Welcome to the Welga! Filipino American Labor Archives, hosted at the University of California, Davis' Asian American Studies Department.
The Welga! Filipino American Labor Archives focuses on preserving and presenting primary sources regarding the immigration of the Filipino labor force to the United States, including migrant farmworkers, cannery workers, longshoremen, nurses and U.S. military personnel.
Button pin depicting Philip Vera Cruz
The Lorraine Agtang collection primarily features photographs regarding Filipino American farmworker history, Agbayani Village and the 1973 Grape…
Construction of Agbayani Village (Lorraine Agtang collection, lac-ph-0031) Agbayani Village was built in 1974 at the Forty Acres facility, and served...
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Article detailing the history of the United Farm Workers and its relationship between FIlipino Americans and other ethnic groups.