UC Davis Asian American Studies files

Title

UC Davis Asian American Studies files

Subject

Filipino-American Farmworker History, United Farm Workers, Philip Vera Cruz

Description

Publications, oral history interviews, and newsletters regarding the United Farm Workers and the Filipino-American leadership.

Date

1969-1977

Items in the UC Davis Asian American Studies files Collection

Philip Vera Cruz Resigns from UFW
An interview by Ang Katipunan, containing an interview with Philip Vera Cruz. Vera Cruz explains his reasons for resigning from the union, his grievances towards Cesar Chavez and the role of Filipino Americans in the United Farm Workers.

Newspaper article describing the events of the 1965-1970 Delano Grape Strike, from the strike inception to 1969.

Larry Itliong and several UFWOC leaders meet at Safeway headquarters and later are arrested at the behest of Safeway officials.

Arrest of Larry Itliong at Oakland, California
UFWOC Assistant Director Larry Itliong is led away to jail after Safeway Officials ordered his arrest in Oakland.

Background Information on the Boycott of California Table Grapes
Brief background information of the 1965-1970 Delano Grape Strike, and the formation of the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee

Delano Food Caravan Newsletter - Caravan to Delano<br /><br />
UFW newsletter regarding the food carvan during the 1969 strike

Delano Food Caravan Newsletter - Caravan on Saturday, September 27th<br /><br />
UFW newsletter regarding the food carvan during the 1969 strike

Delano Food Caravan Newsletter - Caravan on Saturday, October 25th<br /><br />
UFW newsletter regarding the food carvan during the 1969 strike

March to Mexico Builds International Solidarity
Article from El Marciado, the Voice of the Farmworker. Article illustrates a UFWOC rally and strike near the grape vineyards of the Coachella Valley. Notable rally guest include William Kircher and Senator Ted Kennedy.

Strike Nears in Arizona Vineyards
UFW article depicting the UFW strike organizers in Arizona.

Article from El Marciado, the Voice of the Farmworker, detailing strike activities in the Coachella Valley.

Article from El Marciado, the Voice of the Farmworker, detailing propaganda activities started by American table grape growers.

An Interview with Philip Vera Cruz
Interview with Philip Vera Cruz, describing the early days of the United Farm Workers and the Delano Grape Strike.

Sour Grapes: Symbol of Oppression
Grape harvest account by Philip Vera Cruz

Ang Katipunan, December 15, 1973
Bi-Weekly Newspaper edition, topics ranging from the Marcos Regime, Agbayani village, and Alaskan cannery discrimination lawsuits.

International Hotel, Stop Evictions!
Flyer to halt evictions of the International Hotel

Unionization Among Pilipino Agricultural Workers
Filipino American Labor history during the 1930s to the 1950s

&quot;International Hotel&quot; Flyer
Summary of the International Hotel crises during the late 1970s

Agbayani Village, A Haven For Retirees
Brief history of the retiree community at Agbayani Village

Asian Hotel
article on the conflict between Milton Meyer Inc and International Hotel in San Francisco

Delano Weekend
Account of the UC Davis Sociology 191V, detailing the class trip to Delano. Article notes the plight farm workers in Delano, along with the racial discrimination faced by Asians, African Americans and Chicanos.

Pilipinos, Most Exploited - Chavez
Ang Pilipino interview with Cesar Chavez, explaining the struggle of Filipino Americans

May 4 1919 - 1969 (An Open Letter )
An Open Letter regarding the impending evictions of the International Hotel at San Francisco's Manilatown

The Union Makes Us Strong
Article detailing the history of the United Farm Workers and its relationship between FIlipino Americans and other ethnic groups.

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