Lorraine Agtang collection

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Lorraine Agtang collection

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The Lorraine Agtang collection primarily features photographs regarding Filipino American farmworker history, Agbayani Village and the 1973 Grape Strike.

Items in the Lorraine Agtang collection Collection

Philip Vera Cruz&#039; Obituary <br />
Obituary written by an unidentified Agbayani Village volunteer. The Obituary is accompanied by a poem written by Vera Cruz, titled "Profits of the Enslaved."

Letter from a Manong by Sebastian Sahugan<br />
Sebastian Sahugan, longtime photographer for both AWOC and UFW, shares his thoughts on Filipino Americans, farmworker activism, and Agbayani village.

Platon Agtang and Rudy Mostajo<br />
Platon Agtang, Father of Lorraine Agtang, poses with a young Rudy Mostajo

Photograph of Lorraine Agtang, George Agtang, Frank Agtang and Freddie Agbayani<br />
Group photgraph and nearby labor camp at Delano, California

Filipino farmworker group photo near car<br />
Group of Filipino migrant workers standing near a car

Filipino migrant workers aboard ship<br />
Filipino immigrants pose for a photograph while aboard a passenger ship headed to the United States

Filipino migrant workers at labor camp<br />
Pete Ballesteros (pictured on the right) and an unnamed associate posing nearby a labor camp in Central California

Construction of Agbayani Village, courtyard<br />
Construction photographs of Agbayani Village and the courtyard

Volunteers help construct Agbayani Village<br />
Volunteers from Los Angeles and the Bay Area traveled to Delano to help construct Agbayani Village. Volunteers comprised of different ethnic groups.

Car Give-a-way by Filipino Community of K and 7, CUS<br />
Unidentified man standing next to a give-a-way car.

Manong Marcos Ramos<br />
Marcos Ramos, AWOC and UFW veteran, poses at Agbayani Village

Manong Leonardo Dans<br />
Filipino American farmworker activist Leonardo Dans at Agbayani Village

Manong Marcel Domingo<br />
Marcel Domingo, AWOC and UFW veteran, poses at Agbayani Village

Manong George Cargo<br />
Manong George Cargo, veteran of AWOC and the UFW, poses at Agbayani Village

Manong Antonio Armington<br />
Manong Antonio Armington poses at Agbayani Village. Armington served as Agbayani Village's cook

Manong Mariano Esquirra<br />
Manong Mariono Esquirra poses at Agbayani Village

Manong Sebastian Sahagun<br />
Manong Sebastian Sahagun poses at Agbayani Village. Sahagun served as Agbayani Villages photographer, along as one of the photographers for AWOC and later the UFW.

Manong Catalino Taclibon<br />
Manong Catalino Taclibon, veteran of both AWOC and the UFW, poses at Agbayani Village.

Manongs Willie Barrientos and Ben Abad<br />
Manongs Willie Barrientos and Bend Abad, veterans of both AWOC and UFW, pose at Agbayani Village.

Manong Marcel Domingo<br />
Manong Marcel Domingo, veteran of AWOC and UFW, posing at Agbayani Village.

Manong Candido Feliciano<br />
Manong Candido Feliciano, veteran of both the AWOC and UFW, at Agbayani Village.

The Manongs at Agbayani Village<br />
Several Manongs pictured at Agbayani Village. These elderly Filipino American farmworker activist worked for both AWOC and the UFW.

Manong Sebastian Sahagan<br />
Manong Sebastian Sahagan, veteran of both AWOC and UFW, pictured at Agbayani Village. Sahagan served as a photgrapher for UFW.

The Manongs of Agbayani Village, 2<br />
Group photograph of the Manongs of Agbayani Village. From left to right: unnamed, Willie Barrientos, Philip Vera Cruz, Marcos Ramos, Marriano Esquira, unnamed,  Marcel Domingo,  Catalino Taclibon , Sebastian sahagan, Severino Manglio, Celedonio La…

Construction of Agbayani Village - Wall Construction<br />
Agbayani Village was constructed thanks to the help of volunteers from Los Angeles and the Bay Area. In this photograph, a volunteer is working on interior wall beams.

Agbayani Village - Roof Tiling<br />
Agbayani Village was constructed to house aging Filipino American farmworker veterans of both AWOC and the UFW. In this photograph, tiling is being prepared to place on the roof.

Agbayani Village - Roof Tiling 2<br />
Agbayani Village was constructed to house aging Filipino American farmworker veterans of both AWOC and the UFW. In this photograph, tiling is being prepared to place on the roof.

Agbayani Village - Construction<br />
Agbayani Village was constructed to house aging Filipino American farmworker veterans of both AWOC and the UFW.

Agbayani Village - Courtyard Construction<br />
Agbayani Village was constructed to house aging Filipino American farmworker veterans of both AWOC and the UFW. In this photograph, tiling is being prepared to place on the roof.

Agbayani Village - Courtyard construction (roof view)<br />
Agbayani Village was constructed to house aging Filipino American farmworker veterans of both AWOC and the UFW.

Agbayani Village Courtard Construction and tree planting<br />
Agbayani Village was constructed to house aging Filipino American farmworker veterans of both AWOC and the UFW.

Filipino migrant workers at Fukui Photo Studio<br />
Filipinos Americans posing at Fukui Photo Studio at Stockton, California

Our Pilipino Pioneers <br />
Filipino migrant workers posing at a Cabbage Field in Salinas, California

1973 Grape Strike: Filipino, Mexican and Puerto Rican Flags
United Farm Workers members and supporters displaying Filipino, UFW and Puerto Rican flags.

1973 UFW Strike: Picket Lines
One of the several picket lines organized by the United Farm Workers during the 1973 Strikes.

Picket lines during the 1973 Strike
Photograph of one of many picket lines during the 1973 Strike. After a series of "Sweetheart" contracts between Delano's table grape growers and the Teamsters, the UFW once again took to the picket lines.

UFW March during the 1973 Strike
After a series of "Sweetheart" contracts between Delano's table grape growers and the Teamsters, the UFW once again took to the streets, organizing various marches in California and around the country.

UFW March during the 1973 Strike (Image 2)
After a series of "Sweetheart" contracts between Delano's table grape growers and the Teamsters, the UFW once again took to the streets, organizing various marches in California and around the country. This photograph details a UFW protest march…

Philip Vera Cruz &amp; UFW members at Agbayani Village
Photograph of UFW 2nd Vice President Philip Vera Cruz and UFW members and volunteers. One of Vera Cruz' duties as 2nd Vice President was to oversee the construction of Agbayani Village, a retirement home for aging Filipino strikers.

UFW March during the 1973 Strike (Image 3)
After a series of "Sweetheart" contracts between Delano's table grape growers and the Teamsters, the UFW once again took to the streets, organizing various marches in California and around the country. This photograph details a UFW protest march…

Filipino American UFW members
As the United Farm Workers resumed strike activities against Delano's table grape growers, Filipino American UFW members rejoined their union brothers and sisters on the picket lines. This photograph shows Filipino American UFW members on the picket…

&quot;Boycott Gallo&quot; signs on overpass
After a series of "Sweetheart" contracts between Delano's table grape growers and the Teamsters, the UFW once again took to the streets, organizing various protest in California and around the country. In this photograph, UFW members hold signs that…

Strike meeting during the 1973 Strike
A boycott & strike meeting during the Delano Grape Strikes .

UFW organizers picketing near grape fields
Photograph showing UFW members picketing near grape fields during the 1973 strike.

UFW organizers on the picket line, 1973 Strike.
Organizers from the United Farm Workers Union pose near a picket line.

UFW supporters on a picket line
UFW organizers on a picket line during the 1973 strike. After a series of "Sweetheart" contracts between Delano's table grape growers and the Teamsters, the UFW once again took to the picket lines, organizing various protest in California and around…

Grape fields near an aqueduct
Photograph of grape fields, presumably taken during the 1973 grape strike.

UFW Mass held outside Bakersfield Jail
Mass is held on behalf of an imprisoned UFW demonstrator outside of the Bakersfield Jail.

The Manongs join the picket line during the 1973 Grape Strike
As the United Farm Workers resumed strike activities against Delano's table grape growers, Filipino American UFW members rejoined their union brothers and sisters on the picket lines. This image shows a select few Filipino American members of the…

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