A migrant family at a Plymouth pea cannery, 1948

Mexican Migrant Workers

Since the 1940s, Wisconsin farms have employed migrant workers, primarily from Mexico. This image is of a Mexican woman and her six children at the housing facility on a pea cannery in Plymouth.

Related Topics: Wisconsin's Response to 20th-century change
20th-Century Immigration
Creator: Sheboygan Press
Pub Data: Sheboygan Press. 15 July 1948. Wisconsin Historical Images.
Citation: Mexican Migrant Workers. Sheboygan Press (15 July 1948); Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1361; Visited on: 8/2/2021