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, contact the Confederate Reunion Grounds at 254.472.0959.

September 27–
November 30, 2014
Confederate Reunion Grounds
1738 FM 2705
Mexia, TX 76667


Map of event location
César Chávez at work in the community garden at La Paz in Keene, California by Cathy Murphy, 1976. Photo reprinted with permission of the César E. Chávez Foundation and Cathy Murphy.