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Huelgista in Cambria | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Huelgista in Cambria

Huelgista in Cambria | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A Huelgusta (striker) against Fall River Canning Company with Obreros Unidos (United Workers), standing with a crowd. She is wearing round earrings, a black pin-striped jacket and a black beret. Pinned on her jacket is a United Farmerworkers (UFW) button with its eagle symbol and the message, "Viva la Causa" (Long Live the Cause)/Solidarity Forever." On her beret are two buttons, with the same button on the right and a button with a clenched fist on the left.  Grape boycotts in Wisconsin were organized by the local farm-worker labor union, Obreros Unidos, an independent farm worker labor union effort in the 1960s.<p>Huelguista en Cambria<p>Una huelguista contra la compañía Fall River Canning Company con Obreros Unidos, está parada entre una multitud. Está vistiendo aretes redondos, una chaqueta negra con rayas, y una boina negra. En su chaqueta trae un botón de United Farmerworkers (UFW) con el símbolo de la águila y el mensaje "Viva la Causa"/"Solidaridad para Siempre " ("Solidarity Forever"). Tiene dos botones en su boina, con el mismo mensaje en el botón a la derecha y el botón a la izquierda con la imagen de un puño. Las huelgas en Wisconsin fueron organizadas por Obreros Unidos, un esfuerzo independiente del sindicato de trabajadores agrícolas durante los años 1960.</p>
DESCRIPTION
A Huelgusta (striker) against Fall River Canning Company with Obreros Unidos (United Workers), standing with a crowd. She is wearing round earrings, a black pin-striped jacket and a black beret. Pinned on her jacket is a United Farmerworkers (UFW) button with its eagle symbol and the message, "Viva la Causa" (Long Live the Cause)/Solidarity Forever." On her beret are two buttons, with the same button on the right and a button with a clenched fist on the left. Grape boycotts in Wisconsin were organized by the local farm-worker labor union, Obreros Unidos, an independent farm worker labor union effort in the 1960s.

Huelguista en Cambria

Una huelguista contra la compañía Fall River Canning Company con Obreros Unidos, está parada entre una multitud. Está vistiendo aretes redondos, una chaqueta negra con rayas, y una boina negra. En su chaqueta trae un botón de United Farmerworkers (UFW) con el símbolo de la águila y el mensaje "Viva la Causa"/"Solidaridad para Siempre " ("Solidarity Forever"). Tiene dos botones en su boina, con el mismo mensaje en el botón a la derecha y el botón a la izquierda con la imagen de un puño. Las huelgas en Wisconsin fueron organizadas por Obreros Unidos, un esfuerzo independiente del sindicato de trabajadores agrícolas durante los años 1960.

RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:90237
Creation Date: 1969
Creator Name:Giffey, David
City:Cambria
County:Columbia
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:1114000030
Original Dimensions:5968 X 7888 pixels
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Information about Obreros Unidos from and photograph published in: Salas, Jesus and Giffey, David. "Lucha por la justicia: Movimiento de los trabajadores migrantes en Wisconsin = Struggle for Justice: The Migrant Farm Worker Labor Movement in Wisconsin." David Giffey, Photos by. Madison, Wis.: Wisconsin Labor History Society; 1998. 15 p., and the Wisconsin Labor History website.
SUBJECTS
Fruit
Unions (labor)
Clothing and dress
Coats
Jewelry
Food industry and trade
Cities and towns
Crowds
Hispanic Americans
Outdoor photography
Women
Signs and symbols
Civil rights
Race relations
Migrant labor

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