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Migrant Worker at Wautoma Rally | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Migrant Worker at Wautoma Rally

Migrant Worker at Wautoma Rally | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
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 led by Jesus Salas to express the demands of migrant farm workers to provide them with $1.25 minimum wage, insurance benefits, a meeting with the governor's committee, and public sanitation facilities in Wautoma.<p>Strikes, rallies and marches in Wisconsin were organized by the Obreros Unidos, an independent farm worker labor union effort in the 1960s.<p>Trabajador emigrante en la manifestación en Wautoma<p>Retrato de cerca de un trabajador agrícola emigrante mientras escucha los discursos antes de la marcha de Obreros Unidos en el tribunal o Waushara Courthouse. La marcha fue dirigida por Jesús Salas para expresar las demandas de los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes, incluyendo un sueldo mínimo de $1.25 por hora, beneficios de aseguranza, una junta con el comité del gobernador, e instalaciones sanitarias públicas para los trabajadores en Wautoma. 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
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 led by Jesus Salas to express the demands of migrant farm workers to provide them with $1.25 minimum wage, insurance benefits, a meeting with the governor's committee, and public sanitation facilities in Wautoma.

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

Trabajador emigrante en la manifestación en Wautoma

Retrato de cerca de un trabajador agrícola emigrante mientras escucha los discursos antes de la marcha de Obreros Unidos en el tribunal o Waushara Courthouse. La marcha fue dirigida por Jesús Salas para expresar las demandas de los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes, incluyendo un sueldo mínimo de $1.25 por hora, beneficios de aseguranza, una junta con el comité del gobernador, e instalaciones sanitarias públicas para los trabajadores en Wautoma. 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:92695
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:1114000081
Original Dimensions:4592 X 6688 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
Agriculture
Unions (labor)
Associations, institutions, etc.
Clothing and dress
Food industry and trade
Hispanic Americans
Men
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography
Women
Demonstrations
Civil rights
Migrant labor

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