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UFW Canadian Boycott: Montreal Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR002220
The records include correspondence, memos, flyers and advertisements, press releases, clippings and newsletters. There is a significant amount of correspondence with the UFW’s Salinas and Delano, California, headquarters.

Dates

  • 1967 - 1974
  • Majority of material found within 1968 - 1971

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. 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.

Extent

3 Linear Feet (3 SB)

Abstract

The UFW Montreal Boycott Office Records contains materials specific to the activities surrounding the grape and lettuce boycotts in Montreal and other cities in Canada during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Much of the material is from the tenure of Jessica Govea,a close associate of Cesar Chavez. Her work directing boycotts in Canada helped theunion win one of its first contracts with a California grape grower and ultimately settlewith the entire industry.

History

The UFW Montreal Boycott Office Records contains materials specific to the activities surrounding the grape and lettuce boycotts in Montreal and other cities in Canada during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Much of the material is from the tenure of Jessica Govea, a close associate of Cesar Chavez. Her work directing boycotts in Canada helped the union win one of its first contracts with a California grape grower and ultimately settle with the entire industry.

Arrangement

Folders are listed by their location within each box. They are not necessarily arranged, so any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.

Acquisition

The papers of the UFW Montreal Boycott were deposited on June 13, 1974.

Related Materials

UFW Boycott Central Records, UFW Office of the President: Cesar Chavez Records, UFW Canadian Boycott: Toronto Office Records, UFW Canadian Boycott: Winnipeg Office Records

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Aimee Ergas on November 11, 2011.

Creator

Title
Guide to the UFW Canadian Boycott: Montreal Office Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Aimee Ergas.
Date
2011-11-07
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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