Latino / Latina / Hispanic Studies

Sources of information on Latino/Latina studies

Historical Collections

United Farm Workers

Research Collections on Microfilm

United Farm Workers of America, Collections of the   
JPL 4th Floor Microfilm HD6515.A292 A426 2009  (23 reels)
Microfilmed from collections at the Walter P. Reuther Library at Wayne State University.
Correspondence, clippings, reports, press releases, memoranda, newsletters, notes, and other materials relating to AWOC.

Collections of the United Farm Workers of America. Papers of the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee, 1959-1970 
JPL 4th Floor Microfilm HD6515.A292 U55 2009  (7 reels)
Guide: Shelved with microfiche  
Microfilmed from collections at the Walter P. Reuther Library at Wayne State University.

Collections of the United Farm Workers of America. Series 1, Office files of the President of the United Farm Workers of America
JPL 4th Floor Microfilm HD6515.A292 U544 2009 (46 reels)
Collection includes: executive correspondence and meeting minutes, as well organizer's reports from the field, testimony and speeches, boycott flyers, letters from supporters and autograph seekers, songs, and prayers, communications between Chavez and his organizers, the Kennedy's, the Church hierarchy, civil rights leaders, union leaders, and Chicano militants.

FBI File on Cesar Chavez & United Farm Workers  
HD6509 .C47 F352 1995b (2 reels)
Cesar Chavez was the Founder and Director of the National Farm Workers Association, later known as the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee. The FBI investigated Mr. Chavez and his organization based on allegations in 1965 that he and others within the organization had communist affiliations.

National Farm Workers Association Records, 1960-1967 
JPL 4th Floor Microfilm Cabinet HD6515.A292 N385 2009 (10 reels)
Correspondence, clippings, memoranda, reports, financial papers, speeches, pamphlets, minutes, and other materials relating to the National Farm Workers Association.