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No Trespassing Sign to Camps

No Trespassing Sign to Camps | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A sign stapled to a tree on a labor camp that says "No trespassing/Visitors will be prosecuted under Section 943.13, Wis. State." This sign was typically used to prohibit union organizers entry to labor camps until the 1968 ruling by the Wisconsin attorney general's office.  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.  <p></p>Letrero de "No Traspasar" a los campos <p></p>Un letrero grapado a un árbol en un campo laboral que dice "No traspasar/Visitantes serán acusados bajo la Sección 943.13 de las leyes de Wisconsin" ("No trespassing/Visitors will be prosecuted under Section 943.13, Wis. Stats."). Este letrero era típicamente usado para prohibir la entrada en los campos laborales a organizadores de sindicato, hasta el fallo de la oficina del procurador de justicia de Wisconsin en 1968. 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.
DESCRIPTION
A sign stapled to a tree on a labor camp that says "No trespassing/Visitors will be prosecuted under Section 943.13, Wis. State." This sign was typically used to prohibit union organizers entry to labor camps until the 1968 ruling by the Wisconsin attorney general's office. 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.

Letrero de "No Traspasar" a los campos

Un letrero grapado a un árbol en un campo laboral que dice "No traspasar/Visitantes serán acusados bajo la Sección 943.13 de las leyes de Wisconsin" ("No trespassing/Visitors will be prosecuted under Section 943.13, Wis. Stats."). Este letrero era típicamente usado para prohibir la entrada en los campos laborales a organizadores de sindicato, hasta el fallo de la oficina del procurador de justicia de Wisconsin en 1968. 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.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:92470
Creation Date: 1966
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:1114000074
Original Dimensions:3160 X 4620 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)
Plants
Trees
Camp sites, facilities, etc.
Outdoor photography
Signs and signboards
Civil rights
Migrant labor

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