Labor Archives and Research Center: Frank Bardacke Papers

San Francisco State University
J. Paul Leonard Library
Watsonville Canneries Strike, 1985-1986 ; Teamsters ; Teamsters for a Democratic Union ; Frank Bardacke ; Mexican women cannery workers
Frank Bardacke was one of of the founders of the Watsonville chapter of Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU). The collection contains files relating to the Watsonville Canneries Strike, 1985 - 1986. Women of Mexican heritage, some of whom were recent immigrants and many of whom were single mothers, were at the forefront of this eighteen month strike. Series include “Teamsters Local 912,” “Teamsters for a Democratic Union,” “Community Support for Strike,” “Media Coverage,” “Status Reports and Chronology,” “Legal,” “Watsonville Canning,” Rally Operations Order,” and “Frank Bardacke”.
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Collection Size:
1 cubic foot
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Frank Bardacke Collection. Labor Archives and Research Center, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University