UFW New York Boycott Records

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15.5 linear feet (17 MB, 7 SB)

The activities of the New York Boycott office focused on the national consumer boycotts of California table grapes and lettuce initiated by the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee, UFWOC (predecessor of UFW) in 1967 and 1971 respectively. The boycotts were in support of striking California farm workers seeking union recognition under the leadership of Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta and the UFW.

The records consist of files from various New York boycott offices that include: New York City, Buffalo, Brooklyn and a few others. These records highlight the activities of the New York boycott coordinators efforts to publicize the California farm worker’s strike and boycott.

1966-1979, bulk 1970-1976
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