Don Villarejo suggested I forward this message to
the listserv as some of you might be interested in the contents concerning
activities of the UFW.
Alice C. Larson, Ph.D.
P.O. Box 801
Vashon Island, WA
----- Original Message ----- There is a brand-new
CD-ROM that recently became available for public
access. It comprises
195 narratives written by United Farm Workers of
America, AFL-CIO, activists
and staffers as well as music, art work and a
video from the movement.
The compilation is the outcome of a listserve
started by LeRoy Chatfield, a
longtime UFW staffer. The listserve ran for
about eight months in 2004
and was limited to current and former activists
and staffers. It
generated some remarkable material as well as some
vigorous discussion and
The document is published by SI SE PUEDE PRESS and is titled
The Farmworker Movement 1962-1993. Primary source
accounts by the
volunteers who built the farmworker movement."
following is a direct quotation from Mr. Chatfield.
"LeRoy Chatfield is
solely responsible for compiling these primary source
and organizing these materials into various categories
for this CD
presentation. No editorial censorship with respect to the
this material has been exercised. If any author/contributor of
material presented is concerned about the lack of appropriate
the Documentation Project is pleased to correct this
oversight in future
editions and on its website."
Further information about the project can
be found on the project's website:
donation to help cover the production expenses will provide anyone who is
interested with a copy of the CD-ROM. Some of us are urging libraries
obtain a copy so that students and the general public may have access to
Send a voluntary contribution to further the work of
Documentation Project and you will receive a 'thank you' in
the form of a
CD. In addition to the contribution, please include
enough funds to cover
the cost of postage and the cushioned mailing
Farmworker Documentation Project
Sacramento, CA 95822