1960's - 1970's UNITED FARM WORKERS UFW ZAPATA We Will Win BOYCOTT PROTEST PIN

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  • Item Category: Fraternal, Political, Organizations
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 19, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

1 1 /2 INCH CELLULOID PINBACK BUTTON. SEE PHOTO AS TO CONDITION AND YOU BE THE JUDGE. WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET. SHOULD YOU HAVE MORE SPECIFIC QUESTIONS ABOUT ITS CONDITION, PLEASE CONTACT ME BEFORE BIDDING OR PURCHASING. Back metal has some oxidation, but no rust, splits in the celluloid or spots. Very nice shape.

THIS ITEM CAN BE RETURNED WITHIN 7 DAYS OF RECEIPT IF NOT THE SAME ONE SHOWN IN THE PHOTOS (WILL NEVER HAPPEN), OR THERE IS SOME SIGNIFICANT PROBLEM OR DEFECT IN IT THAT IS NOT SHOWN IN THE PHOTO OR MENTIONED.

1960'S TO 1970'S United Farm Workers organizing pin.Has image of Emiliano Zapata, the Mexican revolutionary in Southern Mexico in the 1910's. His image is on many UFW pins, a couple of which are also being listed along with this one . Zapata is holding a flag that reads in Spanish, Nosotros Venceremos, which I believe translates in English to We Will Win. The Spanish slogan is also found on many UFW pins.

Artist is Sue Lyons (her name is on curl). She is the artist on numerous left wing pins from the San Francisco Bay Area.

BRIEF HISTORY OFTHE UFW

The United Farm Workers of America (UFW) is a labor union founded by Philip Vera Cruz, Dolores Huerta, and Cesar Chavez . This union changed from a workers' rights organization that helped workers get unemployment insurance to that
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