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National Farm Worker Ministry 40th Anniversary Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: LOH002419
Ten oral history interviews were conducted with the following individuals: Dominique Aulisio, William David "Dave" Austin, Lucy Boutte, Edgar "Ed" Brandt, Suzanne Darweesh, Alexandria "Alex" Jones, Roberta E. "Bert" Perry, Olgha Sierra Sandman, Samuel B. "Sam" Trickey, and David Wildman. Recordings and transcripts are included for each. Images of some of the interviewees are also included.

Dates

  • 2011 - 2012

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. RESTRICTIONS: Due to the personal nature of oral history, the Library prohibits use of the material in any way that infringes on individual right to privacy, or results in libelous statements or slander, in accordance with U.S. law.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet ((1 MB).) : Comprises 10 printed transcripts.

277.1 Megabytes ((59 files).) : Consists of MS Word documents, mp3s, and JPEGs.

Abstract

While an intern at the National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM), Ryan Nilsen conducted oral histories with ten individuals involved in NFWM (staff, board members, organizers, supporters) across the country in connection with the NFWM Documentary Project 2011, which documented the organization's 40 years of activity under its current name and mission of supporting farm workers' organizing efforts. Recordings and transcripts are included for each. Images of some of the interviewees are also included.

History

While an intern at the National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM), Ryan Nilsen conducted oral histories with ten individuals involved in NFWM (staff, board members, organizers, supporters) across the country in connection with the NFWM Documentary Project 2011, which documented the organization's 40 years of activity under its current name and mission of supporting farm workers' organizing efforts.

Arrangement

The digital files are arranged by file name. The printed oral history transcripts are organized alphabetically by last name of interviewee.

Custodial History

The original project and collection name was the National Farm Worker Ministry 40th Anniversary Documentary Project Oral Histories.

Acquisition

Oral histories donated to the Reuther Library by Ryan Nilsen in 2012.

Copies

Transcripts were printed and are available as paper documents.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Rebecca Bizonet on September 15, 2015.

Creator

Title
Guide to the National Farm Worker Ministry 40th Anniversary Oral Histories
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Rebecca Bizonet.
Date
2015-09-15
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Description made possible by funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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