The FBI Freedom of Information Act Cesar E. Chavez and the United Farm Workers files Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS 214 large

Dates

  • 1965 (Creation)

Extents

  • .6 Linear Feet (Whole)
    2 boxes

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The material is stored offsite in Remote Storage. Please contact Special Collections three (3) working days in advance if you wish to use it.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

  • Preferred Citation

    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

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Received in 2010

  • Processing Information

    Processed by Diana H. Rivera, October 2011

  • Biographical / Historical

    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.

  • Scope and Contents

    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.

  • Related Materials

    Also available on microfiche: FBI file on Cesar Chavez & United Farm Workers(OCoLC)35129820 and online: Cesar Chavez and United Farm Workers(OCoLC)236485128.

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