|HD6509.C48 F22 1996
||FBI file on Cesar Chavez and United Farm Workers [Wilmington, Del.] : Scholarly Resources, |
Subject Category: History US, Labor
Collection Dates: 01/01/1966 - 06/30/1978
Location: UNLV Microforms
This 2 reel collection contains newspaper articles, investigations, and miscellaneous documents. In 1968, Chavez led a strike by grape pickers in California's central valley, which led to a boycott of table grapes. It is estimated that 17 million Americans joined the boycott. The strike ended late in 1970, when growers, under tremendous economic pressure, agreed to a 3 year contract with the Union. During the height of membership in the early 1970's approximately 40,000 farm workers were enrolled in the UFW. This collection would be of interest to scholars researching U.S. history, labor history, social history, and ethnic studies.
Finding Aids: FBI file on Cesar Chavez and United Farm Workers (MICRO HD6509.C48 F22 1996).
Also Available at: Freedom of Information Act - Cesar Chavez and United Farm Workers