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Jesus Salas and John Schmitt

Jesus Salas and John Schmitt | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
On the right, Jesus Salas, leader of Obreros Unidos (United Workers), Wisconsin's migrant farm worker union. On the left, John Schmitt, president of the AFL-CIO. They are sitting in a meeting.  <p></p> Strikes in Wisconsin were organized by the Obreros Unidos, an independent farm worker labor union effort in the 1960s.  <p></p>Jesus Salas y John Schmitt <p></p>A la derecha, Jesús Salas, líder de Obreros Unidos, un sindicato para trabajadores emigrantes en Wisconsin. A la izquierda, John Schmitt, presidente de la AFL-CIO. Están sentados durante una audiencia. Las huelgas en Wisconsin fueron organizadas por Obreros Unidos, un esfuerzo independiente del sindicato de trabajadores agrícolas durante los años 1960.
DESCRIPTION
On the right, Jesus Salas, leader of Obreros Unidos (United Workers), Wisconsin's migrant farm worker union. On the left, John Schmitt, president of the AFL-CIO. They are sitting in a meeting.

Strikes in Wisconsin were organized by the Obreros Unidos, an independent farm worker labor union effort in the 1960s.

Jesus Salas y John Schmitt

A la derecha, Jesús Salas, líder de Obreros Unidos, un sindicato para trabajadores emigrantes en Wisconsin. A la izquierda, John Schmitt, presidente de la AFL-CIO. Están sentados durante una audiencia. Las huelgas en Wisconsin fueron organizadas por Obreros Unidos, un esfuerzo independiente del sindicato de trabajadores agrícolas durante los años 1960.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:92052
Creation Date: 1967
Creator Name:Giffey, David
City:Wautoma
County:Waushara
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:1114000063
Original Dimensions:3039 X 3779 pixels
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Information Sources for Obreros Unidos: 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
Organizations
Clothing and dress
Suits (Clothing)
Hispanic Americans
Indoor photography
Men
Meetings
Civil rights
Migrant labor

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