Encyclopedia of Cesar Chavez: The Farm Workers' Fight for Rights and Justice

Editor/Author Bruns, Roger
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Greenwood

Single-User Purchase Price: $89.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $133.50
ISBN: 978-1-44-080380-2
Category: Biography
Image Count: 27
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This book is a unique, single-volume treatment offering original source material on the life, accomplishments, disappointments, and lasting legacy of one of American history's most celebrated social reformers-Cesar Chavez.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • A
  • Agbayani Village
  • Agribusiness of California
  • Agricultural Labor Relations Act of 1975 (ALRA)
  • Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC)
  • Alinsky, Saul
  • Arizona Fast, 1972
  • B
  • Boycotts
  • Bracero Program
  • Brown, Jerry
  • Bruce Church, Inc.
  • C
  • California Migrant Ministry (CMM)
  • Chatfield, LeRoy
  • Chavez, Helen
  • Chavez, Juana
  • Chavez, Librado
  • Chavez, Manuel
  • Chavez, Richard
  • Chicano Movement
  • Coachella Strike, 1973
  • Cohen, Jerry
  • Community Organizing
  • Community Service Organization (CSO)
  • Constitutional Convention of United Farm Workers, 1973
  • Contract Signings, 1970
  • Contreras, Rufino
  • D
  • de la Cruz, Jessie
  • DiGiorgio Fruit Corporation
  • Drake, Jim
  • E
  • El Malcriado
  • F
  • Fasts
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Surveillance
  • Forty Acres
  • Founding Convention, National Farm Workers Association, 1962
  • Fresno County Jail, 1973
  • G
  • Galarza, Ernesto
  • Gallo Wine Company
  • “Game, The,”
  • Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand (Mahatma)
  • Ganz, Marshall
  • Giumarra Vineyards
  • Govea, Jessica
  • Grape Strike, 1965
  • H
  • Hartmire, Chris
  • Higgins, George
  • Huerta, Dolores
  • I
  • International Brotherhood of the Teamsters (IBT)
  • Itliong, Larry
  • K
  • Kennedy, Robert
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr.
  • Kircher, William
  • L
  • La Paz
  • Lettuce Strike, 1979
  • Levy, Jacques
  • Lyons, Mack
  • M
  • Mahoney, Roger
  • March (Peregrinación) to Sacramento, 1966
  • McDonnell, Donald
  • McFarland Rose Grafters Strike, 1965
  • McWilliams, Carey
  • Meany, George
  • Medina, Eliseo
  • Modesto March, 1975
  • N
  • Nathan, Sandy
  • Nonviolent Protest
  • O
  • One Thousand Mile March, 1975
  • Oxnard Organizing Campaign, 1958
  • P
  • Padilla, Gilbert
  • Perelli-Minetti Strike and Boycott, 1966
  • “Plan of Delano,”
  • Proposition 14, 1976
  • Proposition 22, 1972
  • R
  • Ranch Committees
  • Reuther, Walter
  • Rodriguez, Arturo
  • Ross, Fred
  • S
  • Salad Bowl Strike, 1970
  • Salandini, Victor
  • Salinas Jail, 1970
  • Schenley Boycott, 1965
  • Short-Handled Hoe
  • Steinberg, Lionel
  • Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
  • T
  • Texas Melon Strike, 1966
  • U
  • Unionization Attempts on Behalf of Farm Workers
  • United Farm Workers (UFW)
  • U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Migratory Labor Hearings, 1966
  • V
  • Valdez, Luis
  • Vera Cruz, Philip
  • Virgin of Guadalupe
  • W
  • Wrath of Grapes Campaign, 1986
  • Primary Documents
  • Farm Labor Organizing—Cesar Chavez Speaks of the EarlyYears
  • “The Plan of Delano” (1965)
  • Interview with Barrera Family Members on the 1966 Peregrinación
  • Informant Interview to FBI on Cesar Chavez, September 23, 1966
  • Statement of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Delano, California, March 10, 1968
  • Cesar Chavez's “Letter from Delano,” 1969
  • Statement of Dolores Huerta before Senate Subcommittee onMigratory Labor, July 15, 1969
  • Delano Grape Workers’ Boycott Day Proclamation, May 10, 1969
  • Testimony of Cesar Chavez and Other Farm Worker Leaders at a Public Hearing before Members of Congress, October 1, 1969
  • Statement by Cesar Chavez at the End of His 24-Day Fast forJustice, Phoenix, Arizona, June 4, 1972
  • Cesar Chavez Speech at Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, November 9, 1984
  • Extract from Interview with Guadalupe Gamboa, April 9, 2003
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • About the Author