Ernesto Galarza papers, 1936-1993.


Ernesto Galarza papers, 1936-1993.

Correspondence, reports, minutes, legal documents, notes, newsletters, press releases, newsclippings, statistical information, questionnaires and photographs documenting Galarza's career as a labor organizer, scholar, Research Director in the National Agricultural Workers Union (1947-1960), and nationally prominent Mexican American activist. Accession 1997-127 is five boxes of microfilm reels. Box 1, reels 1-48 master negatives; box 2, reels 49-80 master negatives; box 3, reels 1-48 positives; box 4, reels 49-80 positives; box 5, extra diazo copies of some reels.

48 linear feet.



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