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Migrant labor fiesta, July 26 1958
Migrant labor fiesta, July 26 1958
TitleMigrant labor fiesta, July 26 1958
DescriptionA Wilder Labor Center float appears in the far background with several other floats and stages at a fiesta parade. Nearly 7000 migrant workers and their families attended the second annual Caldwell Migrant Labor Fiesta, which included a parade, baseball games, music, dancing, and Mexican folk lore. The Chamber of Commerce and the Employment Security agency sponsored the event. Workers from labor camps in Oregon and Idaho joined in the celebration. Donated by the Department of Employment.
SubjectMexican Americans; Caldwell (Idaho); Canyon County; Migrant laborers; Migrant agricultural laborers; Festivals; Celebrations; Social life and customs; Manners and customs; Floats (Parades); Parades and processions; Wilder Labor Center
CoverageUnited States--Idaho (State)--Canyon--Caldwell
Collection SourceMigrant Labor File
RepositoryIdaho State Historical Society
ContributorsWashington State University Vancouver Information Services
Project Identifierwsuvp0496
Physical Description8 1/2 in. x 10 in.
FormatOriginal images were scanned as 300 dpi TIFF files on a Microtek 9600XL scanner. 72 dpi JPEG files were then added to the CONTENT database at the WSU Libraries.
RightsTo obtain a copy of this item, or request permission to publish, contact the Idaho State Historical Society Library and Archives, 2205 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise,ID. 83712-8250, 208-334-3356.
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