Central Coast Farm Labor Organizing Collection

Campus:
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Library:
Robert E. Kennedy Library
Subject(s):
Chávez, César, 1927-1993. Huerta, Dolores, 1930- United Farm Workers. Agricultural laborers--Labor unions--California. Labor leaders--United States--History. Agricultural laborers--California. Strikes and lockouts--Vineyard laborers--California. Migrant agricultural laborers--California. National Farm Workers Association--Archives.
Description:
The Central Coast Farm Labor Organizing Collection contains materials relating to migrant farm workers on the Central Coast of California, including oral histories, reports, correspondence, strike ephemera, and secondary sources. Photographs taken by Manuel Echavarria documenting the United Farm Worker movement and used in the exhibit iViva la Causa! A Decade of Farm Labor Organizing on the Central Coast are included in the collection.
Dates covered:
circa 1960-2003, bulk 1999-2002
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
7 boxes
Citation Sample:
[Identification of Item]. Central Coast Farm Labor Organizing Collection, Special Collections, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Collection policy:
Collection is open to qualified researchers by appointment only. For more information on access policies and to obtain a copy of the Researcher Registration form, please visit the Special Collections Access page.