Browse Collections (17 total)

Community Events

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The items in this exhibit document community events sponsored by the CWA or events in which CWA members participated. Some of the events include state…

Community Events: Ag Booster BBQ

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The items in this collection document Ag Booster BBQ.

To learn more about Ag Booster BBQ, visit the fourth exhibit, "Pointing the Way to the…

Community Events: Ag Day

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The items in this collection document the events of National Ag Day and Ag Week. National Ag Day was first celebrated in 1973 as an effort to…

Consumer Education

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The items in this collection document CWA's efforts to engage with the public and consumers.

To learn more about CWA's work with youth and…

CWA & Legislators

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The items in this collection document CWA's attempts to educate urban legislators about the interests of farmers.

To learn more about the CWA and…

CWA Activism

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One of the main goals of the CWA was to ensure that the interests of farmers were recognized. Therefore, CWA members attempted to represent the…

CWA Activism: Church & McDonald's

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The items in this collection document the CWA's efforts to protest McDonald's corporation for siding with the UFW by nationally boycotting Church,…

CWA Activism: Grape Boycott

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The items in this collection document the CWA's efforts to protest Von's for refusing to sell table grapes in their stores in 1989.

To learn more…

CWA Activism: MedFly

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The items in this collection document the CWA's efforts to spread of medfly infestation on California farms.

To learn more about the medfly…

CWA Activism: Proposition 128

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The items in this collection document the CWA's efforts to prevent Proposition 128 from becoming law. Proposition 128, or "Big Green" was introduced…