An excerpt from a report on the geographical distribution and employments of Filipinos in America during the period 1940 to 1945.
This document was written by Trinidad Rojo, who was elected president of Cannery Workers And Farm Laborers Union Local Seven in October 1942. This brief cites statistics relating to the distribution of Filipinos in America. It also addresses many of the arguments made by salmon industry officials regarding demands from the union. Organizing efforts like the Cannery Workers And Farm Laborers Union were important predecessors to the United Farm Workers.