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  • Sponsor
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Biographical / Historical
  • Content Description
  • Arrangement
  • Related Materials
  • Processing Information

  • Title: Black Eagle Wines Collection
    Creator: United Farm Workers
    Identifier/Call Number: 0070
    Contributing Institution: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Special Collections and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2.42 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
    Date: 2009
    Abstract: Black Eagle Wines was started by the United Farm Workers in 2008. The collection contains wine bottles, wine glasses, and informational materials about the wine operation.

    Sponsor

    The processing of this collection and the creation of this finding aid was funded by the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Black Eagle Wines Collection, Collection no. 0070, Southern California Wine and Wine Industry Collection, Special Collections and Archives, University Library, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The items in the collection were purchased from Black Eagle Wines in April of 2009.

    Biographical / Historical

    The United Farm Workers (UFW) agricultural labor union began selling Black Eagle Wines in 2008. The union's wines were made from Napa Valley grapes grown by UFW members. The UFW introduced the wine on Cesar Chavez Day, 2008, and the proceeds went to the UFW.

    Content Description

    The collection contains two Black Eagle wine glasses and a wooden gift box with two bottles of United Farm Workers' Black Eagle Wines: a 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon and a 2007 Estate Sauvignon Blanc. There is also a folder with information about the company.

    Arrangement

    The collection is arranged alphabetically by file title.

    Related Materials

    Douglass Adair United Farm Workers Collection, Collection no. 0011, Pomona Valley Historical Collection, Special Collections and Archives, University Library, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
    United Farm Workers News Clippings Collection, Collection no. 0008, Pomona Valley Historical Collection, Special Collections and Archives, University Library, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

    Processing Information

    The collection was processed by Rob Strauss in July 2018.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Wine
    Agricultural laborers--Labor unions