Special Section Filipino Cannery Unions  

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Special thanks to Fred and Dorothy Cordova and the Filipino American National Historical Society (FAHNS) for permission to display the following pictures and documents.

Carlos Bulosan, the renowned Filipino-American author, became publicity director of Local 37 in 1952, editing the 52-page Yearbook, now a collector's item. The 1952 Local 37 yearbook is reproduced here in pdf. format courtesy of FAHNS.

In 1949 five Local 7 leaders were arrested and threatened with deportation because of ties to the Communist Party. This pamphlet was part of the campaign to save the union and its leaders



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