Migrant Cherry Pickers | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Migrant Cherry Pickers

Migrant Cherry Pickers | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Filiberto Almendarez and his children, who are migrant workers, pose in front of cherry trees. The family, including Filiberto and children, Filiberto Jr., 22; Maria, 19; Elida, 18; Abel, 17; Anastasia, 15, and Florencia, 13, traveled from their home in Carrizo Springs, Texas to pick cherries for James Erickson in Door county. The family was also accompanied by Florencia, not pictured, Filiberto's wife and mother of the children. Filiberto immigrated to the United States from Mexico, and he and his family spent four months each year following crops as migrant workers.
DESCRIPTION
Filiberto Almendarez and his children, who are migrant workers, pose in front of cherry trees. The family, including Filiberto and children, Filiberto Jr., 22; Maria, 19; Elida, 18; Abel, 17; Anastasia, 15, and Florencia, 13, traveled from their home in Carrizo Springs, Texas to pick cherries for James Erickson in Door county. The family was also accompanied by Florencia, not pictured, Filiberto's wife and mother of the children. Filiberto immigrated to the United States from Mexico, and he and his family spent four months each year following crops as migrant workers.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:48938
Creation Date: 1963
Creator Name:Hagedorn Studio
City:
County:
State:
Collection Name:Classified File
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:CF 5339
Original Dimensions:5 x 6 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The Almendarez family, as well as another family of migrant workers from Texas, the Rios, were profiled in an August 13, 1963 article in the Door County Advocate in which this photograph featured.
SUBJECTS
Agricultural laborers
Migrant labor
Latin Americans
Fruit
Trees
Clothing and dress
Hats
Implements, utensils, etc.
Children and adults
Family
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group

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