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Agricultural laborers -- California.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Tom Dalzell United Farm Workers of America collection

Identifier: larc-ms-0356
Abstract United Farm Workers organizing and boycott material including leaflets (mostly in Spanish, some in Arabic), brochures, pamphlets, clippings, organizers' autobiographical notes, correspondence, a calendar, convention documents, and texts of legislation (1974-1975). Also includes leaflets issued by Teamster Farm Worker Local 1973, and other anti-UFW material created by the Teamsters. In addition, the collection contains a transcription of an oral history of Jim Leap by Sarah Rabkin (2008),...
Dates: 1966 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1976

David F. Selvin United Farm Workers (UFW) collection

Identifier: larc-ms-0167
Scope and Contents

Research files of Selvin related to Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers (UFW).

Dates: 1964 - 1978

Nori Davis United Farm Workers of America (UFW) collection

Identifier: larc-ms-0354

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.

Dates: 1974 - 1977

Gayanne Fietinghoff photographs and slides of California farmworkers collection

Identifier: larc-pho-0068
Abstract This collection of photographs, slides, contact sheets, and negatives by United Farm Workers (UFW) staff photographer Gayanne Fietinghoff documents the work and home lives of California’s Central Valley farmworkers from 1972 to 1977. While employed by the UFW from 1972 to 1975, Fietinghoff trained her lens on the struggles of farmworkers, who were primarily Mexican American and Filipino American, working in the fields and participating in UFW activities and events. Fietinghoff captured UFW...
Dates: 1971-1982; Majority of material found within 1972-1977

Edgar T. Monk scrapbooks

Identifier: larc-ms-0198
Abstract Consists of three scrapbooks compiled by Edgar T. Monk; Volumes I and II relate to organizing California farmworkers in the mid 1970s, including the struggle between the Teamsters and the United Farmworkers (UFW), and the Gallo and Lucky Stores boycotts/campaigns. Volume III contains clippings from various mainstream and labor papers, including the East Bay Labor Journal and News and Views (published by the International...
Dates: 1967 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1974

Faith Craig Petric oral history

Identifier: larc-oh-petric

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.

Dates: 1993 March 7-June7

John Sanchez oral history

Identifier: larc-oh-sanchez

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.

Dates: 1998 March 31

Judith Sutliff collection on the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) and the United Farm Workers (UFW)

Identifier: larc-ms-0016

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.

Dates: 1962-1982

Rick Tejada-Flores United Farm Workers (UFW) negative and contact sheet collection

Identifier: larc-pho-0059
Abstract This is a collection of negatives and contact sheets of photos shot from 1972 through 1975 by Rick Tejada-Flores, who was on staff of the United Farm Workers (UFW) at the time. The collection contains images of UFW events and activities, including campaigns, pickets, boycotts, marches, meetings, picnics, elections, and the opening of a health clinic, all of which took place in Coachella, Salinas, Selma, Bakersfield and other Central Valley locales, and Los Angeles, San Francisco, and...
Dates: 1972-1975