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The photograph was taken by Iltis it depicts an information label for thiodan diazon 3-2 dust, a harmful pesticide for humans and wildlife. This chemical was approved by the FDA in the 1960s. The United Farm Workers Union fought to stop the continued use of such harmful chemicals.
Pesticides, chemicals, United Farm Workers Organizing Committee, Jerry Cohen, David Averbuck, Indio, broccoli field, judge George A. Brown, Allen A. Lemon, Bureau of Occupational Health of the State Public Health Department, Dr. Milly, Kern County, Thomas Griffin, TEPP, Tetraethyl pyrophosphate, Stephen Wall, l farm workers, ligiation, lawsuits, boycott
El Malcriado Newspaper Collection
Archives & Special Collections of California State University, Monterey Bay
"What are They Hiding? : ¿Qué Están Ocultando?" (1969). Activists. 33.