Cesar Chavez, the head of the United Farm Workers Union, calls for the resignation of Walter Kintz, the first legal counsel for the state Agriculture Labor Relations Board, in Sacramento, Calif., on Sept. 16, 1975. Chavez's efforts in California culminated in landmark legislation that protected the rights of the state's farmworkers and created the ALRB. AP hide caption

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Texas Farmworker: 1966 Strike 'Was Like Heading Into War'

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Filipino farmworkers, including Larry Itliong (left), were the first to walk out of vineyards, prompting the Delano Grape Strike. They would join forces with Mexican laborers led by Cesar Chavez to form the United Farm Workers. Farmworker Movement Documentation Project/University of California San Diego Library hide caption

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Grapes Of Wrath: The Forgotten Filipinos Who Led A Farmworker Revolution

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