James Earl Wood Photograph Collection Relating to Filipinos in California, ca. 1929-1934

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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
1996

James Earl Wood Photograph Collection Relating to Filipinos in California, ca. 1929-1934

BANC PIC 1945.010--PIC

The Bancroft Library



University of California

Berkeley, California 1996
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    California Heritage Digital Image Access Project staff in The Bancroft Library and The Library's Electronic Text Unit
    Digital images processed by:
    The Library Photographic Service
    Finding aid completed:
    July 1995
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Collection Summary

Collection Title: James Earl Wood Photograph Collection Relating to Filipinos in California,
Date: ca. 1929-1934
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1945.010--PIC
Collector: Wood, James Earl, 1906-
Extent: 57 photographic prints & 5 postcards : black and white ; 9 x 14 cm. or smaller 65 digital objects
Repository: The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is available for use.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Copyright restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James Earl Wood collection of photographs relating to Filipinos in California, BANC PIC 1945.010, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Digital Representations Available

Digital representations of selected original pictorial materials are available in the list of materials below. Digital image files were prepared from selected Library originals by the Library Photographic Service. Library originals were copied onto 35mm color transparency film; the film was scanned and transferred to Kodak Photo CD (by Custom Process); and the Photo CD files were color-corrected and saved in JFIF (JPEG) format for use as viewing files.

Related Collections

Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS C-R 4
Title: Material concerning Filipinos in California, [collected ca. 1929-1934]

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The James Earl Wood Collection of Photographs Relating to Filipinos in California was received with Wood's collection of research materials on Filipinos in California, BANC MSS C-R 4. That collection was probably received by the library in 1945 through Paul S. Taylor.

Scope and Content

This collection of 57 photographs and 5 post cards was taken or acquired by James Earl Wood ca. 1929-1934 as part of his research for his master's thesis. The library does not hold a copy of the thesis. The collection includes photographs of buildings in Susanville, California; Filipino laborers; Filipinos and buildings, probably in Sacramento, California; workers' camps, and some unidentified portraits and group photos. Also included are postcards of lumber operations of the Red River Lumber Company in Susanville and Westwood, California, and one postcard of a group baptism, dated May 1924, and taken at Zamboangita, The Philippines.
The photographs are undated, and, except for the first group, uncaptioned. The present groupings have been established based on the developer's number on the verso of the prints. Groups of photographs that were developed at the same time have been kept together with the assumption that they were taken at the same time. This system does not apply to all of the photographs in the collection, since many do not bear numbers, especially those after number 44.

Container List

 

:1 Snapshots taken in Susanville: Depot in Susanville

 

:2 Snapshots taken in Susanville: Filipino Club House, Susanville

 

:3 Snapshots taken in Susanville: Dormitory, Susanville

 

:4 Snapshots taken in Susanville: Lengthwise view of dormitory, Susanville

 

:5 Snapshots taken in Susanville: Front of dormitory, Susanville

 

:6 Snapshots taken in Susanville: Rear of dormitory, Susanville

 

Snapshots taken in Susanville: Mexican home, Susanville

 

:9 Snapshots taken in Susanville: Gambling den, Susanville

 

:10 Snapshots taken in Susanville: Filipino Club, Susanville

 

:11 Snapshots taken in Susanville: Distant view of the dormitories, Susanville

 

:12 Snapshots taken in Susanville: Filipino and his home, Susanville

 

Snapshots of laborers and buildings, location unknown

 

:24 Snapshots of laborers and buildings, location unknown: Shows the Luzon Cafe

 

Snapshot of building, location unknown

 

:30 Snapshot of a ditch, location unknown

 

Snapshots of Filipinos in front of buildings: In front of Union Restaurant, 1206 3rd Street, Sacramento

 

:33 Snapshots of Filipinos in front of buildings: In front of a building number 1207 [3rd Street, Sacramento?]

 

:34 Snapshots of Filipinos in front of buildings: In front of a building number 1207 [3rd Street, Sacramento ?]

 

:35 Snapshots of Filipinos in front of buildings: In front of Manila Pool Hall, 309 [?] L Street

 

:36 Snapshots of Filipinos in front of buildings: View of Fujmi Hotel

 

:37 Snapshots of workers' camp:

 

Snapshots of workers' camp

 

Snapshots of men in front of unidentified building

 

Snapshots of agricultural laborers

 

Snapshots of unidentified individuals and groups

 

:56 Snapshot of United States Emmigration sign warning against strikers

 

Photographic postcards of lumber operations in Susanville and Westwood

 

:62 Photographic postcard of group baptized at Zamboangita, May 1924

 

:63 Copies of letters threatening Filipinos (originals in BANC MSS C-R 4 Box 2:18)

 

:64 Copies of letters threatening Filipinos (originals in BANC MSS C-R 4 Box 2:18)

 

:65 Copies of letters threatening Filipinos (ori ginals in BANC MSS C-R 4 Box 2:18)