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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...

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...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This map shows water mains, valves, hydrants, crosses, tees, and elevated tanks. The back of the map reads: "Notice of public hearing from T.H. Schuette, v...

Photograph

Ruth Lindner

Date: 1924 

Description: Ruth Lindner and her doll buggy.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Sweep horsepower threshing. Men and products line the machinery near a large haystack.

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...

Photograph

Residential Area

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a residential area. Train station and horse-drawn cart in foreground.

Date: 1967 

Description: On the left, Bill Smith, administrative assistant for Obreros Unidos (United Workers), the Wisconsin migrant farm workers' union. On the right, Mark Erenbe...

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.

Photograph

Lindner Sisters

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Interior portrait of the three Lindner sisters, Helen (later Griffin), Ruth (later Rowland), and Janet (later Race).

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

Date: 1968 

Description: Two men are riding on a cucumber harvesting machine called the "Pickle Harvester" as labeled on the center between two lights. The man on the right, wearin...

Photograph

Migrant Workers

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

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...

Date: 1969 

Description: Wautoma Police Chief, Max Blader, in uniform, smiles while he eats grapes during a grape boycott picket.

El Jefe de Policía de Wautoma come uvas du...

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: 1970 

Description: View of businesses in the Main Street area of Wautoma. Some storefronts featured are, on the right, Ellickson Agency, Sunny Side Food Store, a bar, a mens'...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Brick school building.

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