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La Voz Headlines

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Piles of "La Voz Mexicana" (The Mexican Voice) newspapers at the Wautoma office of Obreros Unidos (United Workers). The headline says, "Hartford Contract is Unfair," referring to the cannery workers union contract with Libby's Hartford plant. Obreros Unidos called it unfair because the negotiations occur during winter.  <p></p>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. <p></p>Títulos de La Voz <p></p>Montones del periódico "La Voz Mexicana" en la oficina de Obreros Unidos en Wautoma. El titulo dice "El Contrato en Hartford es Injusto" ("Hartford Contract is Unfair"), refiriéndose al contrato sindical de los trabajadores especializados en enlatar con la planta de Libby en Hartford. Obreros Unidos lo llamó injusto porque las negociaciones ocurrieron en el invierno. 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.
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Piles of "La Voz Mexicana" (The Mexican Voice) newspapers at the Wautoma office of Obreros Unidos (United Workers). The headline says, "Hartford Contract is Unfair," referring to the cannery workers union contract with Libby's Hartford plant. Obreros Unidos called it unfair because the negotiations occur during winter.

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.

Títulos de La Voz

Montones del periódico "La Voz Mexicana" en la oficina de Obreros Unidos en Wautoma. El titulo dice "El Contrato en Hartford es Injusto" ("Hartford Contract is Unfair"), refiriéndose al contrato sindical de los trabajadores especializados en enlatar con la planta de Libby en Hartford. Obreros Unidos lo llamó injusto porque las negociaciones ocurrieron en el invierno. 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:93067
Creation Date:September 1969
Creator Name:Giffey, David
City:Hartford
County:Washington
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:1114000091
Original Dimensions:4001 X 5808 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/
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Unions (labor)
Newspapers

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