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"Justice Not War," circa 1960s. This image of a Latino group protesting the Vietnam War made its way into the personal papers of Julian Nava. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.

The campus newspaper at San Fernando Valley State College (now CSUN), the Daily Sundial, ran this front-page illustration in the shape of a helmeted soldier in October 1969. Within the silhouette of the soldier's head is newsprint; the articles chosen represent those concerning Vietnam War dead from Southern California. CSUN University Digital Archives.

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General Fitz John Porter, circa 1861-1865. Porter was a career United States Army officer and a Union General during the American Civil War. Civil War Narratives Digital Library.

Peace March by Adam Goldberg. A peace march on Washington in 1991 protesting the first Gulf War.

Vietnam protesters at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco during one of many rallies around the country as part of the April 1967 “Spring Mobilization to End the War in Vietnam.”

A US soldier carries a wounded comrade to safety during Operation Attleboro, near Tay Ninh, Republic of Vietnam, November 4, 1966.

Sandra "Sandy" Scheuer, August 11, 1949 - May 4, 1970, was a student at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, when she was killed by Ohio National Guardsmen in the Kent State shootings. Scheuer, born in Youngstown, Ohio, was an honors student in speech therapy. She was a graduate of Boardman High School. She did not take part in the Vietnam War protests that preceded the shootings.

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After a confrontation between the National Chicano Moratorium Committee and police during a rally to protest the Vietnam War, Richard Soto (facing away from the camera), a 20-year-old Brown Beret medic, helps carry the injured to safety, 1970. Photo credit: Does anyone know who the photographer is? — at East LA, Los Angeles, California.

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.

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.