San Joaquin Valley Farm Labor Collection

collection

Campus:
California State University, Fresno
Library:
Henry Madden Library
Subject(s):
Migrant agricultural laborers ; labor unions ; Chavez, Cesar ; United Farm Workers ; UFW ; Grape Strike 1965-1970 ;
Description:
Documents efforts to unionize agricultural laborers in the San Joaquin Valley. The collection includes articles, reports, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, etc., relating to agricultural labor conditions in the San Joaquin Valley. Covered are Cesar Chavez and the UFW, the grape boycott, and the controversy surrounding an Office of Economic Opportunity War on Poverty grant awarded to Chavez in 1965.
Dates covered:
1947-1974
Language(s):
English and Spanish
Collection Size:
2 linear feet
For more information:
Additional Information
Citation Sample:
San Joaquin Valley Farm Labor Collection, Special Collections Library, California State University, Fresno.
Collection policy:
The collection is open for research.