The United Farm Workers (UFW) published the monthly magazine Food and Justice to keep its members and other interested parties up to date with issues important to the Farm Workers movement. The July 1987 issue featured a story on the current grape season and its related boycotts. Millie Moser Smith Papers. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.
The United Farm Workers (UFW) published the monthly magazine Food and Justice to keep its members and other interested parties up to date with issues important to the Farm Workers movement. The July 1988 issue (Volume 5, Number 5) featured a story on supermarket boycotts and an article about Cesar Chavez's latest fast, which began on July 16, 1988. Millie Moser Smith Papers.
This flyer was distributed by the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee's (AWOC) national director, C. Al Green, and the Conferación Revolucionaria de Obreros y Campesinos (CROC) to alert Mexican agricultural workers working legally in the United States that they have the right to Social Security, unemployment insurance, and a minimum wage, and that they should register with the Farm Labor Sector, September 18, 1965. Max Mont Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.
Letter from Cesar Chavez to Julian Nava, May 11, 1971. Nava and Chavez worked together throughout their careers. In 1967, Chavez, then president of the National Farm Workers Association (later the United Farm Workers), assisted Nava in his candidacy for the Los Angeles Board of Education. In this letter, Chavez thanks Nava for writing a letter to Congressman Barry Morris Goldwater, Jr., the son of Senator Barry Goldwater. Julian Nava Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.
On September 26, 1940, a bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to prohibit Communists and members of the German-American Bund and other organizations from working on national-defense contracts. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection.
Protest at Paramount Pictures, 1962. This protest, sponsored by the Hollywood Race Relations Bureau, features signs that read, "Show Africans other than cannibals;" "Show the Negro as part and parcel of America;" and "Motion Picture Industries wake up." Harry Adams Collection. Institute for Arts and Media Photographs.
Caesar Chavez, United Farm Workers president, participated in the Distinguished Visitors Program at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) in May of 1990. He discussed the grape boycott in a presentation at the Northridge Theater at the University Student Union. The Chavez visit was sponsored by the School of Humanities, MeCHA, and the Department of Chicano Studies. CSUN University Digital Archives.
The Millionaires Club of Happiness and Contentment's philosophy, signed by Mildred W. Brigham, circa 1915-1921.The club consisted of a local group of men who met in front of the Tujunga Post Office to visit and discuss local issues. Little Landers Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
In honor of Caesar Chavez Day, March 31st -- Pray for those whose hands labor, backs bend, arms reach, and bodies ache when they go home to their families at night, all to live productive lives and to help provide us with the produce we enjoy.
Elect Dr. Julian Nava handout. In 1966 a coalition was formed with its goal the election of the first Mexican-American to the Los Angeles Board of Education. This handbill from the 1967 election gives Nava's platform as well as the names of those individuals and organizations that supported him. Julian Nava Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.
This flier advertises a tardeada, or afternoon party, that the Progress for Youth Organization put on to increase their building fund, which included entertainment from Mariachi Los Camperos, MEChA Folklórico de UCLA, Teatro Tolteca, and Folklórico Juvenil Pascola. Members of the organization wished to build a tutorial, cultural, and recreational center in the Geraghty Loma area of East Los Angeles. Frank del Olmo Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.
This theater program from 1976 features a sketch of Jon Voight by noted portrait artist Don Bachardy on the cover. Mr. Voight played Hamlet in the California State University, Northridge (CSUN) production. The introduction of those from professional theater into departmental productions was an innovative attempt to provide the students of CSUN's Theater Department with instruction beyond that which can be provided in a classroom. CSUN University Digital Archives.
Cover of a program from the Chatsworth Methodist Church's "Pioneer Jubilee" March 9, 1958 celebrations. The church's appointment of the first pastor was 1888. The Jubilee celebration marked the church's 70th year in existence. The church building that held the celebration was built in 1903 and was located at 10051 Topanga Canyon Boulevard. Chatsworth United Methodist Church. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.