Agricultural laborers -- California.
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Research files of Selvin related to Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers (UFW).
Primarily leaflets in Spanish related to the United Farm Workers organizing and contract drives in the Imperial Valley (1977-1978). Subject topics include farm worker organizing (Arakelian, Jack Brothers, Inter-Harvest, Colace Bros., Signal Produce, Gourmet, Sun World/Abatti, C.A.O) The Plan of Delano, and the UFW's 1976 statewide Yes on Proposition 14 campaign. Most leaflets were written and designed by Nori and featured artwork by Alberto Escalante.
Sound recording of interview with Faith Craig Petric conducted by Estelle Freedman. Describes her social work with poor and migrant farm workers, 1930s and 1940s; her time as a ship fitter during World War II; her longtime affiliations with the I.W.W., the California State Employees Association, the San Francisco Folk Music Club, and the Freedom Song Network; her career as a folk singer; and her life as a single mother, feminist, and committed leftist.
Sound recording of interview with John Sanchez conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Former agricultural worker; recalls killing of unionists by growers in Pixley, California, during 1933 Central Valley cotton strike; describes harsh living and working conditions of Central Valley’s Mexican American cotton pickers, 1930s, and impact of mechanization, 1938-1941.
Judith Sutliff collection on the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) and the United Farm Workers (UFW)
The Judith Sutliff collection consists of personal papers donated by Sutliff, gathered while working as a volunteer with the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA), and the United Farm Workers (UFW) during the years 1962-1982. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, fliers, fact sheets, press releases, photographs, and a scrapbook.