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    This photograph shows a group of people marching in support of striking farm workers, including members of the Emergency Committee to Aid Farm Workers. The ECAFW was an activist group which lobbied for the discontinuance of the Bracero or foreign farm labor program under Public Law 78, and operated three federally funded antipoverty projects that provided counseling, basic educational skills and training to domestic farm workers. Max Mont Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.

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