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Segur (Hub) Papers on the United Farm Workers
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Description
The collection includes materials related to labor activist and economist Hub Segur's work with the United Farm Workers, including journals, photographs, writings, audio tapes, and memorabilia.
Background
Winthrop Hubbard (Hub) Segur was born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1936. He grew up in Wethersfield, Connecticut where he graduated from high school and went on to earn an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Trinity College, Connecticut, and a Master's in mathematics from Bowdoin College. Hub taught high school in the East before moving to California in 1961 to teach at The Thacher School in Ojai from 1961 to 1969. From 1969 to 1973 he was active in the United Farm Workers and participated as an organizer and leader in the UFW activities and campaigns during those years. From 1973 to 1980 he was a graduate student at University of California, Davis in the department of Agricultural Economics, where he received his Ph.D. and completed his dissertation entitled "Representation Elections for Farm Workers: Voting Power Under Alternative Rules of Eligibility".
Extent
15 linear feet
Restrictions
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
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