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United Farm Workers of America


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Chicano and Latino photograph collection

Identifier: MSS 396 oversize
Scope and Contents

Photographs in this collection include those of activists involved with the United Farm Workers union including Cesar E. Chavez and Dolores Huerta, La Raza Unida party of Colorado and of Young Lords and Latin Kings member Jose Cha Cha Jimenez. Musicians and actors are also included. They include photos of the Fania All-Stars, a group of Puerto Rican musicians featured in the film "Our Latin Thing" and early photos of Ramon Novarre, lead actor in the 1925 film "Ben Hur."

Dates: 1914 - 2005

Chicano/Latino t-shirt and textile collection

Identifier: MSS 456
Scope and Contents The Chicano/Latino T-shirt and Textile collection consists draw upon many Midwest US related themes. Items included are a MSU ChiSPA team shirt for Las Comadres, Dia de la Mujer and other MSU Chicanx student and staff events; shirts from the campaigns of Elena Herrada for the Detroit City Charter Commission and Detroit School Board, the Tony Benavides Lansing Michigan mayoral campaign, and the imprisonment of Puerto Rican FALN member and political prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera (President Obama...
Dates: 1974 - 2016


 File — Box 1, Item: 87

Neon orange background with black lettering. Words: YES on 14 are large and bold.

Dates: approximately 1960-1989

James J. Nugent collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-28.48
Scope and Contents Note The James J. Nugent collection consists of images taken by Nugent at a Vietnam protest march on May 14, 1970 that went from MSU to the Capitol with a rally at the Capitol afterwards. The images show people marching along Michigan Avenue, protest signs, and a damaged car. There is also an image of people holding a mock coffin with the words Vietnam Cambodia Kent. Other images show the protestors at the Capitol. There are also images of people protesting in support of United Farm Workers. ...
Dates: May 14, 1970, undated

United Farm Workers Connecticut - New England Region 7 collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: M03080804]
Identifier: MSS 536 large

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

Dates: Majority of material found within 1965 - 1975

Additional filters:

Collection 4
Archival Object 1
Boycotts -- Unitied States -- Sources 2
Photographs 2
Agricultural laborers -- Labor unions -- Law and legislation -- California. 1
Agricultural laborers -- Suffrage -- Law and legislation -- California. 1
Bumper stickers. 1