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031396 views WITH HIS BODY SLIGHTLY OFF BALANCE AND WITH A GRIM LOOK, CESAR CHAVEZ CREATES A SOFT SPEAKING GESTURE: WITH BOTH ARMS CLOSE TO HIS BODY, HE MAKES A FIST WITH HIS RIGHT HAND AND RESTS IT IN THE PALM OF HIS LEFT. OFTENTIMES HE PUNCTUATED HIS POINTS BY TAPPING THE CLOSED FIST INTO HIS HAND.
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BOYCOTT LETTUCE 1972 Susan Due Pearcy 1387 views
09 CALIFORNIA FIELDS 1973 - Susan Due Pearcy.jpg
CALIFORNIA FIELDS 1973 Susan Due Pearcy 1327 views
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151323 viewsCESAR CHAVEZ SPENT MUCH TIME, ESPECIALLY IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS JUST AFTER DAYBREAK, ON THE PICKET LINE. HE BELIEVED IT WAS THE BEST EDUCATION FOR WORKERS AND UNION VOLUNTEERS; BESIDES, HE WAS NOT THE KIND OF LEADER WHO EXEMPTED HIMSELF FROM THE HARD WORK HE ASKED OF OTHERS.
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161275 viewsA TOUCHING PHOTO SHOWING ONLY THE HAND OF A STRIKING FARMWORKER - A HAND WEATHERED BY AGE AND A LIFETIME OF BACK BREAKING FIELD WORK. THE STRIKER USES HIS HAND TO STRENGTHEN HIS APPEAL TO THE STRIKEBREAKERS PRUNING THE GRAPE VINES CLOSE BY THE ROADSIDE.
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BOYCOTT LETTUCE/HUELGA FLAG 1973 Susan Due Pearcy 1267 views
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051252 viewsWITH HIS LEFT HAND CLOSE BY HIS SIDE, CESAR CHAVEZ EXTENDS HIS RIGHT ARM STRAIGHT AHEAD USING A SINGLE FINGER FROM HIS FIST POINTING A FINGER TO POINT AND MAKE DIRECT EYE CONTACT WITH A MEMBER OF THE AUDIENCE.
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171214 viewsJIM HOLLAND, A UNION CARPENTER AND ACTIVIST, FROM THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA MADE THE CIRCULAR PICKET SIGNS THAT READ: HUELGA AND NFWA ON THE TOP AND BOTTOM OF THE AZTEC EAGLE, THE SYMBOL CHOSEN BY CESAR CHAVEZ TO DEPICT HIS UNION. THESE UNUSUAL SHAPED PICKET SIGNS HAD THE LOOK OF SHIELDS USED BY ROMAN CENTURIONS AND WERE UNIVERSALLY ACCLAIMED PHOTO PROPS USED BY EVERY PHOTOGRAPHER - SEVERAL DOZEN OR MORE - WHO FOCUSED A CAMERA ON THE FARMWORKER MOVEMENT.
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BROTHERS OF THE SUN Luana Boutilier 1181 views
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06 BRACEROS 1973  - Susan Due Pearcy.jpg
BRACEROS 1973 Susan Due Pearcy 1170 views
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