UFW Canadian Boycott: Montreal Office Records

Accession Number: 
LR002220
Extent: 
3 linear feet (3 SB)
Date: 
1967-1974, bulk 1968-1971

The UFW Montreal Boycott Office Records contains materials specific to the activities
surrounding the grape and lettuce boycotts in Montreal and other cities in Canada during
the late 1960s and early 1970s. Much of the material is from the tenure of Jessica Govea,
a close associate of Cesar Chavez. Her work directing boycotts in Canada helped the
union win one of its first contracts with a California grape grower and ultimately settle
with the entire industry. The records include correspondence, memos, flyers and
advertisements, press releases, clippings and newsletters. There is a significant amount of
correspondence with the UFW’s Salinas and Delano, California, headquarters.

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