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Mexican-American flags (U.S.)

Last modified: 2005-12-17 by rick wyatt
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Red with Eagle

[Mexican American Red flag with Eagle] image by Ivan Sache, 18 September 1999

Red field with a large white disc bearing a stylized black eagle.
Ivan Sache, 18 September 1999

This is the flag of the United Farm Workers union. The UFW seems to organise Mexican agricultural workers in the U.S., mostly in California. It was headed by Cesar Chavez, who was one of the major figures on the American left as far back as the 1960s-70s.
Al Kirsch and Ole Andersen, 6 August 2001