Monterey County has a rich and colorful history. The Monterey County Herald has been there to cover the names and places that make our county unique. With some “never seen before” images from our archives, The Herald hopes to jar your memory and to participate in this ongoing look back on the history of Monterey County.
Cesar Chavez walks out of the Monterey County Jail in Salinas with supporters on December 24, 1970. (Photo: Monterey County Herald)
Cesar Chavez speaks to the assembled crowd after his release from jail on December 24, 1970. (Photo: Monterey County Herald)
Dolores Huerta and Ethel Kennedy (center) at the Monterey County jail in Salinas for Kennedy's visit to UFW president Cesar Chavez, who was in jail for a strike he ordered against Bud Antle Inc. (Photo: Monterey County Herald, 12/7/70)