Poster, "Viva la Huelga Don't buy Farrah pants!"

Poster, "Viva la Huelga/ Don't buy Farrah pants!"

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A green poster with black and white text; "Viva la Huelga/ Don't buy Farrah pants!" In the 1970s, garment unions represented about 850,000 workers out of a total industry work force of 1.3 million. Membership declined rapidly as businesses moved offshore and into the non-union South and Southwest. In 1995, garment unions with a combined membership of about 335,000 merged to form the Union of Needletrades, Industrial & Textile Employees (UNITE). Organizing new workers has been a major priority.
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Object Name
associated institution
Farah of Texas
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America
United States: Texas
United States: New Mexico
overall: 22 in x 14 in; 55.88 cm x 35.56 cm
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accession number
catalog number
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Philip and Jeff Foisie
History, Reform Movements, Economic Protest
Labor Unions
labor issues
Textile Processing and Production
Strikes and Boycotts
Mexican-Americans and/or Chicanos
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Political and Military History: Political History
Princeton Posters
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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