Poster, United Farm Workers


UFW leader Cesar Chavez organized a nationwide boycott against California grape growers demanding higher wages and better living and working conditions for migrant farm workers.

Date Made: mid 1960s

Depicted: Chavez, CesarAffiliated Union: Lithographers and Photoengravers International UnionMaker: Lithographers and Photoengravers International Union

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: California, San FranciscoReferenced: United States: California

General Subject Association: ProtestReferenced: FarmingGeneral Subject Association: Strikes and BoycottsWineLabor Unions


See more items in: Political and Military History: Political History, Labor History Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, Agriculture


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Smithsonian

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0250.02Catalog Number: 1996.0250.02Accession Number: 1996.0250

Object Name: poster

Physical Description: paper (overall material)yellow (overall color)dark blue (overall color)light blue (overall color)green (overall color)brown (overall color)Measurements: average spatial: 17 1/2 in x 23 in; 44.45 cm x 58.42 cm


Record Id: nmah_1180598

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