The battle of Coachella Valley

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Title
The battle of Coachella Valley
Series
Educating Change: Latina Activism and the Struggle for Educational Equity
Contributors
Harris, David (creator)
Date Issued
September 13, 1973
Abstract
Article explaining the strikes and boycotts organized by the United Farm Workers Union in the Coachella Valley. Includes information about farm workers' living and working conditions, violence committed by the Teamster's Union, the leadership of Cesar Chavez, and the organizing tactics of the UFW.
Keywords
Emigration and immigration
Agricultural laborers
Strikes and lockouts
Teamsters
Extent
6 p.

Citation

Harris, David, "The battle of Coachella Valley" Educating Change. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:105379/

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    Powerfully illustrated through the lives of three Mexican/Chicana women - Ramona Medina, Socorro Gomez-Potter, and Yolanda Almaraz-Esquivel - "Educating Change:  Latina Activism and the Struggle for Educational Equity" documents a history of Mexican women's migration and activism, and considers its ...

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