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Chicano/a Research Collection Photographs


This collection highlights photographs from the Chicano/a Research Collection. Collections are added as permissions are secured, and resources for digitization become available.


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This collection contains 153 photographs that document Arizona farm worker history in 1972 and 1984, selected from the Chicano/a Research Collection. Photographs 1-70 document Cesar Chavez's "Fast of Love" in response to Arizona House Bill 2134 and farm worker meetings and protests. Photographs 71-153 highlight farm worker living and working conditions as well as the Valley Friends of the Farm Workers efforts to help the community. In 1972, Cesar Chavez participated in the "Fast of Love" in response to Arizona House Bill 2134. The controversial bill outlawed the formation of unions, collective bargaining, boycotts and strikes. The fast was held ...

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Valley Friends of the Farm Workers