Poster - "Viva La Causa," Farm Workers Movement., 1964-1972.
Scope and Content
The UNA Albuquerque Chapter series contains administrative records of the organization. This includes meeting minutes, newsletters, articles, correspondence, programs, and the like. The bulk of the collection is organized in chronological order.
The non-UNA materials contain subject oriented files, correspondence, minutes of meetings, ephemera and newspaper clippings relating to the Grass Roots Committee and the election campaign of Eugene McCarthy for president of the United States. There is material pertaining to Prince's involvement with county and state democratic politics, as well as the Vietnam conflict which includes organizational materials and correspondence of the Los Alamos Citizens for Peace in Vietnam and the Vietnam Moratorium day of protest. As a Los Alamos National Laboratory employee her political activity made her and fellow activists the subject of investigation by the FBI. Prince retrieved her file under the Freedom of Information Act and included it in this collection along with various materials concerning two of her fellow activists. Included are some photographs as well as notes and narratives Prince has written on various subjects she was involved in during her political activist years in Los Alamos. Western water issues were a part of the agenda of the League of Women Voters. Water related materials include documentation of the court case, State of New Mexico v. R. Lee Aamodt (and the U.S.A and Pueblos of San Ildefonso, Pojoaque, Nambe, and Tesuque), as well as materials on the San Juan-Chama project, Navajo Indian Irrigation Project, as well as materials relating to the Ciudad Soil and Water Conservation District. Types of materials include articles, correspondence, statements. "Western States Water Study" and "Western Water: Challenges and Choices" newsletters from the League of Women Voters are also contained in this series. Six posters relate to United Farmworkers, La Raza, and Viet Nam.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: 4 boxes (3.1 cu. ft.) plus 1 oversize folder
Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository
University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131