National Farm Worker Ministry records, 1939-1968.

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National Farm Worker Ministry records, 1939-1968.

Correspondence, clippings, memoranda, reports, financial papers, speeches, pamphlets, minutes, and other materials relating to the California Migrant Ministry.

21 linear ft. (42 boxes)

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Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993

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Cesar Chavez (b. March 31, 1927, Yuma, AZ – d. April 23, 1993, San Luis, AZ) was an American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (later the United Farm Workers union, UFW) in 1962. Originally a Mexican American farm worker, Chavez became the best known Latino American civil rights activist, and was strongly promoted by the American labor movement, which was eager to enroll Hispanic members. His public-relations approac...

California Migrant Ministry

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Kennedy, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1925-1968

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Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also referred to by his initials RFK and occasionally by the nickname Bobby, was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S. Senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968. He was the brother of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Senator Edward Moore Kennedy. Kennedy and his brothers were born into a wealthy,...

Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993

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Engle, Clara

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Galarza, Ernesto, 1905-1984

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Mexican American author, historian and lecturer. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He was particularly interested in Mexican American farm labor. From the description of Spiders in the house and workers in the field : Video interview transcript, 1971 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500355 Ernesto Galarza, born 1905 in Jalcocotán, Nayarit, Mexico, was a labor organizer, labor historian, author, community organizer, bilingual educator, and university p...

Wirtz, Willard, 1912-2010

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Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of William Willard Wirtz : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122343066 ...

Roosevelt, James, 1907-1991

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James Roosevelt II (December 23, 1907 – August 13, 1991) was an American businessman, Marine, activist, and Democratic Party politician. The oldest son of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt, he received the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism while serving as a Marine Corps officer during World War II. He served as an official Secretary to the President and in the United States House of Representatives representing California....

Seasonal Farm Laborers Program

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Williams, Harrison A.

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Harrison A. Williams, Jr. (1919-2001) represented New Jersey in the U.S. Senate from 1959 until 1982. He also served in the House of Representatives from 1953 through 1956. A member of the Democratic Party, Williams held leadership positions on the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, the Special Committee on Aging, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, and the Select Committee on Small Business, among others. From the description of Harrison A. Williams, Jr., pape...

Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996

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Governor of California, 1959-1967. From the description of Press conference recording, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553823 Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown (1905-1996), born in San Francisco, Calif., was the thirty-second governor of California from 1959 to 1967. From the description of Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569285 Biographical Note ...

Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

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Collected by Fr. Victor Salandini. From the description of Clippings from first convention, 1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462019377 The National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) was founded in 1962 by César E. Chávez and other Mexican-American community activists in Delano, California. In 1966, the NFWA merged with the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC) to form the United Farm Workers of America, the first successful and largest effort ever to organize ag...

California Center for Community Development.

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Volunteers in Service to America

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