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Selective Bibliography - Cesar Chavez, 1967-1997

Part I. Works from 1967 to 1985

 
Americans All; Biographies about People of all Races, Creeds, and Nationalities Who Have Contributed to the American Way of Life. Champaign, Ill.: Garrard Pub. Co., 1972.

Cesar Chavez: Apostle ofNon- Violence, Oakland, CA: National Hispanic University, 1980. [Spanish/English Social Studies.]

Office of the President: Cesar Chavez Collection. Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. Papers of Cesar Chavez chronicle his work and leadership in the agricultural migrant labor organizing movement dating from 1959 to 1993. These papers also deal with the United Farm Workers union and its predecessor organizations.

Outstandmg Americans of Mexican Descent. Menlo Park, Calif.: Educational Consulting Associates, 1970.

Viva Ia Causa: The Migrant Labor MovemenL (filmstrip). Denoyer-Geppert Audio Visuals, 1972.

Backus, Bertha Rhodes. "A Communicator for La Causa: A Burkeian Analysis of the Rhetoric of Cesar Chavez." M.A. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1970.

Bomfim, Ricardo Aecio. "Cesar Estrada Chavez: Militant Prophet." M.A. Thesis. University of Georgia, 1983.

Cabbell, Paul. "A Free Press Interview with Cesar Chavez." Reprinted from the Aug.22, 1969 Los Angeles Free Press. UAW Western Region 6,1969.

California Legislature Senate Subcommittee on Un-American Activities fourteenth report of the Senate Fact-finding Subcommittee on Un-American Activities. "The purpose of this report is to submit information pertaining to the degree of subversive impact in the Delano grape strikes," 1967

Calvo Buezas, Tom'as. "El Movimiento Campesino en California: C'esar Chavez y su Revolucion Cultural." M.A. Thesis. California State University, 1974.

Chavez, Cesar. File of clippings and miscellanea. Collected at Michigan State University Libraries in the Special Collections Division's American Radicalism Vertical File.

Child, Christopher. The California Crusade of Cesar Chavez. [microform]. London: Quaker Peace & Service, 1980.

Day, Mark. Forty acres: Cesar Chavez and the Farm Workers. New York: Praeger, 1971.

De Toledano, Ralph. Little Cesar. Washington, D.C.: Anthem Books, 1971. 2Delgado, Concha. C'esar Ch'avez: Apostle of Nonviolence. Berkeley, CA: Babel Productions, 1971. [Bilingual biography of C'esar Ch'avez with teaching unit.]

Diedrich, Lyle Victor. "Cesar Chavez: Development of a Leader." (Seminar paper, M.A. in Economics), Univ. of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 1976.

Dunn, Wendy. Who's news!: Worid Personalities. With Janet Morey. New York: J. Messner, 1985.

Dunne, John Gregory. Delano. [Photos]. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1971.

Dunne, John Gregory. Delano, The Story of the California Grape Strike. [Photos by Ted Streshinsky. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1967.

Field, Mervin D. "Cesar Chavez Widely Known and Has Favorable Image But Public Evenly Split on New Grape Boycott." San Francisco, Calf. poll, 1985. Public Opinion, Sept. 6,1985.

Fodell, Beverly. Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers: A Bibliography. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1974.

Forell, George W., and Lazareth, William H., eds. Human Rights: Rhetoric or Reality. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1978.

Franchere, Ruth. Cesar Chavez. [Illustrated by Earl Thollander.] New York: Crowe II, 1970,1973.

Gomez, Rudolph. The Changing Mexican-American; A Reader. Boulder, CO: Pruett, 1972.

Graves, Elaine. "El Malcriado Anthology, 1965-1972." MA. Thesis, Fairfield University, (Fairfield Conn.], 1973.

Hachey, Thomas E. and Weber, Ralph E., eds. American Dissent from Thomas Jefferson to Cesar Chavez: The Rhetoric of Re form and Revolution. Huntington, N.Y.: RE. Kreiger Pub. Co., 1981. [Some material originally published under the title: "Voices of revolution.")

Hribar, Paul Anthony. "The Social Fasts of Cesar Chavez: A Critical Study of Nonverbal Communication, Nonviolence, and Public Opinion.~ Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California, 1978.

Jeffs, William George. "The Roots of the Delano Grape Strike." M.A. Thesis. California State University, 1969.

Levy, Jacques E. Cesar Chavez: An Autobiography of La Causa. New York: Norton, 1975.

London, Joan and Anderson, Henry. So Shall We Reap. New York: Crowell, 1970.

Maldonado, Charlotte Nieto. C'esar Ch'avez: Un H'eroe Chicano. Berkeley, CA: Babel Productions, 1971. (Easily read bilingual biography of C'esar Ch'avez.] 3Maldonado, Charlotte Nieto. C'esar Ch'avez: Un H'eroe Chicano. Oakland, CA: National Hispanic University, [between 1980 and 1990]. (English/Spanish social studies grades 4- 8.)

Mattheissen, Peter. "Profile, C'esar Ch'avez." Keene, Calif: El Taller Gr'afico, United Farm Workers, 1969. [Reprinted from the June 21 and June 28,1969 issues of The New Yorker.]

Mattheissen, Peter. Sal Si Puedes; Cesar Chavez and the New American Revolution. New York: Dell Pub. Co., 1969.

Muller, Jean-Marie and Kalman, Jean. C'esar Chavez: Un Combat Non- ViolenL Paris: Fayard/LeCerf, 1977.

Munoz, Henrietta. Great Americans and Their Contributions to the United States. Contains stories of Benjamin Franklin and Cesar Chavez in English and Spanish. San Bernardino County Schools, Calif. [Juvenile literature]

O'Neill, William L. Coming Apart: An Informal History ofAmerica in the 1960s. New York, N.Y.: Times Books, 1971.

Pitrone, Jean Maddern. Chavez, Man of the Migrants. Staten Island, N.Y.: Alba House, 1971.

Redmond Tim. "Cesar Chavez: The Pioneering Labor Leader Talks about the New Grape Boycott, Libel Suits and Organizing in the '80s." The San Francisco Bay Guardian, Vol. 19, no.36, (June 26-July 3,1985).

Roberts, Donovan 0. ~Theory and Practice in the Life and Thought of Cesar E. Chavez: Implications for a Social Ethic." Ph.D. dissertation, Boston University, 1978.

Schoenbach, Jennetta. "Chavez, The Charlatan: A Speech." 1979. Serv'in, Manuel P. The Mexican-Americans: An Awakening minority. Beverly Hills: Glencoe Press, 1970.

Shaw, Lee C. "Developments in Agricultural Labor Relations: National Seminar," Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Washington, D.C., 1973.

Steinbacher, John. Bitter Harvest. Whittier, Calif.: Orange Tree Press, 1970.

Stevens, Larry. Cesar Chavez: A Mini Play. Stockton, CA: Relevant Instructional Materials, 1978. [Juvenile literature]

Stevens, Larry. People of Conscience: Decision Makers. Six mini plays, 1978. Taylor, Ronald B. Chavez and the Farm Workers. Boston: Beacon Press, 1975.

Terzian, James P. Mighty Hard Road: The Story of Cesar Chavez. New York: Pocket Books, 1970.

Tolandano, Ralph de, Little Cesar Washington, D.C.: Anthem Books, 1971. 4White Florence Meirnan. Cesar Chavez, Man of Courage. Champaign, Ill: Garrard Pub. Co., 1973.

Weigand Steve. "Boycott By Mail: Cesar Goes High-Tech." California Journal, Vol.16 No.4. (Apr.1985).

Yinger, Winthrop. "Cesar Chavez: The Rhetoric of Nonviolence." M.A. Thesis, Fresno State College, 1970.

Young, Jan. The Migrant Workers and Cesar Chavez. New York: Messner, 1972.

Part 2. Works from 1986 to 1997

C'esar Ch'avez, Historical and Current Dimensions of His Leadership. (University of Texas at Austin, LBJ Auditorium, April 24,1994).

FBI File on Cesar Chavez & United Farm Workers. (microfilm), Wilmington, Del. Scholarly Resources, 1995? [2 microfilm reels].

FBI Files on Cesar Chavez. Photocopies of FBI Files on the Late Labor Leader. File nos. 948291, 44-51593, 100444762, 105-157123,157-15963, 1614719. [Washington, D.C., 1996).

Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the FBI File on Cesar Chavez and the UFW. Wilmington, Del: Scholarly Resources, 1996.

Altman, Linda Jacobs. Cesar Chavez. San Diego: Lucent Books, 1996.

Bredeson, Carmen. Presidential Medal of Freedom Winners. Springfield, N.J.: Enslow 1996. [Collective biographies].

Cede-no, Maria E. Cesar Chavez: Labor Leader. Brookfield, Conn.: Millbrook Press, 1993.

Collins, David R. Farmworker's Friend: The Story of Cesar Chavez. Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books, 1996. [Juvenile literature]

Conord, Bruce W. Cesar Chavez. New York, N.Y.: Chelsea Juniors, 1992. [Junior World Biographies].

Cumpi'an, Carlos. Latino Rainbow: Poems about Latino Americans. Chicago: Children's Press, 1994. [Juvenile literature]

De Ruiz, Dana Catherine. La Ca usa: The Migrant Farmworker's Story. Austin: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1993.

Dolan, Terrance. Julio C'esar Ch'avez. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1993. [Juvenile literature].

Erwin, Patricia. "Delano: The National Farm Workers Association Strike, 1965-1970." M.A. Thesis, Ball State University, 1987.

Exposici'on de Libros Sobre Cultura Mexican-Norteamericana. '~Cat'alago de Ia Exposici'on on de Libros Sobre Cultura Mexicano-Norteamericana: Organizada con Motivo de Ia Imposici'on de Ia Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca a los Se"nores C'esar Ch'avez, Am'erico Paredes y Juli'an Samora." Mexico: Secretar'ia de Relaciones Exteriores, 1990. [Mexican-Americans; Bibliography; Exhibitions.]

Faistein, Mark. Cesar Chavez. Paramus, N.J.: Globe Fearon, 1994.

Faistein, Mark. Freedom Fighters. Paramus, N.J.: Globe Fearon, 1994. [Grades 5-12 and adults reading level 4.5 or above.]

Ferriss Susan. The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farm Workers Movement. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1997.

Gonzales, Doreen. Cesar Chavez: Leader for Migrant Farm Workers. Springfield, N.J.: Enslow Publishers, 1996. [Juvenile literature]

Goodwin David. C'esar Ch'avez: La Esperanza Para El Pueblo. Spanish text translated by Mar'ia Cabrol. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1991. [Juvenile literature]

Griswold del Castillo, Richard. C'esar Ch'avez: A Triumph of Spirit With Richard A. Garcia. Norman, OkIa.: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995.

Holmes, Burnham. Cesar Chavez: Farm Worker Activist. Austin, Tex.: Raintree SteckVaugn, 1994. [Juvenile literature]

Jimenez, Edward Rucobo. 'A Critical Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of Cesar Chavez's Death." M.A. Thesis, California State University, Fresno, 1995.

Johnson, Ann Donegan. The Value of Conviction: The Story of Cesar Chavez. Los Angeles, CA: Value Tales, 1995. [Juvenile literature]

Joseph, James A. Remaking America: How the Benevolent Traditions of Many Cultures are Transformmg our National Life. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995.

Kelly, Christine. Diversity in Public CommunicaUon: A Reader. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., 1994.

King, David C. First Facts about American Heroes. Woodbridge, Conn.: Blackbirch Press, 1996.

Maldonado, Carlos Saldivar. "The Longest Running Death in History: A History of Colegio Cesar Chavez, 1973-1983." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Oregon, 1986. Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1987.

Marvis, Barbara J. Contemporary American Success Stories: Famous People of Hispanic Heritage, Vol.11. Childs, MD: Mitchell Lane Publishers, 1996 [Juvenile literature)

Mitchell, Kathleen Ann. "Submarines, Salsa and Pottery Shards: A Narrative History of Coachella, California." Internship project in partial fulfillment (M.A.), University of California, Riverside, 1991.

Ogletree, Charles J. "The Quiet Storm; the Rebellious Influence of C'esar Ch'avez." Harvard Latino Law Review, Vol.1 No.1 (Fall, 1994). 6Powers, Tom. Cesar Chavez. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Quercus, 1989. [Biographies from American History.]

Rocha Reynaga, Ricardo. Conversaciones Para Gente Grande. Col. Del Valle, M'exico: Aguilar, 1993.

Rodriguez, Consuelo. Cesar Chavez. New York: Chelsea House, 1991. [Juvenile literature)

Ross, Fred. Conquering Goliath: Cesar Chavez at the Beginning. (Forward by Edward M. Kennedy.) Keene, Calif: United Farm Workers, El Taller Grafico, 1989.

Strazzabosco, Jeanne. Learning About Justice from the Life of C'esar Ch'avez. New York: The Rosen Pub. Group's/Powerkids Press, 1996. [Juvenile literature)

United States Congress, House Committee on Education and Labor. "Cesar Chavez Workplace Fairness Act." Text of House Committee report. Chicago, Ill.: Commerce Clearing House, 1993.

The above bibliographic entries are registered with the Library of Congress and can be accessed at most academic and public libraries using OCLC.