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Cesar Chavez Jailed! Dow Chemical Guilty

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Creator:United Farm Workers Organizing Committee
Creator:University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division.
Title:Cesar Chavez Jailed! Dow Chemical Guilty
Date:1970
Description:

Announces: "Meet us Thursday December 10th, 10:00AM to caravan to Dow Chemical’s office at 777 106th N.E., Bellevue, for a rally at 11:00 A.M." Calls for: "Stand up in support of the only non-violent leader this country has left!" Background information: Between December 10-24, 1970, Cesar Chavez was jailed in Salinas, California for refusing to obey a court order to stop the boycott against Bud Antle lettuce. ( From Cesar E. Chavez Foundation.org http://www.cesarechavezfoundation.org/Default.aspx?pi=33 ) Background information: Background information: "In 1962 Cesar [Chavez] founded the National Farm Workers Association, later to become the United Farm Workers (UFW). He was joined by Dolores Huerta and the union was born ... By 1970 the UFW got grape growers to accept union contracts and had effectively organized most of that industry, at one point in time claiming 50,000 dues paying members." ( The Story of Cesar Chavez. Retrieved May 11, 2004, from UFW.org. http://www.ufw.org/cecstory.htm )

Types:Fliers (printed matter) | Text
Subjects:Chavez, Cesar, 1927- | Demonstrations--Washington (State)--Bellevue | Agricultural laborers--United States | Human rights--United States | Labor unions--Officials and employees | Dow Chemical Company | United Farm Workers of America | United States, Washignton, King County, Seattle, 47.6062095, -122.3320708
Collection:Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection
Institution:University of Washington's Libraries
Contributors:University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections Division
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Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection

United Farm Workers Organizing Committee

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