The Spanish origins of the United Farm Workers

June 7, 2010
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Local amateur historian Michael Muñoz has uncovered the roots of farm workers’ organized labor in the activism of Spanish emigrants who, via Hawaii, ended up in Vacaville, California in the early 1930s, where they organized the 1932 pruners’ strike. A 20-minute video presentation here.

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One Response to “ The Spanish origins of the United Farm Workers ”

  1. Michael Munoz on June 7, 2010 at 10:54 pm

    Thank you for posting my video, I am a proud memebr and historian of Pile Drivers Drivers Local 34. Many of our members were in the ALB. My cousin Peter Vera was imprisoned by the CNT and then disapeared when the facists took control of the prison when the war ended. All th best to you, my hand in yours.

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