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Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Main Street looking west.

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: 1904 

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'...

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: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wautoma High School.

Photograph

Migrant Workers

Date:  

Description: Three men sitting on sacks and taking a break from their work in the field.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: The entrance gate to Howes Corners Cemetery on Beechnut Avenue. The large tree in the center has a downed limb which has fallen over some of the graves.

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: 1900 

Description: This 1900 map of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, rural landowners and acreages, railro...

Photograph

Crystal Ball

Date: 1966 

Description: "On Groundhog Day, Andrew J. Mueller went out early with his camera and set up a crystal ball to aid the groundhog in his predictions. He set up the camera...

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: 1966 

Description: Buildings along an unpaved road served as a camp for migrant farm workers working for the Green Bay Food Company.

In 1946, more than 4,000 farmworkers fr...

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.

Photograph

Log Sawing

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Paul Timm, Arno Timm and Stephen Timm work together sawing a log, which has full 16 foot boards and is 20 feet long.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Waushara County Clerk's office, with a three-quarter view of the county courthouse, a fence in front of the building, and a partial frame...

Photograph

The Apps Farm

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand tinted aerial photograph of the Apps Farm in the Wild Rose vicinity.

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: 1966 

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...

Photograph

Coloma, Wisconsin

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Coloma, looking east from the Follett Block tower.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Side view of a truck and flatbed trailer transporting beehives at Henry's Honey Farm. The truck is parked on a road among an open fields lined by trees. Th...

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