Don Edwards Literary Memorial

February 13, 2010

A Jon Lewis Photo Exhibit: “1966: Cesar Chavez and his NFWA” – Photo #26

Cesar Chavez and Larry Itliong Merge Their Unions

In August 1966, Bill Kircher, National Director of Organizing for the AFL-CIO, negotiated a merger between AWOC and the NFWA and would be named: United Farm Workers Organizing Committee AFL-CIO (UFWOC). Cesar Chavez was named president and Larry Itliong vice-president. Chavez and Itliong display the AFL-CIO charter which authorized their new union.

Filed under: JON LEWIS PHOTO EXHIBIT — LeRoy @ 1:10 am

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