Physical Description: 4.375 Cubic Feet (3.5 cartons)
Arranged alphabetically in five sub-series: 1.1: Biographical 1.2: Contract Work, 1.3: Education, 1.4: Political Activity,
and 1.5: Research.
The Personal Series consists of Anderson's biographical material, including transcripts from several oral history interviews,
his research and writings as a university student, and his work as a contract researcher on several studies. It also contains
documents from his political activity in the peace, labor and U.S. communist movement, in addition to reference materials
on a variety of topics he collected later in life.
1996, 2011, 2015
The Biographical Sub-Series contains Anderson's curriculum vitae, a memoir, and transcripts from three oral histories interviews
of Anderson by Howard Ganz, Paul Taylor, and Anderson's son, David Anderson.
carton 1, folder 1
Curriculum Vitae and Chronology
Anderson CV, list of research papers, brief bio, and chronology.
carton 1, folder 2
Two documents titled "Fifty Years too Soon? Bracero Studies in the Rear-View Mirror: A Memoir" and "Bracero Field Research:
Rear-View Mirror and Road Ahead," written by Anderson.
carton 1, folder 3
Oral History - Anderson, David
Henry Anderson interview by son David Anderson.
carton 1, folder 4
Oral History - Ganz
Anderson interview by Marshall Ganz.
carton 1, folder 5
Oral History - Taylor
Anderson interview by Paul Taylor.
The Contract Work contains documents pertaining to Anderson's work as a contract researcher. Documents include administrative
records and research pertaining to an Old Age Security (OAS) study, a smoking study, and an automobile lead exposure study.
carton 1, folder 6
1968-1969, 1979, undated
Various papers relating to Anderson's job search for research positions.
carton 1, folder 7
Documents pertaining to a smoking control research project
carton 1, folder 8
1956-1957, 1959, 1968, undated
Administrative records pertaining to Old Age Security (OAS) issues. Contains study on OAS recipients in Santa Cruz County.
carton 1, folder 9
Aid to Needy Blind
Report on Health Care of Aid to Needy Blind Recipients, Santa Cruz County, Jan 1958 - Jun 1961. Unknown author.
carton 1, Folders 10-11
California Department of Welfare
1957, 1960, 1963
Contains Dept. of Social Welfare reports on significant facts about old age security recipients, public assistance for OAS
recipients, public welfare, and California Medicare Program. Includes statistical report on public welfare.
carton 1, folder 12
California Department Social Welfare - Expenditures
Medical care services and expenditures reports by Dept. of Social Welfare.
carton 1, folder 13
California Department Social Welfare - Medical Payments
Statistical summary of Medical payments for public assistance recipients.
carton 1, folder 14
California Law Review Journal
Vol. 46, No. 4 issue of
California Law Review.
carton 1, folder 15
Old Age Security Fact Book 1960.
carton 1, folder 16
1955, 1957-1960, 1962
Recipients of Old-Age Assistance in Early 1953,,
Medicare of Welfare Recipients-Basic Problems,
The Medicare Program-Progress Report,
Background Paper of Health and Medical Care, and others.
carton 1, folder 17
Ocean City Study
Study on attitudes, experiences, and relationships pertaining to health care in Santa Cruz County.
carton 1, folder 18
Presentations on old age assistance.
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Draft report titled "Health and Medical Care in Ocean City," a study focused on Santa Cruz County that Anderson conceived,
designed, directed, and wrote.
carton 2, Folders 3-4
1955, 1959-1962, 1967-1968, undated
Research documents pertaining to chronic diseases and public medical care programs.
carton 2, folder 5
Title XIX Report
Draft and notes of report titled "Statistcal Surveillance of a Title XIX Program" by Anderson.
carton 2, folder 6
Auto Lead Exposure Study
Proposal for research study sponsored by the Stanford Research Institute. Includes correspondence and notes.
The Education Sub-series contains photocopied documents relating to Anderson's research for his thesis paper on the Industrial
Workers of the World (IWW), in addition to other work produced during his college years.
carton 2, folder 7
American Labor Struggles
Photocopy of American Labor Struggles by Samuel Yellen. Research for IWW thesis.
carton 2, Folders 8-9
Bogard Pts. I & II
Parts I & II of Tom Bogard's biographical paper. Research for IWW thesis.
carton 2, folder 10
Cripple Creek Strike
Photocopy of The Cripple Creek Strike: A History of the Industrial Wars in Colorado, 1903-4-5 by Emma F. Langdon. Research
for IWW thesis.
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IWW in California
Photocopy of "The IWW in California" by Hyman Weintrub, Master's Thesis. Research for IWW thesis.
carton 2, folder 13
History of Labor in the U.S.
History of Labor in the U.S., Vol. IV by Perlman and Taft. Research for IWW thesis.
carton 3, folder 1
Running the Gauntlet
Running the Gauntlet: Cultural Sources of Violence Against the IWW by John Clendenin Townsend. Research for IWW thesis.
carton 3, folder 2
Stanford - The Health of Minority Groups in the Urban Community
Research paper written by Anderson while at Stanford University.
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United World Federalist Thesis
Anderson's submitted thesis at the University of Hawaii, titled "United World Federalists: The Emergence and Career of a Social
The Political Activity Sub-Series contains correspondence and writings pertaining to Anderson's political activism in the
peace, labor, and communist movements, including some involvement in the Socialist Party. Also contains documents from his
activism on the U.C. Berkeley campus and a variety of published booklets, as well as newspapers and clippings pertaining to
HUAC hearings, news censorship, and anti-capitalism.
carton 3, folder 5
Scope and Contents
Correspondence pertaining to Anderson's involvement in the Socialist Party and political activism.
carton 3, folder 6
Newsletters - General
Scope and Contents
Newsletters on a variety of subjects.
carton 3, folder 7
Newsletters - Pacifism
Scope and Contents
Newsletters on non-violence, pacifism, antiwar movements, and peace.
carton 3, folder 8
Scope and Contents
Newspapers and clippings pertaining to HUAC hearings, news censorship, UC Berkeley news, and anticapitalism.
carton 3, Folders 9-10
1944, 1960-1967, undated
Variety of published booklets:
The Liberal Democrat,
I.F. Stone's Weekly,
Hammer and Tongs,
The American Federalist,
Humanist and more.
carton 3, folder 11
Research and Notes
1960, 1965, undated
Miscellaneous articles and papers, writings, and notes by Anderson on university reform, peace and communist movements, and
carton 3, folder 12
Flyers, notes, and drafts by Anderson on radical student movement group at U.C. Berkeley. Documents TASC (Towards an Active
Student Community) becoming SLATE.
carton 3, folder 13
1958, 1960-1965, 1968, undated
Materials from Socialist Party including conference proceedings, resolutions, Young People's Socialist League (YPSL) bulletin,
Tongs and Hammer newsletter, and flyers.
The Research Sub-Series contains Anderson's notes and research documents he collected mainly during his later years, including
news clippings, materials gathered from the George Meany Center for Labor Studies, and materials on the EPA pesticide program
and the Simpson-Mazzoli Act.
carton 4, Folders 1-2
Miscellaneous documents collected by Anderson, primarily materials not related to farm workers. Topics include water issues,
Berkeley city issues, Democratic Party and ballot issues, consumer groups, pesticides, AFL-CIO, Peter Velasco, Archie Green
Fund, labor issues, and more.
carton 4, folder 3
1965, 2000, 2010, 2014, undated
Magazines and articles including
Union Democracy in Action, "How the Spanos Family Built a Fortune Selling Bologna Sandwiches to Mexican Farmworkers," "Close to Slavery," Southern
Poverty Law Center, and more.
carton 4, folder 4
Meany Center Research
Anderson's research at the George Meany Memorial Archive, including typed and written notes on citations. Topics include George
Meany, H.L. Mitchell, William Schnitzler, Henry Pelet, National Agricultural Workers Union, United Packinghouse Workers of
America, and more.
carton 4, folder 5
News clippings covering farm workers, pesticides, labor, Cesar Chavez, immigration, and consumer issues.
carton 4, folder 6
Notes - Anderson
Hand-written research notes by Anderson.
carton 4, Folders 7-10
EPA Pesticide Program
Documents pertaining to the Epidemiologic Studies Program directed by Ephraim Kahn. Includes progress reports, peer review
by Anderson, draft report on Panel on Scientific and Technical Considerations, Statement to the EPA Pesticide Policy Advisory
Committee, and "A look at the Problems of Pesticides Underreporting and Underrecognition as it Pertains to the California
Fieldworker." Includes material on the evolution of California re-entry periods.
carton 4, folder 11
U.S. House Congressional Record, H.R. 1510, voting records, and Anderson's notes and writings on the Immigration and Nationality
Act, known at the Simpson-Mazzoli Act.
University of California, Berkeley 2
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Records from Anderson's tenure at UCB School of Public Heath where he was a researcher and Master's student in the department
of Public Health. Main content is comprised of records pertaining to his thesis on the Bracero Program in California. Records
include administrative files, such as a prospectus, grant applications, bibliographic notes, correspondence with his advisory
committee and others, research files on numerous subjects, activity reports, documents on methodology used, news clippings,
and drafts of his thesis. Of particular interest are interviews conducted by Anderson and Louie Tagaban, the bilingual interviewer
he hired, of braceros, camp managers, medical personnel, government and religious figures, and others. Also includes files
on Anderson's interaction with the American Friends Service Committee which resulted in the shutdown of his study by U.C.
President Clark Kerr, and the related correspondence between government officials and Anderson's advisory committee. Includes
two versions of his thesis; he referred to the second version as the "sanitized" version.
carton 4, folder 12
Proceedings of the 8th Annual Convention, California CIO Council.
carton 4, folder 13
American Friends Service Committee
1955, 1958, undated
Memos between AFSC members Phil Buskirk, Barbara Moffett, Steve Thiermann, Josephine Duveneck, Bard McAllister, and Otto Hofman,
as well as other AFSC documents. Topics include the Progressive Grower's Association, Community Service Organization, transportation
of migrant workers and importation of farm labor from Japan and the Philippines, prevailing wage, housing, Filipino labor,
farm labor cooperatives, and use of Mexican nationals by small farmers. Includes correspondence and report on AFSC's Agricultural
carton 4, folder 14
Anderson's reports documenting daily activities, including conversations, interviews, letters written, travel, and his own
carton 4, folder 15
Travel expense reports, permission to quote letters, and a list of Anderson's monographs to be returned.
carton 4, folder 16
Correspondence among Bracero Study advisory committee (Edward S. Rogers, Herbert Blumer, George Foster, Paul Taylor, Andie
Knutson, Lester Breslow) and meeting minutes. Includes correspondences and notes of meeting between Chairman Rogers and Anderson
pertaining to manuscript revisions. Includes Anderson notes and drafts.
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Bibliographic notes created by Anderson.
carton 5, folder 3
Correspondence containing feedback on Anderson's manuscript from Prof. Varden Fuller; Thomas N. Saunders, chief of the California
Dept. of Industrial Relations; UC Berkeley School of Law Dean William L. Prosser; and John F. Henning, director of the California
Dept. of Industrial Relations.
carton 5, Folders 4-5
Drafts of study narrative, budgets, research plans, and timelines for application to the National Institute of Health (NIH).
carton 5, folder 6
Correspondence fron Charles E. Smith, Edward S. Rogers, Vera Fry, Glenn G. Lamson, Richard R. Willey, and Anderson.
carton 5, folder 7
1953, 1958, undated
Documents covering methodology, study aims, instructions to interviewers, and articles on social research.
carton 5, folder 8
Primarily hand-written notes by Anderson.
carton 5, Folders 9-10
In-depth report on status of Bracero Study prepared for the National Institute of Health (NIH).
carton 5, folder 11
Progress Report - Haynes
In-depth report on status of Bracero Study prepared for the Haynes Foundation.
carton 5, folder 12
Questionnaire drafts for interviewing bracero workers. In English and Spanish.
carton 5, folder 13
Statement of Opinion and Conscience
Paper written by Anderson for the American Friends Service Committee which caused an uproar in the State Dept of Employment
and the U.S. Dept. of Labor because of mention of bribery, work conditions, and payments. Includes correspondence from Anderson;
Edward F. Hayes of the Farm Placement Service; H.W. Stewart, director of the State Dept. of Employment, Louie M. Tagaban;
H.D. Huxley, deputy regional director of the U.S. Dept. of Labor; and Father Thomas McCullough.
carton 5, folder 14
Tables and Data
Copies of data tables for Anderson manuscript concerning housing, market value of agriculture products consumed, arrests of
immigrants, number of dependents, average months of employment, and other topics.
carton 5, folder 15
Punch card coding protocols and hand-written tabulations from questionnaires.
carton 5, folder 16
Correspondence between Anderson and Fay Bennett, executive secretary of the National Sharecroppers Fund.
carton 6, folder 1
Bravo and Feichtmeir
Correspondence concerning Dr. Francisco Bravo, medical director for the Continental Casualty Company, and Armand C. Feichtmeir
of the same campany. Anderson's typewritten notes from correspondence relating to medical insurance for braceros, medical
treatment, laboratory facilities, illnesses in the work camps, and more.
carton 6, folder 2
Correspondence between Anderson and Ernesto Galarza regarding the Bracero Program, and Anderson's Statement of Opinion. Topics
include medical insurance for braceros and other subjects.
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Correspondence to and from Anderson pertaining to braceros, migrant workers, and farm workers.
carton 6, folder 5
Correspondence between Anderson and Brad McAllister of the American Friends Service Committee's Farm Labor Project.
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Correspondence between Anderson and Ft. Thomas McCullough of St. Linus Mission of St. Gertrude's in Stockton, Calif.
carton 6, folder 7
Memoranda between W. B. McFarland, regional farm placement representative; Ed McDonald, regional director U.S. Dept of Labor;
and Bernard V. Fox, field rep U.S. Dept. of Labor.
carton 6, folder 8
Correspondence between Ft. James L. Vizzard of Catholic Rural Life Conference, Brother Duane Boudreau of the Catholic Laity
for Migrant Workers, Rev. Reihardt Van Dyke of New Jersey Council of Churches, and Anderson.
carton 6, folder 9
1954, 1958-1959, undated
Correspondence between Anderson and Louie M. Tagaban, the bilingual interviewer hired by Anderson to conduct interviews with
braceros at the welcome center.
carton 6, folder 10
American Friends Service Committee
Interview transcripts of Bard McAllister and Josephine Duveneck of AFSC. Includes discussion of the organization's interest
in seasonal/migratory farm labor.
carton 6, folder 11
Interview transcripts of camp compliance officers and camp managers.
carton 6, folder 12
Transcripts of interview with farmers and their representatives, including Fred Heringer, chairman of the California Farm
carton 6, folder 13
Transcripts of interviews with farm workers. Many interviews were conducted by Louie Tagaban at the El Centro Reception Center.
carton 6, folder 14
Transcript of interview with Ernesto Galarza, director of research and education for the National Agricultural Workers Union,
carton 6, folder 15
Transcripts of interviews with officials from the California Bureau of Maternal and Child Health, Farm Placement Program,
and California Dept of Industiral Relations and Employer Service representatives.
carton 6, folder 16
Transcripts of interviews with a variety of people who work with or come into contact with braceros, including professors,
journalists, general community members, judges, and organization members. There is a partial transcript of an extensive interview
with a Mr. Ordonez.
carton 6, folder 17
Transcripts of interviews with representatives of Pan-American Underwriters Company: Dr. Francisco Bravo, former medical director;
and Armand Feichtmeir, president.
carton 6, folder 18
Transcripts of interviews with health educators, a doctor, and a medical receptionist.
carton 6, folder 19
Documents and drafts by Anderson with preliminary findings based on interviews.
carton 6, folder 20
Partial transcripts of interviews pertaining to religious matters.
carton 6, folder 21
Joint U.S. - Mexico Trade Union Committee
Press releases and statements.
carton 6, Folders 22-25
News clippings pertaining to farm labor, labor strikes, farmers, and other agricultural issues.
carton 7, Folders 1-2
Calif. Dept. of Employment
Publications on seasonal workers in California, labor requirements for California Crops, annual and weekly farm labor reports,
and validation of foreign worker needs in agriculture.
carton 7, folder 3
College of Agriculture, UC Berkeley
1938-1939, 1944, 1954, 1958
Publications concerning seasonal labor requirements, characteristics of agricultural workers, and how to pick certain crops.
carton 7, Folders 4-5
1941, 1950, 1960
Reports by the federal government on interstate migration, immigration and naturalizations systems, the McCarran Act, and
carton 7, Folders 6-8
Various publications on public health, farm labor, right to work, American folklore, family farms, the U.S. southwest, role
of the braceros in Mexico, orchard production, farm labor contractors,and migrant workers. Also contains fotonovela cartoon
booklet about transportion accidents and braceros.
carton 7, folder 9
Hearings - Agriculture
Transcripts of U.S. House Committee on Agriculture hearings on foreign labor.
carton 7, folder 10
Hearings - Appropriations
U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee hearings on manpower and the Mexican farm labor program.
carton 8, Folders 1-3
Hearings - Education and Labor
1940, 1942, 1957
U.S. Senate Committee on Education and Labor hearings on free speech, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and manpower resources.
carton 8, Folders 4-5
Hearings - General
Hearings held by federal entities on technological mobilization, national defense migration, and acreage limitations.
carton 8, folder 6
Hearings - Immigration
1930, 1951, 1954
Transcripts of hearings on Western Hemisphere immigration, admission of foreign agricultural workers, and controlling illegal
carton 8, folder 7
Journal of Farm Economics
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1939, 1947, 1952-1959
Various publications on migrant labor.
carton 8, folder 10
National Child Labor Committee
Publications by the NCLC on children working in sugar beet fields and the Committee's 40th anniversary report.
carton 9, Folders 1-2
1938, 1958, undated
Publications on religious matters, including Catholic attitudes on child labor, the Bishops' Committee for the Spanish Speaking,
the Catholic Council for the Spanish Speaking, and church views on people and land.
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U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
1939, 1941-1944, 1955, 1957-1959, undated
Publications on farm labor, wartime production, and vegetable wage rates.
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U.S. Department of Labor
1938, 1944, 1952-1961
Publications on agricultural wages paid, migration, immigration, and migrant labor.
carton 9, folder 8
University of Texas
1944, 1948-1949, 1951
Publications by U.T. Austin Press on Spanish-speaking population and children in Texas.
carton 9, folder 9
Immigration annual report and farmer's tax guide.
carton 9, Folders 10-11
Documents, news clippings, reports, and magazines on agricultural economy.
carton 9, folder 12
Bishops' Committee for Spanish-Speaking
Newsletters, reports, and statements.
carton 9, folder 13
Documents, correspondence, and Anderson's notes pertaining to numbers of braceros used in California.
carton 9, folder 14
1952-1953, 1956-1957, undated
News clippings and Anderson's notes and tables on health issues among braceros.
carton 9, folder 15
Report on the operation of the Mexican Farm Labor Program for the U.S Congress. Contains information on compliance, importation,
activities at reception center, improvement of facilities, and number of braceros hired. Includes bracero forms.
carton 10, folder 1
California Labor Federation
CLF AFL-CIO documents pertaining to membership numbers, delegate information, convention reports, legislative activity, and
carton 10, folder 2
Catholic Council for the Spanish Speaking
Newsletters, conference resolution, and the constitution of the CCSS.
carton 10, folder 3
Articles, booklets, and reports on child labor and children of migrant farm workers.
carton 10, Folders 4-5
Brochures from U.S. Employment Services Farm Placement Services. Includes statistics on workers hired, materials related to
demands for migrant labor, and more.
carton 10, folder 6
1936, 1956-1960, undated
Magazines, reports, and news clippings regarding concerns of farmers.
carton 10, folder 7
News clippings, bibiographic notes, and curriculum guides on folk medicine practices and beliefs.
carton 10, folder 8
Correspondence from Pete Seeger and Ernie Marrs to Anderson. Includes articles on folk music and lyrics and music by Woody
Guthrie, Ernie Marrs, and more.
carton 10, folder 9
Booklets and articles on foreign aid policy, economic development, and Latin America.
carton 10, folder 10
1947, 1950-1958, undated
News clippings and documents pertaining to the use of foreign labor, including Puerto Rican, Japanese, Chinese and Filipino
carton 10, Folders 11-12
Articles, reports, and newsletters on topics pertaining to agricultural labor issues.
carton 10, folder 13
1948, 1954-1959, undated
Reports on quality of care, service plans, and liability policy. Includes data on hospitalizations and illnesses of braceros,
Anderson's tabulations, correspondence, and notes.
carton 10, Folders 14-15
1941, 1950-1959, undated
Reports and articles on regulations of labor camps, status of housing, and number of California labor camps. Includes U.S.
Dept. of Labor documents which discuss housing standards for Mexican nationals and examples of how twelve camps operate.
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News clippings and papers on immigration policy, refugee status, foreign policy, and impact on economy. Includes correspondence
from Richard Robbins of Wellesley College to Anderson.
carton 11, Folder 2
Legislation on crew leaders, Anderson's notes, and sample of crew leaders notebook.
carton 11, Folder 3
Photocopied federal legislative bills (1947-1963) on Permanent Farm Labor Program, farm labor, importation, and 1953 extension
of Mexican Farm Labor Program.
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Mexican Nationals in California Agriculture
Calif. Dept. of Employment report on Mexican Nationals. Includes 24 exhibit attachments on U.S. entry of braceros, farm labor
report, brochure promoting bracero workers, instructions and menus for Mexican workers, wage survey, sample advertising and
recruitment, and various forms pertaining to the bracero program.
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Mexico Economic Development
Data on Mexico's economy and peso valuation, bibliographic notes, news clippings, and election materials for PRI presidential
candidate Adolfo Lopez Mateos.
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1925, 1939, 1942-1959
News clippings, reports, and other documents pertaining to migrant health issues. Topics include sanitation, child care, infant
mortality, the bracero physical examination program, communicable disease, chest x-rays, public health, the U.S.-Mexico Border
Public Health Association, immunizations, venereal disease, and residential requirements for health, education and welfare
services. Includes interviews of workers and nurses on the border, some correspondence, and Anderson notes.
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1938, 1952, 1954-1958, undated
Reports on transient labor problems and migrant workers in Texas,
Migratory Labor Notes newsletter, and Pennsylvania migratory labor program.
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Concerns issues of sudden death syndrome and occupational health, listing of migrant deaths, and statistics on causes of deaths.
carton 11, Folder 13
National Agricultural Workers Union (NAWU)
NAWU constitution, press releases, 1957 convention proceedings, NAWU 25th anniversary, memo from H.L. Mitchell regarding AFL-CIO
and agricultural workers, and MOA between NAWU and United Packinghouse Workers of America.
carton 11, Folder 14
1949, 1957-1961, undated
Documents on right to work, union organizing, convention proceedings, and fair labor standards. Includes contract agreements,
statements, and newsletters from labor unions.
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Organized Labor Clippings
News clippings on unions, picket lines, and labor unions.
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Articles, reports, and papers on "Wetback Invasion." Includes interview transcripts, Border Patrol information, and bibliographic
carton 12, Folders 3-4
Other States (not California)
1938, 1946-1948, 1954-1958, undated
Documents on migrant farm labor in states outside of California, including Texas, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma,
North Dakota Utah, and East Coast states.
carton 12, folder 5
Term paper on principles of public heath organizations and administrations, and documents of the U.S.-Mexico Border Public
carton 12, folder 6
Public Law 78
Documents pertaining to PL 78 (Bracero Program). Includes brochure on program, resolution by Amalgamated Meat Cutter and Butcher
Workmen of North America, summary of law as amended, consultant's report on the program, and legislation on the Farm Labor
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Newsletters, statements, and documents pertaining to organized religion's attitudes towards and work with migrant workers.
Reports from the Christian Family Movement on the Migrant Workers and documents from religious organizations for the Spanish-speaking.
Includes hymms and Anderson bibliographic notes.
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1939, 1951-1960, undated
General religous pamphlets and publications related to the church and migrant workers. Includes conference material on work
with the Spanish-speaking, rural communities, and family farms.
carton 12, folder 10
Term paper on industry and community.
carton 12, folder 11
1945, 1949, 1951-1960, undated
News clippings and other documents on transporting migrant workers, accidents and unsafe conditions. Includes Anderson bibliographic
notes and government agency documents on safety issues and legislation.
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Primarily news clippings on water issues.
carton 12, folder 13
Students Committee for Agricultural Labor (SCAL)
Documents from and about SCAL, of which Anderson was a member. Includes correspondence, planning memos, drafts by Anderson,
and memo by the Western Growers Association about SCAL.
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Thesis - Draft
Anderson's draft of his "Braceros in California" thesis completed for a Master's degree in Public Health at U.C. Berkeley.
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Thesis - First Version
First version of Anderson's thesis, "The Bracero Program in California: with Particular Reference to Health Status, Attitudes,
and Practices." School of Public Health, U. C. Berkeley. Project advisors listed: Drs. Dorothy B. Nyswander, Lester Breslow,
George Foster, Herbert Blumer, Andie Knutson, and Paul S. Taylor.
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Thesis - Second Version
Anderson's final version of his thesis, "The Bracero Program in California: with Particular Reference to Health Status, Attitudes,
and Practices." In this version the controversial XII chapter ("Healthways and Social Change") has been deleted. Anderson
referred to this as his "sanitized" version.
Oversize-box 1, folder 1
Labor Requirements for California Crops
Two booklets containing data on major seasonal operations published by the U.C. Berkeley Agricultural Extension Service Farm
Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC) 3
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Contains documents pertaining to Anderson's time as AWOC's director of research, a position created for him by Director Norman
Smith. Includes administrative papers, such as expense and activity reports, agendas and minutes, AWOC newsletters, and statements
drafted by Anderson. Also contains the history of AWOC and a log in which Anderson recorded his personal thoughts and daily
work activities. Contains correspondence; documents from various labor, governmental and farmer organizations; and documents
used for research on agricultural economy and labor, wage issues, labor organizing, and major California growers.
carton 13, folder 8
Anderson's weekly activity reports for AWOC. Documented conversations with farm workers, AWOC staff, and individuals related
to research projects; meetings and hearings attended; and publications and research projects.
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AWOC expense records, invoices, meeting agendas, meeting notes, and drafts.
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Administrative - Meetings
Meeting agendas, minutes, and notes relating to AWOC Advisory Board, Executive Council of National AFL-CIO, Asparagus Workers'
Rally, Northern California Area Council, Stockton Council, and AWOC ballot votes.
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Publications, convention program, and telephone directory. Supplemental material submitted by Stanley Ruttenberg, director
of Research to Special Subcommittee on Wage-hour Legislation of the House Committee on Education and Labor. Working paper
titled "A Program to End Nineteenth Century Poverty in Twentieth Century Rural America."
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AFL-CIO directory and song books, Fourth Constitutional Convention proceedings in Florida, material on AFL-CIO second convention
in San Diego, and brochure about the AFL-CIO building.
carton 13, folder 13
Agricultural Wage Board
Transcript of proceedings in June 1960 and December 1960, and meeting minutes.
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Agricultural Workers Association
Constitution, by-laws, resolutions, and declaration.
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Anderson's mostly handwritten notes pertaining to his time as director of research for AWOC.
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Anderson's writings and drafts covering issues in California agriculture, the farm labor market, changes in migrancy patterns,
farm labor organizing, wages and living conditions of migrant workers, Public Law 78 and foreign contract labor, unionism,
economic imperialism, and farm wages. Drafts of Anderson's "A Program For Migratory Farm Labor" prepared for The National
Catholic Rural Life Conference.
carton 14, folder 3
1938-1939, 1960-1961, undated
Articles and writings on the history of the Associated Farmers of California, administrative correspondence from the Associated
Farmers of Santa Cruz County and the Associated Farmers of San Joaquin County, Inc., and bulletins produced by the Associated
Farmers of California.
carton 14, Folder 4
Anderson's writing concerning the history of AWOC and an outline of report to Fay Bennett, executive director of the National
Sharecroppers Fund (NSF).
carton 14, folder 5
Newsletters produced by AWOC, including
The Agricultural Worker and the
AWOC Organizer, reporting on farm labor issues and legislation, wage negotiations, and organizing activities among agricultural workers.
carton 14, folder 6
Photographer George Ballis' written descriptions of the pea and potato harvests.
carton 14, folder 7
California Farm Bureau Monthly
Copies of the
California Farm Bureau Monthly publication, covering news and issues in California agriculture, legislation, 4-H activities, and agricultural science.
carton 14, folder 8
California Labor Federation Newsletter
Weekly newsletters published by California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO, concerning labor legislation, wages, AFL-CIO activities
and governance, and other news.
carton 14, Folders 9-13
California Weekly Farm Labor
California Weekly Farm Labor Report published by the State of California Department of Employment, includes summaries of the farm labor situation by region and
county and labor, wage, and production statistics for each county and crop.
carton 14, folder 14
Central Labor Council
Minutes, correspondence, and other administrative documents produced by the Central Labor Councils of Alameda County, Fresno
and Madera counties, and Humbolt and Del Norte counties, concerning the relationship between AWOC and the Central Labor Council.
carton 14, folder 15
California Citizens Committee for Agriculture Labor
Newsletters, correspondence, statement of principles and policies, and program proposal describing the structure and committee
chairs. Includes many drafts indicating that Anderson appears to have played a role in the development of this organization
as part of his work with AWOC. Newsletter includes the names of sponsors and board of directors.
carton 14, folder 16
Community Service Organization
Pamphlet and flyers.
carton 14, folder 17
Correspondence to and from various AFL-CIO officials, including a memorandum from Franz E. Daniel to President George Meany
regarding H. L. Mitchell's charges against AWOC Director Norman Smith, and a letter to Eleanor Roosevelt from Meany regarding
the status of AWOC.
carton 14, folder 18
Letters to and from AWOC staff on wage fixing, Farm Placement Services, use of prisoners in agricultural work, legal suits,
and other topics.
carton 14, folder 19
Letters between Anderson and Fay Bennett, executive secretary of the National Advisory Committee on Farm Labor. Mention of
"Llamame Guillermo Blanco" photograph album.
carton 14, folder 20
Correspondence between various individuals. Includes Central Labor Council, Ernesto Galarza, Allyn Bainbridge, Diversified
Growers, and others.
carton 14, Folders 21-22, carton 15, Folders 1-2
Correspondence to and from Anderson. Individuals include Norman Smith, Father Thomas McCullough, Bard McAllister, and others.
Topics include Anderson dismissal from AWOC, Imperial Valley lettuce crop costs and growers investment, Congressional Record
regarding the San Luis issue, Texas agricultural workers, California Dept. of Employment, the asparagus industry, and more.
Contains stats on DiGiorgio Fruit Coporation and draft testimony on Migratory Labor Bills.
carton 15, folder 3
Correspondence between John L. Livingston, director of organization for the AFL-CIO; Norman Smith, director of AWOC; and others.
Topics include the number of Mexican Nationals working, setting up the AWOC Stockton HQ and reports on the work, and the appointments
of Norman Smith and Ernesto Galarza.
carton 15, folder 4
Correspondence between Norman Smith and Irving Perlus, director of the California Dept. of Employment.
carton 15, Folders 5-6
Correspondence to and from Norman Smith, director of AWOC. Topics include the opening of the Stockton AWOC office, contracts,
prevailing wage, the Farm Placement Service, government hearings, DiGiorgio Fruit Corp., legislation, Basque sheepherders,
Strathmore AWOC chapter, and more.
carton 15, folder 7
Correspondence between Anderson and Rick White.
carton 15, folder 8
Statistical and activity report on crops, Bank of America crop manual, and Anderson notes.
carton 15, folder 9
Daily Log - Anderson
Appears to be a daily personal documentation of AWOC work and events. Includes Anderson's perspective on meetings, various
AWOC staff, and other topics.
carton 15, folder 10
The Dilemma of the Farm Laborer
Manuscript by Wilhelm G. Christophersen.
carton 15, folder 11
Emergency Committee to Aid Farm Workers
Press releases and statements pertaining to the organization's work.
carton 15, folder 12
Families and Children
Bulletin and programs on migrant families who follow crops.
carton 15, folder 13
Documents pertaining to the concerns of farmers/growers. Topics include the DiGiorgio Fruit Corp., labor organizing, minimum
wage bill, labor strikes, Frederick S. Van Dyke, and more. Includes copies of
California Farm Reporter newsletter.
carton 15, folder 14
Farm Labor - Other States
Information about farm labor in Iowa, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
carton 15, folder 15
Farm Labor Report - Imperial Valley
Statistical information on lettuce, asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, cantaloupe, and other crops in California's Imperial Valley.
carton 15, Folders 16-17
Farm Labor Requirements
Worksheets for determining labor required for various crops.
carton 15, folder 18
Farm Labor Seminar
Appears to be documents pertaining to a seminar Anderson was planning for the Students Committee for Agricultural Labor. Includes
suggested reading list, proposed outline, and facts on farms.
carton 15, Folders 19-20
Pamplets and brochures from Division of Public Health, U.S. Department of Labor, regarding public health for migrant workers
and their families and state workmen's compensation laws, public health reports, and immunization programs; and U.S. Department
of Labor report on wages and farm labor, food distribution program, and health education films. Industrial Welfare Commission
notices about wages and working conditions for women and minors, U.S. Department of Agriculture reports on farm workers' employment,
wages, and weather conditions impacting farm employment. Includes State of California Department of Social Welfare report,
"The Stepfather Family in the Aid to Needy Children Program."
carton 15, Folders 21-22
California Democratic Council report on resolutions, legislative letter regarding fight on Strauss confirmation as commerce
secretary, annual conference report, National Manpower Council report on waste of manpower, U.S.-Mexico Border Public Health
Association resolutions, Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa County resolution, and misc. reports, meeting agendas, and newsletters
from labor groups and committees.
carton 15, folder 23
Gridley Summer Program
Education program for farm labor children. Summer activity report describes work schedule on the farm and details administering
carton 16, folder 1
House Sub-Committee Farm Labor
Report regarding the Kennedy Administration farm plan, statements on "The Cost Squeeze on Farmers" and "Farm Costs and Net
Farm Income," and memorandums from Anderson.
carton 16, Folders 2-3
Flyers, correspondence, news clippings, and notes primarily regarding the 1961 lettuce strike in California's Imperial Valley.
Topics include Bruce Church Company, United Packinghouse Workers of America, Jackson Produce, Bud Antle Ranch, Fred Bright
Co., and use of braceros.
carton 16, folder 4
Industrial Welfare Commission
Meeting minutes containing testimony from farm representatives, health workers, and others. Topics include child labor, wages,
and farmer issues. Includes statement by AWOC.
carton 16, folder 5
Legal documents pertaining to lawsuits by farmers against AWOC representatives and anti-picketing.
carton 16, folder 6
Lists and photocopies of legislation related to agricultural labor, minimum wage, crew leader registration, child labor, extension
of Public Law 78, and other topics.
carton 16, Folders 7-8
Scrapbook compiled by Ernie Marrs, an AWOC organizer and folk singer. Contains news clippings on bracero and farm worker issues,
flyers, drawings, AWOC newsletters, and photographs with narrative text.
carton 16, folder 9
1961 March 3
Single reprint from the
Valley Labor Citizen on AWOC organizer Maria Moreno which quotes her speech before a meeting of the Students Committee for Agricultural Labor
at U.C. Berkeley.
carton 16, folder 10
National Advisory Committee on Farm Labor
1959-1962, 1966-1967, undated
Booklets, newsletters, and statements, Includes reports from public hearings and Frederick Van Dyke statement. Topics include
recruitment of domestic farm workers, labor legislation, and Public Law 78.
carton 16, folder 11
National Agricultural Workers Union (NAWU)
Agreement between United Packinghouse Workers of America and NAWU, and correspondence and documents by Ernesto Galarza.
carton 16, Folders 12-13
National Catholic Rural Life Conference
Pamphlets, booklets, and press releases by the NCRLC. Includes a statement read at the 1960 convention and a comprehensive
document draft titled "A Program for Migratory Farm Labor," both by Anderson.
carton 16, folder 14
National Sharecroppers Fund
1957, 1960-1962, undated
Conference proceedings, mass mailings, and report on farm workers and their families.
carton 16, Folders 15-16
Newspaper clippings. Topics include organizing farm labor, AFL-CIO's opposition to the governor's water plan, unionizing farm
labor, property tax irregularities on land used for farming, and wages for farm workers. Includes
New York Times magazine article on migrant workers.
carton 16, folder 17
Newspapers - General
Article topics include the Imperial Valley Farmers Association, AFL-CIO ceasing funding to AWOC, and child labor.
carton 16, folder 18
Newspapers - Labor
Articles pertaining to Anderson as research director for AWOC, AWOC's work after termination of funding from AFL-CIO AWOC,
drive to set up a local union in Alameda County, Stockton as hub for organizational activities, AFL-CIO strikes in Imperial
Valley, arrest of AWOC staff for leaflets, and end of CWA local strike with favorable settlement.
carton 16, folder 19
Flyers and informational documents produced by AWOC.
carton 16, folder 20
Documents relating to Jeff Jefferson Poland's arrest for trespassing at the Loduca and Perry labor camp. Includes documentation
and testimony of malfeasance against braceros. Topics include unclean food, physical abuse, and payment issues.
carton 16, folder 21
Releases produced by AWOC. Topics include election of officers, wage issues, labor relations, violations in labor camps, contracts,
strikes, working conditions, and more.
carton 17, folder 1
Publications - General
1960-1961, 1963, undated
Publications on agricultural labor, AFL-CIO's Economic Trends,
The Liberal Democrat,and
No Harvest for the Reaper.
carton 17, folder 2
Research - Farm Labor
Documents on farmers' responsibility, the farm labor dilemma, union organizing, health services, and agricultural economy
carton 17, folder 3
Publications and documents from The National Catholic Rural Life Conference, Rev. James L. Vizzard, Bishops' Committee for
the Spanish Speaking, and National Council of Catholic Women.
carton 17, folder 4
Prospectus for the Rural Development Association.
carton 17, Folders 5-7
Statements and Research Papers - AWOC
Transcripts of statements given by AWOC representatives and research papers written by Anderson. Topics include human resources,
Public Law 78, manufactured labor shortage, prevailing wage, working conditions, farm statistics, housing shortage, strikebreakers,
the DiGiorgio Corporation, and bracero numbers.
carton 17, folder 8
Statements - Other
Statements by various other organizations and individuals on agricultural labor.
carton 17, folder 9
State Government Publications
Documents published by California governmental departments. Topics include wages and working conditions in agriculture, licensed
farm labor contractors, health services, worker requirements, labor disputes, and family housing.
carton 17, folder 10
Documents pertaining to a conference in Strathmore, Calif., called by former AWOC staff after the AFL-CIO terminated funding.
Includes correspondence to invited guests and speakers, minutes, materials related to conference planning, and a book by Ernest
Lowe containing photographs of the event. Speakers included William O'Rear, Larry Itliong, Russell Curtis, Hector Abeytia,
and Father Thomas McCullough.
carton 17, folder 11
Topics include Bracero sit-down strike at Growers Association office, agricultural labor disputes, and DiGiorgio and Salinas
carton 17, Folders 12-13
Survey - Farm Labor
AWOC survey to assess the number of domestic farm workers available to counter farmers' statement on lack of workers.
carton 17, folder 14
Survey - Public Opinion
AWOC survey of public opinion on farm worker wages.
carton 17, folder 15
Survey - Peach Picker Census
AWOC census survey of peach pickers. Includes data on families, rate of pay, identification of orchards and growers, and tallies.
carton 17, folder 16
1957, 1959, 1961
Paper on migratory laborers in the wheat belt, statement on agriculture labor history, and testimony by Professor Paul S.
carton 17, folder 17
Testimony by farm workers, government officials, and various other individuals.
carton 18, folder 1
Thesis - Braceros in Texas
Thesis by Ruth Graves on the history of imported Mexican labor, domestic migrants, and the Texas agricultural economy.
carton 18, folder 2
Thesis - Mexican Agricultural Workers
Thesis by Philip Tamoush on Mexican farm workers in California.
carton 18, folder 3
Transcripts - Stenodisc
Transcripts from AWOC office recorder of Director Norman Smith's conversations with John Livingston of AFL-CIO and others.
carton 18, folder 4
Unions - General
Contractual agreements, Teamster strike fund, member notices, and flyers.
carton 18, folder 5
United Packing House Workers of America (UPWA)
Correspondence, flyers, and documents concerning lemon farms.
carton 18, folder 6
Voice of Agriculture
AWOC's radio program scripts.
carton 18, folder 7
Western Interstate Conference
Documents from the conference on migratory labor.
carton 18, folder 8
Workers' Rights on Trial in California
Booklet published by the California State Federation of Labor.
Oversize-box 1, folder 2
Three hand-made signs reading: Northern California Area Council, AWOC; Go Back Home you City Slickers, you aren't friends
of Lettuce Pickers; and City Slickers Go Home. The latter printed on the back of a No Trespassing sign.
Citizens for Farm Labor 4
Physical Description: 7.06 Cubic Feet(5.5 Cartons, 1 oversize box, 4 oversize items in flat file)
Records of the organization Citizens for Farm Labor, of which Anderson was a co-founder and director. Consists of administrative
records, CFL member correspondence, a complete set of CFL's quarterly
Farm Labor journal, press releases, news clippings, and transcripts of testimony from CFL representatives and various agencies and organizations
given before governmental bodies. Topics include agricultural labor, farm worker health and insurance issues, farm labor reports
and requirements, labor organizing, the Bracero Program, legislation, and the United Farm Workers union.
carton 18, folder 9
Administration - Drafts
1964, 1966-1968, undated
Anderson's hand-written and typed drafts pertaining to CFL business.
carton 18, folder 10
1963-1967, 1970-1971, undated
CFL documents produced by Anderson. Includes prospectus on organizing the rural poor beyond the bracero system, budgets, correspondence,
mailing lists and more.
carton 18, folder 11
Administrative - Founding Documents
Proposal, belief and purpose statement, meeting minutes, notes, and list of advisory/executive bodies.
carton 18, folder 12
Administrative - Statements
1964-1967, 1969, undated
Official CFL statements given before governmental bodies and public hearings.
carton 18, folder 13
Agricultural Labor Support Committee
Newsletters by Bay Area co-coordinator Pete Velasco.
carton 18, folder 14
Associated Farmers of California
Newsletters pertaining to agricultural labor and wages, Associated Farmers member elections, strike insurance plan for farmers,
summary of union "Contract for 1948" for the Asparagus Growers' Association, union organizational campaign between AFL National
Farm Labor and the CIO Food, Tobacco, and Agricultural Workers' Union, picketing at DiGiorgio Farms, and AFL suggested welfare
laws including worker coverage.
carton 18, folder 15
Booklets on farm labor disputes and organizing, children of migrant families, and Senate hearings regarding Department of
Agriculture and related Agency appropriations. Includes California Annual Farm Labor Report 1963 and a study of farm labor
carton 18, folder 16
Interviews regarding perception of Braceros, opinions about the Bracero Program, and Braceros' interactions with locals.
carton 18, folder 17
The Bracero Program
Photocopy of book
The Bracero Program by Richard Craig and Anderson's notes regarding book.
carton 18, folder 18
California Church Council
Newsletters pertaining to legislative alerts. Topics include unemployment insurance, bargaining rights, illegal alien law
(AB 528), family farms tax plan, migrant children, and farm labor transportation.
carton 18, folder 19
California Labor Federation
Newsletters. Topics include farm wage, DiGiorgio boycott, use of state prison labor, unemployment insurance, Delano Grape
strike, and more.
carton 18, folder 20
California Migrant Ministry
1965, 1967-1968, 1971-1972
Newsletters and mailings.
carton 18, folder 21
California Rural Legal Assistance
Mailings to Friends of CRLA.
carton 18, folder 22
Catholic Worker Newspaper
Newspaper published by the Catholic Worker Movement.
carton 18, folder 23
Census of Agriculture - California
Published by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce.
carton 19, folder 1
Record of the 90th and 92nd U.S. Congress debate on agribusiness disclosing practices and policies.
carton 19, folders 2-6
Correspondence received and sent by Anderson as chair of the CFL. Includes letters to and from other CFL representatives.
carton 19, folder 7
Correspondence mostly written by attorney and CFL advisor Arthur Brunwasser on behalf of the organization.
carton 19, folder 8
1964-1968, 1970-1971, undated
Correspondence received and sent by union organizer and CFL advisor Anne Draper.
carton 19, folder 9
Correspondence received and sent by William Esher, executive assistant of CFL.
carton 19, folder 10
Correspondence received and sent by Wendy Goepel, a co-founder of CFL.
carton 19, folder 11
Delano Grape Strike
Flyers and newsletters by the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC) and other support groups concerning strike
updates, grape boycott, food caravans and more.
carton 19, folder 12
Emergency Committee to Aid Farm Labor
Newsletters, correspondence, and a 65-page document titled "A Statement of Conscience and Review of Evidence by the ECAFW"
on the Bracero Program, its effects, and its relation to domestic farm workers. Document on ECAFW's Operation Harvest Hands
carton 19, folder 13
Documents produced by faith-based organizations which support farm workers. Topics include seasonal farm labor, migrant children's
education, and other issues. Includes meeting minutes, statements, position papers and resolutions.
carton 19, folder 14
Vol. 1, nos. 1-6. Topics include prospectus on CLF, the bracero system, pesticides and photographs. Covers feature Maria Moreno
and Ft. Thomas McCullough. Photographs by Ernest Lowe and George Ballis.
carton 19, folder 15
Vol. 2, nos. 1-6, missing no. 4, additional no. 6. Topics include cantaloupe and bushberry picking, Puerto Rican contract
workers, youth, Harvest Festival picket, farm labor conditions, McCarran-Walter law, the Farm Placement Service, unemployment
insurance, and other issues. Includes statistical report on California farm labor and CFL testimony. Cover art by Andy Zermano
and photographs by Ernest Lowe, George Ballis and Anderson. The additional no. 6 is an anthology on farm labor, poverty, and
civil rights with contributions by Cesar Chavez; William Esher, co-editor of El Malcriado; farmer Fred Van Dyke; and others.
carton 19, folder 16
Vol. 3, nos.1-6. Topics include labor legislation, AWOC, CFL testimony on AB 2426, fair employment, HR 8313, Immigration and
Nationality Act, Monterey county, San Joaquin Valley, Tulare rent strike, agribusiness case studies, family farm studies,
Mississippi, Catholic manifest on farm labor, reflections on violence, Filipino farm workers, San Joaquin Valley grape strike,
and more. Photographs by Ernest Lowe.
carton 20, folder 1
Vol. 4, nos. 1-6. Topics include joint CFL, SNCC and Farm Workers Association conference; Delano grape strike; California
Democratic Council convention; Southern Tenant Farmers Union; building a union; and more. Inserts: pledge card to boycott
Schenley products and No. 5 includes copy of supplement "Agriculture in California" published by The Catholic Voice. Cover
art by Anderson.
carton 20, folder 2
Vol. 5, Nos. 1-4. Topics include Delano grape growers, Di Giorgio election, CFL testimony, the Industrial Welfare Commission,
A. Parelli-Minetti boycott, sugar beet wage rate, Ronald Reagan on agriculture, Giumarra strike and boycott, anti-monopoly
water law, rural community development, family farms, and other issues. Cover art by Anderson.
carton 20, folder 3
Farm Labor Journal Ideas
Anderson notes on ideas for journal content.
carton 20, folder 4
Farm Labor Report
Newsletter published by the Committee on Social Agriculture.
carton 20, folder 5
Farm Management Crop Manual by R. L. Adams on computing costs.
carton 20, folder 6
Farm Worker Health
Documents pertaining to pesticide poisoning and rural health issues.
carton 20, folder 7
Friends Committee on Legislation
Alert on legislation regarding unionizing, pesticide use, prohibition of boycotts, unemployment insurance, collective bargaining,
agribusiness and small farmers, and the National Labor Relations Act.
carton 20, folder 8
Farm Workers Association/United Farm Workers
FWA statement of purpose, rules for pickets, press releases, a summary of events in Delano grape strike, informational flyer
for strike breakers, arbitration between the UFWOC and DiGiorgio Corp., and songs of the huelga strike song sheet.
carton 20, Folders 9-10
Various documents covering migrant farm worker legislation, Fresno community center, occupational training, farm labor camps,
farm placement programs, Public Law 78 demise, wage issues, agricultural housing, California poverty programs, rural education,
agricultural labor, and other topics.
carton 20, folder 11
Goshen Farm Labor Conference
Documents pertaining to two legislative conferences that occurred in Goshen, Calif. Contains list of delegates.
carton 20, folder 12
Growers - Council of California Growers
Documents published by the CCG including information about braceros, legislation, recruitment of domestic farm workers, farm
labor issues, and organizing efforts.
carton 20, Folders 13-19, carton 21, folder 1
Hearings - Migratory Labor
Transcripts from hearings on migrant and seasonal farm worker powerlessness held before the Subcommittee on Migratory Labor
of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare of the U.S. Senate. Topics include identification of migrants, migrant subculture,
organizing efforts, legal problems, border commuter issues, pesticides, manpower and economic problems, and responsibility.
carton 21, Folders 2-3
Industrial Welfare Commission
Documents the IWC's efforts to draft position paper on wages for women and minors employed in agriculture. Includes summary
of actions taken and proceeding minutes, correspondence, statements from CFL and others, 1964 annual farm labor report, and
carton 21, folder 4
1963, 1967, undated
Transcripts of Anderson's commentary on KPFA-FM. Includes Anderson's proposal for the 15-minutes radio series focused on labor
with proposed topics.
carton 21, folder 5
1963-1966, 1968, 1971, undated
Copies of bills, reports on migratory labor legislation, newsletters from various organizations and agencies, witness list,
and press releases.
carton 21, folder 6
Manpower Development and Training Act
Activity reports from the Office of Manpower, Automation and Training of the U.S. Dept. of Labor regarding a special project
to train two hundred farm workers in year-round farm skills.
carton 21, folder 7
Mediation of Agriculture Disputes
1960, 1966, undated
Documents on California Senate resolution no.148 on farm labor disputes.
carton 21, folder 8
Documents produced by the National Committee on the Education of Migrant Children, National Committee for the Day Care of
Children, and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of American, AFL-CIO.
carton 21, folder 9
Newsletters, position papers, booklets, and news clippings. Topics include citizenship education, college worker-helpers at
labor camps, poverty and evangelism, legislative goals, meeting minutes, and fact sheet on the ministry and agribusiness.
carton 21, folder 10
National Advisory Committee on Farm Labor
Informational letters, reports, press releases, and booklets concerning Louisiana plantation workers, legislation, Central
Valley conditions, agribusiness, poverty, termination of Public Law 78, Public Law 414, labor organizing, minimum wage, Delano
grape strike, and Wisconsin farm workers.
carton 21, folder 11
National Council on Agricultural Life and Labor
Newsletter alerts on period after Bracero Program ends, fair housing, Public Law 414, legislation, migrant education, collective
bargaining, and foreign agricultural workers.
carton 21, folder 12
National Farm Worker Association (NFWA)
Documents pertaining to and/or produced by the NFWA, including Basta booklet on the story of California farm workers with
photographs by George Ballis. Topics include the NFWA's poverty program and strike activity in Delano.
carton 21, folder 13
National Farm Worker Ministry
Newsletters and correspondence pertaining to assassination plot against Cesar Chavez, The Farm Bureau, Chavez fast in Phoenix,
Ariz., Prop. 22 Agri-business Initiative, lettuce strike, and agreement between Teamsters, AFL-CIO, and United Farm Workers
carton 21, Folders 14-16, carton 22, Folders 1-2
Newspaper clippings pertaining to food prices, war on poverty, pesticides, DiGiorgio, Delano grape strike, housing, mechanical
farms, farm worker wages, NFWA, migrant children, health, drug use, unemployment insurance, aspargus growers, Dolores Huerta,
and Cesar Chavez.
carton 22, folder 3
Newsletters - General
1965, 1971-1974, undated
Newsletters and newspaper clippings covering strike activities, day care school for needy children, consumer tax farm bill,
AFL-CIO Convention, and Prop. 22. Includes eulogy for Juan De La Cruz, Cesar Chavez statement regarding farm workers killed
in bus accident, and U.S. Department of Health Agenda magazine.
carton 22, folder 4
Newspaper - El Malcriado
El Malcriado, the "Voice of the Farm Worker." Topics include John F. Kennedy, Schenley Ranch, boycotts, El Teatro Campesino, labor history,
DiGiorgio ranch, Dolores Huerta, National Farm Workers Association, grape boycott and strike, the pilgrimage from Delano to
Sacramento, farm worker housing, legislation, Texas farm worker issues, and more. Some issues in Spanish. Artwork by Andy
carton 22, Folders 5-6
Newspapers - General
General and labor newspapers. Topics include the Bracero Program, Mexican migration, farm worker strikes, HUAC hearings, grower
issues, nonviolence, free speech movement, Delano grape strike, and other farm labor issues.
carton 22, folder 7
Newspapers - New America
New America newspaper, official publication of the Socialist Party. Topics include Chicago 6, Vietnam, Cuba, Harlem, 1964 presidential
race, John Birch Society, Berkeley Free Speech Movement, Voting Rights bill, farm worker issues, and more.
carton 22, folder 8
Documents from the Mexican American Political Association (MAPA), Washington Citizens for Migrant Affairs, and Texas Committee
on Migrant Farm Workers.
carton 22, folder 9
People and Land
Two issues of
People and Land, newspaper on the land reform movement. Articles on farm worker issues.
carton 22, folder 10
Position of California Labor - Bracero Program
Comprehensive bibliography on the position of California labor and the Bracero Program.
carton 22, folder 11
Press releases on agricultural and farm worker affairs issued from the office of California Governor Edmund G. Brown.
carton 22, folder 12
Publications - General
Newsletters and other publications from a variety of organizations and agencies, including Universal Foods Corporation, Service
Employees International Union, Manas Publishing Company, the Libertarian Press, and more. Publications include
The American Federalist,
Union Democracy in Action, and
Western Fruit Grower. Most contain articles on agriculture and farm worker issues.
carton 22, Folders 13-15
Report - Farmworkers
1953, 1964-1965, undated
Variety of reports issued by different entities concerning farm workers. Topics include unemployment insurance, farm workers
in a changing agriculture economy, labor requirements, migrant labor, and the period after the Bracero Program.
carton 23, folder 1
Research - General
1960, 1964-1967, undated
General documents on farm labor collected by Anderson for research purposes. Includes table of the agricultural power structure,
list of trade disputes, Farm Labor guide on regulations, materials on poverty, and Anderson's notes.
carton 23, folder 2
Statistical information on usage of Mexican nationals, farm wages, grower cash income, use of braceros, foreign labor, piece-rates,
and women agricultural workers.
carton 23, folder 3
Documents on the Free Speech Movement and student support for farm workers, including a summer project working with children
of agricultural workers.
carton 23, folder 4
1964, 1966, undated
Bulletins from the West Oakland Farm Workers Association, Student Committee on Agricultural Workers, and other organizations.
carton 23, folder 5
Testimony - California State
Testimony given at a hearing of the California Senate Fact Finding Committee on Labor and Welfare, Nov. 1959. Speakers from
state departments (Finance, Agriculture, Employment); AWOC, including Anderson; U.C. Berkeley (agricultural departments);
and more. Includes appendices with brochures. Topics include housing and facilities, truck inspection, and other subjects.
carton 23, Folders 6-7
Testimony - General
1960-1961, 1964-1966, undated
Transcripts of testimony delivered to various bodies on different dates. Speakers include representatives from The Emergency
Committee to Aid Farm Workers, the California Department of Industrial Relations, the National Advisory Committee on Farm
Labor, the National Consumers League, Citizens for Farm Labor, American GI Forum, State Board of Agriculture, U.S. Dept. of
Agriculture, Prof. Paul Taylor, United Packinghouse Food and Allied Workers, AFL-CIO, California Labor Federation, and the
Catholic Rural Life Conference.
carton 23, folder 8
Testimony - U.S. Senate
Transcripts of testimony given before the U.S. Senate by the AFL-CIO, the Secretary of Labor, United Packinghouse Food and
Allied Workers, and California Governor Edmund G. Brown.
carton 23, Folders 9-11
Texas - News Clippings
1964-1967, 1969-1973, undated
News clippings on Texas farm worker issues, including right-to-work, housing, various crops, organizing drives, DiGiorgio
Corp., and other topics.
carton 23, folder 12
Thesis - Farm Workers
Thesis papers on the Bracero Program by Geraldine Ryan and an evaluation of labor dispute in the Imperial Valley lettuce industry
by Victor Paul Salandini.
carton 23, folder 13
Thesis - Mines
Thesis on the AFL-CIO drive in agriculture by Richard Mines.
carton 23, folder 14
Documents pertaining to extending unemployment insurance benefits to farm laborers. Includes legistative bills, newsletters,
carton 23, folder 15
Letters, news clippings, and booklets on labor unions and their work. Includes Anderson's 1965 membership card for the Union
of State Employees.
carton 23, folder 16
Flyers and mailings from the United Farm Workers union.
carton 23, folder 17
UFW Organizing Committee
1965-1967, 1971, undated
Documents from the predecessor of the UFW. Press releases and flyers pertaining to Perelli-Minetti product boycott, boycott
victories, food caravans to Delano, Giumarra strike, Filipino Community Hall, legislation, Grape strike and boycott, DiGiorgio
arbitration, and other topics.
carton 23, folder 18
U.S. Department of Labor Public Relations
Press releases from W. Willard Wirtz, secretary of the U.S. Dept. of Labor pertaining to issues for farmworkers and agriculture.
Topics include recruitment of American farm workers, women in poverty, farm labor proposal, unemployment, wages issues, and
carton 23, folder 19
University of California Division of Agricultural Sciences
1964-1965, 1976, undated
Documents produced by University of California agricultural programs. Topics include statistical facts on California agriculture,
migrant labor and mechanization, labor requirements, and labor management of seasonal farm workers.
carton 23, folder 20
Weekly Farm Labor Report
Issues of the report published by the California Dept. of Employment. Topics include summary of crop activity, location of
seasonal farm labor offices, prevailing wage rate, number of workers, and outside workers required.
Oversize-box 1, folder 3
California Farmer Magazine
Eight issues of the
California Farmer magazine focused on issues of importance to growers.
flat-file 111, Folders 1-5
Physical Description: Four posterboards 28 x 44 inches and one posterboard 30 x 40 inches.
Scope and Contents
Five posterboards with photographs and text on agricultural workers. Photographs taken by Ernest Lowe. Folder 1: "To support
the efforts of agricultural workers to organize themselves and to bargain collectively with their employers..." Six mounted
photographs of Norman Thomas, Ft. Thomas McCullough, Norman Smith, Larry Itliong, Dolores Huerta, and a group of people meeting
titled "Evening meeting, Delano to Sacramento march." One missing unidentified photograph. Folder 2: "A countervailing force
to the power of California agribusiness, its allies, 'fronts,' and political henchmen..." Seven mounted photographs showing
California cotton crops; Edward F. Hayes, former chief of the California Farm Placement Service and current manager of the
Imperial Valley Farmers Association; and braceros working with short-handle hoes. Folder 3: "To end exploitiation of women
and children in agriculture by legislatin and by removing the reasons why women and minors must work to supplement the family
income..." Five photographs plus two missing of women and children, some performing field work. Folder 4: "To help fight rural
slums and poverty, not with 'band aids,' but by striking at the low-wage system in agriculture." Seven photographs showing
rural buildings, a child in a field, and men working. Folder 5: "Wages amd working conditions have been undermined by the
use of foreign workers...while living conditions for American farm workers are even worse than those of braceros." Four mounted
photographs plus one missing of huge crowd of men in Empalme, Mexico, wating for contracts; agricultural fields; men working;
and a women with two children in Mendota, Calif.
Physical Description: 7.5 Cubic Feet(6 cartons, 2 oversize folders )
Arranged alphabetically in two sub-series: 1) Community Study on Pesticides and 2) Task Group on Occupational Exposure to
The Pesticide series is arranged into two sub-series: the Community Study on Pesticides sub-series and the Task Group on Occupational
Exposure to Pesticides sub-series. The Community Study on Pesticides sub-series consists of Anderson's records when he served
as a research assistant on the study. Documents include administrative records and correspondence, illness reports, morbidity
study, chemical labels and usage information, sudden death reports, childhood poisoning, mosquito abatement study, and various
publications from California departments of Agricultural, Public Health, and other governmental agencies. The Task Group on
Occupational Exposure to Pesticides sub-series contains Anderson's documents from when he served as assistant to Task Group
Chair Dr. Thomas Milby. It contains meetings notes and correspondence between Anderson, Milby, Dr. Ephraim Kahn, and Edwin
Johnson. Also contains reports related to chemical use, exposure, re-entry times, and pesticide tolerance. Contains information
from various organizations such as the American Chemical Society and Environmental Protection Agency, and includes California
Department of Health recommendations on pesticide safety and
California Farmer Consumer Reporter newsletters. Topics covered include farmer-related issues, crops and pesticides (citrus, grape, and peach), chemical effects
on workers, workmen's compensation and worker safety issues, and the Federal Environmental Pesticide Control Act (FEPCA).
Community Study on Pesticides
The Community Study on Pesticides sub-series consists of Anderson's records when he served as a research assistant on the
study. Documents include administrative records and correspondence, illness reports, morbidity study, chemical labels and
usage information, and various publications from California Agricultural, California of Public Health, and other entities,
as well as sudden death reports, childhood poisoning, and mosquito abatement pilots study.
carton 24, folder 1
Administrative documents related to the Community Study on Pesticides. Includes Anderson appointment to Research Assistant
III and job description, travel expense forms, reports of performance, and study agreement.
carton 24, folder 2
Advertising by companies producing pesticides.
carton 24, folder 3
1962, 1966, undated
Memoranda and documents pertaining to application of chemicals by aircraft and statistics on aerial spray crashes.
carton 24, folder 4
Anderson's notes on pesticide use, levels in food, effects on health, and other topics.
carton 24, folder 5
1966, 1969, undated
Documents pertaining to childhood exposure to pesticides. Includes statistics on childhood poisoning and Anderson's draft
on accidental poisoning morbidity of California children.
carton 24, folder 6
Correspondence and memoranda pertaining to the study. Includes letters from and to Anderson; Thomas H. Milby, Chief of Bureau
of Occupational Health; Dudley P. Miller, study coordinator; Seldon Morley, Kern County Comissioner of Agriculture; and others.
carton 24, folder 7
Data Processing Bulletin
Bulletin by the California Dept. of Public Health including budgets.
carton 24, folder 8
Disability insurance research proposal for study on agricultural workers with reactions to pesticide chemicals and their employment
history in comparision with disability statistics.
carton 24, folder 9
Documents and Anderson's notes from the Principles of Chemical Epidemiology conference in Atlanta, GA, Nov. 4-6, 1968
carton 24, Folders 10-11
Farm Worker Health Services
1968, 1969, undated
Statistical information on visits to health clinics, migrant population, income, and wages. Includes memorandum regarding
blood tests of Tulare county children for the presence of cholinesterase and a report from the California Farm Workers Health
carton 24, Folders 12-13
Hearing - Pesticide Application
Anderson's notes from a hearing regarding pesticide application records. Includes Anderson's transcript of hearing and correspondence.
carton 24, folder 14
Medical forms pertaining to illness as a result of pesticide exposure.
carton 24, folder 15
Progress report pertaining to seasonal farm workers health project, pest control operations, and pest control operator's report.
carton 24, folder 16
Los Angeles Medical Center Study
Correspondence from Anderson to the Los Angeles County Medical Center pertaining to health diagnostic code data. Anderson's
draft research report titled, "Hospitalization from Posioning in a Major County Medical Center."
carton 24, folder 17
Mosquito Abate Pilots Study
Health study of pilots exposed to pesticides. Lists containing agency name, pilot's name, and contact information.
carton 24, folder 18
Working drafts of a study on morbidity and mortality of chemical poisoning affecting agricultural workers.
carton 24, folder 19
Morbidity Study - Statistics
Contains Anderson's notes and data on sudden death in Stanislaus and Merced counties.
carton 24, folder 20
1965, 1968-1969, 1972, undated
Newspaper clippings pertaining to pesticide use, affects on health, death, and pesticide control bill.
carton 24, folder 21
Pesticide Advisory Committee
Pesticide Advisory Committee Report pertaining to chemical compounds, environmental impact, and clean environment act. Correspondence
carton 24, folder 22
1965-1966, 1968, undated
Chemagro chemical use guide for farmers, product use instructions for pesticides, and chemical product labels including directions
for use and ingredients.
carton 24, folder 23
Producer - Moyer
Moyer brand chemical labels including directions for use and ingredients.
carton 24, folder 24
Producer - Velsicol
Velsicol brand chemical bulletins including directions for use; Louis McLean, secretary of Velsicol Chemical Corporation;
and copies of paper presentations at the Western Agricultural Chemicals Association meetings.
carton 25, folder 1
Study progress reports containing data and narrative on activities and status of the study.
carton 25, folder 2
Publications from the California Agricultural Experiment Station Extension Service on treatment guide for citrus crops and
pest and disease control program.
carton 25, folder 3
California Department of Public Health
Publications on health in California and occupational disease from agricultural chemicals.
carton 25, folder 4
1958, 1964, 1968, 1970
Publications from federal government departments (Health, Education and Welfare, Agriculture, Labor) on work-injury rates,
vital and health statistics, pesticide use, and acute conditions data.
carton 25, folder 5
1964, 1966, 1969, undated
Publications from a variety of entities. Topics include agricultural chemicals and poisoning events in Los Angeles.
carton 25, Folders 6-7
Research and Notes
Anderson's note pertaining to the study and pesticides. Includes drafts and readings.
carton 25, folder 8
1964, 1968, undated
Documents on diagnosis of intoxication, alcohol and highway fatalities, and train collisions.
carton 25, folder 9
Statements on Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1969 by the AFL-CIO, the California Farm Bureau Federation, UFW Organizing
Committee, and Dr. Lee Mizrahi.
carton 25, folder 10
Sudden Death Report
Correspondence, Anderson's notes, and report on "The Causes and Circumstances of Sudden Death in Rural California" by Anderson.
carton 25, Folders 11-12
Sudden Death Merced
Data abstraction sheets on survey of deaths in Merced County, California.
carton 25, Folders 13-15
Sudden Death Stanislaus
Data abstraction sheets on survey of deaths in Stanislaus County, California.
carton 25, folder 16
Data on agricultural worker demographics, types of crops, and people interviewed.
Task Group on Occupational Exposure to Pesticides
The Task Group on Occupational Exposure to Pesticides series contains Anderson's documents from when he served as assistant
to Task Group Chair Dr. Thomas Milby. It contains task group meeting notes and correspondence between Anderson, Milby, Dr.
Ephraim Kahn, and Edwin Johnson. Also contains reports related to chemical use, exposure, re-entry times, and pesticide tolerance.
Also contains information from various governmental agencies and organizations such as American Chemical Society and Environmental
Protection Agency, and includes California Department of Health recommendations on pesticide safety and
California Farmer Consumer Reporter newsletters. Topics covered include farmers-related issues, crops and pesticides (citrus, grape, and peach), chemical effects
on workers, Federal Environmental Pesticide Control Act (FEPCA), and workmen's compensation and worker safety.
carton 26, folder 1
Agricultural Business Accountability Project
Press releases by the AAP on testing of dangerous pesticides, Niagara Chemical Company, Chemagro Corp., and U.S. Dept. of
Agriculture and agribusiness. Includes report on the failure of the Land Grant College Complex.
carton 26, folder 2
Reports by the U.C. Cooperative Extension Program on agricultural chemicals. Includes index of chemicals, tolerances, and
other matters pertaining to their use, and chemical technical data from the Hercules Powder Company.
carton 26, folder 3
American Chemical Society
Agenda from the 167th national meeting of the American Chemical Society. Includes Anderson's handwritten notes.
carton 26, folder 4
Handwritten notes and drafts by Anderson pertaining to the work of the Task Group.
carton 26, folder 5
Drafts of a resignation letter Anderson wrote to chair Thomas Milby in which he discusses the Task Group's departure from
its orginal purpose on health and re-entry issues.
carton 26, folder 6
Apples - Parathion
1969, 1972, undated
Correspondence and other documents pertaining to re-entry periods for Phosalone (Zolone) pesticide used in apple orchards.
Contains documents on exposure to parathion while thinning apples.
carton 26, folder 7
California Department of Food and Agriculture
Correspondence and other documents regarding pesticide dust, medical services for pesiticide patients, accidental spraying,
pesticide illness, regulations to protect farm workers, and worker safety issues.
carton 26, folder 8
California Department of Health Recommendations
Recommendations by California Dept. of Health on pesticide safety issues.
carton 26, folder 9
California Farmer Consumer Reporter
Newsletters covering topics of interest to farmers including electricity, acreage limits, the grape market, school milk programs,
Father Vizzard, meat inspection, National Agricultural Bargaining Act of 1968, and more.
carton 26, folder 10
California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA)
Correspondence and legal documents regarding pesticide reform and illness cases.
carton 26, folder 11
Documents pertaining to worker re-entry periods, cholinesterase testing methods, decay rates and toxicity. Includes Anderson's
carton 26, folder 12
Recommendations for biological standards for cholinesterase-inhibiting materials.
carton 26, folder 13
Ethion citrus picker study with residue data, Niagara Chemical Company. Includes Anderson's draft and notes.
carton 26, folder 14
Guthion hazards to citrus pickers, Chemagro Corp., and application recommendations.
carton 26, folder 15
Citrus residue study on pickers in Tulare County.
carton 26, folder 16
Correspondence received and sent by Anderson. Topics include the work of the Task Group, pesticide use and residue on fruit,
and agricultural pesticide standards. Includes a personal and confidential memorandum to Ephraim Kahn on EPA worker protection
carton 26, Folders 17-18
Federal Environmental Pesticide Control Act (FEPCA)
Correspondence regarding the Federal Environmental Pesticide Control Act of 1971 (H.R. 10729). Includes document on the defects
of the bill, amendments, comments by the Sierra Club, Al Krebs of the Agricultural Accountability Project, testimony by Thomas
H. Milby, and news clippings.
carton 26, folder 19
Correspondence between various individuals. Names include Louis F. Saylor, director of California Dept. of Public Health;
Brunel C. Christensen, director of California Dept. of Food and Agriculture; Keith T. Maddy of Inspection Services; A. G.
Salter, president of Industry Committee on Citrus Additives and Pesticides, Inc.; Matt Mello, chairman of the Agricultural
Chemicals Committee; Thomas Corn, Agricultural Commissioner; Office of Pesticide Programs of the EPA; and others.
carton 26, folder 20
Interim Re-entry Periods
Confidential memorandum from Anderson to Thomas Milby, chair of the task group, regarding the task group's recommendations
on interim re-entry periods. Also includes a letter from Anderson to secretary of the Federal Working Group on Pest Management,
and a letter from Milby regarding inner workings of the task group and some of his misgivings. Also includes position paper
by Milby on interim re-entry periods.
carton 26, folder 21
Memorandum from Anderson to Ephraim Kahn and William Serat regarding a conversation Anderson had with Edwin Johnson in the
EPA's Office of Pesticide Program about publishing an emergency standard which reaffirms the pre-harvest intervals already
carton 26, folder 22
Kahn, Ephraim M.D.
Correspondence written and received by Ephraim Kahn, California public health medical officer and pesticide coordinator, regarding
pesticides and worker safety.
carton 26, folder 23
Milby, Thomas M.D.
1972, 1974, undated
Correspondence written and received by Thomas Milby, chair of the Task Group on Occupational Exposure to Pesticides.
carton 26, folder 24
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
News clippings, correspondence, pesticide data and statistics, pamphlets, and other documents from the EPA pertaining to pesticides
carton 26, folder 25
EPA Use of Peer Review
Draft of chapter: "EPA Use of Peer Review in Regulations on Worker Protection Standards for Agricultural Pesticides."
carton 27, Folders 1-2
Federal Environmental Pesticide Control Act (FEPCA) HR 10729
Federal Environmental Pesticide Control Act legislative bill. Copies with amendments.
carton 27, Folders 3-4
Fresno Study Reports
Progress reports on the Community Studies on Pesticides Fresno Study. Contains reports 3-10, (missing 1 and 2). Reports contain
documentation of accomplishments and activities, plans, problems, and data (blood test results, symptoms, occupation, and
more) on individuals in study.
carton 27, folder 5
Funding application for a study on occupational exposure to organophosphorous compounds.
carton 27, folder 6
Grape Study - Cholinesterase
Data from study on pesticide residue on grapes. Includes report by Anderson on effects of organophosphate pesticides on agricultural
workers and blood cholinesterase changes.
carton 27, folder 7
Grape Study - Cygon
Correspondence and reports by the American Cyanamid Company on cygon residue on grapes. Includes re-entry study.
carton 27, folder 8
Grape Study - Guthion
1971, 1973, undated
Report on pesticide residue and presence in grape tissues.
carton 27, folder 9
Migrant Legal Action Program
Correspondence between the MLAP and Anderson on behalf of the Task Group regarding petition to the Occupational Safety and
Health Administration on emergency temporary standards for pesticides. Includes copy of the petition.
carton 27, Folders 10-15, carton 28, folder 1
Numerous news clippings on agricultural pesticides, farm worker organizing, and other topics pertaining to agricultural labor.
carton 28, folder 2
Several newsletters. Includes California Labor Federation AFL-CIO newsletters pertaining to Prop. 22 and wages board to update
state standards, and National Agricultural Chemicals Association Bulletin regarding EPA hearing.
carton 28, Folders 3-4
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Anderson's notes pertaining to OSHA; Anderson's correspondence to and from the National Health Law Program; Affidavit of John
S. Tobin, director of Health and Safety, Agricultural Chemicals Division; and correspondence to and from individuals regarding
carton 28, folder 5
1964, 1971, undated
Articles, correspondence, and data from studies on poisoning in peach and nectarine orchards.
carton 28, folder 6
Reports on symptons resulting from exposure.
carton 28, folder 7
Episode Reporting Form (PERF)
1969, 1971-1974, undated
Anderson's notes, pesticide episode reporting and investigation forms, correspondence to and from individuals regarding pesticide-related
illness, and guide to investigation reports.
carton 28, folder 8
Richard Edgar Howitt's "Pesticide Externality Policy" dissertation.
carton 28, folder 9
1965, 1973, undated
Reports from Pesticide Residues Committee, Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee, Ida Honorof, and John H. Kay,
associate director of Industrial Bio-test Laboratories.
carton 28, folder 10
Correspondence, data, and study samples by the task group pertaining to residue following application for fruit and tobacco.
carton 28, folders 11-12
Reports by the California Dept. of Food and Agriculture. Contains data compiled from pesticide use reports by pesticide operators
and users. Includes amount of chemicals used on vegetable and fruit crops.
carton 28, folder 13
Documents pertaining to re-entry periods and standards, pesticide poisoning, mitigation of problems, and types of chemicals
used on various crops. Contains correspondence.
carton 28, Folders 14-16
Documents pertaining to the process and development of re-entry standards. Includes summations, legal records, correspondence,
carton 28, folder 17
Report by William F. Serat on criteria and methods for calculating re-entry times into fields treated with pesticide chemicals.
carton 28, folder 18
Mostly Anderson's notes on re-entry times pertaining to grape crops.
carton 28, folder 19
Position paper/special report on interim re-entry periods authored by Thomas H. Milby, chair of the Task Group on Occupational
Exposure to Pesticides. Includes a confidential draft to the voting members of the task group on the status of the special
carton 28, folder 20
Documents on suggested re-entry periods for organophosphorus pesticides used on grapes, apples, oranges, lemons, grapefruit,
carton 28, Folders 21-22
Report to Federal Working Group
Special reports from the Task Group to the Federal Working Group on Pest Management including drafts.
carton 28, folder 23
Research - General
Research documents on pesticide exposure, farm poisons, organophosphate pesticides, case histories, legal records, and statistical
data. Contains report from Epidemiologic Studies Program directed by Ephraim Kahn.
carton 29, folder 1
Task Group Meeting Transcript
Transcript of tape-recorded portions of the Task Group meeting on October 18, 1972. Topics include citrus, peaches, grapes,
apples, and general discussion.
carton 29, folder 2
Task Group Meetings (6-9)
Anderson's summaries of meeting (numbers 6-9) of the Task Group. Includes a list of Task Group members and Anderson's hand-written
notes. Meetings included policy questions, guest speakers, reports from sub-groups, and more.
carton 29, folder 3
Task Group Open Letter
Open letter and drafts by unknown author sent to members of the Task Group asking them to reconsider intermin re-entry periods.
Includes correspondence between Anderson and other Task Group members.
carton 29, folder 4
Booklets and documents on pesticides and health, environmental contamination, pesticide residue, and re-entry periods. Includes
list of pesticide publications.
carton 29, folder 5
Testimony - EPA
Drafts of testimonial statement given at hearing before the Environmental Protection Agency on proposed occupational safety
requirements for pesticides. Testimony given by Dr. Ephraim Kahn and Anderson. Includes many drafts and notes.
carton 29, folder 6
Testimony - OSHA
1973 August, undated
Transcript of statements by Anderson and Ephraim Kahn to the OSHA hearings on proposed standards for exposure to organophosphorous
carton 29, folder 7
Correspondence and reports on pesticides and re-entry periods in tobacco farming.
carton 29, folder 8
Statistical data, notes, and reports on pesticide toxicity.
carton 29, folder 9
Correspondence and documentation of an accident involving a double-trailer truck carrying flammable, extremely toxic insecticide,
and the effect of this event on first responders. Includes recap of events.
carton 29, folder 10
Drafts of proposed regulations concerning worker safety in regards to agricultural pesticides.
carton 29, Folders 11-21
Working Documents - Task Group
1970, 1972, undated
Originally in binders, working documents of Task Group, including history of Task Group and relationship to Federal Working
Group on Pest Management, composition and mission of Task Group, dimensions of problem of organic phosphate pesticide use,
existing statutory protections, studies of re-entry periods, standardized research protocols, and other research options.
carton 29, folder 22
Newsletter, memoranda, and booklets on workmen's compensation in general and in relation to agricultural workers.
Oversize-box 1, Folders 4-5
Pesticide Connected Jobs - Tulare
Two sets of statistical data parsed from individuals who work with pesticides in Tulare County.
Physical Description: 3.75 Cubic Feet(3 cartons)
Documents pertaining to Anderson's publications, chapter drafts, essays, Bracero field research, and correspondence with co-author,
Joan London, for
So Shall Ye Reap (1968-1971). Publication titles include
Bracero Program in California (1958-1977),
Fields of Bondage (1963-1964),
Harvest of Loneliness (1964),
So Shall Ye Reap (1968-1971), "Tales of Braceros" (undated); "To Build a Union" (1961). Contains essays on Cesar Chavez, Ernesto Galarza,
Father Tom McCullough, and Frederick Van Dyke.
carton 30, folder 1
Bracero Field Research
Several chapter drafts by Anderson titled "Bracero Field Research: Rear-View Mirror and Road Ahead."
carton 30, Folders 2-3
Bracero Program in California
Early version of Anderson's thesis based on his research and interviews.
carton 30, Folders 4-5
Bracero Program in California
Second version of Anderson's thesis with missing pages.
carton 30, folder 6
Bracero Program in California - Arno Press
Mainly correspondence with Arno Press representatives in regards to publishing Anderson's thesis for a general audience. Contains
introduction to 1976 edition, including events at U.C. Berkeley.
carton 30, folder 7
Various essays Anderson wrote and submitted to publishers. Topics include Barry Goldwater's unsuccessful presidential campaign,
farm labor market, the Bracero Program, Richard Nixon, school segregation, Upton Sinclair, middle-class powerlessness, and
farm labor organizing.
carton 30, Folders 8-9
Fields of Bondage
Contains numbered copies of Anderson's self-published book on the Mexican contract labor system in industrialized agriculture.
carton 30, Folders 10-11
Fields of Bondage- Drafts
Marked up drafts of Anderson's publication. Includes correspondence regarding copyright permission and an addendum.
carton 30, folder 12
Guillermo Blanco Scripts
Drafts of Anderson's historical non-fiction based on the daily life of a farmworker. Based on his research, Anderson created
a composite protagonist. Completed book is a scrapbook with photographs in the Photographic Series.
carton 30, Folders 13-14
Editions of Anderson's self-published book. Based on Anderson's thesis, "The Bracero Program in California."
carton 30, Folders 15-17
Copy #1 - Incomplete
Incomplete drafts with notes.
carton 31, Folders 1-2
Copy #9 - Incomplete
carton 31, folder 3
Drafts of the introduction to
Harvest of Loneliness.
carton 31, folder 4
Chapter VI Draft
Draft of chapter 6 with notes.
carton 31, folder 5
Sections and Research
Various sections and research for
Harvest of Loneliness.
carton 31, folder 6
Miscellaneous writings on the Bracero Program.
carton 31, Folders 7-8
Draft of 1968 version of
So Shall Ye Reap, co-authored with Joan London.
carton 31, Folders 9-11
Draft of chapter from
So Shall Ye Reap on Cesar Chavez.
carton 31, Folders 12-14
Chapters - Grievances
Drafts of chapter on grievances from
So Shall Ye Reap.
carton 31, Folders 15-16
Chapters - Organizing
Draft of chaper on organizing from
So Shall Ye Reap.
carton 31, folder 17
Chapters - Sowing
Correspondence and draft of first chapter of
So Shall Ye Reap, including notes.
carton 32, folder 1
Chapters - Workers
Drafts of chapter 2 on workers of
So Shall Ye Reap.
carton 32, Folders 2-4
1967 September, 1969, undated
Drafts of various chapters from
So Shall Ye Reap. Includes notes and correspondence with co-author Joan London.
carton 32, Folders 5-8
General drafts from
So Shall Ye Reap. Includes note and correspondence by co-author Joan London.
carton 32, Folders 9-11
Drafts, correspondence, and research on
So Shall Ye Reap chapter on Ernesto Galarza.
carton 32, folder 12
1966, 1971, undated
Research, notes and flyers pertaining to
So Shall Ye Reap.
carton 32, folder 13
General notes on
So Shall Ye Reap and correspondence from co-author Joan London.
carton 32, folder 14
Draft, interview notes, and status of book pertaining to chapter on Father Thomas McCullough for
So Shall Ye Reap.
carton 32, folder 15
Published copy of
So Shall Ye Reap: The Story of Cesar Chavez and the Farm Worker's Movement by Joan London and Anderson. Apollo edition.
carton 32, folder 16
Draft of chapter titled "The Convert" on farmer Fred Van Dyke for
So Shall Ye Reap.
carton 32, folder 17
Transcripts of radio commentary written by Anderson for broadcast over KFPA-FM in Berkeley, California. Program covers the
period after the Bracero Program and discusses braceros killed or injured.
carton 32, folder 18
Tales of the Braceros
An unpublished and unfinished manuscript by Eugene Nelson and Anderson titled "Tales of the Braceros and Wetbacks."
carton 32, folder 19
To Build A Union
Self published booklet on how to build a union.
carton 32, Folders 20-21
Miscellaneous and unidentified chapters.
Correspondence and Collaboration 7
Physical Description: 3.125 Cubic Feet(2.5 cartons)
Arranged mainly alphbetically.
Contains correspondence between Anderson and individuals with whom he had a working relationship with or followed. Figures
include Cesar Chavez; Ernesto Galarza; Prof. Gilbert G. Gonzalez of U.C. Riverside; A. V. Krebs of the Agribusiness Accountability
Project; Father Thomas McCullough; H. L. Mitchell, president of the National Agricultural Workers Union and co-founder of
the Southern Tenant Farmers Union; Eugene Nelson of the Independent Workers Association in Texas; and Dr. Ben Yellen of Brawley,
Calif. Also contains documents from Anderson's participation in the Southwest Labor Studies conferences and other labor panels.
Organizations include the Community Service Organization, the National Sharecroppers Fund, and the Student Committee for Agricultural
Labor (S-CAL). Contains the records of Eugene Nelson during the time he spent in labor organizing in Texas.
carton 33, folder 1
Correspondence sent and received by Anderson. Correspondents include Joan London, Anne Loftis, Craig Jenkins, Frank Bardacke,
Lynn A. Bonfield, Craig S. Piper, Cindy Hahamovitch, Don Watson, Rudy Torres, Catherine Powell, David McPhail, Douglass and
Debbie Adiar, Laurie Coyle, Deborah Cohen, and David Bacon. Subjects include Ernesto Galarza, Pablo Camacho, Sugarman Report,
Labor Archives and Research Center, Braceros, and farm workers.
carton 33, folder 2
Anderson's typed speech for Vincent St. John's memorial and artwork drafts for Anderson's Pacem in Suburbis.
carton 33, folder 3
1979, 1984, 1993
Contains eulogy for Rufino Contreras by Chavez, transcript of Chavez's speech to the Commonwealth Club, UFW statement on Chavez's
death, and transcript of Senator Robert F. Kennedy's speech on Chavez's death. Includes Anderson's memories of Chavez and
information on Chavez memorial.
carton 33, folder 4
1956-1964, 1974, undated
Mostly correspondence between Galarza and Anderson. Also contains Galarza's letters to other individuals; many letters are
from the period in which he was secretary of the National Agricultural Workers Union. Topics include El Centro Reception Center
and Di Giorgio film,
Strangers in our Fields, farm worker unemployment, Public Law 78, illegal use of braceros, Imperial Valley; U.S. Dept. of Labor, and Louis Tagaban's
eviction from El Centro welcome center.
carton 33, folder 5
Mexican Contract Workers
Galarza's 16-page confidential memorandum on Mexican contract workers in the United States.
carton 33, folder 6
1957, 1960, undated
Material collected by Galarza or pertaining to him. Includes news clippings on Di Giorgio Corp., Congressional record on Galarza
and the film
Poverty in the Valley of Plenty, government report on 1963 farm labor transportation accident, proceedings of the 1957 National Sharecroppers Fund Conference,
testimony by peach pickers, and minutes of the NAWU executive board.
carton 33, folder 7
1944, 1949, 1957-1959, 1962, 1967
Strangers in Our Fields a study on the problems of Mexican Nationals in nine camps; problems with Mexican war workers employed in the U.S.; analysis
of the agreement between the U.S. and Mexico regarding recruitment of farm labor; statement to U.S. Congress on farm labor
wages; and numerous press releases written for the National Agricultural Workers Union.
carton 33, folder 8
2004, 2007, 2011
Email correspondence between Prof. Gilbert G. Gonzalez and Anderson, mostly regarding exchange of documents on braceros, farm
labor, and Anderson's experiences.
carton 33, folder 9
Gonzalez's manuscript, "Economic Power vs. Academic Freedom: The case of Henry P. Anderson and the University of California,
Berkeley," documented the events that transpired around Anderson's thesis and research on the Bracero Program.
carton 33, folder 10
2009, 2013, 2014
News clippings on farm labor.
carton 33, folder 11
1991, 1998, 2000, undated
Journal articles and manuscripts authored by Gonzalez. Topics include 1933 Los Angeles farm worker strike, Mexican citrus
pickers in southern California, and his analysis of Samuel Huntington's Hispanic Challenge article.
carton 33, folder 12
1972, 1991, 2001
A. V. Krebs' manuscript on behalf of the Agribusiness Accountability Project on United States and Russian wheat sales. Related
carton 33, folder 13
Correspondence received and sent by Father Thomas McCullough pertaining to the agricultural workers. Includes material authored
by McCullough on the church, farm workers, the Bracero Program, and labor organizing. Also includes general religious publications,
reports on farm labor, and Anderson's notes.
carton 33, folder 14
1939, 1957-1960, 1966, 1974, undated
Correspondence received and sent by H. L. Mitchell; much of this correspondence was exchanged while he served as president
of the National Agricultural Wokers Union. Topics include the status of the NAWU, AFL-CIO, and farm worker organizing. Includes
correspondence from Mitchell as co-founder of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union.
carton 33, folder 15
1960, 1968, 1973, undated
General materials pertaining to the Southern Tenant Farmers Union and migrant farm workers in Florida. Includes documentation
on AFL and farm worker organizing, newsletters, press releases, and Mitchell's statement on Richard M. Nixon.
carton 33, folder 16
Transcript of an oral history interview with H. L. Mitchell while he was president of the National Agricultural Workers Union
and one of the eighteen founders of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union.
carton 33, folder 17
The Sharecroppers Voice newsletters published by The Southern Tenant Farmers' Union.
carton 33, folder 18
Southern Tenant Farmer's Union
1936-1938, 1967, 1973, undated
The Southern Tenant Farmers' Union reports at annual convention proceedings, documents related to history of the union, open
letter to President Roosevelt, and supplemental statement to the Governors' Commission on Farm Tenancy by the Executive Council.
carton 34, folder 1
Southern Tenant Farmer's Union and The New Deal
Donald Hughes Grubbs' dissertation titled "The Southern Tenant Farmers' Union and the New Deal."
carton 34, folder 2
1978, 1987, 2005
Anderson's notes and correspondence to and from Anderson pertaining to Joe Murphy. Includes reference to Industrial Workers
of the World (IWW), biographical drafts written by Eugene Nelson, and transcript of interview with Joe Murphy.
carton 34, folder 3
carton 34, folder 4
National Farmer Workers Association itinerary for march on Austin and newspaper clippings pertaining to march.
carton 34, Folders 5-9
Correspondence to and from Eugene Nelson to Anderson and other individuals in regards to publication of writings and Department
of Labor's responses to Nelson's concerns. Contains letters from organizations and individuals that mention a donation amount
to support strike activity.
carton 34, Folders 10-12
A mix of documents related to or collected by Eugene Nelson. Contains Nelson's handwritten notes, receipts, paycheck, statement
regarding his arrest in 1966, published reports on Texas migrant labor, and more. Includes materials related to Nelson's travel
to Mexico and his work among Texas farm workers.
carton 34, folder 13
Independent Workers Association
Newsletters published by the Independent Workers Association in Texas with a focus on farm workers.
carton 34, folder 14
National Farm Workers Association (NFWA)
Correspondence and other records pertaining to Nelson's work with the National Farm Workers Assocation in Texas.
carton 34, folder 15
Newsletter drafts by Nelson.
carton 34, folder 16
Nelson's handwritten drafts for a novel on farm workers.
carton 34, folder 17
Signed petitions produced and collected by Nelson which pledge support to Texas farm workers' strike and urge the governor
to call a special legislative session to discuss minimum wage law.
carton 34, folder 18
The Texas Observer journal focused on farm labor issues.
carton 34, folder 19
United Farm Workers Organizing Committee
Documents of the UFWOC in Texas. Includes flyers, statement on police brutality, and newsletters.
carton 34, Folders 20-21
1957-1959, 1961, 1964-1965
Copies of correspondence written by Ben Yellen, M.D., pertaining to events in Imperial Valley, especially Brawley, Calif.
Subjects include Imperial Valley Farmers Association, poverty, worker insurance issues, medical costs, and exploitation of
carton 34, Folder 22
1957, 1959, 1962-1968, undated
Statements by farm workers, news clippings, and newsletters by Yellen on farm worker health, use of braceros, and other agricultural
carton 35, folder 1
Newsletters written by Ben Yellen covering exploitation of farmer workers, land and anti-trust laws, Imperial County, and
farm labor health and insurance.
carton 35, folder 2
Newspaper clippings pertaining to farm labor health.
carton 35, folder 3
1995-1998, 2001, 2003-2005
Minutes from Bay Area labor history workshops, some of which included presentations by Anderson. Includes Southwest Labor
Studies Conference panel discussion and programs.
carton 35, folder 4
Labor Workshops - Notes - Correspondence
1976, 1996, undated
Anderson's notes, correspondence, and drafts for conference presentations.
carton 35, folder 5
Labor Workshops - Research
Copies of articles and publications pertaining to economic discrimination, Spanish speaking workers in the U.S. economy, Chicano
labor, and border policy. Contains Southwest Labor Studies newsletter.
carton 35, folder 6
Org - Community Service Organization
1957-1959, 1961-1962, 1965
Documents pertaining to Community Service Organization, including senate resolution, petition, newsletters (
CSO Reporter), by-laws, and reports. Anderson's notes and drafts pertaining to Community Service Organization. Newspaper clippings regarding
strike and bill on minimum pay.
carton 35, folder 7
Org - National Sharecroppers Fund
The National Sharecroppers Fund newsletters, conference proceedings, and reports.
carton 35, folder 8
Org - Students Committee fro Agricultural Labor
Flyers, statements, and committee notes pertaining to the Students' Commmittee for Agricultural Labor.
Physical Description: 1.48 Cubic Feet(4 boxes)
Photographs and negatives, mostly black and white unless indicated. Subjects include Bracero program activities such as intake
centers, health inspections, transportation to farms, and men waiting to be processed. Other subjects include farm worker
housing, families, fieldwork, pickets, the Delano to Sacramento march (la pereginacion), and UC Berkeley Free Speech Movement.
Also contains photographs of AWOC's Strathmore conference featuring labor leaders and farm workers organizing to get AWOC
re-funded by the AFL-CIO. Some photographers are identified (Ernest Lowe, George Ballis, Harvey Richards, and Henry Anderson).
box 1, folder 1
Anderson, Henry P.
Two photographs of Anderson at grave site of Vincent St. John.
box 1, folder 2
1961 August, undated
Black and white photographs and negatives of AWOC office in Stockton, Mexican farm laborers, African American laborers, Larry
Itliong, and other individuals.
box 1, folder 3
AWOC Organizing Conference Strathmore
Numerous black and white photographs and negatives of conference held in Strathmore, Calif., to discuss the future of AWOC.
Attendees included Father McCullough, Larry Itliong, Maria Moreno, Norman Smith, Norman Thomas, Dolores Huerta, and other
labor leaders and farm workers.
box 1, folder 4
Eight black and white photographs of various individuals speaking at a lecture at an unidentified hearing. Anderson wrote
on the enclosed envelope, "The hearing that got me fired! Galarza was there."
box 1, folder 5
Bracero Intake Head Shots
About a dozen head shots of unidentified braceros taken as part of the Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) screening
process at the El Centro Reception Center. Two photos made into Alien Laborer Identification Cards.
box 1, folder 6
Bracero Intake Sites
Numerous photographs of men at bracero processing centers at Mexicali and El Centro. Lines of men waiting to be processed,
holding paperwork, and sitting down; huts and temporary shelters.
box 1, folder 7
Braceros Return to Mexico
Three photographs of braceros returning to Mexico from San Joaquin County. One man is identified as an "urban type" bracero.
Includes AWOC sign reading Solamente pedimos nuestros derechos [we only ask for our rights].
box 1, folder 8
Camp Fred Bright
Four negatives with envelope indicating they are of the Fred Bright Camp in Imperial Valley, California.
box 1, folder 9
Camp Loduca and Perry
Three negatives with envelope indicating it is a braceros sit-in at the Loduca and Perry Camp.
box 1, folder 10
Sixteen photographs taken at unidentified camp, possibly Mandeville, near Stockton. Braceros, Ft. Thomas McCullough, housing,
and facilities. Includes negatives.
box 1, folder 11
Nine photographs of Cesar Chavez at events, with Robert F. Kennedy, speaking at a rally, marching, and at a meeting.
box 1, folder 12
Cristo Rey Day Care
Numerous photographs of women and children at the day care center.
box 1, folder 13
Photographs of farm machinery, some with operators. Ernest Lowe photo of braceros operating machinery, an illegal act according
to the Bracero Program agreements.
box 1, folder 14
Farm Labor Journal
Cover photo of Citizens for Farm Labor truck indicated support for striking grape workers.
box 1, folder 15
Farm Labor Office - Stockton
State of California Dept. of Employment Farm Labor office in Stockton, Calif. Agricultural workers waiting for jobs and getting
box 1, folder 16
Farm Worker Allies
Allies of farm workers, including Father Thomas McCullough, Luis Valdez and Teatro Campesino, Robert F. Kennedy, Norman Smith
of AWOC, Father Donald McDonnell, Ernesto Galarza, Anderson, and Prof. Paul Taylor.
box 2, folder 1
Farm Worker Families and Children
Numerous photographs of farm worker families in various locations.
box 2, folder 2
Numerous photographs showing farm laborers working in fields at various locations.
box 2, folder 3
Fieldwork - Onions
One photograph of Mexican nationals loading sacked onions in San Joaquin County, Calif.
box 2, folder 4
Numerous miscellaneous photographs of road signs, stores, and more, but not people. Contains negatives.
box 2, folder 5
General - People
Numerous photographs of mostly unidentified people in groups, at an informational picket, in lines. Agricultural workers,
possibly labor people, farmers, and others.
box 2, folder 6
Four photographs and a proof sheet showing support for the Delano grape strike. Gov. Edmund Brown surrounded by picketers
and a massive rally.
box 3, folder 1
Guillermo Blanco Album
Numerous photos and negatives, including indivduals waiting for physical exam and areas surrounding the clinic. Contains Anderson's
photographic novel of a composite character named Guillermo Blanco, a bracero, and features photographs and narrative text.
box 3, folder 2
Numerous negatives and photographs of living conditions in bracero and domestic farm worker camps. Contains depictions of
living conditions and sleeping quarters such as dirt floors, barracks, and quonset huts.
box 3, folder 3
Four photographs of Dolores Huerta.
box 3, folder 4
March - Delano/Sacramento
Three photosgraphs of the Delano to Sacramento march.
box 3, folder 5
Three photographs of Father McCollough and small church in the bracero camp.
box 3, folder 6
Various metadata notes pertaining to photographs.
box 3, folder 7
Negatives - Damaged
Damaged negatives of bracero camps.
box 3, folder 8
Six photographs of Bracero housing with narratives for NIH report.
box 3, folder 9
Five photographs of packing shed and braceros packing fruits and vegetables.
box 3, folder 10
Panel - Unidentified
Negatives and twelve photographs of individuals speaking at panel meeting.
box 3, folder 11
Numerous photographs of picketers holding signs to welcome Arthur Goldberg, call for fair wages, and to stop the Bracero Program.
box 3, folder 12
Numerious photos of picketers at farms with signage related to better pay, joining the union, and stopping foreign labor.
box 3, folder 13
Four photos of strikers with signs to stop capital punishment and unidentified man in vehicle.
box 4, folder 1
Several photographs of people walking a picket line in front of a Schenley Industries office in downtown San Francisco. Picket
in support of grape strike and boycott.
box 4, folder 2
Sacramento minimum wage rally. Shows people marching near California State Capitol and seated inside, holding signs about
starvation wages and urging Gov. Edmund Brown to help raise wages.
box 4, folder 3
Two photographs showing music group and cars parked outside of the Tiger Cafe.
box 4, folder 4
Several negatives, aproximately 100 slides, and photographs by photographer Harvey Richards depicting farm workers working,
their living quarters, and injuries.
box 4, folder 5
Rio Grande Valley
Color photographs of Migratory Labor insurance, buildings, and a bridge over the Rio Grande river. Possibly by Harvey Richards.
box 4, folder 6
Santa Cruz Study - Old Age
Several photographs of senior citizens and the Opal Cliffs Mobile Home Park in Santa Cruz, Ca., taken as part of Anderson's
contract work on the Old Age Study.
box 4, folder 7
More than 100 color slides of farm workers, Father Thomas McCullough, AWOC picket, field work, packing sheds, and more.
box 4, folder 8
Strike - Sylvan Ceramics
Women picketing outside of the Sylvan Ceramics factory on behalf of AFL-CIO Local 171 I.B.O.P.
box 4, folder 9
Strike - Brussel Sprouts - Santa Cruz
Filipino workers, includng Larry Itliong; Pfyffer Bros. packing shed; Bird Eye Division; and workers in field. Negatives and
box 4, folder 10
Hand-made photo album with narrative text. Subjects include migrant workers; housing; Shary Farms, Hidalgo County, Tex.; farm
worker children and youth; Border Patrol arrests; Operation Wetback; deportation; bracero camps in California; bracero housing,
San Gabriel Valley Farm Labor Association; Japanese braceros; Zuckerman Farms, Mandeville Island; Riverside Growers Association;
De Candia Farms; sanitary facilities, D'Arrigo Brothers Farms; mess halls and cooking facilities; field work, clinics and
medical facilities; recreation; and individual braceros. Unknown creator.
box 4, folder 11
Several photographs of buses, cars, and trains. Some with braceros.
box 4, folder 12
Tulare and Fresno Counties
Five photos by photographer Harvey Richards taken in Tulare and Fresno counties, showing pesticide warning signs posted in
fields, man filling tank with liquid, and woman and child.
box 4, folder 13
UC Berkeley - Free Speech Movement
Free Speech Movement at U.C. Berkeley showing pickets, Mario Savio, and Assemblyman Willie L. Brown. Sign for Free University
and information for striking students.
box 4, folder 14
Van Dyke - Fred
Photographs of farmer Fred Van Dyke and his family.
Physical Description: 3.75 Cubic Feet(3 cartons)
The sound recording series is arranged by format (open reel, compact discs, and audio cassettee) and then chronologically.
The Sound Recording Series consists of interviews and recordings of meetings and events as well as speeches, including Ernesto
Galarza, Father Thomas McCullough, Maria Moreno, bracero workers, Prof. Paul Taylor, Norman Smith, Santa Crus Filipinos, Vangie
Buell speaking about Pete Velasco, and more. There are also recordings of the AWOC conference at Stratmore, Calif, AWOC meetings,
and other events. Audio was taped at different speeds. If documented, the IPS is included in notes.
carton 36, folder 1
Ernesto Galarza Interview [U]
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Side 1: Interview with Ernesto Galarza, San Jose, Calif. by Anderson. Mae Galarza and
Pamela Anderson present. 3-3/4 IPS. Side 2: Conclusion of interview with Galaraza. 500 feet. Anderson note: remainder of reel
is Anderson Family. Preserve but do not copy. 3-3/4 IPS. Hand-written note on reel box: Could only record side 2, extensive
carton 36, folder 2
Fathers McCullough and McDonnell [F]
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Side 1: All three children, Feb. 22, 1959. Side 2: Father McCullough and Father McDonnell,
Burke, January 1957. 1-7/8 IPS. Anderson notes: Mostly McDonnell, notes made.
carton 36, folder 3
Bracero interviews [P]
Scope and Contents
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Interviews with braceros, San Joaquin County. Side 1: May 21, 1957. Side 2: May 22,
1957. All in Spanish. Lots of print-through. Some 1 7/8 and 3 3/4 IPS.
carton 36, folder 4
Father McCullough, Altgeld Branch, Stockton [G]
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. 9/27/61 Track 1: Father McCullough, 3-3/4 IPS; Altgeld Branch 9/27/61. Track 2 Aug.
1959 Stockton is the Jury, 3-3/4 IPS.
carton 36, folder 5
Paul Taylor, Anderson and Pete Seeger songs [J]
Scope and Contents
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Paul Taylor, etc., Hank and Seeger songs, 1959. Side 1: Folk music, Hank's bracero song,
7-1/2 and 3-3/4, May, 26, 1959 (Seeger?). Side 2: Harvest (draft) 7-1/2, Mar. 26, 1959. Paul Taylor? 3-3/4
carton 36, folder 6
George Sanchez, Jerry Holleman Interviews, and CSO meeting [M]
Scope and Contents
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Farm Labor (mostly Spanish). Side 1: George Sanchez, 1959, Jerry Holleman, interviews
by Danny Martinez. San Antonio Camp , all 1-7/8. Side 2: Interviews, Danny Martinez 1-7/8 and 3-3/4, 900; CSO meeting (Los
Angeles?) 1959, 1-7/8, 1200.
carton 36, folder 7
Agricultural Workers Association Meetings [O]
Scope and Contents
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Side 1: Agricultural Workers Association (AWA) meetings, Stockton, March and April 26,
1959. North Hayes, Andy Arellano, Ft. McCullough, Delro, Ortega. Side 2: Religion and Labor Committee, Los Angeles. (Blank
at beginning) 1 7/8 and 3 3/4 IPS.
carton 36, folder 8
Ernesto Galarza Speech [V]
1959 March 21
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Side 1: Speech by Ernesto Galarza, Friends Committee on Legislation, Pasadena, 1959
March 21. 3-3/4 ips. "Crisis in Agriculture" begins after 150 feet. Side 2: Conclusion of Galarza, 160', Seeger, Guthrie,
carton 36, folder 9
Farm Labor Hearings [E]
1960 December 15
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Label reads: Farm Labor hearings, [California] Senate Fact-Finding on Labor and Welfare.
Father Thomas McCullough, Edward F. Hayes, and Monsignor Keenan.
carton 36, Folders 10-12
SP-SDF Convention, James Hoffe [H1-H3]
Scope and Contents
Three 7-inch open reel sound recordings. Side 1: Opening session: S.P. - S.D.F convention. Bill Briggs, Al Walsh, Art Kunkin,
John Hammond, John King. Audience discussion. Side 2: Farm labor panel, same except Anderson, Hector Abeytia, etc. Fresno.
Side 1: Interview with James Hoffa, KPIX, Sept. 3, 1961 3-3/4 IPS. Very low level, illegible, 1000 feet. Side 2: Hank Anderson
S.P. Convention, 600 feet Sept. 30, 1961. Additional writing on carton: Brussel sprouts, SB, SC, SM counties.
Side 1: SP convention, Fresno, farm labor panel, Sept. 30. 1961, Side 1: Anne Draper, (illegible) Bulbrulia, 1-7/8. Side 2:
Bill O'Rear, 3-3/4, 700 feet.
carton 36, folder 13
Northern California Area Council [Q]
Scope and Contents
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Northern California Area Council. Side 1: Ft. McCullough, Dep 2, 1961. Side 2: Report
by Anderson on NCAC with commentary by McCullough. Notes made. 3 3/4 IPS.
carton 36, folder 14
Norman Smith, U.S. Dept. of Labor Hearing [R]
Scope and Contents
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Side 1: Norman Smith, IIR, UC Berkeley, Aug 30, 1961; U.S. Dept. of Labor hearing on
Bracero Program, Sacramento, Feb. 1962. Mostly growers and Ellen. Side 2: Norman Smith, continued. U.S.D.L. hearings, growers,
continued. 3 3/4 IPS, 600 pt.
carton 36, folder 15
AWOC meeting and Closed Society, West [W]
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Closed Society, West. Anderson note on case: Very Important. AWOC meeting, Norman Smith,
Anne Draper, Anderson (Anderson note: Very laudatory intro), Stan Theater. Aug 4, 1961 3-3/4 IPS. Announcement of AFL-CIO
withdrawal, discussion of new structure. (Anderson note: I'm nominated!) Proposed steering committee instead adopted. Side
2: Continuation? KPFA marathon, May 1, 1969, includes commentary on "The Closed Society, West" (Anderson note: and my ad lib
b.s.). Reagan to Commonwealth Club regarding People's Park, June 13, 1969. Note: side 2 may have copyright issues.
carton 36, folder 16
Santa Cruz Filipinos [X]
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Santa Cruz Filipinos. Side 1: AWOC meeting, 1961 August 11, State Theater, 1-7/8 IPS.
Interview with Rudy Naclior (spelling?) et al, Santa Cruz, 1961 October. Side 2: Conclusion of Naclior, Marcos Tolentino,
Larry Itliong, 1961 October, 3-3/4 IPS.
carton 36, Folders 17-18
AWOC Strathmore Conference [I-I-2]
Scope and Contents
Two 7-inch reel sound recordings.
Agricultural Workers/Strathmore Conference-tape 4 (1) AWOC conference, McCullough in Spanish and English, (2) Someone playing
dulcimer and singing fok songs. 7-1/2 California 1963-64? 200ft.
Strathmore Conference, first day, Dec. 2, 1961. Side 1: Opening ceremonies, elections, Bill O'Rear, Larry Itliong. Side 2:
Hector Abeytia, Father McCullough, questions. Speed 3-3/4. Note: Tape removed from collection for mold remediation.
carton 36, folder 19
Father Donald McDonnell [K]
Scope and Contents
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Father Donald McDonnell, May 20, 1962. 3 3/4 IPS. Note: Tape removed from collection
for mold remediation.
carton 37, folder 1
Anne Draper and Ft. Thomas McCullough [T]
One 7-inch open reel sound recroding. Side 1: Anne Draper and Ft. Thomas McCullough, 1-7/8 IPS, 1200 feet. Side 2: Same, 800
carton 37, folder 2
Termination of the Bracero Program [D]
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. An Anderson talk for KPFA on termination of the Bracero Program. Packaging has two dates:
May 29, 1963 and recorded: June 10, 1963. Anderson notation: never broadcast? Note: Tape removed from collection for mold
carton 37, folder 3
Emma Gutherman and Testimony [S]
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Side 1: KRON program, "Braceros," Erich Fromm, 3-3/4 IPA. Side 2: Emma Gutherman, 1200',
7-1/2 IPA. Anderson note: Testimony somewhere? Note: Side 1 is copyright protected. This tape has been removed from the collection
for mold remediation.
carton 37, Folders 4-6
Father Thomas McCullough Interview [B1-B4]
Three 7-inch open reel sound recordings. A series of interviews of Father Thomas McCullough by Anderson for his KPFA-FM radio
carton 37, folder 7
Editor's forum and Southern Tenant Farmers Union. [N]
Scope and Contents
One 7-inch open reel sound recordings. Side 1: Editor's forum: Al Helmso, host; Harry Rasmussen; Maria Moreno; Clementine
Duluth; Channel 2, KTVU, May 17, 1964. 1000'. Side 2: KPFA Commentary, July 24, 1964, Southern Tenant Farmers Union. (superimposed
on Strathmore) 7 1/2 IPS.
carton 37, folder 8
Anderson, Mike and Sarah Smith Interview [Y]
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Claire Isaacs interviewing Mike and Sarah Smith and Anderson regarding F.D. in Arizona
alongside braceros. Domestic farm workers.
carton 37, folder 9
Juan Leandro de Cisneros Villa and Steve Zetterberg [5A]
One 5-inch open reel sound recording. Side 1: Interview with Juan Leandro de Cisneros Villa, Camp #1, Mandeville Island, San
Joaquin County, 1958 May 17. (Note: variable quality) 3-3/4 IPS. Side 2: Steve Zetterberg, 1958 September? Family, 1959 March.
Hand-written note on reel box: Only one side recorded (Cisneros). Print through still present.
carton 37, folder 10
UFWOC meeting [5B]
One 5-inch open reel sound recording. UFWOC meeting, etc. Side 1: Interviews with Zamora et al 1969 July 28, 1-7/8 IPS. UFWOC
meeting 1969 September 12. Side 2: UWOC meeting continued. Counter culture, 1-7/8 IPS. Moral evolution. 1969 December 17.
carton 37, folder 11
Parathion Tulare County [5C]
One 5-inch open reel sound recording. Parathion Tulare County, interviewed 1964, poisoned 1961. 7-1/2ips. Belongs to Harvey
carton 37, folder 12
Ft. Thomas McCullough and Marie DeCarli [5D]
One 5-inch open reel sound recording. Side 1: Ft. Thomas McCullough and Marie DeCarli, 1-7/8 IPS. Side 2: Dissonant, quartet
3-3/4 IPS. Ft. Thomas McCullough, Marie DeCarli, 1957, January 3, 1-7/8.
carton 37, folder 13
Citizens for Farm Labor Demonstration [5E]
One 5-inch open reel sound recording. Side 1: Citizens for Farm Labor demonstrations at White House Store, San Francisco,
1964 October 10, Harvest display. 3-3/4 IPS. Side 2: People's Park 1969 June 13, 1-7/8 IPS.
carton 37, folder 14
Ft. Thomas McCullough and Farm Worker Interviews [5F]
One 5-inch open reel sound recording. Side 1: Ft. Thomas McCullough testimonial dinner, 1961, 3-3/4 IPS, 300 feet. Side 2:
AWOC Louis Krainock's interviews with farm workers, 1961. 3-3/4 IPS.
carton 37, folder 15
Ft. Thomas McCullough and Anderson Speech [5G]
One 5-inch open reel sound recording. Side 1: Ft. Thomas McCullough testimonial dinner with Anderson speech, 1961. 3-3/4
IPS. Side 2: KQED Berkeley People's War, 1969 June 15. Mostly 1-7/8 IPS.
carton 37, folder 16
Fresno SP conference, Citizens for Farm Labor-UFWOC conference [5H]
One 5-inch open reel sound recording. Questionable contents. Notes read: Fresno SP conference? No Citizens for Farm Labor-UFWOC
conference, 1-7/8 IPS. Prisoner. 3-3/4 IPS.
carton 37, folder 17
Council Meeting [3A]
One 3-inch open reel sound recording. Council meeting.
carton 37, folder 18
Occupied Berkeley [3B and 3C]
1969 May 23
Two 3-inch open reel sound recordings. Tape #1: Occupied Berkeley, 1969 May 23. Tape #2: Occupied Berkeley.
carton 37, folder 19
William Mandel [3D]
One 3-inch open reel sound recording. Anderson note on reel box: I fouled up, Side A recorded later. It's William Mandel in
1960. Rebroadcast. Rest of side is Lois. Side B: More of Teach-in.
carton 37, folder 20
Ecology Teach-In [3E]
One 3-inch open reel sound recording. Ecology Teach-in #3.
carton 38, Folders 1-2
My Free University Farm Labor Class [C1-C2]
Two 7-inch open reel sound recordings. Titled My Free University Farm Labor Class. This tape has been removed from collection
for mold remediation.
carton 38, folder 3
Anderson on SNCC conference [L]
Scope and Contents
One 7-inch open reel sound recording. Anderson interviewed by EA re SNCC coference. "The Two-Way Road" 3 3/4 IPS. Note: Tape
removed from collection for mold remediation.
carton 38, Folders 4-12
Bracero Hearings, Imperial Valley OR_001-OR_009 [A1-A9]
Nine 7-inch open reel sound recordings. Titled by Anderson as "Bracero Hearings, Imperial Valley?" Notations on specific tapes:
A2 Brown; A3 Note argument at start; A5 Braceros, part used 1965; A8 Braceros, Veysey 1 cut. [Victor Vesey was an Imperial
Valley farmer and State Assemblyman] Note: Tape A9 removed from collection for mold remediation.
carton 38, folder 13
AWOC Conference, Ernest Lowe [CD.1]
Two compact discs. Titled: We will go on. Radio program produced by Ernest Lowe about the AWOC conference held in December
1961, in Strathmore, Calif. Gives background on conference. Includes narration by Lowe and audio clips from speakers, including
carton 38, folder 14
Maria Moreno, Editors Forum [CD.2]
One compact disc. Maria Moreno. Reel transfer. 1) Editors Forum; 2) KTVU May 17, 1964; 3) KPFA July 24, 1964. Copyright protected.
carton 38, folder 15
Bracero Interviews [CD.3]
One compact disc. Interviews with braceros, San Joaquin County, May 21-22, 1957. Note on CD: significant print-through.
carton 38, folder 16
Ernesto Galarza and Juan Cisneros Villa Interviews [CD.4]
One compact disc. Interviews with Ernesto Galarza and Juan Cisneros Villa. Track 1: Ernest Galarza, San Jose, Calif. December
23, 1956. Track 2: Galarza continued. Track 3: Juan Cisneros Villa, San Joaquin County, May 17, 1958. Note on CD: All tracks
have print-through, some parts audible.
carton 38, folder 17
Carlos Munoz [CASS.001]
1986 October 25
One audio cassette. Carlos Munoz, parts I and II.
carton 38, folder 18
Vangie Buell, Frank Bardacke, Rick Tejada-Flores [CASS.002]
One audio cassette. Side A: Vangie Buell on Pete Velasco (Dec. 1, 1995); Lois (Dec. 7); Frank Bardacke (Dec. 11). Side B:
Bardacke continue; Rick Tejada-Flores on Chavez Documentary (Dec. 11); Claire (Dec. 19).
carton 38, folder 19
Southwest Labor History Association [CASS.003-CASS.004]
Two audio cassette tapes. Southwest Labor History Association panel on organizing during the bracero period at San Francisco
State University. Carlos Munoz, Don Watson, and Bill Becker.
carton 38, folder 20
Anderson and Frank Bardacke [CASS.005]
1996 March 9
One audio cassette tape. Anderson and Frank Bardacke, parts I and II.
carton 38, folder 21
Marshall Ganz [CASS.006-CASS.008]
Three audio cassette tapes. CASS.006 Side A: Bruce Perry, Marshall Ganz interview of of Anderson, Part I; Side B: Marshall
Ganz, Part II. CASS.007 Side A and B: Marshall Ganz. CASS.088 Side A: Marshall Ganz, Side B: Marshall Ganz; Archie Green,
carton 38, folder 22
Origins of AWOC [CASS.009]
1996 October 27
One audio cassette tape. Sides A and B: Anderson on origins of the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC) at the
Bay Area Labor History Workshop at Don.
carton 38, folder 23
Dennis Valdez. Norma [CASS.010-CASS.011]
1998 August 2
Two audio cassette tapes. Dennis Valdez. Norma, Act II, Scene 3.
carton 38, folder 24
Bracerismo Panel [CASS.012]
One audio cassette tape. Sides A and B: Bracerismo panel.
carton 38, folder 25
Gonzalez interviews Anderson [CASS.13]
2004 January 30
One audio cassette tape. Sides A and B: Professor Gilbert G. Gonzalez interview of Anderson
Physical Description: 1.25 Cubic Feet(1 carton)
Arranged by format and then chronologically.
Video recordings in a variety of formats (8 mm film reels, video cassettes, and DVD). Subjects include braceros, AWOC Strathmore
conference, Podesta strike, NFWA pilgrimage, Pete Velasco, Vincent St. John's graveside event, and more.
carton 39, folder 1
Braceros, Podesta, Strathmore, NFWA Pilgrimage
1957, 1960-1961, 1966
One 8mm film reel. Farm Labor. 1) Braceros, 1957. 2) Podesta Strike, 1960. 3) Strathmore Conference, 1961. 4) National Farm
Workers Association pilgramage, 1966.
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Hiroshima Day, Civil Rights Day, Human Be-In, Digger Farm
One 8mm film reel. 1) Hiroshima Day, 1962. 2) Civil Rights Day, 1963. 3) Happening, September 1965. 4) Happening, January
1966. 5) Human Be-In, January 1967. 6) Digger Farm, Peace March, April 1967. 7) Draft protest at Tilden Park, October 1967.
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Two 8mm film reels. People's Park.
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Cutting Asparagus and Ft. McCullough
One 16mm film reel. Note on box: Cutting asparagus, Ft. Thomas McCullough.
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One video cassette. Velasco, Bash; J. M. Memorial; El Rancho; Dad's Day, Buckeye; and Pines Tarhill place.
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One video cassette. Pete Velasco, La Paz, Calif. June 8, 1991 (part 4 oral history). Other writing on cardboard sleeve.
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Becky London and Vincent St. John's Grave
One video cassette tape. Becky London, Oct. 31, 1991. Anderson's 64th birthday, December 14, 1991. Vincent St. John's grave,
December 24, 1991. May also include Anderson family and television program clips.
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Vincent St. John Graveside Ceremony
1992 June 21
One video cassette tape. Vincent St. John ceremony. Harlan County documentary. May contain copyright protected material.
carton 39, folder 9
One video cassette. Title on tape: Empalme segment.
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St. John, Labor Workshop, Archie Green
1992, 2001, 2008-2009
Three DVDS. 1) Event at Vincent St. John's gravesite. 2) Labor workshop, Prof. Gilbert Gonzalez honors Anderson. Contains
Anderson family events on first half. 3) Memorial for Archie Green.