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The images on the left are of a procession/march that took place to raise awareness and support farm workers rights. The article below discusses the rivalry that took place between Teamsters union and the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC) . At the time the Teamsters Union was harassing farm workers to sign a contract through their union. Despite strong opposition and hindrance from the the Teamsters union over 100,000 farm workers signed contracts with the UFWOC. Farm workers recognized that the UFWOC had their best interest in mind. The article on the right shares that Eloise Chavez one of Cesar Chavez's daughters was married to Gilbert Hernandez.
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El Malcriado Newspaper Collection
Archives & Special Collections of California State University, Monterey Bay
"Salinas Teamsters & Eloise & Gilbert Web" (1970). Activists. 38.