: Group portrait of the Lindner children, at home.
Photographer David Giffey Captures Details of Migrant Worker Life
Description: On the left, Bill Smith, administrative assistant for Obreros Unidos (United Workers), the Wisconsin migrant farm workers' union. On the right, Mark Erenbe...
Description: The Schultz Ford dealership located on State Highway 73 & 21 next to the Salas restaurant.
Description: Jesus Salas, seated at left, is with workers at one of six Industrial Hearings in Wisconsin. The Waushara County Courthouse hearing discussed the issue of...
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