Special Section Chicano Movement

Newspaper coverage 1968-79

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Chicano activists made news as well as history. Here is a month-by-month digital archive of more than 250 articles published in the UW Daily and other local newspapers between 1968 and 1979. The full list is below (click the titles to read the articles). They are also sorted by subjects: Farmworkers and the Grape Boycott; Chicano Studies at UW, Arts and Culture; El Centro de la Raza.

Michael Schulze-Oechtering Castañeda created this database with help from Edgar Flores, Francesca Barajas, Chris Paredes, and Oscar Rosales Castañeda. These articles are courtesy of the UW Daily, Seattle Times, Seattle Post-Intelligencer,

 
  
1968    
9-May-68 Daily "Los Amigos" sponsor migrant labor group
7-Aug-68 Daily UW law students research migrant cases
1969    
10-Jan-69 Daily Grape growers, boycott supporters to clash
14-Jan-69 Daily Grape growers clash with boycott leaders over wages, strikes
16-Jan-69 Daily Devil's Advocate (to boycott)
17-Jan-69 Daily Protest flares over grapes on HUB lawn
21-Jan-69 Daily Student Assembly to vote on grapes
21-Jan-69 Daily Group grapples over grapes
22-Jan-69 Daily Mexican-Americans tell opposition to grapes
23-Jan-69 Daily HUB advisory board heres grape hassle
23-Jan-69 Daily Student assembly, grape strike supported
28-Jan-69 Daily The Chicano group active part of campus
28-Jan-69 Daily The Chicano group active part of campus (cont.)
28-Jan-69 Daily Administration rules free grape sales
29-Jan-69 Daily Opinion (on picketing)
29-Jan-69 Daily Grape picket line planned
30-Jan-69 Daily HUB sales down in boycott
31-Jan-69 Daily BOC hits administration for HUB grape decision
31-Jan-69 Daily HUB sales still fall lower
5-Feb-69 Daily Boycotters ask decision from president Odegaard
6-Feb-69 Daily HUB board recommends stoppage of grape sales
7-Feb-69 Daily Odegaard: Individual grape decision favored
11-Feb-69 Daily Boycott enters statistical phase, moratorium set
14-Feb-69 Daily Safeway boycott aim
25-Feb-69 Daily SDS ejects United Fruit Rep.
4-Apr-69 Daily Boycotters begin campaign against safeway grapes
8-Apr-69 Daily Hearings resume today regarding SDS officer
8-Apr-69 Daily Hearings resume today regarding SDS officer (cont.)
2-May-69 Daily An executive's defense of United Fruit
8-May-69 Daily UFW to continue protest
9-May-69 Daily "Boycott day" to target safeway
13-May-69 Daily Corky Gonzales, Wed. HUB ballroom
13-May-69 Daily Grape boycotters 80 strong at safeway
30-Sep-69 Daily Grape boycott will continue
1-Oct-69 Daily "We have a common cause"
8-Oct-69 Daily Boycotters stage march on U Villiage QFC
14-Oct-69 Daily Boycotters march to QFC
17-Oct-69 Daily Managers face boycotters
23-Oct-69 Daily Chicano group adopts new name, image (MEChA)
24-Oct-69 Daily Anti-grape campaign not dead
28-Oct-69 Daily Boycott hits three stores
4-Nov-69 Daily SEP seeks education aid to minority students
21-Nov-69 Daily Conservative Analysis: Grape gripe
3-Dec-69 Daily Cesar Chavez here Dec. 19
9-Dec-69 Daily Farmworkers suffer from pesticides
10-Dec-69 Daily Chavez -  Dec. 19
1970    
20-Jan-70 Daily MEChA, campus and community involvement
23-Jan-70 Daily Chicanos ask "immediate dismissal" of spanish TA 
30-Jan-70 Daily 30 Chicanos March 
3-Feb-70 Daily Larios resigns after language hassle
4-Feb-70 Daily Larios decision
5-Feb-70 Daily MEChA attacks daily editorial
10-Feb-70 Daily Professor asks for investigation of Larios incident
11-Feb-70 Daily Faculty Senate to probe Larios investigation
13-Feb-70 Daily Larios: Language department problem?
18-Feb-70 Daily Larios wouldn't have been rehired anyway
20-Feb-70 Daily Grape Boycott Conspiracy
20-Feb-70 Daily Grape Boycott Conspiracy (cont.)
24-Apr-70 Daily Today in HUB Delano Story told
29-Apr-70 Daily Larios case may reopen
5-May-70 Daily AAUP asks U senate to reopen Larios case
28-May-70 Daily Grape Boycotters want U to Fast
13-Nov-70 Daily MEChA and AASC demand more office space
19-Nov-70 Daily UFW union to picket Dow Co.
2-Dec Daily UFW gets small audience
1971    
24-Feb-71 Daily Chicano teacher on liberation
25-Feb-71 Daily Washington State senate passes chicano commission bill
5-Mar-71 Daily Call for third world youth to organize
5-Mar-71 Daily Oppression of female farm workers
9-Mar-71 Daily Chicano theater organizer speaks
13-Apr-71 Daily Chicanos and Pringle meet over advisor dismissal
14-Apr-71 Daily Chicanos march over Acevez removal
20-Apr-71 Daily Washington state Chicano Studies organization plans conference 
21-Apr-71 Daily Chicanos accept Pringle's answer
11-May-71 Daily MEChA: Contemporary revolutionaries
11-May-71 Daily C.H.E. 
11-May-71 Daily UFW in Yakima Valley
11-May-71 Daily Brown Beret - Birth of a Symbol
11-May-71 Daily Brown Beret - Birth of a Symbol (cont.)
11-May-71 Daily Teatro Chicano: Punto del Partida
11-May-71 Daily Teatro del Piojo
11-May-71 Daily El Plan Espiritual de Aztlan
11-May-71 Daily Dorms vote on lettuce today
11-May-71 Daily Chicano Educational Oppurtunities
11-May-71 Daily Estudios Chicanos
1972    
1-Mar-72 Daily La Chispa: Chicano and Filipino Farmworkers
2-Mar-72 Daily "anglos"
3-Mar-72 Daily Chicanos ask for moritorium support
9-Mar-72 Daily Professors in Social Work give up raises to create Chicano professor position
9-Mar-72 Daily La Chispa: MEChA 's response to serveral issues
29-Mar-72 Daily Support spreads in Chicano Moritorium
29-Mar-72 Daily Moritorium in the school of social work
30-Mar-72 Daily La Chispa: Alone in Disneyland
13-Apr-72 Daily La Chispa: Inter-racial relationships
20-Apr-72 Daily La Chispa: Growers oppose farmworkers organizing in Yakima Valley
27-Apr-72 Daily La Chispa: Chicanos and Vietnam
3-May-72 Daily Blacks, Chicanos, and Women respond to daily
4-May-72 Daily MEChA opens boycott on rainer bottling company
4-May-72 Daily La Chispa: First Annual WA State MEChA Conference 
5-May-72 Daily Chicano events at the ECC
6-May-72 Daily La Chispa: important dates in Chicano history
9-May-72 Daily Semana de la Raza
9-May-72 Daily Farmworkers win - boycott injunction killed
9-May-72 Daily U Chicanos publish a book
May-72 Daily C.H.E. and el Movimiento
9-May-72 Daily Chicano Identity
9-May-72 Daily The future of the Chicano Movement
9-May-72 Daily The future of the Chicano Movement (cont.)
9-May-72 Daily The Chicano: Past and Present
9-May-72 Daily The Poetry of La Raza
9-May-72 Daily Colegio Jacinto Trevino; Founder to speak here
9-May-72 Daily UFWOC in the Yakima Valley
25-May-72 Daily La Chispa: Think about it
3-Oct-72 Daily La Chispa: MEChA a year in movement
12-Oct-72 Daily Chicano/Latino's seize old city grade school
12-Oct-72 Seattle PI Chicanos Occupy Beacon School
12-Oct-72 Seattle Times Chicano School take-over spurs city into action
13-Oct-72 Daily Beacon Hill School, in need of necessities
13-Oct-72 Seattle PI Bottomly will Appraise School for Possible use by Chicanos
13-Oct-72 Seattle Times $18,000 to renovate Chicano school site
14-Oct-72 Seattle PI Six Councilmen back use of school for Chicanos 
15-Oct-72 Seattle Times Take-over on Beacon Hill: Chicanos achieve sense of community
16-Oct-72 Seattle PI City's Invisible Minority Surfaces
17-Oct-72 Daily Life comes to Beacon Hill
17-Oct-72 Seattle PI Old school Leased for Chicano Center
17-Oct-72 Seattle Times City to lease school to Chicanos
19-Oct-72 Seattle PI Chicanos cheer school board
20-Oct-72 Seattle PI Chilly Chicanos Wait it Out
21-Oct-72 Seattle Times Human rights group backs Chicanos
22-Oct-72 Seattle Times Chicanos Were Following Slogan 'power to the people'
24-Oct-72 Seattle Times Chicanos Discuss Prisoners' Union
26-Oct-72 Seattle PI City Council committee votes to lease school for Chicano center
26-Oct-72 Seattle Times Council unit votes no on leasing school 
29-Oct-72 Seattle Times Chicano bid for school hits snag
30-Oct-72 Seattle Times Rally shows support for Chicano effort
7-Nov-72 Seattle Times Chicanos: bitterness voiced at council delay on lease
10-Nov-72 Daily Council on Beacon Hill
11-Nov-72 Seattle PI Chicanos take over city council's chairs
11-Nov-72 Seattle PI Chicanos take over city council's chairs (cont'd)
11-Nov Seattle PI councils knuckles wraped
14-Nov-72 Daily Chicanos not happy with council 
15-Nov-72 Seattle Times City Council is stalling in dispute with Chicanos, church group agrees
17-Nov-72 Seattle PI Chicano La Fiesta to boost Beacon Center
29-Nov-72 Seattle Times Chicanos can legally lease old school building 
8-Dec-72 Seattle Times School occupied by Chicanos is unheated
14-Dec-72 Seattle PI Chicanos School offered to City
29-Dec-72 Seattle PI Bilingual Center Dilemma
31-Dec-72 Seattle Times Seattle Chicano leader is a 'practical idealist'
1973    
5-Jan-73 Daily El Centro Lettuce Boycott Effort Starts
23-Feb-73 Daily Teatro del Piojo, UW Chicanos give good performance
9-Mar-73 Seattle PI $87,000 grant for Chicano center
19-Mar-73 Seattle Times Chicano center gets finak OK
6-Apr-73 Seattle PI 18 cited after Uhlman office sit-in
6-Apr-73 Seattle PI 18 cited after Uhlman office sit-in (cont'd)
6-Apr-73 Seattle Times 18 arrests end Chicano sit-in
8-Apr-73 Seattle Times Planned Chicano center has no lease on life yet
11-Apr-73 Seattle Times New Chicano protes staged at City Hall
13-Apr-73 Daily Music of La Raza featured on KCMU
27-Apr-73 Daily MEChA to hold a Cinco de Mayo celebration
1-May-73 Daily Farmworkers, struggle for self-detirmination 
2-May-73 Daily Communication emphasized between campus and community
3-May-73 Daily NCHO probes chicano health
3-May-73 Daily Farm worker plans poetry reading at ethnic theater
3-May-73 Daily Social service center to serve "whole" people
4-May-73 Daily Chicano author conducts a workshop
4-May-73 Daily Chicano basketball tournament 
4-May-73 Daily Schedule of events: Dia De Los Ninos
11-Oct-73 Daily Chicano Centro plans "sleep in"
17-Oct-73 Daily Casa Aztlan: new prisoner half way house for chicanos 
17-Oct-73 Daily Casa Aztlan: new prisoner half way house for chicanos (cont.)
9-Nov-73 Daily Local poet to attend USC Chicano conference
28-Nov-73 Daily Chicanos start tutoring program
29-Nov-73 Daily Down on Boone's Farm: a Gallo labor strike
29-Nov-73 Daily Down on Boone's Farm: a Gallo labor strike (cont.)
7-Dec-73 Daily The Grapes of Wrath '73
12-Dec-73 Daily El Centro De La Raza provides for the people
1974    
23-Jan-74 Daily Chicano Health Task Force, needs volunteers
30-Jan-74 Daily New EOP Chicano director hired 
21-Feb-74 Daily UFW sympathizers to picket at UW
5-Mar-74 Daily El Centro offers family counseling, employment advice, and other services
15-Mar-74 Daily UFW organizers awaits UW's lettuce policy
2-Apr-74 Daily El Teatro Campesino (poster)
4-Apr-74 Daily City declares El Centro "Unlawful to Occupy"
10-Apr-74 Daily El Teatro Campesino, rebirth of a people
11-Apr Daily City takes no action on its eviction notice of El Centro
26-Apr-74 Daily La Semana, Reflecciones de la Raza
3-May-74 Daily Chicano students demand representation, occupy psych office
8-May-74 Daily Rudolfo "Corky" Gonzales urges Chicanos to act
9-May-74 Daily Cesar Chavez comes to campus
14-May-74 Daily Dean Beckmann's office trashed during sit-in (for Carlos Munoz)
14-May-74 Daily Dean Beckmann's office trashed during sit-in (for Carlos Munoz) (cont.)
14-May-74 Daily Is Munoz qualified?
14-May-74 Daily Is Munoz qualified? (cont.)
14-May-74 Daily Graduate senate support hiring of Munoz
15-May-74 Daily Cesar Chavez, no violence is real power
16-May-74 Daily Chavez does not represent farmworkers, HUB audience told
16-May-74 Daily Analysis: Mendoza, UFW contradictions
21-May-74 Daily Coalition demands Flathman's resignation and hiring of Munoz
21-May-74 Daily Coalition demands Flathman's resignation and hiring of Munoz (cont.)
21-May-74 Daily Hogness stands behind refusal to hire Munoz
6-Jun-74 Seattle Times Chicanos demand funds for center from city
12-Jun-74 Seattle PI Chicano center priority: 'low'
12-Jun-74 Seattle Times Chicano-center funding weighed
21-Jun-74 Seattle PI Chicano center funds Ok'd
27-Jun-74 Daily Munoz case engulfed in morass of the system
27-Jun-74 Daily Munoz case engulfed in morass of the system (cont.)
11-Jul-74 Daily Chicanos at Monroe Reformatory
16-Jul-74 Seattle PI Chicano center, monorail repair funds approved
16-Jul-74 Seattle Times Chicano center to get additional $46,800
1-Aug-74 Daily Chicano experience in art at Henry Art Gallery
8-Aug-74 Daily UFW boycotts QFC
15-Aug-74 Seattle PI City schools to expand, enrich bilingual education
4-Oct-74 Daily Chicanos in health meet today
9-Oct-74 Daily Chicano division growing since EOP conception 
11-Oct-74 Daily MEChA, grows and develops since beginning in '68
5-Dec-74 Daily The UFW
5-Dec-74 Daily Cesar Chavez
5-Dec-74 Daily A significant summer for farmworkers struggling in a union that is not dead
1975    
11-Feb-75 Daily Well qualified Chicano denied job here
12-Feb-75 Seattle PI Failure to appoint Chicano social work faculty
13-Feb-75 Seattle Times No racial bias regarding social work appointment 
16-Feb-75 Seattle TImes UW decides not to hire Chicano Law Professor
19-Feb-75 Daily Chicano law professor offered appointment
2-May-75 Daily Chicanos detirmined to keep 'their" school
2-May-75 Daily National Chicano Health Organization
2-May-75 Daily Gary Padilla: great for greek row, but brutal for Chicanos
2-May-75 Daily Gary Padilla: great for greek row, but brutal for Chicanos (cont.)
2-May-75 Daily Semana de la Raza: A celebration of Lucio Cananas
2-May-75 Daily Semana de la Raza: A celebration of Lucio Cananas (cont.)
2-May-75 Daily The economic reliance on immigration: A historical Mexicano Perspective
7-May-75 Daily UW fires two Chicano administrators
7-May-75 Daily UW fires two Chicano administrators (cont.)
7-May-75 Daily The hiring decisions that led to confrontation
7-May-75 Daily A Chicana activist recalls "roots" of the struggle
8-May-75 Daily 20 Chicanos resign in wake of firings
8-May-75 Daily 20 Chicanos resign in wake of firings (cont.)
9-May-75 Daily ASUW calls for strike in support of Chicanos
9-May-75 Daily Beckmann's "highly explosive" threat to resign
9-May-75 Daily Why the only Chicano full professor quit his job
9-May-75 Daily A response from Sam Kelly to the dismissals of Chicano EOP staff
13-May-75 Daily Hogness meets with resigning Chicano faculty
13-May-75 Daily An interview with Juan Sanchez
13-May-75 Daily An interview with Juan Sanchez (cont.)
13-May-75 Daily Teach - In on Racism in Education (includes Juan Sanchez)
13-May-75 Daily George Beckmann, without regret
13-May-75 Daily March in response to firings (Flyer)
13-May-75 Daily "My obligation is to help my people"
14-May-75 Daily Huge crowd attends demonstration against UW hiring practices
14-May-75 Daily Huge crowd attends demonstration against UW hiring practices (cont.)
14-May-75 Daily Chicano educators demand investigation on firings
14-May-75 Daily Hogness reflects on red square demonstration
14-May-75 Daily El pasado, presente, y futuro de la Raza
14-May-75 Seattle Times Chicanos ask for federal fund cutoff
15-May-75 Daily Sanchez calls for an end to deformative action
15-May-75 Daily 3 Chicanos under consideration for minority associate dean
15-May-75 Seattle PI Chicano faculty challenge university to end racism
16-May-75 Daily Provost candidate involved in Wisconsin Chicano dispute
16-May-75 Daily Delgado refuses to comment on Chicano dispute
18-May-75 Seattle TImes Chicano studies needs a hand
20-May-75 Daily Analysis: Affirmative Action, the conditions that produce it
22-May-75 Daily HEW will investigate charges of racism at UW
22-May-75 Seattle Times down to black v. brown
22-May-75 Seattle TImes down to black v. brown (cont'd)
23-May-75 Daily Beckmann reverses decision on Chicano candidate
23-May-75 Daily UW offers minor proposals to mend affirmative action, says Garfias
28-May-75 Daily Firing and suspension based on Beckmann's word
30-May-75 Daily Hogness makes proposal to Chicano faculty
30-May-75 Daily Hogness' proposal to Chicano faculty
30-May-75 Daily Hogness' proposal to Chicano faculty (cont.)
30-May-75 Daily UFW boycott still on
31-May-75 Seattle PI Chicano faculty decides not to quit
31-May-75 Seattle PI Chicano faculty decides not to quit (cont'd)
3-Jun-75 Daily Chicano students debate faculty's retraction of resignations
3-Jun-75 Daily Tenure: affirmative action
4-Jun-75 Daily Chicana graduate student decides against UW Law school
5-Jun-75 Daily Hogness denies Chicano divisions total autonomy
5-Jun-75 Seattle PI 33 still out in Chicano dispute
6-Jun-75 Daily Kelly appoints new director of Chicano Division
6-Jun-75 Daily Sanchez objects to appointment of Black ECC director
11-Jun-75 Seattle PI Chicano staff to stay
23-Jul-75 Daily Chicanos plan summer talks with University
28-Sep-75 Seattle Times Chicanos have fighting chance 
3-Oct-75 Daily Dean sees moderate progress for Chicanos
8-Oct-75 Daily UFW, teamsters trade accusations
29-Oct-75 Daily UFW leader speaks on elections
31-Oct-75 Daily UFW organizer urges boycott to equalize elections
14-Nov-75 Daily Committee pleased with Chicano supervisor
1976    
27-Jan-76 Daily Chicano student rap sessions set 
26-Feb-76 Daily Chicano student charges law school with discrimination
28-Apr-76 Daily La Raza law students work toward awareness
6-May-76 Daily Priest, UFW organizer push farm/worker rights
19-Aug-76 Daily Ethnic studies are part of the mainstream
1977    
23-Jan-77 Seattle Times Bilingual Teaching is "in" at el Centro Day care
5-Apr-77 Seattle Times El Centro- Shotgun blast spoiled take-over says protesters 
7-Apr-77 Seattle Times El centro- Complaints 'a surprise' to Chicano official
4-Jun-77 Seattle PI El centro- Seattle chicano group to picket El Centro
1978    
5-Mar-78 Seattle Times El Centro- Employees to control center for Chicanos
28-Jun-78 Seattle PI El centro helps all nationalities (editorial by R. Maestas of the center) 
1979    
2-May-79 Seattle PI El Centro's $173,000 transfusion
2-May-79 Seattle Times Chicano-center funds released

 


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