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36847 viewsAT CITY HALL IN SAN FRANCISCO, CESAR CHAVEZ ANNOUNCED THE BOYCOTT TO SEVERAL THOUSAND FARMWORKER SUPPORTERS.
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09840 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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40834 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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50827 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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37818 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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NOSOTROS TENEMOS 1973 - Susan Due Pearcy 816 views
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39816 viewsINTERJECTING THE 1960'S ENERGY AND IDEALISM OF COLLEGE STUDENTS INTO THE FARMWORKER MOVEMENT MADE A TREMENDOUS IMPACT ON THE DELANO STRIKERS AND THEIR SUPPORTERS. IN TURN, THE HARD WORK, SACRIFICE, AND COMMITMENT OF THE FARMWORKERS TO THEIR LA CAUSA MADE A HUGE IMPRESSION ON THE STUDENTS. MOST LEFT AT THE END OF THE SUMMER AS PLANNED, BUT SOME STAYED ON FOR AS LONG AS A DECADE. THE FARMWORKER CONSUMER BOYCOTTS WERE BUILT BY THOUSANDS OF DEDICATED AND HARDWORKING STUDENT VOLUNTEERS.
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SI SE PUEDE 1972 - Susan Due Pearcy 814 views
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49813 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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