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Union Supporters Cheering at Waushara Rally | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Union Supporters Cheering at Waushara Rally

Union Supporters Cheering at Waushara Rally | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A group of National Farm Workers Association members and supporters applauding rally speakers in front of Waushara County Courthouse. A march to the rally was led by Jesus Salas, Obreros Unidos (United Workers) leader where he and others spoke about making demands for better working conditions for Wisconsin migrant farm workers to state officials.<p>Strikes, rallies and marches in Wisconsin were organized by the Obreros Unidos, an independent farm worker labor union effort in the 1960s.<p>Simpatizantes del sindicato aplauden durante la manifestación en Waushara<p>Un grupo de miembros y simpatizantes de National Farm Workers Association aplauden los oradores de la manifestación enfrente del tribunal o Waushara County Courthouse. Una marcha de manifestantes fue guiada por Jesús Salas, líder de Obreros Unidos, donde él y otros hablaron de exigirles a los legisladores estatales mejores condiciones laborales para los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes en Wisconsin. Las huelgas, manifestaciones, y marchas en Wisconsin fueron organizadas por Obreros Unidos, un esfuerzo independiente del sindicato de trabajadores agrícolas durante los años 1960.</p>
DESCRIPTION
A group of National Farm Workers Association members and supporters applauding rally speakers in front of Waushara County Courthouse. A march to the rally was led by Jesus Salas, Obreros Unidos (United Workers) leader where he and others spoke about making demands for better working conditions for Wisconsin migrant farm workers to state officials.

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

Simpatizantes del sindicato aplauden durante la manifestación en Waushara

Un grupo de miembros y simpatizantes de National Farm Workers Association aplauden los oradores de la manifestación enfrente del tribunal o Waushara County Courthouse. Una marcha de manifestantes fue guiada por Jesús Salas, líder de Obreros Unidos, donde él y otros hablaron de exigirles a los legisladores estatales mejores condiciones laborales para los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes en Wisconsin. Las huelgas, manifestaciones, y marchas en Wisconsin fueron organizadas por Obreros Unidos, un esfuerzo independiente del sindicato de trabajadores agrícolas durante los años 1960.

RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:92711
Creation Date: 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:1114000084
Original Dimensions:6737 X 4632 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
Social problems
Agriculture
Unions (labor)
Sculpture
Associations, institutions, etc.
Plants
Trees
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Eyeglasses
Shoes
Dwellings
Lawns
Food industry and trade
Cities and towns
Children and adults
Hispanic Americans
Men
Outdoor photography
Women
Youth
Demonstrations
Civil rights
Automobiles
Migrant labor

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