the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center,
the Arhoolie Foundation,
and the UCLA Digital Library
This corrido is about a Migrant Labor protest organized by Claudio Ramirez, co-founder of The Texas Farm Workers Union. He along with Antonio Orendain started a march with 30 other Campesinos. They marched for the right to unionize, better wages and better living conditions among valley farm workers. They met with Governor Brisco who denied them their cause. The went on to march al the way to to Washington DC.