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The Bob Fitch Photography Archive Movements for Change

Cesar Chavez East Coast & Canada Tour, 1969 101 items

In the fall of 1969, Cesar Chavez toured the East Coast of the United States and Canada to build support for a national boycott of non-union harvested grapes and other produce. Chavez met with boycott staff, donors, politicians, and organized labor leaders, accompanied by four guards led by organizer Mack Lyons, his personal assistant Juanita Brown, nurse Marion Moses, and documentary photographer Bob Fitch.