UFW Nampa, Idaho Boycott Office Records

Accession Number: 
LR000470
Extent: 
1 linear foot (1 SB)
Date: 
1966-1972

The National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) was founded in 1962. In 1966 it affiliated with the Agricultural Workers Committee to form the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC). In 1973, the UFWOC became the United Farm Workers, AFL-CIO. Cesar Chavez led the farm workers from 1962 until his death in 1993. The activities of this office included working toward a state wide boycott of California iceberg lettuce, and gathering information about farm labor in the state itself. Several legal files are also included.

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