United Farm Workers Connecticut - New England Region 7 collection Edit


MSS 536 large


  • 1965 – 1975 (Creation)


  • .3 Linear Feet (Whole)
    1 hollinger box

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  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The material is stored offsite in Remote Storage. Please contact Special Collections 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, United Farm Workers Connecticut - New England collection, MSS 536, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    This collection of papers was acquired from Bolerium Books, San Francisco California in 2005.

  • Processing Information

    Processed by Diana Rivera December 2016.

  • Biographical / Historical

    The Connecticut - New England farmworker support group was part of the Region 7 UFW organization. They organized house meetings, boycott actions targeting stores that purchased non-UFW grapes. A lead coordinator was John Jackson whose name is prominent on many of the included documents.

  • Scope and Contents

    The collection includes newspaper and magazine clippings as well as documents from boycott support groups and organizations. They included labor, student, religious and other interest group publications and white papers covering the period of 1965-1975.

  • Arrangement

    The papers are arranged by general information.  

  • Abstract

    This collection includes 10 files of information gathered or distrubuted as part of the regional house and its' work.

  • Other Finding Aids

    See also a related collection "UFW Massachusetts Boycott Office: Boston Records, Part 1" at https://reuther.wayne.edu/files/LR002436.pdf


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