Sunday, September 30, 1962: Farm labor unions

The National Farm Workers Association, led by Cesar Chavez, holds its first convention in Fresno, California. (In 1966 the group would merge with the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee to form the United Farm Workers union.)
* Chavez entry from County of Los Angeles Public Library: @
* United Farm Workers chronology (from www.ufwfoundation.org): @
* "Broad Shoulders" (Smithsonian magazine, 2005): @
* "The Fight in the Fields" (PBS documentary): @
* "Cesar Chavez: Autobiography of La Causa" (Jacques E. Levy, 2007): @
* Farmworker Movement Documentation Project: @
* Photo gallery (Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University): @ 

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