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Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) Records

Identifier: LR001506
Abstract Founded in Toledo, OH in 1967 by Baldemar Valasquez, the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) represents migrant workers in the agricultural industry, and seeks to promote and protect the right of farm workers to actively participate in decisions that affect their conditions. FLOC centered their efforts not on growers, who the organization realized were relatively powerless, but on the large food processing companies who ran the agricultural business and ultimately controlled farm workers...
Dates: 1967 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1989

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  • Subject: Agricultural laborers X
  • Subject: Community organization X
  • Subject: Migrant agricultural laborers X
  • Names: Farm Labor Organizing Committee (Ohio) X