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UFW Wisconsin Boycott: Milwaukee Office Records

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Identifier: LR000221_WI
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 papers of the Wisconsin Boycott Office record the activities of the UFW primarily in Milwaukee during the mid 1970s, including several director's records. The office worked to...

UFW Work Department Records

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Identifier: LR000221_work
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.

William Kircher Papers

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Identifier: LP000606
Abstract Mr. Kircher went to work in a defense plant in Cincinnati in 1941 and helped organize UAW Local 647. Subsequently, he held a number of staff positions with the UAW until 1955, when he became assistant director of organization of the AFL-CIO. From 1956 to 1964, Mr. Kircher served as assistant director of Region IX of the AFL-CIO. After returning to his former position as assistant director of organization (1 964-65), Kircher was appointed to succeed John W. Livingston as director of organization...

William Taylor Oral Histories

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Identifier: LOH001677
Abstract In 1976, William "Bill" Taylor, who had worked as an assistant to Cesar Chavez, interviewed labor activists affiliated with the United Farm Workers (UFW). Collection consists of audio recordings of 18 interviews, plus transcripts for 5 of the interviews (Marc Grossman, Nick Jones, Virginia Jones, Mack Lyons, and Mary Lou Watson). Interviewees affiliated with the UFW and its predecessor organizations AWOC and NFWA from the mid-1960s to mid-1970s discuss how they got involved with the UFW; their...

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