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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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Milwaukee Picketers Supporting Grape Boycott

Date: 1969
Description: A group of picketers supporting the nationwide United Farmworkers/AFL-CIO grape boycott in front of Kroger Supermarket. Picketers are carrying signs that s...
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Car with Grape Boycott Sign

Date: 1969
Description: A sign on the roof of a car that says, "Grapes = Poverty" supporting the United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO grape boycott. The car is parked on a street in f...
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Grape Boycott Picket

Date: 1968
Description: Ernesto Chacon, a grape boycott organizer from Milwaukee, is wearing a jacket, sunglasses and a necklace around his neck. He is holding a United Farmworker...
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Grape Boycott Picketing

Date: 1968
Description: On the left, Ernesto Chacon, is in sunglasses and holding a sign that says, "Don't Buy Grapes," picketing for the United Farmworkers/AFL-CIO grape boycott....
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Wautoma Teens Counter-Picketing Grape Boycott

Date: 1969
Description: Four young men sitting in front of a grocery store. The young man on the left is sitting beside a crate of corn, wearing sunglasses and holding a bag of gr...
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Milwaukee Grape Boycott Picketers

Date: 1969
Description: Picketers in front of Kroger supermarket in Milwaukee carrying United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO signs that read, "Boycott Grapes" to support the grape boyc...
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Wisconsin Woman Picketing for Grape Boycott

Date: 1969
Description: A woman wearing a paisley dress is carrying a United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO sign in front of a Kroger store that reads, "Honor Picket Line/ National Cou...
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Madison UFW Benefit at People's Park

Date: 1969
Description: A benefit gathering at James Rector People's Park to support the United Farmworkers (UFW) grape boycott. The UFW sign, with its eagle symbol, posted in th...
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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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