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Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Andrew Dahl and Gjertrud Dahl's twenty-fifth wedding anniversary celebration, which was robably held at the parsonage at Mt. Morris. The group includes the...

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.

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: 1968 

Description: At the center of the photograph, in hat, is Manuel Salas. One is Father Michael Garrigan, dressed in black. Chuck Miller is shown at left, and Father Mich...

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...


Description: Druggist Kimball is seated at his desk looking over papers in his Pine River drug store. Various products are visible in the background, as well as stacks...

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: 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: 1850 ca.

Description: The map is ink on tracing cloth. The map shows portions of township 20 north, range 12 east, section 30 (in the Town of Saxeville) and township 20 north, r...

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Waushara County Court House.


Chris Hyldegard

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Chris Hyldegard, owner of Whispering Pines, sitting behind a glass display case. The picnic area at Whispering Pines was donated in 1977 by Mrs. & Mrs. Chr...


Oxford Street

Date: 1967 

Description: Traffic on Oxford Street (State Highway 21&73), with a parking meter in the foreground and old storefronts in the distance.


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...


Mercantile Store

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Interior portrait of Otto Lindner and unidentified woman in mercantile store.


Ruth Lindner

Date: 1924 

Description: Ruth Lindner and her doll buggy.

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...


Wedding Party

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Wedding party posed in front of the Edward Lindner home.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Andrew Dahl on a horse-drawn sleigh.

Date: 1968 

Description: On the left, Ernesto Chacon, is in sunglasses and holding a sign that says, "Don't Buy Grapes," picketing for the United Farmworkers/AFL-CIO grape boycott....

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