- How can memorabilia/physical materials contribute to forming community around a movement?
- What were the conditions that made farm workers discontent enough to form a union?
- Why do you think there wasn’t a unified farm workers union prior to the 1960s?
- How have race and racial divisions been historically factored into labor movement organizing?
- Why do you think Cesar Chavez and the Farm Workers movement are remembered so positively?
- How do you think anti-communist ideology impacted the views of the US government when addressing farm worker activism and grievances?
- How did the need for unity between different ethnic groups impact the way Luisa Moreno organized her community during the Cigar Makers labor movement?
- How do the different pieces of art across all of the primary sources included show an emphasis on including Latino/Latino-American culture in labor activism?
- Why do you think the Coors boycott was so long-lasting?
- What biases are shown throughout the included primary sources?
Abbott, Franky. The United Farm Workers and the Delano Grape Strike. 2016. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, https://dp.la/primary-source-sets/the-united-farm-workers-and-the-delano-grape-strike. (Accessed December 13, 2022.). Provides more primary sources from both the Bracero Program as well as the farm worker’s movement
Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964 / Cosecha Amarga Cosecha Dulce: El programa Bracero 1942-1964. Retrieved from National Museum of American History, https://americanhistory.si.edu/bracero/introduction. (Accessed December 13, 2022). This is the digital version of a Smithsonian exhibit on the Bracero program.
Kim, Inga. The Rise of the UFW. 2017. Retrieved from the United Farm Workers website, https://ufw.org/the-rise-of-the-ufw/. (Accessed December 13, 2022). This is a good overview of how the UFW was formed and represents the perspective of the organization on the subject.
Pao, Maureen. Cesar Chavez: The Life Behind A Legacy Of Farm Labor Rights. 2016. Retrieved from National Public Radio, https://www.npr.org/2016/08/02/488428577/cesar-chavez-the-life-behind-a-legacy-of-farm-labor-rights. (Accessed December 13, 2022). This is an NPR article that offers a good summary of Cesar Chavez’s life as well as a timeline.
Jon Lewis Photographs from the United Farm Workers Movement. Retrieved from Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, https://beinecke.library.yale.edu/collections/highlights/jon-lewis-photographs-united-farm-workers-movement. (Accessed December 13, 2022). This is a collection of photographs taken by Jon Lewis. These offer a more visual way of looking at the United Farm Workers and the farmworkers movement.