Farmworker
A farmworker is a person working in the agricultural production industry. They may work on farms of all sizes, from small, family-run businesses to large industrial agriculture operations. Depending o...
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Bracero Program
The bracero program (named for the Spanish term bracero, meaning "manual laborer" [lit. "one who works using his arms"]) was a series of laws and diplomatic agreements, initiated by an August 1942 exc...
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United Farmworkers
The United Farm Workers of America, or more commonly just United Farm Workers (UFW), is a labor union for farmworkers in the United States. It originated from the merger of two workers' rights organiz...
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Rick Haselton
Rick T. Haselton (born 1953) is a Judge of the Oregon Court of Appeals, having been appointed to the post in 1994. Since 2012, he has served as Chief Judge of the Court.Born in Oregon, Haselton receiv...
Robbie Branscum
Robbie Nell Tilley Branscum (June 17, 1934 — May 24, 1997) was an American writer of children's books and young adult fiction. Her books were awarded with a Friends of American Writers Award (1977) an...
William Munroe (pencil maker)
William Munroe (December 15, 1778 – March 6, 1861) was a prominent cabinet-maker and pencil manufacturer of Concord, Massachusetts.
Munroe was born on the Seaver Farm in Roxbury in Suffolk C...
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Baldemar Velasquez
Baldemar Velásquez (born February 15, 1947) is an American labor union activist. He co-founded and is president of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO. He was named a MacArthur Fellow (the so...
Herman O. Kent
Herman O. Kent (April 19, 1884 – ?) was a farmhand, typesetter and trade union activist from Milwaukee, Wisconsin who served two terms as a Socialist member of the Wisconsin State Assembly ...
The Cotton Pickers
The Cotton Pickers, 1876 is an oil painting by Winslow Homer of two young African-American women in a cotton field.It is oil on canvas, 24 1/16 x 38 1/8 in. (61.12 x 96.84 cm).The painting is in the c...
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Carey McWilliams (journalist)
Carey McWilliams (December 13, 1905 – June 27, 1980) was an American author, editor, and lawyer. He is best known for his writings about social issues in California, including the condition of migrant...
Lewis Charlton (slave)
Lewis Charlton was an American slave who founded a school after his emancipation.
Lewis Charlton was born in 1814 on a farm in Frederick County, Maryland. The farm was located between Frederick an...
Martin Nielsen
Martin Nielsen (12 December 1900 in Gødvad - 1962) was a Danish politician, managing editor, member of parliament for the Communist Party of Denmark and Holocaust survivor.Before his election to the D...
Thomas Coyle (accused of murder)
Phoebe Campbell (c. 1847 – 20 June 1872) was a Canadian woman who was hanged for the murder of her husband.Campbell had alleged that on the morning of July 15, 1871, in Thorndale, Middlesex County, O...
Gustav Engelbert Holm
Gustav Engelbert Holm (1883–1957) was a Swedish farm worker and member of parliament.
Fred Jordan (singer)
Fred Jordan (5 January 1922 – 30 July 2002) was a farm worker from Ludlow, Shropshire, and is noted as one of the great musically untutored traditional English singers. He was first recorded in...
Eliseo Medina
Eliseo Vasquez Medina (born January 24, 1946) is a Mexican American labor union activist and leader, and advocate for immigration reform in the United States. From 1973 to 1978, he was a board member ...
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Murray Jarvik
Murray Elias Jarvik (June 1, 1923 – May 8, 2008) was an American psychopharmacologist and academic who was among the first scientists to study d-lysergic acid, the precursor to LSD, and later be...
Fritz Kater
Fritz Kater (12 December 1861 - 20 May 1945) was a German trade unionist active in the Free Association of German Trade Unions (FVdG) and its successor organization, the Free Workers' Union of German...