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Scenes from the Cuban Revolution Captured by Former Hollister Minister

Before serving as pastor for Hollister's First Christian Church, Reverend David W. Havens traveled to Cuba in Jan. of 1959, capturing in black and white the Cuban Revolution

The basement of the First Baptist Church where Dr. Quinn and other physicians treated the injured. Courtesy of Mr. Quinn.

Following in his father’s historic footsteps

Former Hollister resident, Brian Quinn, travels to Selma, Alabama to honor his late father and Hollister's longtime physician, Dr. Bob Quinn.

Hollister's First Christian Church. Courtesy of Megan Havens.

Reverend David W. Havens: An Agent of Change (Part 8)

This is the conclusion to the a multi-part series on the life of Reverend David W. Havens, the former minister of Hollister's First Christian Church.

Coalition of Immokalee Workers' march to Publix headquarters in Lakeland, FL. Courtesy of Rev. Havens and his wife Lani.

Reverend David W. Havens: An Agent of Change (Part 7)

In 2001, Rev. Havens, the former minister of Hollister's First Christian Church, retired to Florida, where he returned to the cause that became part of his Hollister ministry and that he later championed alongside Cesar Chavez.

Villagers who built the latrine project in the Mathare Valley. Courtesy of Rev. Havens and his wife Lani.

Reverend David W. Havens: An Agent of Change (Part 6)

In 1982, Rev. Havens, the former minister of Hollister's First Christian Church, and his wife Lani traveled to Africa, becoming international agents of social change.

Reverend David W. Havens and his wife Lani. Courtesy of Rev. Havens.

Reverend David W. Havens: An Agent of Change (Part 5)

In 1966, Rev. Havens, the former minister of Hollister's First Christian Church, joined Cesar Chavez on a historic march to Sacramento. Disillusioned with the union's direction, Rev. Havens left for a future full of personal and professional changes.

Definition of a Strikebreaker (in both Spanish and English). Courtesy of UFW Collections, Walter P. Reuther Library.

Reverend David W. Havens: An Agent of Change (Part 4)

In 1965 Rev. Havens, the former minister of Hollister's First Christian Church, joined Cesar Chavez's National Farm Workers Association. Rev. Havens was the first of many arrested during the Grape Strike. His crime--reading Definition of a Strikebreaker.

Local men who participated in the 1965 Selma March.

Reverend David W. Havens: An Agent of Change (Part 3)

In 1963 Rev. Havens left Hollister for the Central Valley, where he served in the California Migrant Ministry and learned the valuable lessons of community organizing.

Parsonage of Hollister's First Christian Church. Courtesy of Megan Havens.

Reverend David W. Havens: An Agent of Change (Part 2)

Minister of Hollister's First Christian Church served the area's farm workers