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Abstract Literary manuscripts and related papers, correspondence, daily notes and journals, reference and research material, notes, clippings, pamphlets, personal and family papers, and memorabilia, collected by Mrs. Vorse, writer, labor journalist, and social critic of the U.S. She also covered strikes, civil and labor disturbances, wars, revolutions, and political upheavals in other parts of the world. From the textile strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts (1912) to the textile strike in Henderson, North...
Dates: 1841 - 1966
Abstract Subjects include: strikes - grapes, lettuce, sugar
Dates: 1965 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1972
Abstract The UFW grew out of several farm workers organizations in the 1960s and was led for over thirty years by Cesar Chavez. The Information and Research Department serves as the research center for the union, collecting materials of interest in many areas importantin to the organization. Their records reflect the range of services which the union provided for its members, including legal and immigration assistance, workman's compensation claims, healthcare, and grievance mediation. Other subjects...
Dates: 1939 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1977
Abstract The Pittsburgh boycott office was set up and coordinated by the United Farm Workers Union to handle the organization of boycotted products and establishments in the state of Pennsylvania and its surrounding region. The office, headed by Frank Ortiz, Sr. Carol Dougherty, Barbara Macri and a number of others, dealt mainly with the boycotting of stores, which sold non-union products, or were involved in anti-union activities. As well, the office involved itself with other UFW interests including...
Dates: 1968 - 1978
Abstract After college, Jocelyn Sherman started at the United Farm Workers (UFW) as a public relations representative and has been with the UFW for over 20 years. Sherman served as a documentary photographer for the UFW and as manager of the UFW’s public relations department before becoming the UFW’s Internet Communications Director.Sherman’s records consist of the UFW public relations department’s files from 1988 to 2001 and reflect her work with UFW campaigns during that era, including...
Dates: 1979 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1988 - 2001
Abstract UFW Publications is primarily comprised of serials and unique publications created by, or collected by the United Farm Workers of America, the National Farm Worker Ministry and support organizations, which assisted the UFW with its cause. Included in the collection are convention proceedings dating back to the official inception of the UFW, constitutions, bylaws and serials.
Dates: 1937 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1996
Abstract Part 1 of the UFW Texas Records contains boycott papers from the late 1960s and early 1970s, when the UFW was organizing boycotts against companies like Safeway Supermarkets, and against products like Heublein wines and California grapes and lettuce. They also consist of office files of the UFW which document the establishment of the UFW, particularly the Service Center in Mc Allen, Texas and the UFW's involvement with a variety of local organizations including STACO (South Texas Association of...
Dates: 1960 - 1999
- Agricultural laborers 6
- Boycotts 5
- Migrant workers 4
- Pesticides 4
- Strikes and lockouts 4
- Agriculture 3
- Strikes and lockouts -- Agricultural laborers 3
- Church work with migrant labor 1
- Civil rights 1
- Collective bargaining 1
- Farm work legislation 1
- Immigrants -- United States 1
- Labor 1
- Labor movement 1
- Labor unions 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers -- Periodicals 1
- Migrant agricultural laborers 1
- Mining engineering 1
- Pesticides -- Health aspects -- California 1
- Politics, Practical 1
- Social history 1
- Textile Workers' Strike, Lawrence, Mass., 1912. 1
- Women in the labor movement 1 ∧ view less
- United Farm Workers 6
- Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 1
- Industrial Workers of the World 1
- International Brotherhood of Teamsters 1
- National Farm Worker Ministry (U.S.) 1
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