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A Dolores Huerta reader

Author: Mario T García
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of writings about the famed United Farm Workers leader includes a biographical introduction, articles and book excerpts written about her, a selection of her own writing and speeches, letters to Cesar Chavez, and interviews where she expresses her unbending dedication to social justice.
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Named Person: Dolores Huerta; Dolores Huerta
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mario T García
ISBN: 0826345131 9780826345134
OCLC Number: 231724520
Description: xxix, 350 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction : La Pasionaria Chicana --
pt. 1. On Dolores Huerta --
1. Dolores Huerta : the United Farm Workers Union / Margaret Rose --
2. Coleadership : the strength of Dolores Huerta / Richard Griswold del Castillo, Richard A. García --
3. César Chávez and Dolores Huerta : partners in "La Causa" / Margaret Rose --
4. Traditional and nontraditional patterns of female activism in the United Farm Workers of America, 1962-1980 / Margaret Rose --
5. Unsung heroine of La Causa / Jean Murphy --
6. The women of the boycott / Barbara L. Baer, Glenna Matthews --
7. Sorrow in the orchards : her life for years / Eileen Foley --
8. Stopping traffic : one woman's cause / Barbara L. Baer --
9. Dolores Huerta : La Pasionaria of the farmworkers / Judith Coburn --
10. Dolores Huerta mothers eleven kids, one labor union / Nelda Clemmons --
11. UFW official operated on after S.F. beating / Scott Forter --
12. From the fields into the history books / Ruth Carranza --
13. UFW co-founder comes out of labor shadow / Lisa Genasci --
14. Woman of the year : Dolores Huerta, for a lifetime of labor championing the rights of farmworkers / Julie Felner --
15. The eternal soldadera / James Rainey --
16. Labor leader Dolores Huerta credits family and faith / María Luisa Torres --
17. Campus workers urged to unite / Ryan Floersheim. pt. 2. Dolores Huerta speaks --
18. Dolores Huerta talks about Republicans, César Chávez, children, and her home town --
19. Interview with Dolores Huerta : early family influences / Vincent Harding --
20. Testimony of Dolores Huerta --
21. Letters written by Dolores Huerta to César Chávez, 1962-1964 --
22. Statement of Dolores Huerta, Vice President, United Farm Workers Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO, to U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Migratory Labor, July 15, 1969 --
23. Teamsters and UFW debate, 1973 --
24. Keynote address before the Annual Convention of the American Public Health Association, October 21, 1974, New Orleans, Louisiana --
25. Speech given by Dolores Huerta, UCLA, February 22, 1978 --
26. Dialogue on leadership and popular movements : the UFW experience, Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, March 12, 1985 --
27. A life of sacrifice for farm workers / Dolores Huerta --
28. Bush's "cowboy mentality" : interview with Dolores Huerta --
29. Interview with Dolores Huerta, community leader and activist --
30. An interview with Dolores Huerta / Frances Ortega --
31. Dolores Huerta : the vision and voice of her life's work / Julia Bencomo Lobaco --
32. Dolores Huerta on Fr. Luis Olivares : interview with Mario T. García, April 5, 2005 --
33. "Our fight is your fight" : civil rights leaders Dolores Huerta & Julian Bond speak out loud and clear for GLBT equality --
34. Respect, Spanish, and unemployment insurance --
35. Dolores Huerta on spirituality : interview with Mario T. García, June 1, 2007 --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: edited by Mario T. García.
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Farm labor leader and civil rights advocate Dolores Huerta first worked with Cesar Chavez as a community organizer in Mexican American areas of southern California in the mid-1950s. This book  Read more...

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Superb Introduction to Huerta's Life and Thought

by robert_borneman (WorldCat user published 2009-03-24) Excellent Permalink

This book is divided into two halves: the first is a collection of scholarly and journalistic articles on Dolores Huerta's life and significance, the second presents accounts of Huerta in her own voice - interviews, articles, speeches, etc.  For any student s investigating Huerta, this is a superb...
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