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Evening Rally: Cesar Chavez (United Farm Workers Union President) [page 1 of 2]

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Creator:United Farm Workers Union
Creator:University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division.
Title:Evening Rally: Cesar Chavez (United Farm Workers Union President) [page 1 of 2]

Announces: Rally with Cesar Chavez, "Tuesday, May 14, 7:30 PM ... [at] Hec Edmundson Pavilion, U of W campus." Calls for: "Don't buy grapes, head lettuce or Gallo wine." 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 ) Note on date: 1974 is penciled and stamped on document.

Types:Fliers (printed matter) | Text
Subjects:Chavez, Cesar, 1927- | Political parades & | rallies--Washington (State)--Seattle | Agricultural laborers--United States | Human rights--United States | Boycotts--Washington (State)--Seattle | Labor unions--Officials and employees | 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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