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033018 viewsWOMEN DID MUCH OF THE HARVESTING AND PACKING OF TABLE GRAPES IN CALIFORNIA'S CENTRAL VALLEY. THE SCALES WILL SHOW A WEIGHT OF APPROXIMATELY 26 POUNDS FOR A FIELD-PACKED BOX OF GRAPES. PAID PIECE RATE - THE FASTER YOU WORKED, THE MORE YOU EARNED - WITH NO TOILETS OR DRINKING WATER PROVIDED.
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Chavez Slideshow2786 viewsView a slideshow compiled by Cathy Murphy. Download PowerPoint presentation here.
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022513 viewsCESAR CHAVEZ TAKES HIS PLACE IN THE AUDIENCE, PARTICIPATES IN THE STRIKE RALLY, AND WAITS FOR HIS INTRODUCTION.
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01 2477 viewsTHE STORY OF CESAR CHAVEZ AND HIS FARMWORKER MOVEMENT IS ROOTED IN THE SOIL OF CALIFORNIA'S SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, ONE OF THE RICHEST AGRICULTURAL VALLEYS IN THE WORLD. TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF ALL U.S. AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION - AS MEASURED IN DOLLARS - IS PRODUCED IN THIS CENTRAL VALLEY OF CALIFORNIA.
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042173 viewsCHILDREN WORKING WITH THEIR PARENTS TO HELP SUPPORT THE FAMILY, ALSO HARVESTED AND PACKED GRAPES IN THE FIELDS. CHILD LABOR DURING HARVEST TIME WAS THE NORM, NOT THE EXECEPTION.
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012146 viewsTHE YEAR IS 1973 DURING THE EARLY SUMMER GRAPE HARVEST IN THE ARVIN-LAMONT AREA, SOUTH OF BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIA. CESAR CHAVEZ AND HIS UNITED FARM WORKERS UNION HAVE CALLED A STRIKE. THE SETTING FOR THIS SERIES OF PHOTOS IS A PUBLIC PARK WHERE A STRIKE RALLY TAKES PLACE AT WHICH CESAR CHAVEZ IS THE MAIN SPEAKER. AS HE ARRIVES, CESAR IS SURROUNDED BY FARMWORKERS AND THEIR SUPPORTERS AS HE MAKES HIS WAY TO THE MAKE-SHIFT SPEAKERS PODIUM - A PICNIC TABLE IN THE SHADE OF THE PARK TREES.
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1979 Seattle Boycott Human Billboarding - Elizer Vasquex1946 views
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071910 viewsCESAR CHAVEZ FOUNDED HIS NFWA (National Farm Workers Association) IN 1962. HE WAS A MASTERFUL ORGANIZER - SOFT-SPOKEN, AN INTENTIONAL AND FOCUSED LISTENER - HE WAS AT HIS BEST WHEN ORGANIZING ONE-ON-ONE, AND HE MADE A LASTING IMPRESSION ON PEOPLE.
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DOLORES HUERTA AT U.S. SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING IN DELANO 19661905 views
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