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Children at Waushara Labor Camp | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Children at Waushara Labor Camp

Children at Waushara Labor Camp | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
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. Around them are buildings that serve as temporary housing for migrant farm workers.<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. Many migrant farm laborers traveled from Texas to Wisconsin in search of seasonal field work.<p>Unos niños en el campo laboral en Waushara<p>En el campo laboral Waushara County Labor Camp, un grupo de niños de las familias de trabajadores emigrantes están jugando un juego de pelota en un círculo con un adulto que tiene su espalda hacia la cámara. A su alrededor hay edificios que servían como viviendas temporales para los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes. 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. Muchos obreros agrícolas emigrantes viajaban desde Texas hacia Wisconsin en busca de trabajo temporal en los campos.</p>
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. Around them are buildings that serve as temporary housing for migrant farm workers.

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. Many migrant farm laborers traveled from Texas to Wisconsin in search of seasonal field work.

Unos niños en el campo laboral en Waushara

En el campo laboral Waushara County Labor Camp, un grupo de niños de las familias de trabajadores emigrantes están jugando un juego de pelota en un círculo con un adulto que tiene su espalda hacia la cámara. A su alrededor hay edificios que servían como viviendas temporales para los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes. 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. Muchos obreros agrícolas emigrantes viajaban desde Texas hacia Wisconsin en busca de trabajo temporal en los campos.

RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:92289
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:1114000073
Original Dimensions:4599 X 2342 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
Outdoor recreation
Agriculture
Unions (labor)
Plants
Shrubs
Trees
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Eyeglasses
Cabins
Food industry and trade
Rural areas
Children
Children and adults
Hispanic Americans
Outdoor photography
Youth
Games
Play
Migrant labor

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