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Father Garrigan Giving Pre-March Mass

Father Garrigan Giving Pre-March Mass
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Title: Father Garrigan Giving Pre-March Mass
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 Unidos (United Workers) "march for respectability" beginning on Highway 21 and ending at the Capitol in Madison. This photograph is a part of Wisconsin-native David Giffey's series "Struggle for Justice," images from the migrant farm worker struggle including an independent organizing effort in Wisconsin and the nationwide grape boycott movement started by Cesar Chavez of United Farm Workers during the 1960s and 1970s.

El Padre Garrigan oficiando una misa antes de una marcha

El Padre Michael Garrigan está hacia el fondo vestido en habito blanco y con lentes, oficiando una misa a las 8 a.m. en la iglesia St. Joseph's Church con 30 protestantes antes de una marcha de Obreros Unidos, "una marcha de respetabilidad" empezando en Highway 21 y terminando en el Capitolio en Madison. Esta fotografía es parte de la serie "Lucha por la Justicia" tomada por David Giffey, originario de Wisconsin, las imágenes muestran la lucha de los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes incluyendo un esfuerzo independiente organizado en Wisconsin y el movimiento nacional del boicot de uvas empezado por Cesar Chávez de la unión de campesinos o United Farm Workers durante los años 1960 y 1970.

Image ID: 92279
August 15, 1966 
Giffey, David
City, State: Wautoma, Wisconsin
Giffey, David: Photographs, 1966-1969
Genre: Photograph
Information about Wisconsin migrant labor and grape boycotts from: Salas, Jesus and Giffey, David. "Lucha por la justicia: Movimiento de los trabajadores migrantes en Wisconsin = Struggle for Justice: The Migrant Farm Worker Labor Movement in Wisconsin." David Giffey, Photos by. Madison, Wis.: Wisconsin Labor History Society; 1998. 15 p. Wisconsin Labor History Website:
Subjects: Priests
Catholic Church
Religious articles
Worship programs
Church buildings
Hispanic Americans
Indoor photography
Clothing and dress
Civil rights
Seating (Furniture)
Unions (labor)

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