UFW Canadian Boycott: Toronto Office Records

Accession Number: 
LR002473
Extent: 
30 linear feet (29 SB, 1 OS)
Date: 
1965-1979, bulk 1973-1977

The files of the Toronto Boycott office reflect the activities of the boycott coordinator, Bill Masterson, and others in carrying out a successful campaign against the sale and shipment of non-union grapes in Canada. Also contained in the collection are files relating to UFW/Teamster jurisdictional disputes involving farm workers, in addition to Cesar Chavez’s visits to various boycott cities. This collection is not Toronto specific and does contain information for other cities and provinces in Canada.

The collection contains correspondence, clippings, reports, signed petitions and pledges, financial and organizational analyses of various companies, and other items concerning the UFW Toronto Boycott Committee’s attempts to boycott non-union grapes.

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