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Cesar Chavez Public Rally

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Creator:United Farm Workers
Creator:University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division.
Title:Cesar Chavez Public Rally

Alternative title: Boycott Grapes Picket Line Announces: 1. "Public Rally -- Friday, December 19, 8:00 P.M. - free [at] Garfield High School Gym, 23rd & E. Jefferson - Seattle." 2. "Join Cesar at University District Safeway, N.E. 50th & Brooklyn N.E., Dec. 19, 4-6P.M." Calls for: "Join in the spirit of brotherhood this holiday season and hear Cesar Chavez." Quote from document: "...But God knows that we are not beasts of burden, we are not agricultural implements or rented slaves, we are men. We are men locked in a death struggle against this nation's largest corporate interests. -- Cesar Chavez, Director, United Farm Workers Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO" Background information: "In 1962 Cesar [Chavez] founded the National Farm Workers Association, later to become the United Farm Workers (UFW). He was joined by Dolores Huerta and the union was born ... By 1970 the UFW got grape growers to accept union contracts and had effectively organized most of that industry, at one point in time claiming 50,000 dues paying members." ( The Story of Cesar Chavez. Retrieved May 11, 2004, from UFW.org. http://www.ufw.org/cecstory.htm ) Note on date: 1969 is penciled on document.

Types:Fliers (printed matter) | StillImage | Text
Subjects:Chavez, Cesar, 1927- | Political parades & | rallies--Washington (State)--Seattle | Agricultural laborers--United States | Human rights--United States | Boycotts--United States | Labor unions--Officials and employees | United Farm Workers of America | United States, Washignton, King County, Seattle, 47.6062095, -122.3320708
Collection:Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection
Institution:University of Washington's Libraries
Contributors:University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections Division
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