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Ethnic Pride Day

Date: March 19 1989
Description: Children celebrating their heritage during Ethnic Pride Day at Our Savior's Lutheran Church Hall, 3022 West Wisconsin Avenue. The celebration, which highl...
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Young Men Pose with 1907 International Auto Wagon

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Description: Several young men (possibly auto shop students?) pose with a 1907 International Auto Wagon.
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Manitowoc Summer School Classroom

Date: 1961
Description: Teacher Richard Vaughan answers a question for one of the six resident children who took the opportunity offered by the 1961 Manitowoc Summer School to lea...
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Migrant Students in the Library Corner

Date: 1961
Description: Mrs. Shirley Mecha, regular teacher at Meadow Brook School, helping migrant students use resources in the "library corner."
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Picking Cucumbers

Date: August 1970
Description: Mrs. Matias Perez and her daughter empty buckets of cucumbers picked into burlap bags.
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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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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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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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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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United Workers March to Madison

Date: 1966
Description: An Obreros Unidos (United Workers) member holding a sign, possibly like those in the background, that says "Juntarnos Para Ser Reconocidos/Hablar Para Ser...
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Huelgista in Cambria

Date: 1969
Description: A Huelgusta (striker) against Fall River Canning Company with Obreros Unidos (United Workers), standing with a crowd. She is wearing round earrings, a blac...
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Harvesting Tomatoes in Rio Grande Valley

Date: 1970
Description: Migrant farm workers harvesting tomatoes in the Rio Grande Valley.

Obreros Unidos (United Workers) grew in Wisconsin during the 1960s and had deep roots...

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William Evans of Fall River Canning Company

Date: 1969
Description: Fall River Canning Company's president William Evans stands in the center with migrant farm workers around him after their walkout.

Eighty workers of His...

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"La Guardia" Newspaper Organizers

Date: 1969
Description: Roberto Hernandez (left) and Esequiel Guzman (center) work on the layout of "La Guardia" newspaper. The underground bilingual newspaper was published in Sp...
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Central Wisconsin Labor Camp

Date: 1967
Description: A central Wisconsin labor camp consisting of a row of wooden framed building with asphalt siding which housed migrant laborers. At the center, three childr...

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