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National Farm Worker Ministry: Florida Office Records

Identifier: LR002515
Abstract The National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM)—original name Migrant Ministry— has been administering to the nation’s farm workers since the 1920’s. It originally operated in southeastern United States and by the early 1940s expanded to aid migrant workers in fifteen states. It was during the strikes and boycotts of the 1960s and 1970s initiated by Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers Union (UFW) that brought the California Migrant Ministry and other state migrant ministries to form a national...
Dates: 1970 - 1985

UFW Washington, D. C. Boycott Records

Identifier: LR000221_DC
Abstract The Washington, D.C. office focused primarily on the grape and lettuce boycotts coordinated by the United Farm Workers during this span of time. It also dealt with all types of legislation and Washington area organizations concerned with the lives of farm workers.
Dates: 1966 - 1976

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