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ORAL HISTORY:
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Fight in the Fields: Behind the Scenes
Here is a selection of audio files in English and Spanish that were made as part of the research for the PBS film Fight in the Fields.
http://www.itvs.org/external/chavez/behind/

History of the United Farm Workers
In addition to biographies of César Chávez, Dolores Huerta, and Arturo Rodriguez, this site has a summary of the history and actions of the UFW.
http://www.ufw.org/history.htm

Si Se Puede! César E. Chávez and His Legacy
Based on a 1996 exhibit on Chávez at UCLA, this site provides a chronology, quotes from Chavez, and a brief biography.
http://clnet.sscnet.ucla.edu/research/chavez/

Viva César E. Chávez
This is a rich site with speeches, photos, interviews and documents related to Chávez' life and work.
http://www.sfsu.edu/~cecipp/cesar_chavez/chavezhome.htm

Dolores Huerta: The UFW's Grand Lady of Steel
This site has a biography, speeches and other material on the Dolores Huerta who was co founder of United Farm Workers. She was named "Woman of the Year" in 1998.
http://www.lared-latina.com/huerta.html

The History of the Border: Timeline
This section of the PBS Website on U.S.-Mexican Border history features an interactive timeline (that you can use to find out more about the history of the border), a text timeline featuring important dates and events of the region (including fuller descriptions of key aspects of border life), a morphing map showing how the border lines have changed throughout history, and a list of other Web sites that can lead you to more information about the border
http://www.pbs.org/kpbs/theborder/history/