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Father Gonzalez in Wautoma | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Father Gonzalez in Wautoma

Father Gonzalez in Wautoma | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
At the center stands Father Antonio Gonzales, a former migrant worker from Rio Grande City, Texas, who is visiting his parents in Wautoma. In 1966, he led a march for better working conditions in Texas. He has his arm around his father who is standing to the left with his hands folded in front of him. To the right is Father Gonzalez's mother wearing a dress and glasses. In the background to the right is a group of girls and a young woman wearing dresses and sunglasses.<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 organizing effort in Wisconsin and the nationwide grape boycott movement started by Cesar Chavez of United Farm Workers during the 1960s and 1970s.<p>El Padre González en Wautoma<p>En el centro está el Padre Antonio Gonzales, él anteriormente fue un trabajador emigrante de Rio Grande City, Texas, visitando a sus padres en Wautoma. En 1966, él guio una marcha para mejorar las condiciones laborales en Texas. Él tiene su brazo alrededor de su padre que está parado a su izquierda y con las manos dobladas enfrente de él. A la derecha del Padre González está su madre en un vestido y con anteojos. Al fondo y hacia la derecha está un grupo de niñas y una mujer joven en un vestido y con lentes de sol. 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
At the center stands Father Antonio Gonzales, a former migrant worker from Rio Grande City, Texas, who is visiting his parents in Wautoma. In 1966, he led a march for better working conditions in Texas. He has his arm around his father who is standing to the left with his hands folded in front of him. To the right is Father Gonzalez's mother wearing a dress and glasses. In the background to the right is a group of girls and a young woman wearing dresses and sunglasses.

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 organizing effort in Wisconsin and the nationwide grape boycott movement started by Cesar Chavez of United Farm Workers during the 1960s and 1970s.

El Padre González en Wautoma

En el centro está el Padre Antonio Gonzales, él anteriormente fue un trabajador emigrante de Rio Grande City, Texas, visitando a sus padres en Wautoma. En 1966, él guio una marcha para mejorar las condiciones laborales en Texas. Él tiene su brazo alrededor de su padre que está parado a su izquierda y con las manos dobladas enfrente de él. A la derecha del Padre González está su madre en un vestido y con anteojos. Al fondo y hacia la derecha está un grupo de niñas y una mujer joven en un vestido y con lentes de sol. 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.

RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:91642
Creation Date: 1967
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:1114000042
Original Dimensions:6703 X 4296 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
Eyeglasses
Shoes
Cities and towns
Children and adults
Clothing and dress
Family
Hispanic Americans
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Women
Priests
Migrant labor
Unions (labor)
Plants
Trees
Clothing and dress
Dresses

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