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The FBI Freedom of Information Act Cesar E. Chavez and the United Farm Workers Files, 1965.Add to your cart.

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Contact Infomation:

Special Collections

MSU Libraries

366 W. Circle Drive

East Lansing, MI 48824

517.884.6471

E-mail:spc@mail.lib.msu.edu

URL: http://specialcollections.lib.msu.edu

Date Received:

2010

Date Processed:

September 2011

Acquisitions Information:

The  FBI. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  Cesar [E.] Chavez and the United Farm Workers Files.

Preferred Citation:

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information:  Box number, Folder number and/or title, 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

Copyright Notice:

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

Usage Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on the access of this collection.

Photoduplication Restrictions:

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Collection Summary:

This collection of fifteen folders in two boxes is a print copy of materials released as a FOIA request on Cesar E. Chavez and the United Farm Workers union.  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.

For complete selection, please consult the microfilm collection (call number 27938 Microfilm; record number http://catalog.lib.msu.edu/record=b3255132~S39a) . For an online view of the collection please see http://catalog.lib.msu.edu/record=b5780556~S39a

Historical Background:

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.

Processing Note:

Processed by Diana H. Rivera October 2011.

Arrangement:


Box Folder   Description
       
1 1   1a.  This is Part 1 of 7  that includes File: 100 - 444762 Sections 1, 2, 3 (pp. 1-112)
       
1 2   1c.  File : 100 - 44762 Sections 1,2,3 continued (pp. 226-337)
       
1 3   2a.  This is Part 2 of 7 that includes File: 100 - 444762 Sections 4,5 (pp. 1-114)
       
1 4   2b. File: 100 - 444762  Sections 4,5 continued (pp. 116-230)
       
1 5   2c. File: 100 - 444762 Sections 4,5 continued (pp. 230-343)
       
1 6   3a. This is Part 3 of 7 that includes File: 100 - 444762 Section 6 (pp. 1-126)
       
1 7   3b. File: 100 – 444762 Section 6 continued (pp. 127-253)
       
1 8   3c. File: 100 – 444762 Section 6 continued (pp. 254-37)
       
2 1   4a. This is Part 4 of 7 that includes Files: 44-57102 (72 pp.); 44-59048 (31pp.); 44-60006(87pp.); 44-61404 (12 pp.); 44-63337 (15 pp.); 44-(21 pp.);100-478197 (16 pp.) (only pp 1-147 are in this folder) 66143 (6pp.); 58-10898 (1p.); 92-9831
       
2 2   4b. continues above (pp. 148-294)
       
2 3   5a.  This is Part 5 of 7 that includes Files: 105-157123 (143 pp.) 139-2387 (6 pp.); 157-15963 (8 pp.); 157-27530 (2 pp.); 157-30054 (59 pp.); (only  pp. 1-143 are in this folder)157-33076 (47 pp.); 159-3729 (3 pp.)
       
2 4   5b. continues above (pp. 144-278)
       
2 5   6b.  This is from Part 6 of 7 (second folder) (pp. 127-253)
       
2 6   7a. This is part 7 of 7 that includes Files 173-9333 (74 pp.);  176-69 (10 pp.); Cross References (pp107)
       
2 7   7b. continues above (pp. 102-202)



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