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Local Resident Pickets at Kroger Store

Date: 1969
Description: Picketers on the sidewalk in front of a Kroger supermarket in Oshkosh demonstrating for and against the grape boycott. Signs read, "Eat Grapes Best Medicin...
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Delta Labor Agency Recruiting Trailer

Date: 1969
Description: Side view of Delta Labor Agency recruiting trailer in South Texas showing advertisement in Spanish seeking men, women and families to pick tomatoes in Cali...
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Ricardo Enriquez at Grape Boycott

Date: 1969
Description: At the center of the photograph is Ricardo Enriquez of Mercedes, Texas. He is at a grape boycott picket with other students.

Grape boycotts in Wis...
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Milwaukee Grape Boycott Panel

Date: 1969
Description: John Schmitt, AFL CIO president; Manuel Salas, labor contractor for Libby, McNeil and Libby; Cesar Chavez and Eliseo Medina sit together on a panel in Milw...
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Migrant Laborer Hiring Stall

Date: 1969
Description: Migrant laborer hiring stall in a dirt parking lot next to a protruding pipe and litter on the ground. The stall is a metal frame structure with a thin ben...
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Protest in Support of Grape Boycott

Date: 1969
Description: Protest on the Library Mall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in support of the grape boycott. A woman stands on the sidewalk speaking at a microphone...
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Wautoma Police Chief Eats Grapes During Boycott

Date: 1969
Description: Wautoma Police Chief, Max Blader, in uniform, smiles while he eats grapes during a grape boycott picket.

El Jefe de Policía de Wautoma come uvas du...
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Striking Farm Worker Displays Union Button

Date: 1967
Description: Farm worker Conrado Lopez, on strike against Libby, McNeill & Libby, displays his "Huelga! — NFWA" union button with its trademark black eagle symbol in a...
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Field Cultivation

Date: 1967
Description: Migrant laborers hoe a cucumber field by hand. There is one worker in the foreground and two others in the background. Rows of seedlings extend across the...
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Sandi Utech Picketing in Support of Grape Boycott

Date: 1969
Description: Sandi Utech picketing on a sidewalk in support of the grape boycott. She is carrying two signs that read "Grapes = Poverty" and "Honor Picket Line: Boycot...
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Jesus Salas Addresses Rally Crowd

Date: 1966
Description: Wisconsin agricultural labor union Oberos Unidos founder Jesús Salas addressing a rally crowd from a podium after a farm worker demonstration. The crowd is...
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United Farmworkers Union Protest Signs

Date: 1969
Description: Hand-lettered protest signs and United Farm Workers (UFW) paper flags taped to a concrete wall in response to an official posting by the Fall River Canning...
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Fall River Canning Company Posting to Striking Workers

Date: 1969
Description: Close-up of a notice posted by the Fall River Canning Company in response to striking workers. The left notice is posted in English and on the right is Spa...
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Fall River Canning Company Entrance

Date: 1969
Description: Entrance to Fall River Canning Company. A number of trucks full of vegetables are in the parking lot or driveway in front of low sprawling warehouse buildi...
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Workers Discuss Strategy after Walkout

Date: 1969
Description: Jorge Vasquez (wearing beret) discusses strategy with Fall River Canning Company workers after walkout. Children, youth and adults stand clustered in a cir...
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Cucumber Cultivation

Date: 1967
Description: Ground-level view of workers cultivating a cucumber field with hand tools.

Cultivación de pepinos

Vista desde el suelo de unos trabajadore...
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Cucumber Field Cultivation

Date: 1967
Description: Ground-level view of a double row of workers cultivating a cucumber field with hoes.

Cultivando pepino

Vista desde el suelo de una línea...
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Teatro Campesino Acto

Date: 1967
Description: Teatro Campesino acto or skit dramatizing the experiences of Hispanic workers in America. Four actors stand together in costume with signs around their nec...
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Wautoma-Dakota Dump

Date: 1967
Description: Dump where discarded mattresses were resold to growers for migrant laborer camp use. A sign identifying the dump and its hours stands behind a barbed wire...
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UFW Grape Boycott

Date: 1969
Description: A picketer pushing the wheelchair of another supporter of the United Farmworkers — AFL-CIO grape boycott. They are possibly picketing in front of a superma...

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