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Salvador Sanchez Addressing Workers | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Salvador Sanchez Addressing Workers

Salvador Sanchez Addressing Workers | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Standing on the hood of the car in a striped short-sleeved shirt and sunglasses is Salvador Sanchez, an organizer for Obreros Unidos (United Workers), a Wisconsin migrant farm workers' union. Behind Sanchez to his left is Jesus Salas, the leader of Obreros Unidos, wearing a black jacket. There is a group of female supporters seated in a row on a fence and a nun standing  behind Salas and Sanchez. The workers are preparing a strike.<p>Strikes in Wisconsin were organized by the Obreros Unidos, an independent farm worker labor union effort in the 1960s.<p>Salvador Sánchez se dirige a unos trabajadores<p>Parado en el cofre de un carro, vistiendo una camisa de manga corta y con lentes de sol está Salvador Sánchez, un organizador para Obreros Unidos, un sindicato de trabajadores agrícolas en Wisconsin. Detrás de Sánchez y a su derecha está Jesús Salas, líder de Obreros Unidos, vistiendo una chaqueta negra. Hay un grupo de mujeres simpatizantes sentadas en una cerca y una monja parada detrás de Salas y Sánchez. Los trabajadores están preparando una huelga. Las huelgas en Wisconsin fueron organizadas por Obreros Unidos, un esfuerzo independiente del sindicato de trabajadores agrícolas durante los años 1960.</p>
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Standing on the hood of the car in a striped short-sleeved shirt and sunglasses is Salvador Sanchez, an organizer for Obreros Unidos (United Workers), a Wisconsin migrant farm workers' union. Behind Sanchez to his left is Jesus Salas, the leader of Obreros Unidos, wearing a black jacket. There is a group of female supporters seated in a row on a fence and a nun standing behind Salas and Sanchez. The workers are preparing a strike.

Strikes in Wisconsin were organized by the Obreros Unidos, an independent farm worker labor union effort in the 1960s.

Salvador Sánchez se dirige a unos trabajadores

Parado en el cofre de un carro, vistiendo una camisa de manga corta y con lentes de sol está Salvador Sánchez, un organizador para Obreros Unidos, un sindicato de trabajadores agrícolas en Wisconsin. Detrás de Sánchez y a su derecha está Jesús Salas, líder de Obreros Unidos, vistiendo una chaqueta negra. Hay un grupo de mujeres simpatizantes sentadas en una cerca y una monja parada detrás de Salas y Sánchez. Los trabajadores están preparando una huelga. 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:91872
Creation Date: 1967
Creator Name:Giffey, David
City:Bancroft
County:Portage
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:1114000059
Original Dimensions:2931 X 4650 pixels
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Information Sources for Obreros Unidos: 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
Agriculture
Unions (labor)
Organizations
Coats
Eyeglasses
Hats
Sunglasses
Crowds
Hats
Hispanic Americans
Men
Outdoor photography
Women
Civil rights
Automobiles
Strikes and lockouts

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