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Elaine Graves Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000911
Abstract Elaine Graves served on the staffs of both the United Farm Workers and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees. Her papers, while gathered during her tenure with AFSCME, reflect her continued interest with the UFW boycott effort.
Dates: 1972 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1978

Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) Records

 Collection
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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