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Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, FBI Freedom of Information Act. Cesar E. Chavez and the United Farm Workers Files, MSS 214, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Received in 2010
Processed by Diana H. Rivera, October 2011
The FBI investigated Chavez and the union he led based on allegations in 1965 that he and others within the organization had communist affiliations. No evidence was found to substantiate the claims.
The FBI Freedom of Information Act Cesar E. Chavez and the United Farm Workers Files (1965) are comprised of print copies of materials released from the original FBI case files through a FOIA request.
Also available on microfiche: FBI file on Cesar Chavez & United Farm Workers(OCoLC)35129820
and online: Cesar Chavez and United Farm Workers(OCoLC)236485128.