Birth of a union
- Main contributor
National Education Television
This film describes the history of the National Farmworkers' Association from its founding onwards. Cesar Chavez appears prominently and discusses his work organizing the farmworkers. The film depicts a particular focus on the Delano Grape Strike of 1965 and its non-traditional methods, including theatrical performances and the involvement of clergy members.
Wax, Mel; Willis, Alan; Weber, Erik; Burns, Carol; Kronquest, Stanley; Beck, W.H.; Hagopian, Robert
KQED-TV, San Francisco
Labor unions; Labor movement; Agricultural laborers; Strikes and lockouts
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- Physical Description
This material was digitized as part of the "Advancing Workers Rights in the American South: Digitizing the Records of the AFL-CIO’s Civil Rights Division" project, supported by a Digitizing Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The grant program is made possible by funding from the Mellon Foundation.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: labor-086902; Catalog Key: 31430059608481
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