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New additions to the CPMR Website

Fast for Justice Sign - Roberto Acuña

Roberto Acuña was a formworker and an UFW organizer in Milwaukee. He was interviewed for Studs Terkel's collection Working (Book One). The UFW Illinois Boycott was part of a nationwide series of boycotts that the United Farm Workers of America (UFW) spearheaded during the mid 1960s and 1970s. These boycotts alerted the national consumer of the grape and lettuce strikes that had erupted in California and other states. The main duty of all of the Chicago office was to enlist support for the strik

Fiesta Drive-in series - Nancy de los Santos running toward screen

Image of a woman at a drive-in cinema running from the camera towards the theater screen

Man poses in front of five-and-dime

Black and white photograph of a man posing in front of a McCrory five-and-dime with others in the background

Photo series of Nancy de los Santos' Grandmother

Black and white portrait of Nancy's grandmother.

UFW protestors outside of a store during boycott 2

Black and white photograph of protestors during the grape, lettuce, and wine boycott. They are marching outside of a store.

Two women participating in the UFW boycott

Signs read: Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi" and "Justice for Farmworkers" Don't buy Grapes or Lettuce." The UFW Illinois Boycott was part of a nationwide series of boycotts that the United Farm Workers of America (UFW) spearheaded during the mid 1960s and 1970s. These boycotts alerted the national consumer of the grape and lettuce strikes that had erupted in California and other states. The main duty of all of the Chicago office was to enlist support for the striking farm workers by soliciting

Photo of elderly Spanish couple

Black and white photo of an unknown older coupld walking away from the camera, grafiti reads "libertad"

The Jewish neighborhood, Maxwell St. 1970s Chicago

Black and white image of people walking down Maxwell St (also known as "Jewtown") in Chicago in the 1970s prior to gentrification

A man and woman in front of the ocean at night

Black and white photo of a man and woman admiring the moon reflected in the ocean at night

Photograph of five members of the Morgan Duces

Photograph of five members of the Morgan Duces [Blue Photo Album Collection], at Linda's party, December 1968

Mujeres movie night

Black and white photograph of a movie night put on by "mujeres palias" after a police riot

NEIU students at a UFW protest

Black and white photo of NEIU Students at a UFW Protest, walking down the street, in Chicago 1977