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Obreros Unidos at Industrial Commission Hearing | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Obreros Unidos at Industrial Commission Hearing

Obreros Unidos at Industrial Commission Hearing | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Obreros Unidos (United Workers) leaders, members and supporters at an Industrial Commission Hearing at Waushara County Courthouse. On the right, standing with his arms folded and wearing a jacket is Salvador Sanchez, union leader. To his left, seated with his head down is Jesus Salas, also a union leader. The Waushara County Courthouse hearing discussed the issue of paying minimum wages to migrant farm workers.<p>Strikes, rallies and marches in Wisconsin were organized by the Obreros Unidos, an independent farm worker labor union effort in the 1960s.<p>Obreros Unidos en la audiencia pública de la Comisión Industrial<p>Lideres, miembros y simpatizantes de Obreros Unidos en la audiencia pública de la Comisión Industrial en el tribunal del condado o Waushara County Courthouse. A la derecha, parado con sus brazos cruzados y vistiendo una chaqueta está Salvador Sánchez, líder de sindicato. A su izquierda, sentado con su cabeza baja está Jesús Salas, también un líder de sindicato. En la audiencia pública en el tribunal del condado o Waushara County Courthouse se discutió la cuestión de pagarles un salario mínimo a los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes. 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>
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Obreros Unidos (United Workers) leaders, members and supporters at an Industrial Commission Hearing at Waushara County Courthouse. On the right, standing with his arms folded and wearing a jacket is Salvador Sanchez, union leader. To his left, seated with his head down is Jesus Salas, also a union leader. The Waushara County Courthouse hearing discussed the issue of paying minimum wages to migrant farm workers.

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

Obreros Unidos en la audiencia pública de la Comisión Industrial

Lideres, miembros y simpatizantes de Obreros Unidos en la audiencia pública de la Comisión Industrial en el tribunal del condado o Waushara County Courthouse. A la derecha, parado con sus brazos cruzados y vistiendo una chaqueta está Salvador Sánchez, líder de sindicato. A su izquierda, sentado con su cabeza baja está Jesús Salas, también un líder de sindicato. En la audiencia pública en el tribunal del condado o Waushara County Courthouse se discutió la cuestión de pagarles un salario mínimo a los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes. 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:92729
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:1114000086
Original Dimensions:4632 X 2295 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
Women
Meetings
Civil rights
Migrant labor
Agriculture
Unions (labor)
Courthouses
Associations, institutions, etc.
Clothing and dress
Coats
Eyeglasses
Seating (Furniture)
Food industry and trade
Hispanic Americans
Indoor photography
Men

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