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Teatro Campesino Acto | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Teatro Campesino Acto

Teatro Campesino Acto | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Teatro Campesino acto or skit dramatizing the experiences of Hispanic workers in America. Four actors stand together in costume with signs around their necks identifying themselves. The "Campesino" stands in front pointing at the audience. In the background stand "Churches," "The Unions" and another character whose sign is obscured. <p></p> In the background and wearing a sombrero is Luis Valdez, playwright  filmmaker, and founder of Teatro Campesino.  <p></p>Acto de Teatro Campesino <p></p>Un acto de Teatro Campesino dramatiza las experiencias de los trabajadores hispanos en América. Cuatro actores parados juntos, en disfraz, y con letreros colgando de sus cuellos que los identifica. El "Campesino" está parado enfrente y señalando a la audiencia. Hacia el fondo están "las iglesias"/"Churches," "los sindicatos"/"The Unions," y otro personaje con un letrero que no se puede ver. Hacia el fondo y con un sombrero está Luis Valdez, dramaturgo cineasta y fundador de Teatro Campesino.
DESCRIPTION
Teatro Campesino acto or skit dramatizing the experiences of Hispanic workers in America. Four actors stand together in costume with signs around their necks identifying themselves. The "Campesino" stands in front pointing at the audience. In the background stand "Churches," "The Unions" and another character whose sign is obscured.

In the background and wearing a sombrero is Luis Valdez, playwright filmmaker, and founder of Teatro Campesino.

Acto de Teatro Campesino

Un acto de Teatro Campesino dramatiza las experiencias de los trabajadores hispanos en América. Cuatro actores parados juntos, en disfraz, y con letreros colgando de sus cuellos que los identifica. El "Campesino" está parado enfrente y señalando a la audiencia. Hacia el fondo están "las iglesias"/"Churches," "los sindicatos"/"The Unions," y otro personaje con un letrero que no se puede ver. Hacia el fondo y con un sombrero está Luis Valdez, dramaturgo cineasta y fundador de Teatro Campesino.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:87207
Creation Date: 1967
Creator Name:Giffey, David
City:Wautoma
County:Waushara
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:1114000017
Original Dimensions:8419 X 6009 pixels
SUBJECTS
Unions (labor)
Actors
Actresses
Theaters
Costume
Hats
Work clothes
Hispanic Americans
Indoor photography
Men
Women
Catholic Church
Nuns
Signs and signboards
Agricultural laborers
Blue collar workers

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