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Cesar Chavez in Wisconsin | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Cesar Chavez in Wisconsin

Cesar Chavez in Wisconsin | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Cesar Chavez, the leader of United Farm Workers, is standing at the center of the photograph surrounded by members of the press. Behind him is a photographer with a pipe in his mouth and a camera in his hands. Besides him, someone is holding a pencil and paper taking notes. This is Chavez's first visit to Milwaukee to meet with Jesus Salas of Wisconsin's migrant farm worker union Obreros Unidos (United Workers) for El Centro Hispano-Americano to discuss agreement disputes between growers and farm workers<p>Strikes in Wisconsin were organized by the Obreros Unidos, an independent farm worker labor union effort in the 1960s.<p>Cesar Chávez en Wisconsin<p>Cesar Chávez líder de United Farm Workers, está parado en el centro de la fotografía rodeado de miembros de la prensa. Detrás de él está un fotógrafo con una pipa en su boca y una cámara en sus manos. A su lado, alguien está tomando notas con un lápiz y papel. Esta es la primera visita de Chávez a Milwaukee para conocer a Jesús Salas de Obreros Unidos, un sindicato de trabajadores agrícolas, para El Centro Hispano-Americano y para discutir acuerdos de disputa entre los agricultores y los trabajadores agrícolas. 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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Cesar Chavez, the leader of United Farm Workers, is standing at the center of the photograph surrounded by members of the press. Behind him is a photographer with a pipe in his mouth and a camera in his hands. Besides him, someone is holding a pencil and paper taking notes. This is Chavez's first visit to Milwaukee to meet with Jesus Salas of Wisconsin's migrant farm worker union Obreros Unidos (United Workers) for El Centro Hispano-Americano to discuss agreement disputes between growers and farm workers

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

Cesar Chávez en Wisconsin

Cesar Chávez líder de United Farm Workers, está parado en el centro de la fotografía rodeado de miembros de la prensa. Detrás de él está un fotógrafo con una pipa en su boca y una cámara en sus manos. A su lado, alguien está tomando notas con un lápiz y papel. Esta es la primera visita de Chávez a Milwaukee para conocer a Jesús Salas de Obreros Unidos, un sindicato de trabajadores agrícolas, para El Centro Hispano-Americano y para discutir acuerdos de disputa entre los agricultores y los trabajadores agrícolas. 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:92046
Creation Date: 1967
Creator Name:Giffey, David
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
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:1114000062
Original Dimensions:3157 X 3864 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
Eyeglasses
Interviewing
Celebrities
Hispanic Americans
Indoor photography
Men
Women
Agriculture
Unions (labor)
Civil rights
Smoking
Cameras
Journalists
Migrant labor
Photographers
Clothing and dress

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