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08679 viewsWITH LEFT ARM FULLY EXTENDED AND REACHING UPWARD WITH FINGERS APART, CESAR CHAVEZ MAKES AN EMBRACING GESTURE TO THOSE WHO ARE THE FURTHEREST AWAY - HIS LIPS ARE PURSED IN THE FORM OF A CIRCLE. HIS RIGHT HAND IS HELD LOOSELY CLOSE TO HIS SIDE.
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36678 viewsAT CITY HALL IN SAN FRANCISCO, CESAR CHAVEZ ANNOUNCED THE BOYCOTT TO SEVERAL THOUSAND FARMWORKER SUPPORTERS.
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41673 viewsIN AUGUST 1966, BILL KIRCHER, THE NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF ORGANIZING FOR THE AFL-CIO, NEGOTIATED A MERGER BETWEEN AWOC AND THE NFWA, WHICH WOULD BECOME UFWOC (United Farm Workers Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO). CESAR CHAVEZ WAS NAMED PRESIDENT, AND LARRY ITLIONG WAS NAMED VICE-PRESIDENT. IN THIS PHOTOS CESAR CHAVEZ AND LARRY ITLIONG DISPLAY THE NEW AFL-CIO CHARTER, WHICH AUTHORIZED THEIR NEW UNION.
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SI SE PUEDE 1972 - Susan Due Pearcy 670 views
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40663 viewsAT THE END OF EACH FARMWORKER MEETING, THE CLOSING PRAYER - "WE SHALL OVERCOME" - WAS SUNG. IN THIS PHOTO, THE DELANO SUMMER PROJECT VOLUNTEERS JOINED THE FARMWORKERS, LEARNED TO CROSS THEIR ARMS, HOLD HANDS, AND SING THE WORDS.
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50661 viewsAFTER THE VICTORY ANNOUNCEMENT, THE DELANO STRIKERS CARRY CESAR CHAVEZ ON THEIR SHOULDERS FOR A WELL-DESERVED VICTORY LAP AROUND FILIPINO HALL. VIVA LA CAUSA! VIVA LA HUELGA! VIVA CESAR CHAVEZ!
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HELEN CHAVEZ BUTTON COLLECTION 1995 - Emilio Mercado 659 views
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TWENTY-FIVE DAY FAST 1968 - HELEN CHAVEZ, ROBERT F. KENNEDY, CESAR CHAVEZ, PETE CARDENAS, LARRY ITLIONG, ANDY IMUTAN, JULIO HERNANDEZ657 views
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09656 viewsWITH FULL EYE CONTACT AND TEETH CLENCHED, CESAR CHAVEZ REACHES OUT WITH BOTH ARMS ALMOST FULLY EXTENDED AND HIS RIGHT HAND MAKES A GRASPING-LIKE GESTURE.
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DELORES DECOLORES - Luana Boutilier 654 views
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49651 viewsAFTER THE POLLS WERE CLOSED, THE BALLOT BOXES WERE DRIVEN TO SAN FRANCISCO ACCOMPANIED BY THE ELECTION OBSERVORS REPRESENTING ALL THE PARTIES. THE BOXES WERE OPENED LATER THAT DAY AND COUNTED. CESAR CHAVEZ ANNOUNCES THE RESULTS OF THE ELECTION TO THE FARMWORKERS AND THEIR SUPPORTERS WHO GATHERED AT FILIPINO HALL IN DELANO, HOPING AND PRAYING FOR A VICTORY. UFWOC - 530; TEAMSTERS - 331; NO UNION - 12. SO MUCH FOR THE GROWERS STRIKE PROPAGANDA "MY WORKERS DO NOT WANT A UNION."
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37650 viewsIN 1964, THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT HAD ITS MISSISSIPPI SUMMER PROJECT, AND IN 1966, THE FARMWORKERMOVEMENT HAD ITS DELANO SUMMER PROJECT. COLLEGE STUDENTS FROM THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES VOLUNTEERED TO COME TO DELANO TO HELP THE DELANO STRIKERS.
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