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Pre-March Rally at Waushara County Courthouse | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Pre-March Rally at Waushara County Courthouse

Pre-March Rally at Waushara County Courthouse | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A crowd of migrant workers, children and nuns attending at pre-march rally listening to Jesus Salas, union leader, speak in front of the Waushara County Courthouse. Marchers of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) will begin the march from Wautoma. They walked to Madison on Highway 21 to petition lawmakers to hold farms and food industry corporations accountable for better working conditions for migrant farm workers.<p>This photograph is a part of Wisconsin-native David Giffey's series "Struggle for Justice," images from the migrant farm worker struggle including an independent oganizing effort in Wisconsin and the nationwide grape boycott movement started by Cesar Chavez of United Farm Workers during the 1960s and 1970s.<p>Pre-marcha de la manifestación en el tribunal del condado de Waushara<p><Una multitud de trabajadores emigrantes, niños, y monjas están acudiendo a una marcha antes de la manifestación para escuchar a Jesús Salas, un líder de sindicato, que habla enfrente del tribunal o Waushara County Courthouse. Manifestantes de Obreros Unidos empezaron la marcha desde Wautoma. Ellos caminaron hacia Madison en la carretera Highway 21 para peticionar a los legisladores estatales que mantengan responsables a los agricultores y corporaciones en la industria de comida para el mejoramiento de las condiciones de los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes. Esta fotografía es parte de la serie "Lucha por la Justicia" tomada por David Giffey, originario de Wisconsin, las imágenes muestran la lucha de los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes incluyendo un esfuerzo independiente organizado en Wisconsin y el movimiento nacional del boicot de uvas empezado por Cesar Chávez de la unión de campesinos o United Farm Workers durante los años 1960 y 1970.</p>
DESCRIPTION
A crowd of migrant workers, children and nuns attending at pre-march rally listening to Jesus Salas, union leader, speak in front of the Waushara County Courthouse. Marchers of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) will begin the march from Wautoma. They walked to Madison on Highway 21 to petition lawmakers to hold farms and food industry corporations accountable for better working conditions for migrant farm workers.

This photograph is a part of Wisconsin-native David Giffey's series "Struggle for Justice," images from the migrant farm worker struggle including an independent oganizing effort in Wisconsin and the nationwide grape boycott movement started by Cesar Chavez of United Farm Workers during the 1960s and 1970s.

Pre-marcha de la manifestación en el tribunal del condado de Waushara

RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:92497
Creation Date: 1966
Creator Name:Giffey, David
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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:1114000078
Original Dimensions:4656 X 3172 pixels
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Information about Wisconsin migrant labor and grape boycotts from: 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
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Eyeglasses
Hats
Food industry and trade
Cities and towns
Children and adults
Clothing and dress
Hispanic Americans
Men
Outdoor photography
Women
Youth
Demonstrations
Nuns
Civil rights
Automobiles
Migrant labor
Agriculture
Unions (labor)
Trees

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