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"La Guardia" Newspaper Organizers

"La Guardia" Newspaper Organizers | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Roberto Hernandez (left) and Esequiel Guzman (center) work on the layout of "La Guardia" newspaper. The underground bilingual newspaper was published in Spanish and English from 1969-1982 in Milwaukee.<p>The newspaper was created during the time of the labor movement led by Chicano laborers' union Obreros Unidos (United Workers) to improve migrant workers rights. <p></p>Organizadores del periódico "La Guardia" <p></p>Roberto Hernández (a la izquierda) y Esequiel Guzmán (al centro) trabajan en la composición del periódico "La Guardia." El periódico clandestino era publicado en español e inglés entre los años 1969-1982 en Milwaukee. <p></p>El periódico fue creado durante el esfuerzo laboral dirigido por trabajadores chicanos del sindicato Obreros Unidos, para mejorar los derechos de los trabajadores emigrantes.
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Roberto Hernandez (left) and Esequiel Guzman (center) work on the layout of "La Guardia" newspaper. The underground bilingual newspaper was published in Spanish and English from 1969-1982 in Milwaukee.

The newspaper was created during the time of the labor movement led by Chicano laborers' union Obreros Unidos (United Workers) to improve migrant workers rights.

Organizadores del periódico "La Guardia"

Roberto Hernández (a la izquierda) y Esequiel Guzmán (al centro) trabajan en la composición del periódico "La Guardia." El periódico clandestino era publicado en español e inglés entre los años 1969-1982 en Milwaukee.

El periódico fue creado durante el esfuerzo laboral dirigido por trabajadores chicanos del sindicato Obreros Unidos, para mejorar los derechos de los trabajadores emigrantes.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:91127
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
Original Format Type:digital file
Original Format Number:1114000033
Original Dimensions:4559 X 3147 pixels
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Information on Obreros Unidos and Laguardia Newspaper 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/

Library of Congress:

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn91014175/

SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Cigarettes
Newspapers
Hispanic Americans
Indoor photography
Men
Moustache
Civil rights
Smoking
Editors
Journalists

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