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UFW Work Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000221_work
The records of the UFW Work Department contain a variety of correspondence concerning farm workers, boycotts, and Teamster/UFW conflicts.

Important subjects: Boycotts, Nagi Daiffullah, Environmental Concerns/ Pesticides, Legal Matters, Legislation

Important correspondents: Le Roy Chatfield, Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, Edward Kennedy, Coretta Scott King, Tony Orendain, Gilbert Padilla, Fred Ross Jr., Fred Ross Sr., Pete Velasco, Philip Vera Cruz

Dates

  • 1969 - 1975

Creator

Language of Materials

Material in English and Spanish.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

6 Linear Feet (6 SB)

Abstract

The National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) was founded in 1962. In 1966 it affiliated with the Agricultural Workers Committee to form the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC). In 1973, the UFWOC became the United Farm Workers, AFL-CIO. Cesar Chavez led the farm workers from 1962 until his death in 1993.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged alphabetically.

Acquisition

The records of the UFW Work Department were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in multiple shipments.

Related Materials

United Farm Workers collections

Transfers

16 photographs were transferred to the Archives Audiovisual Collection.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library.

Creator

Title
Guide to the UFW Work Department Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
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