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UFW Nampa, Idaho Boycott Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000470

Scope and Content

Several legal files are included in this collection.

Important subjects in the collection: Boycott Farm legislation

Dates

  • 1966 - 1972

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

History

The activities of this office included working toward a state wide boycott of California iceberg lettuce, and gatherin information about farm labor in the state itself.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 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. The activities of this office included working toward a state wide boycott of California iceberg lettuce, and gathering information about farm labor in the state itself. Several legal files are also included.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged alphabetically.

Acquisition

The papers of Nampa, Idaho Boycott Office of the United Farm Workers were deposited at the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in 1977.

Related Materials

UFW collections

Processing History

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

Creator

Title
Guide to the UFW Nampa, Idaho Boycott Office Records
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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