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A survey given to farm workers in Coachella Valley demonstrated that it was essential to sign and fight for a union labor contracts designed to support them. The United Farm Workers, and Catholic priests and clergymen fought together with farm workers to improve their working and living conditions. Included are some off the important items that they fought to include in their labor contracts.
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El Malcriado Newspaper Collection
Archives & Special Collections of California State University, Monterey Bay
"Coachella Farm Workers Support Union: Sindicato de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agrícolas de Coachella" (1973). States. 50.