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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.
This collection of papers was acquired from Bolerium Books, San Francisco California in 2005.
Processed by Diana Rivera December 2016.
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.
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.
The papers are arranged by general information.
This collection includes 10 files of information gathered or distrubuted as part of the regional house and its' work.
See also a related collection "UFW Massachusetts Boycott Office: Boston Records, Part 1" at https://reuther.wayne.edu/files/LR002436.pdf