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Chicago Pickle Company

Chicago Pickle Company | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A semi-truck with a pickle advertisement on its side at the loading dock of a Chicago Pickle Company warehouse.   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. Many migrant farm laborers traveled from Texas to Wisconsin in search of seasonal field work where cucumbers were a major crop.  <p></p>La compañía Chicago Pickle Company <p></p>Un tráiler con un anuncio de pepinos en su lado mientras está en el muelle de carga del almacén de la compañía Chicago Pickle Company. 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. Muchos obreros agrícolas emigrantes viajaban desde Texas hacia Wisconsin en busca de trabajo temporal en los campos de cultivo donde el pepino era muy importante.
DESCRIPTION
A semi-truck with a pickle advertisement on its side at the loading dock of a Chicago Pickle Company warehouse. 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. Many migrant farm laborers traveled from Texas to Wisconsin in search of seasonal field work where cucumbers were a major crop.

La compañía Chicago Pickle Company

Un tráiler con un anuncio de pepinos en su lado mientras está en el muelle de carga del almacén de la compañía Chicago Pickle Company. 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. Muchos obreros agrícolas emigrantes viajaban desde Texas hacia Wisconsin en busca de trabajo temporal en los campos de cultivo donde el pepino era muy importante.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:91704
Creation Date: 1967
Creator Name:Giffey, David
City:
County:
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:1114000052
Original Dimensions:4684 X 2384 pixels
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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: http://www.wisconsinlaborhistory.org/
SUBJECTS
Agriculture
Unions (labor)
Advertising
Food industry and trade
Factories
Outdoor photography
Delivery of goods
Signs and symbols
Automobiles
Loading docks
Roads
Trucks

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