An articulate and energetic speaker, Huerta led the union’s public relations effort, conveying the movement’s values and aims to the larger public in print, radio, and television. She bolstered the morale of workers on the picket line with her cry to arms, “¡Sí se puede!”

National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of George Rodríguez in memory of his brother Rudy. © Rudy Rodriguez


  • Title: Dolores Huerta Speaking at a Rally
  • Creator: Rudy Rodriguez
  • Date Created: 1974
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: © Rudy Rodriguez
  • Medium: Photograph
  • Classification: Photograph

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