Collections of the United Farm Workers of America

Office files of the President of the United Farm Workers of America : Part 3, 1947-1990
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Collection includes: executive correspondence and meeting minutes, as well organizer"s reports from the field, testimony and speeches, boycott flyers, letters from supporters and autograph seekers, songs, and prayers, communications between Chavez and his organizers, the Kennedy"s, the Church hierarchy, civil rights leaders, union leaders, and Chicano militants.

Other titlesOffice files of the President of the United Farm Workers of America.
ContributionsWayne State University, Walter P. Reuther Library
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LC ClassificationsHD6515.A272 U545 2009, Microfilm 2011/154
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination67 microfilm reels
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25145730M
LC Control Number2011514545
OCLC/WorldCa643295887

The United Farm Workers of America, at its moment of strength, manifested well the ethos of the generation that came of age in the Sixties.

The Delano strike, and the lettuce strike that followed, were received as the next stage of the Civil Rights Movement. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

Collections of the United Farm Workers of America. Series 1, Office files of the President of the United Farm Workers of America [microform]. in SearchWorks catalog. This collection richly documents the most tumultuous and important years in the history of farm labor organizing.

The Work Department records, which are especially rich in correspondence and internal organizing reports from around the country, are essential to any study of the United Farm Workers. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

Collections of the United Farm Workers of America. Papers of the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee, [microform]. in SearchWorks catalog. United Farm Workers of America Contracts This collection provides digital access to contracts between the United Farm Workers Union AFL-CIO and California growers spanning about 30 years.

The project is a collaboration between the Digital Initiatives program and the Agricultural and Resource Economics Library. Poster printed with yellow, black, blue, and red ink on white paper.

An image of a woman holding a United Farm Workers of America flag on a yellow background fills the majority of the page. This collection brings together EDSITEment and Smithsonian resources to support the initial research into a project for National History Day"Breaking Barriers in History.".

These resources—including photographs, objects, portraits, lesson plans, and articles—explore how the United Farm Workers, and leaders Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, and Larry Itliong, organized for worker and. CA Overtime (AB ) Learn about CA's AB, “The Phase-In Overtime for Agricultural Workers Act of ” Gerawan Support Gerawan Workers; view all.

Action Center. Another way you can help farm workers during COVID; Join our drive to provide masks for farm workers. Cesar Chavez laid out his vision for farm workers and Latinos in Commonwealth Club address ‘This Tragedy Happened Because of Greed’ Farm workers: UFW’s founder spoke to the same issues 25 years ago as were raised by a van accident that killed Chavez, Steinbeck: The ties that bind.

Primary Sources. The Collections of the United Farm Workers of America reside at the Walter Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs at Wayne State University.

Description Collections of the United Farm Workers of America PDF

This is the most extensive collection of materials related to the United Farm Workers union contained by any library. The Reuther Library has been the main repository for the official papers of the union since the s, Author: Matt Garcia.

The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, newsletters, newspaper clippings, material on illegal aliens, migrant workers, farm workers, farm worker ministries, the Teamsters, Cesar Chavez, the United Farm Workers, the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee, and the various strikes and boycotts conducted by the union.

It would be of value to students and researchers who are. The Jon Lewis Photographs of the United Farm Workers Movement is the physical property of The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.

the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, also retains any and all copyrights in the Jon Lewis Photographs of the United Farm Workers Movement collection and full authority to control commercial use of materials in it. Collections of the United Farm Workers of America.

Papers of the United Farm Workers of America Papers of the United Farm Workers of America Work Department, Correspondence, clippings, memoranda, reports, financial papers, speeches, pamphlets, minutes, and other materials relating to the United Farm Workers Work Department.

Date: Search within this collection. Yes on [proposition] Betanzos ~ artist. Top of poster has a small United Farm Workers eagle logo and text, in black and gray: "Join / Strawberry Workers / And / March For Justice / Sunday, April 13 / Watsonville".

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Under the photograph is a quote that reads:"It is in the book of Genesis which states. Books shelved as migrant-farmworkers: Voices from the Fields: Children of Migrant Farmworkers Tell Their Stories by S.

Beth Atkin, The Migrant Project: C. Cesar Estrada Chavez, the founder of the United Farm Workers of America, is one of the most recognized Latino civil rights leaders in the United States. A Mexican American born in Yuma, Arizona, his family lost their small farm in the Great Depression (s).

Like many Americans, they joined the migration to California and worked for low wages in its great agricultural fields. The inspiring life-story of Cesar Chavez, the founder of the United Farm Workers - the first organization to fight for the rights of America's underpaid and mistreated migrant farm laborers - is told in Kathleen Krull's wonderful picture-book, Harvesting Hope/5.

The United Farm Workers of America, or more commonly just United Farm Workers (UFW), is a labor union for farmworkers in the United States. It originated from the merger of two workers' rights organizations, the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC) led by organizer Larry Itliong, and the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) led by César Chávez and Dolores ation: Change to Win Federation.

InFilipino members of the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee joined forces with Latino members of the National Farm Workers Association to form the United Farm Workers (UFW). Together they pushed for contracts with powerful California growers—a nearly impossible feat—by staging a nationwide grape boycott.

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On Augthe United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC), later renamed the United Farm Workers of America (UFW), was formed. The UFWOC was established when two smaller organizations, the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) and the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC), both in the middle of strikes against certain California grape growers, merged.

Book - Non-fiction. By Monica Brown and translation by Carolina Valencia. Illustrated by Joe Cepeda. The life stories and activism of the two founders of the United Farm Workers (UFW), written and illustrated for young children. A photograph of Filipino farm workers picking lettuce, Nagano Farm, Morro Bay, California, ca.

An excerpt from a report on the geographical distribution and employments of Filipinos in America during the period to International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, UAW-CIO --Archives Joint Board, Fur, Leather & Machine Workers Union --Archives Journeymen Barbers, Hairdressers, Cosmetologists, and Proprietors' International Union of America --Archives.

United farm workers of america 1. Jessica Snook HIST Professor Harris May 3, 2. The United Farm Workers of America, or the UFW, began in as a coalition of poorly paid migrant farm workers and it grew into a powerful labor union that has consistently fought to increase wages and improve the working conditions for its members.

Also in addition to the pre existing issues. United Farm Workers of America. Before the organization of the United Farm Workers of America (UFW) infarm workers had long tried to organize themselves into labor unions to improve their working conditions.

Facing low wages, long hours, lack of fresh water, and inadequate housing, farm workers frequently held strikes (work stoppages) in protest; the challenge was to organize the forces.

United Farm Workers of America. On the C-SPAN Networks: United Farm Workers of America has hosted 1 event in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a Vignette. United Farm Workers CALIFORNIA, s. Return to the United Farm Workers story. There are 20 items in this collection.

Listen. Audio, Studs Terkel interview with Dolores Huerta, View. Canadian supporters of the UFW, Facing Freedom in America exhibition; Plan a field trip; Book a Facing Freedom workshop. The United Farm Workers (UFW) of America labor union is testing that theory.

They have launched the "Take Our Jobs!" campaign, which invites unemployed Americans to take a stab at agricultural labor. United Farm Workers - Microfilm Collections Microfilm allows libraries to have filmed copies of materials we might not otherwise have, due to space considerations.

Materials that have been microfilmed may include one-of-a-kind manuscript collections, newspapers, or large collections of books or : Corliss Lee. United Farmworkers Poster Description Cesar Estrada Chavez, the founder of the United Farm Workers of America, is one of the most recognized Latino civil rights leaders in the United States.

A Mexican American born in Yuma, Arizona, his family lost their small farm in. strikes. Inthe two organizations merged to create the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee. When the union became affiliated with the AFL-CIO inthe national executive board changed their name to the United Farm Workers of America (UFWA), while the press, the public, and advocates commonly referred to the organization as “UFW.”File Size: KB.In the last 30 days 22 million people have filed for unemployment benefits in the United States, including 1 in 5 people in Washington state.

The United Farm Workers of America and Familias Unidas Por La Justicia AFL-CIO seem to think it is the ideal time to file a lawsuit in Skagit County seeking specific safety guidelines for farmworkers. At a time when personal protective equipment (PPE.One week after the strike began, the predominantly Mexican-American National Farmworkers Association, (led by Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta and Richard Chavez) joined the strike.

The two groups merged, forming the United Farm Workers of America in August The strike rapidly spread to over 2, workers.