In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César Chávez

Featuring thirty-eight photographs paired with excerpts from his dynamic speeches, interviews, and authoritative writings, this Humanities Texas traveling exhibition documents the full course of Chávez’s remarkable career and examines the life experiences and philosophical influences that drove him to dedicate himself fully to improving the lives of American farm workers. For more information, please contact the Fort Worth Public Library.

September 13–October 22, 2021
Fort Worth Public Library
500 West 3rd Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102


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César Chávez at work in the community garden at La Paz in Keene, California, by Cathy Murphy, former staff photographer for the United Farm Workers, 1976. Photo reprinted with permission of the César E. Chávez Foundation and Cathy Murphy.