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New additions to the CPMR Website

Nancy De Los Santos Self Portrait

Self Portrait of Nancy De Los Santos taken in a bathroom mirror

Albert Mata and a colleague - reflected image

Albert Mata and a colleague preparing for a speech in the bethroom

Girl sitting in a window sill, Chicago

Black and White Photograph of a girl sitting on a window sill

Woman hanging out of window in Chicago

Photo of a young women leaning out of a Chicago window

Mary, A girl from the neighborhood

Mary, the daughter of one of Nancy's friends, standing by a wall with graffiti in Pilsen. Nancy asked her to pose there after noticing the girl's pants matched the spraypaint.

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"