David Burciaga Papers

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David Burciaga worked with many farm worker movement leaders, including Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta and Gilbert Padilla in various capacities, from the 1950s to the 1980s. He served as the United Farm Workers’ top contract negotiator, working with both farm workers and growers. Prior to his involvement with the UFW, Burciaga worked with the American Friends Service Committee as the El Porvenir community development advisor from 1964 to 1970 and for the Community Service Organization (CSO). David Burciaga died in 2011.

The files of David Burciaga mainly consist of his activities with the American Friends Service Committee, the Community Service Organization and The United Farm Workers of America.

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