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  1. Book review: Growth of UFW and struggle of Cesar ChavezRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... that made the epic American social movement. Beginning with his first appearance in the public eye during the 1965 Delano grape strike, Chavez exercised rigorous control over his public image as the humble, idealistic, incorruptible champion of ...

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  2. Martin, Beverly AnnRead the original story

    Yesterday | Visalia Times-Delta

    ... Palo Verde Elementary School and graduated Tulare Union High School in 1976. She attended the DADD Adult Program in Delano for the last 15 years. Beverly loved being with her friends at School. That was her extended family in her eyes. Her favorite ...

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  3. Seeded fruit mostly shipped overseas to feed niche marketsRead the original story

    Friday | Packer

    ... overseas. The majority of that exported volume is seeded, said Louie Galvan, managing partner with Fruit Royale Inc., Delano, Calif. "For seeded grapes, the interest primarily remains overseas," he said, mentioning that despite a growing interest in ...

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  4. Graphic bags provide marketing opportunities, increase salesRead the original story

    Friday | Packer

    "In addition to making the fruit look better, these bags can be used as platform to use for point of sale," said Louie Galvan, managing partner, Fruit Royale Inc., Delano, Calif.

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  5. Earlier season set to catch Memorial Day, July FourthRead the original story

    Friday | Packer

    ... everyone's minds. The retailers are already asking for it," said Louie Galvan, managing partner, Fruit Royale Inc., Delano, Calif. Atomic Torosian, managing partner, Crown Jewels Produce, Fresno, Calif., said the earlier season will allow for ...

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  6. United Farm Workers protestors march in a photo from the collection.Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Chatfield, a former teacher, said he first met Chavez in 1963 and worked closely with him for a decade after the Delano grape strike until he moved to Sacramento. After Chavez's death in 1993, Chatfield talked with dozens of former United Farm ...

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  7. Digital Farmworker Movement Documentation Archive Acquired by UCSD LibraryRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Newswise

    ... became close friends, bonding over their mutual commitment to and compassion for the farmworkers who labored in the Delano, California fields, picking grapes and other produce. Chavez asked Chatfield to work for him when the Delano Grape Strike ...

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  8. Cesar Chavez Remembered Warts and AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Ukiah Blog Live

    ... fields and is credited as a founder of the Chicano movement. Just a decade after he began organizing grape pickers in Delano, California, he appeared on the cover of Time magazine. But Chavez as portrayed by Michael PeA a is a flat, one-dimensional ...

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  9. Cinema in Focus: 'Cesar Chavez'Read the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Noozhawk

    ... the death of Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968, a young Chavez ( Michael Pea ) moves his family from Los Angeles to Delano, Calif., to organize a union for farmworkers. Reared in the traditions of the Catholic worker movement and following in the ...

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  10. Movie review: 'Chavez' heavy on milestones, light on the manRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... Cesar Chavez deserved a stirring biopic. The one he gets is more of a procedural than a portrait. Set primarily in Delano (Kern County) but shot in Mexico, "Cesar Chavez" tracks the rise of United Farm Workers President Chavez and the grape strike ...

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  11. Film features farmworkers' fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | The University News

    ... conditions for migrant farm workers. Along with fellow organizer Dolores Huerta, Chavez moved the grape-field-filled Delano, California and began recruiting workers to the NFWA. His wife and children also went to Delano. The movie shows the negative ...

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  12. 'The Crusades of Cesar Chavez,' by Miriam PawelRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | SFGate

    ... that launched an epic American social movement. Beginning with his first appearance in the public eye during the 1965 Delano grape strike, Chavez exercised rigorous control over his public image as the humble, idealistic, incorruptible champion of ...

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  13. Book review: Growth of UFW and struggle of Cesar ChavezRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... that made the epic American social movement. Beginning with his first appearance in the public eye during the 1965 Delano grape strike, Chavez exercised rigorous control over his public image as the humble, idealistic, incorruptible champion of ...

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  14. Now a Major Motion Picture: Cesar Chavez, Stefan ZweigRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | University of Nebraska Press

    This is story of Jon Lewis, the United Farm Workers Union'sphotographer at the Delano, California,grape strike in the mid 1960s.He became the United Farm Workers Union's semiofficial photographer and a close confidant of farmworker leader Cesar Chavez .

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  15. Movie review: 'Chavez' heavy on milestones, light on the manRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... Cesar Chavez deserved a stirring biopic. The one he gets is more of a procedural than a portrait. Set primarily in Delano (Kern County) but shot in Mexico, "Cesar Chavez" tracks the rise of United Farm Workers President Chavez and the grape strike ...

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  16. Frank P. Barajas: 'Cesar Chavez' reveals past and present realitiesRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | Ventura County Star

    ASSOCIATED PRESS Central Valley farm workers wave the United Farm Workers flag at a special screening March 25 of the film "Cesar Chavez" held at The 40 Acres, the former UFW headquarters in Delano.

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  17. Farm workers uniteRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Cityview Online

    ... period when Cesar Chavez moved with his wife Helen (America Ferrera), and their eight children, from Yuma, Ari., to Delano, Calif. Tired of being distanced from the plight of farm workers during his time spent working for the Community Service ...

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  18. Cesar Chavez movie sheds light on iconic labor leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... southern Central Valley region where the movement was born and the film begins. Fernando Chavez said classmates at Delano High School really did stuff grapes into his locker that fell out when he opened the door, as the film shows. And the growing ...

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  19. Cesar Chavez film triggers legacy discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Newsday

    ... issue in the US. The movie focuses on a crucial period in the 1960s when Mr Chavez led a boycott of grape growers in Delano, California, in protest at the appalling conditions and paltry salaries of immigrants working in California's farming ...

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  20. Book review: Growth of UFW and struggle of Cesar ChavezRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... that made the epic American social movement. Beginning with his first appearance in the public eye during the 1965 Delano grape strike, Chavez exercised rigorous control over his public image as the humble, idealistic, incorruptible champion of ...

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