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Original book cover for Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales' epic poem, I Am Joaquin, published in 1969.

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Nearly two full years before the walkouts, eighteen demonstrators picketed in front of Lincoln High School in 1966 to protest against the lack of counseling services and educational opportunities for Latino students.

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This photograph was taken on December 19, 1969 outside of a Safeway supermarket in Seattle, Washington. Chavez is the central figure in the photo: the man in a plaid jacket holding the “Don’t Buy California Grapes” sign. A strike by workers and a…

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Protesters with the banner "We Will Not Be Intimidated" at the Marcha Por La Justicia rally at Belvedere Park. Other protest signs read "MECHA Nogales Con Los Ideales De Zapata" and "Marcha de la Justicia" along with a poster with the Virgen de…

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Rosalio Muñoz (center) speaks at a press conference in East Los Angeles, California, on September 1, 1970. He sits center table between two individuals, with a group of Chicano community members behind him and in the forefront microphones, cameras,…

Rosalio Muñoz makes a statement to the press outside the U.S. Armed Forces Office after he refuses induction and the draft to the Vietnam War, Los Angeles, September 16, 1969.

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American soldiers are dropped off by U.S. Army helicopters to join South Vietnamese ground troops to advance in an attack on a Viet Cong camp 18 miles north of Tay Ninh, northwest of Saigon near the Cambodian border, in March 1965 during the Vietnam…

A smiling woman dressed in a colorful shirt and pants holds a child in her left arm, with her right fist raised, as she marches in the National Chicano Moratorium demonstration in East Los Angeles on August 29, 1970.

Young boy, in a black poncho and white sombrero hanging from his neck, sits on his father's or male figure's shoulders, as boy and adult hold a megaphone together. They are in the crowd at the Chicano Moratorium in East Los Angeles.

Group of individuals walking arm in arm at the Chicano Moratorium march.

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National Chicano Moratorium gathered more than 30,000 activists, students, families, and their children to the march down Whittier Blvd. in East Los Angeles, August 29, 1970.

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