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Filipinos in the Sacramento Region Oral History Project
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Filipinos in the Sacramento Region Oral History Project
    Dates: 2020
    Collection Number: wa017
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 7 oral history interviews (additional accruals expected)
    Online items available
    Repository: UC Davis. Welga Archive, Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies
    Davis, California 95616
    Abstract: The oral histories record the history of Filipinos in the Sacramento Region (City of Sacramento, City of Elk Grove, Sacramento Delta towns) from the early 20th century to the present. Topics consist of the history of Sacramento’s Filipino community, social organizations (such as Filipino Community of Sacramento and Vicinity, the Filipino Women’s Club, and Sacramento Filipino Youth Association), farmworkers in Sacramento and the Sacramento Delta, recreation activities and community get-togethers, Filipino American veterans, American Legion Post 604 Magellan, the Rizal Community Center, and plans for a community-owned Filipino Center.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    The oral histories are open for research and can be accessed at welgadigitalarchive.omeka.net.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to Bulosan Center Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California and the Bulosan Center for Filipinos Studies as the owner of the digital recordings, transcripts, and finding guides.

    Preferred Citation

    Filipinos in the Sacramento Region Oral History Project. UC Davis. Welga Archive, Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies

    Acquisition Information

    Oral History Interviews were recorded via Zoom and Google Voice.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Filipinos in the Sacramento Region Oral History Project records the history and experiences of Filipinos in Sacramento, Elk Grove, the Sacramento Delta, and nearby cities. The interviews were conducted in 2020, with additional interviews scheduled for 2021. This oral history project was conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in virtual and telephone interviews via Zoom and Google Voice. The audio files (in M4A and MP3 format) captures family, community and personal histories of Sacramento’s Filipinos. The interviews captured broad aspects of Sacramento’s Filipino community, including general community history, social organizations (such as the Filipino Community of Sacramento and Vicinity, the Filipino Women’s Club, and Sacramento Filipino Youth Association), farmworkers in Sacramento and the Sacramento Delta, recreation activities and community get-togethers, religious services and activities, Filipino American veterans, American Legion Post 604 Magellan, the Rizal Community Center, and plans for a community-owned Filipino Center.