Juan de la Cruz Liberation Brigade

Title

Juan de la Cruz Liberation Brigade

Subject

United Farm Workers Movement

Description

Juan de la Cruz migrated to the United States under the bracero program, working at the Roberts Farm in Arvin, California. De la Cruz joined the United Farm Workers of America in 1965, advocating for living wages of workers, clean drinking water, and public health facilities. De la Cruz was killed in August 1973 during a picketing demonstration occurring between Arvin and Weedpatch, California.

Creator

United Farm Workers of America

Source

Roz Payne

Publisher

Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date

ca. 1970s

Format

Button

Type

Physical Object

Collection

Citation

United Farm Workers of America , “Juan de la Cruz Liberation Brigade ,” Roz Payne Sixties Archive, accessed October 22, 2021, https://rozsixties.unl.edu/items/show/238.

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