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UFW Grape Boycott

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A picketer pushing the wheelchair of another supporter of the United Farmworkers — AFL-CIO grape boycott. They are possibly picketing in front of a supermarket in Milwaukee. The man in the wheelchair is holding a cigarette and two signs that both say: "Honor Picket Line/AFL-CIO Supports Grape Boycott/United Farmworkers AFL-CIO." Grape boycotts in Wisconsin were organized by the local farm-worker labor union, Obreros Unidos (United Workers) an independent farm worker labor union effort in the 1960s. <p></p>UFW apoya el boicot de uvas <p></p>Un manifestante empujando la silla de ruedas de otro simpatizante del boicot de uvas de United Farmworkers — AFL-CIO. Están posiblemente manifestando enfrente de un supermercado en Milwaukee. El hombre en la silla de ruedas está sosteniendo un cigarro y dos letreros que ambos dicen "Honora la línea de piquete/AFL-CIO apoya el boicot de uvas/United Farmworkers AFL-CIO" ("Honor Picket Line/AFL-CIO Supports Grape Boycott/United Farmworkers AFL-CIO"). Los boicots de uva en Wisconsin fueron organizados por el sindicato local de trabajadores agrícolas, Obreros Unidos, un esfuerzo independiente del sindicato de trabajadores agrícolas durante los años 1960.
DESCRIPTION
A picketer pushing the wheelchair of another supporter of the United Farmworkers — AFL-CIO grape boycott. They are possibly picketing in front of a supermarket in Milwaukee. The man in the wheelchair is holding a cigarette and two signs that both say: "Honor Picket Line/AFL-CIO Supports Grape Boycott/United Farmworkers AFL-CIO." Grape boycotts in Wisconsin were organized by the local farm-worker labor union, Obreros Unidos (United Workers) an independent farm worker labor union effort in the 1960s.

UFW apoya el boicot de uvas

Un manifestante empujando la silla de ruedas de otro simpatizante del boicot de uvas de United Farmworkers — AFL-CIO. Están posiblemente manifestando enfrente de un supermercado en Milwaukee. El hombre en la silla de ruedas está sosteniendo un cigarro y dos letreros que ambos dicen "Honora la línea de piquete/AFL-CIO apoya el boicot de uvas/United Farmworkers AFL-CIO" ("Honor Picket Line/AFL-CIO Supports Grape Boycott/United Farmworkers AFL-CIO"). Los boicots de uva en Wisconsin fueron organizados por el sindicato local de trabajadores agrícolas, Obreros Unidos, un esfuerzo independiente del sindicato de trabajadores agrícolas durante los años 1960.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:89898
Creation Date: 1969
Creator Name:Giffey, David
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:South Madison oral history project and migrant farmworker photographs, 1966-1971, 1999-2000
Genre:Photograph
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Information about Wisconsin 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: http://www.wisconsinlaborhistory.org/

SUBJECTS
Unions (labor)
Clothing and dress
Eyeglasses
Economics
Shopping
Food industry and trade
Cities and towns
Sidewalks
Fruit
Men
Outdoor photography
Women
Grocery trade
Signs and signboards
Civil rights
Smoking
Automobile parking
Automobiles
Wheelchairs
Migrant labor
Picketing

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