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Migrant Worker Meeting

Date: 1967
Description: Migrant farm workers meeting in Bancroft after a strike. There are four men wearing hats standing in front of a women's outhouse. Strikes in Wisconsin were...
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Jesus Salas and John Schmitt

Date: 1967
Description: On the right, Jesus Salas, leader of Obreros Unidos (United Workers), Wisconsin's migrant farm worker union. On the left, John Schmitt, president of the AF...
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Migrant Worker Housing

Date: 1969
Description: A migrant worker family stands in front of a parked vehicle and a cabin that serves as temporary housing in a Wautoma labor camp. Some of the children are...
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Migrant Worker at Wautoma Rally

Date: 1966
Description: Close-up portrait of a migrant farm worker listening to speeches at an Oberos Unidos (United Workers) pre-march rally at Waushara Courthouse. The march was...
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Children at Waushara Labor Camp

Date: 1967
Description: A group of children of migrant worker families playing a ball game in a circle with an adult who has his back to the camera at a Waushara County Labor Camp...
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Bancroft Union Softball Game

Date: 1967
Description: Obreros Unidos (United Workers) migrant farm worker union members at a Bancroft baseball game. Children sit on top of the dugout to watch. Adult men are st...
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William Evans of Fall River Canning Company

Date: 1969
Description: Fall River Canning Company's president William Evans stands in the center with migrant farm workers around him after their walkout.

Eighty workers of His...

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Communal Shower for Migrant Workers

Date: 1969
Description: A boy wearing a white short-sleeved t-shirt and dark pants is barefoot and standing to the left of a communal shower hut for migrant farm workers in a Waut...
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Child Worker Bearing Grapefruit

Date: 1969
Description: A child worker wearing a short sleeve plaid shirt, dark pants and no shoes is carrying grapefruit from a Texas grove on his shoulder. He is looking into th...
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Farm Worker Swearing In

Date: 1967
Description: A farm worker, facing camera, is sworn in before filing a claim for worker’s compensation at the Obreros Unidos union office in Wautoma in 1967. A voluntee...
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Elderly Farm Worker Taking Oath

Date: 1967
Description: Jesus Salas, right, is the leader of Obreros Unidos (United Workers), a Chicano migrant workers' rights group started in the 1960s for the improvement of w...
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Transporting Migrant Workers

Date: 1970
Description: Chicano migrant farm workers being transported to a field on a cold Texas winter morning on the back of a truck.

This photograph is a part of Wisconsin-n...

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Field Cultivation

Date: 1967
Description: Migrant laborers hoe a cucumber field by hand. There is one worker in the foreground and two others in the background. Rows of seedlings extend across the...
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Migrant Worker March

Date: August 1966
Description: View of a group of migrant workers carrying signs during a march from Wautoma to Madison to promote workers' rights. Some of the people are carrying the im...
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Strikers in Cucumber Field

Date: 1967
Description: A group of young migrant farm laborers leaving a cucumber field in a Chevy station wagon for a union rally in Portage. Three children are looking at the ca...
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Tomato Harvester in South Texas

Date: 1970
Description: A woman holding a bucket and wearing a covering over her head, a checkered long sleeve shirt, pants, and gloves. She is standing behind crates of Roma toma...
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Pre-March Rally at Waushara County Courthouse

Date: 1966
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 Co...
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Jesus Salas at Industrial Commission Hearing

Date: 1966
Description: Jesus Salas, seated at left, is with workers at one of six Industrial Hearings in Wisconsin. The Waushara County Courthouse hearing discussed the issue of...
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Crowd Listening at Wautoma Rally

Date: 1966
Description: A crowd of migrant workers listening to speakers at an Obreros Unidos (United Workers) rally in front of the Wautoma Courthouse. The rally's purpose is to...
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Jesus Salas Addresses Rally Crowd

Date: 1966
Description: Wisconsin agricultural labor union Oberos Unidos founder Jesús Salas addressing a rally crowd from a podium after a farm worker demonstration. The crowd is...

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