Sit-down demonstration at Virgil Meyer Farms, 1979

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Sit-down demonstration at Virgil Meyer Farms, 1979

Description

In this photo, Baldemar Velasquez is joined by men, women and children in one of the several sit-down civil disobedience actions in tomato fields during the famous Campbell Soup Company strike. The sit-down took place at Virgil Meyer Farms in Putnam County, Ohio in 1979. The man shown on top of photo is long-time labor organizer, leader and FLOC activist, Sesario Duran.

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https://ohiomemory.org/digital/collection/p16007coll33/id/12626

Citation

“Sit-down demonstration at Virgil Meyer Farms, 1979,” Toledo Lucas County Public Library, accessed January 25, 2021, https://tlcpllaborhistory.omeka.net/items/show/274.