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State Panel in Waushara County Electric Cooperative Building | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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State Panel in Waushara County Electric Cooperative Building

State Panel in Waushara County Electric Cooperative Building | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A panel of Wisconsin state officials at Waushara County Electric Cooperative building meeting with Oberos Unidos (United Workers) migrant farm workers union members (off camera). The meeting was held in the evening where union leaders were asking that demands for $1.25 minimum wage, insurance benefits, meeting with the Governor's committee and public sanitation facilities for migrant farm workers be met.<p>After the meeting, Jesus Salas announces, "We will continue to march" to Madison to make demands and meet with officials at the Capitol.<p>Strikes, rallies and marches in Wisconsin were organized by Obreros Unidos (United Workers), an independent labor union founded in Central Wisconsin to improve conditions for migrant farm workers in the 1960s.<p>Panel estatal en el edificio de Waushara County Electric Cooperative<p>Un panel de oficiales del estado de Wisconsin en el edificio de Waushara County Electric Cooperative en una junta con trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes miembros de Obreros Unidos (fuera de cámara). La junta fue mantenida en la tarde, en la cual los líderes de sindicato pidieron que las demandas por un sueldo mínimo de $1.25 por hora, beneficios de aseguranza, una junta con el comité del gobernador, e instalaciones sanitarias públicas para los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes fueran cumplidas. Después de la junta, Jesús Salas anuncio, "Continuaremos la marcha" hacia Madison para hacer demandas y tener reuniones con oficiales en el Capitolio. Las huelgas, manifestaciones, y marchas en Wisconsin fueron organizadas por Obreros Unidos, un sindicato independiente fundado en el centro de Wisconsin para mejorar las condiciones de los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes durante los años 1960.</p>
DESCRIPTION
A panel of Wisconsin state officials at Waushara County Electric Cooperative building meeting with Oberos Unidos (United Workers) migrant farm workers union members (off camera). The meeting was held in the evening where union leaders were asking that demands for $1.25 minimum wage, insurance benefits, meeting with the Governor's committee and public sanitation facilities for migrant farm workers be met.

After the meeting, Jesus Salas announces, "We will continue to march" to Madison to make demands and meet with officials at the Capitol.

Strikes, rallies and marches in Wisconsin were organized by Obreros Unidos (United Workers), an independent labor union founded in Central Wisconsin to improve conditions for migrant farm workers in the 1960s.

Panel estatal en el edificio de Waushara County Electric Cooperative

Un panel de oficiales del estado de Wisconsin en el edificio de Waushara County Electric Cooperative en una junta con trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes miembros de Obreros Unidos (fuera de cámara). La junta fue mantenida en la tarde, en la cual los líderes de sindicato pidieron que las demandas por un sueldo mínimo de $1.25 por hora, beneficios de aseguranza, una junta con el comité del gobernador, e instalaciones sanitarias públicas para los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes fueran cumplidas. Después de la junta, Jesús Salas anuncio, "Continuaremos la marcha" hacia Madison para hacer demandas y tener reuniones con oficiales en el Capitolio. Las huelgas, manifestaciones, y marchas en Wisconsin fueron organizadas por Obreros Unidos, un sindicato independiente fundado en el centro de Wisconsin para mejorar las condiciones de los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes durante los años 1960.

RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:92704
Creation Date: August 15 1966
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:1114000083
Original Dimensions:4659 X 2224 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
Suits (Clothing)
Food industry and trade
Indoor photography
Men
Women
Meetings
Politicians
Public officers
Social problems
Signs and signboards
Civil rights
Migrant labor
Agriculture
Unions (labor)
Associations, institutions, etc.
Committees
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Eyeglasses

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