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United Farm Workers Connecticut - New England Region 7 collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 536 large
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.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1965 - 1975

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.

Extent

.3 Linear Feet (1 hollinger box)

Overview

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

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.

Arrangement

The papers are arranged by general information.  

Other Finding Aids

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

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.
Title
United Farm Workers Connecticut - New England Region 7 collection
Status
Cataloged
Date
December 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections Repository

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