Chavez and the Farm Workers

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INDEX
AAA. See American Arbitration Association
AFL-CIO: interest in farm labor, 96-101, 278; support of Delano strike, 154-155; support of farm labor services, 216; and Teamster efforts, 255-256, 264, 297, 315, 317, 331-332
AFSC. See American Friends Service Committee
Agribusiness (see also Growers): 109-110; company unions, 160, 184; industrialized agriculture, 38-41, 75; Nixon and, 74-75, 278, 288-291, 313-315, 327; opposition to UFWA, 5, 13, 276-332; Teamsters and, 5, 13, 200, 254, 288-293, 313-315, 325, 327, 330
Agricultural Workers Industrial League: 48
Agricultural Workers Organization 400: 44
Agriculture Workers Association: 86-87
Agriculture Workers Freedom to Work Association: 236-238
Agriculture Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC), AFL-CIO: creation, 97-101, 103; Delano grape strike, 124-129; DiGiorgio election, 191, 195; merger with NFWA, 197; Sacramento march, 171, 173; strikes, 99-100, 115, 119, 124, 249
Agriculture Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC), Teamsters: 291
Alatore, Richard: 329, 330
Aliens, illegal: 10-11,16, 30, 67-68, 148-149, 218-219, 226, 288, 328, 332
Alinsky, Saul: 78-80, 84-85, 104, 117, 121, 196
Allied Grape Growers Association: 264
Almadén Vineyards: 207, 217
American Arbitration Association (AAA): 200, 201, 202
American Farm Bureau Federation: 11, 235, 276, 279, 287, 290-291
American Federation of Labor: 69, 71-72. See also AFL-CIO
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC): 80, 81-82, 102, 118, 123
American Medical Association: 235
Anderson, M.E. ("Andy"): 326-327
Anderson Clayton Company: 39
Andrade: 308
Anglos, as farm workers: 47, 98-99
Arellanos, Pablo Navarro: 1, 3-4
Arizona, growers' effort in: 279-281
Arrero, Frank: 160-161
Arrests: 17, 143, 204-205, 288; of Chavez, 65-66, 260-261, 288; from Teamster lettuce effort, 303-304, 309, 313
Associated Farmers: 58-59, 73. 74, 99
Austin, J. Paul: 33-34
AWFWA. See Agriculture Workers Freedom to Work Association
AWOC. See Agriculture Workers Organizing Committee
Ayala, Jesus: 1, 270
Baez, Joan: 205, 311
Bailey, Cleveland: 71
Bank, Father John: 300-301
Bellow, Gary: 232
Bernstein, Harry: 277, 293
Bishops' Farm Labor Committee: 242-245, 257-258, 264
Blacks: 33, 220
Boston, boycott in: 175, 231-232
Boycotts: Delano grape strike, 149-150, 152, 155, 173-177; elections, 192-193; Gallo wines, 3-307, 328; lettuce, 259, 263-264, 276, 313, 317, 328; primary, 187, 210; prohibition sought, 276-284; rose workers, 119-120; secondary, 150, 173-177, 187, 204-205, 207, 210, 217, 317; table grapes, 219, 230-236, 241-247, 317, 328
Braceros:67-69, 81, 86-87, 93-96, 106, 120
Brosmer, Joe: 124, 147, 148-149
Brown, Edmund G.: 168, 175, 193-194, 283
Brown, Jerry: 283, 329-330
Brown, Robert: 276-277
Brown, Robert McAfee: 153
Brundage, Al: 308
Buckley, William: 212
Bud Antle, Inc.: 1961 contract with Teamsters, 100, 249, 258; UFWOC lettuce effort, 259, 260-261, 295
Burciaga, Dave: 273

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  • Chavez and the Farm Workers *
  • Contents *
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Chapter One - : the Farm Workers 1
  • Chapter Two - : the Union 13
  • Chapter Three - : A Bloody Past 36
  • Chapter Four - : Chavez 57
  • Chapter Five - : Early Organizing 75
  • Chapter Six - : La Causa 106
  • Chapter Seven - : Delano Grape Strike 129
  • Chapter Eight : Power Struggle 156
  • Chapter Nine : First Successes 180
  • Chapter Ten : the Fast 208
  • Chapter Eleven : the Teamsters Again 249
  • Chapter Twelve : Agribusiness Conspiracy 284
  • Suggested Reading 333
  • Index 335
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