Melon Strike Begins

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Title

Melon Strike Begins

Subject

Strikes
Rio Grande Valley
Starr County, Texas
Chicano movement
Melon Strike
Agriculture
Texas Farm Workers Union
Mexican Americans

Description

A newspaper clipping from El Cuhamil, announcing the beginning of a melon strike. The Texas Farm Worker's Union started the strike in a rally May 16, 1976.

Source

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and University Archives

Publisher

El Cuhamil (San Juan, TX)

Date

1976-05-20

Contributor

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Rights

"Melon Strike Begins." El Cuhamil, May 20, 1975.

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

COE-MELONSTRIKES-MelonStrikeBegins

Coverage

Starr County, Texas
Rio Grande City, Texas

Collection

Tags

special collections, archives, LRGV history, borderlands, US-Mexico history special collections, archives, LRGV history, borderlands, US-Mexico history special collections, archives, LRGV history, borderlands, US-Mexico history special collections, archives, LRGV history, borderlands, US-Mexico history special collections, archives, LRGV history, borderlands, US-Mexico history special collections, archives, LRGV history, borderlands, US-Mexico history special collections, archives, LRGV history, borderlands, US-Mexico history

Citation

“Melon Strike Begins,” UTRGV Digital Exhibits, accessed July 21, 2024, https://omeka.utrgv.edu/items/show/55.

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