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Bibliography (Filipino American Farmworker History)



Alegado, Dean T. “The Filipino Community in Hawaii: Development and Change.” Social Process in Hawaii, 33(1991): 13-38. Accessed August 13, 2015.  http://www.efilarchives.org/pdf/social%20process%20vol%2033/alegado_community.pdf

Assemblymember Rob Bonta District 18.  “Governor Sign’s Bonta’s Filipino Farm Worker Bill, AB 123,” October 2, 2013. Accessed August 24, 2015.http://asmdc.org/members/a18/news-room/press-releases/governor-signs-bonta-s-filipino-american-farm-worker-bill-ab-123

Bronfenbrenner, Kate. “Imperial Valley, California, Farmworkers’ Strike of 1930.” DigitalCommons@ILR (1990): 255-256. Accessed August 13, 2015.  http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1562&context=articles

Calisphere: University of California Libraries.  “Unionization of Filipinos in California Agriculture.”  Accessed August 13, 2015.  http://content.cdlib.org/view?docId=hb88700929;NAAN=13030&doc.view=frames&chunk.id=div00103&toc.id=div00093&brand=calisphere

Cart, Julie.  “Cesar Chavez National Historic Park in the Works.” La Times, October 24, 2013.  Accessed August 24, 2015.  http://articles.latimes.com/2013/oct/24/local/la-me-1025-chavez-park-20131024

Docdocil, Frederick Alain. “Remember all the Manongs- 45th Anniversary Celebration of Delano Grape Strike.” BakitWhy.http://www.bakitwhy.com/bwc/events/remember-all-manongs-   45th-anniversary-celebration-delano-grape-strike

Imutan, Andy. “What Happened When Mexicans and Filipinos Joined Together.” United Farm    Workers, December 2005.      http://www.ufw.org/_page.php?menu=research&inc=history/04.html.

Kerkvliet, Melinda. “Pablo Manlapit’s Fight for Justice.” Social Process in Hawaii, 33(1991): 153-168. Accessed August 13, 2015.  http://efilarchives.org/pdf/social%20process%20vol%2033/kerkvliet_manlapit.pdf

Lopez, Angelo.  “Filipino Americans and the Farm Labor Movement.”  Portside, April 30, 2014. Accessed August 13, 2015.  http://portside.org/2014-05-12/filipino-americans-and-farm-labor-movement

Magagnini, Stephen.  “New Light Shed on Pioneering Filipino American.” Sacramento Bee, December 28, 1996.  Accessed August 21, 2015.http://infoweb.newsbank.com/resources/doc/nb/news/0EB0462FD7DD0B67?p=AWNB

Nagtalon-Miller, Helen. “The Filipino Plantation Community in Hawaii: Experiences of a Second-Generation Filipina” in The Age of Discovery: Impact on Philippine Culture and Society, edited by Belinda A Aquino and Dean T. Alegado, 30-33.  Center for Philippine Studies, 1993. http://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/bitstream/handle/10125/15243/The%20Age%20of%20Discovery%20-%20Impact%20on%20Philippine%20Culture%20and%20Society.pdf?sequence=1#page=34

Ochoa, Cecil Caguingin. Finding Giants in the Fields of Delano.” The FilAm L.A., October 1st,   2013.http://thefilam.net/thefilamla/?p=470.

Oh, Hansook. “Remembering the Delano Manongs: The Filipinos Behind Chavez and Huerta.” The Sundial, March 27, 2012, accessed August, 13, 2015.  http://sundial.csun.edu/2012/03/remembering-the-delano-manongs-the-filipinos-behind-chavez-and-huerta/

Oriel, Christina.  “‘Larry Itliong Day’ Bill Passes California State Assembly” Inquirer.net, April 18, 2015.  Accessed August 24, 2015.  http://globalnation.inquirer.net/120860/larry-itliong-day-bill-passes-california-state-assembly

Sindel, Julie. “Filipino Farm Labor Organization: A Lesson in Filipino Leadership.”  Journal of the History Students at San Francisco State University, 26 (2006-2007): 161 - 178.  Accessed August 13, 2015.  http://userwww.sfsu.edu/epf/journal_archive/volume_XVI,_2007/sindel_j.pdf

Stanley, Peter.  “Exiled in California.” Farmworker Movement Documentation Project, 1981. Accessed August 16, 2015.  https://libraries.ucsd.edu/farmworkermovement/media/oral_history/Exiled%20In%20California%20by%20Peter%20W.%20Stanley%201981%282%29.pdf

United Farm Workers. “The Rise of the UFW.” Accessed August 13, 2015.  http://www.ufw.org/_page.php?menu=research&inc=history/03.html

Fresco, Cystal.  “Cannery Workers’ and Farm Laborers’ Union 1933-39: Their Strength in Unity.” Seattle Civil Rights & Labor History Project, Spring 1999.  Accessed August 13, 2015.  http://depts.washington.edu/civilr/cwflu.htm


Chan, Sucheng.  Asian Americans: An Interpretive History.  New York, NY: Twayne Publishers, 1991.

Dewitt, Howard.  Violence in the Fields: California Filipino Farm Labor Unionization During the Great Depression.  Saratoga, CA: Century Twenty-One Publishing, 1980.  

Espiritu, Yen.  Filipino American Lives. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1995.

Fujita-Rony, Dorothy.  American Workers, Colonial Power: Philippine Seattle and the Transpacific West, 1919-1941.  Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2003.  

Kerkvliet, Melinda.  Unbending Cane: Pablo Malapit: A Filipino Labor Leader in Hawaii.  Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Multicultural Student Services, 2002.

Kushner, Sam. Long Road to Delano. New York, NY: International Publishers Co, 1975.  Accessed August 13, 2015. https://libraries.ucsd.edu/farmworkermovement/essays/essays/CORRECTED%20KUSHNER%20ROAD%20TO%20DELANO.pdf

Nelson, Eugene. Huelga: The First Hundred Days of the Great Delano Grape Strike. Delano, CA: Farm Worker Press, 1966. Accessed August 18, 2015.  https://libraries.ucsd.edu/farmworkermovement/essays/essays/HUELGA_Nelson.pdf

Okamura, Jonathan.  Imagining the Filipino Diaspora: Transnational Relations, Identities, and Communities.  Garland Publishing, Inc., 1998.

Posadas, Barbara.  The Filipino Americans. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999.

Scharlin, Craig. Philip vera Cruz: A Personal History of Filipino Immigrants and the Farmworkers Movement. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1994.

Shaw, Randy. Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW, and the Struggle for Justice in the    21st Century. Berkeley,CA: University of California Press, 2008.

Stegner, Wallace. "Legally Undesirable Heroes: The Filipinos of America." in One Nation. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1945. https://archive.org/details/onenation0000steg/page/18/mode/2up

Takaki, Ronald. Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans.  New York, NY: Back Bay Books, 1998.


“Chavez Union Leader Quits.”  The Bulletin, October 16, 1971.  Accessed August 14, 2015.  https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1243&dat=19711016&id=nHYzAAAAIBAJ&sjid=t_cDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5247,5179456&hl=en

Durbin, Kathie. “Union Leader Praises California’s Farm Labor Relations Act.” Eugene Register-Guard, January 28, 1976.  Accessed August 14, 2015. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1310&dat=19760128&id=zIVQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=PeADAAAAIBAJ&pg=6848,7016327&hl=en

Erickson, Leif.  “Strife Boiling Up in California Between Growers, Farm Labor Over Unionizing Plan.”  Ocala Star-Banner, October 26, 1960.  Accessed August 14, 2015. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1356&dat=19601026&id=wX9PAAAAIBAJ&sjid=3QQEAAAAIBAJ&pg=2957,5252648&hl=en

“Farm Union Pickets Fresno Consulate.”  Lodi News-Sentinel, August, 25, 1949.  Accessed August 14, 2015. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2245&dat=19490825&id=M4kzAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ru4HAAAAIBAJ&pg=2090,4368762&hl=en

“Farm Union, Group of Grape Growers Eye Break IN Strike.” Sarasota Herald-Tribune, June 15, 1969.  Accessed August 14, 2015.  https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1774&dat=19690615&id=VTwgAAAAIBAJ&sjid=NmYEAAAAIBAJ&pg=4482,4317928&hl=en

“Filipino Pickets Routed at Kent.” Ellensburg Daily Record, April 14, 1937.  Accessed August 14, 2015.  https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=860&dat=19370414&id=W9YrAAAAIBAJ&sjid=H5cFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6072,4110843&hl=en

“Grape Growers Ready to Deal with Unions.”  The Owosso Argus-Press, July 1, 1970.  Accessed August 14, 2015.  https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1978&dat=19700701&id=GGAiAAAAIBAJ&sjid=SasFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5425,140227&hl=en

“Grape Pickers Squeeze Benefits From Growers.” The Milwaukee Journal, August 7, 1968.  Accessed August 14, 2015.  https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1499&dat=19680807&id=lkoaAAAAIBAJ&sjid=VygEAAAAIBAJ&pg=7141,3586215&hl=en

“Grape Workers Agree To Talks.” The Tuscaloosa News, June 15, 1969.  Accessed August 14, 2015.  https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1817&dat=19690615&id=nV80AAAAIBAJ&sjid=B5wEAAAAIBAJ&pg=5199,2812689&hl=en

“No Elections for Chavez’ Union.”  Lodi News-Sentinel, July 2, 1970.  Accessed August 14, 2015.  https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2245&dat=19700702&id=3SY_AAAAIBAJ&sjid=sE8MAAAAIBAJ&pg=7029,161138&hl=en

Paseman, Lloyd.  “Farm Labor charges Hit by Teamsters.”  Eugene Register-Guard, February 24, 1971.  Accessed August 14, 2015.  https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1310&dat=19710224&id=uatVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=EeEDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5492,4923679&hl=en 

Oral Histories

Farmworker Movement Documentation Project.  “Andy Imutan Oral History.”  Accessed August 16, 2015.  https://libraries.ucsd.edu/farmworkermovement/medias/oral-history/

Farmworker Movement Documentation Project.  “Lorraine Agtang-Greer: Interview by Ray Telles’”  Accessed August 16, 2015.  https://libraries.ucsd.edu/farmworkermovement/medias/oral-history/

Farmworker Movement Documentation Project.  “Pete Velasco ‘How to Boycott’”  Accessed August 16, 2015.  https://libraries.ucsd.edu/farmworkermovement/medias/oral-history/

Farmworker Movement Documentation Project.  “Philip Vera Cruz Interviews”  Accessed August 16, 2015.  https://libraries.ucsd.edu/farmworkermovement/medias/oral-history/

Filipino Digital Archives & History Center of Hawaii.  “Helen Duhaylongsod Barcelona (Helen Nagtalon Miller)” Accessed August 16, 2015. http://www.efilarchives.org/collections/barcelona_helen_duhaylongsod_index.htm 

Filipino Digital Archives & History Center of Hawaii.  “Norma and Constance Arzaga (Patricia Brown)” Accessed August 16, 2015. http://www.efilarchives.org/collections/arzaga_connie_norma_index.htm

Filipino Digital Archives & History Center of Hawaii.  “Pete Behasa (Deanna Espinas)” Accessed August 16, 2015. http://www.efilarchives.org/collections/behasa_pete_index.htm

Filipino Digital Archives & History Center of Hawaii.  “Pete Tagalog (Melinda Tria Kerkvliet)” Accessed August 16, 2015. http://www.efilarchives.org/collections/tagalog_pete_index.htm

Online Archives of California. “Avelino Ramos Oral History.”  Accessed August 13, 2015.  http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8w95bxt/?query=filipino

Pastures of Plenty. “Al Baguio, former farm worker, local historian, Salinas, CA.”  Accessed August 16, 2015.  http://www.coastridge.org/pastures/program1.html

Pastures of Plenty. “Andy Imutan, Former Vice President, United Farm Workers, Fresno, CA.”  Accessed August 16, 2015.  http://www.coastridge.org/pastures/program1.html

Pastures of Plenty. “Jess Tabasa, local historian, Watsonville, CA.”  Accessed August 16, 2015.  http://www.coastridge.org/pastures/program1.html

Regional History Project, University of California, Santa Cruz.  “Apolonia Dangzalan, Filipina Businesswoman, Watsonville, California.”  Accessed August 16, 2015.  http://library.ucsc.edu/reg-hist/dangzalan

Regional History Project, University of California, Santa Cruz.  “Frank Barba: Filipino Labor Contractor: Watsonville, California, 1927-1977.”  Accessed August 16, 2015.  http://library.ucsc.edu/reg-hist/barba

Valledor, Sid.  “An Interview with Philip Vera Cruz, Spring 1971.”  Asia Pacific: Perspectives, 6(2006): 61 - 63.  Accessed August 16, 2015.  https://libraries.ucsd.edu/farmworkermovement/media/oral_history/veracruz.pdf


The Filipino-American historical Society of Hawaii and Operation Manong. “The Philippine History Site.”  Accessed August 13, 2015.  http://opmanong.ssc.hawaii.edu/filipino/index.html

Filipino Digital Archives & History Center of Hawaii.  “eFIL: Filipino Digital Archives and History Center of Hawaii.” Accessed August 13, 2015.  http://www.efilarchives.org/efil_home.htm