aasf Archives of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, St. Patrick’s Seminary,
Menlo Park, Calif.
Bia Records of the Bureau of Insular Aﬀairs, National Archives and
Records Administration, College Park, Md.
jewP James Earl Wood Papers, Manuscripts, Special Collections, Bancroft
Library, University of California, Berkeley
fanhs Manuscript, Ephemera and Photograph Archives, Stockton Chapter,
Filipino American National Historical Society
fohP Interviews, Filipino Oral History Project, Inc., Stockton, Calif.
Lhc Local History Collection, Cesar Chavez Central Library, Stockton,
nara National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
nPa fanhs Photograph Collection, Manuscripts, Personal, City, Organizational
and Subject Files, and documents, Demonstration Project for Asian
Americans, National Pinoy Archives, Filipino American National
Historical Society, Seattle, Wash.
rg Record Group
1. Vicente S. Roldan, “Filipinos Contributed to Stockton’s Economic Well- Being,”
Filipino carnival program, Stockton, Calif., 1937. See also Fred Cordova, “Stockton: From
Whence the San Joaquin Flows in the Wellspring of Filipino American History,” Hellman
Goldman Foundation Lecture, Haggin Museum, April 19, 1997, nPa fanhs.
2. Interview with Frank Perez by author. See also Perez’s weekly columns in the Phil-
ippine Examiner (1940s–1950s, Stockton, Calif.) and the Philippines Mail (1940s–1980s,
3. Frank Perez, “Mr. Little Manila,” Philippines Press USA 5, no. 5 (San Jose), August
4. Lillian Galedo, Laurena Cabanero, and Brian Tom, “Roadblocks to Community
Building: A Case Study of the Stockton Filipino Center Project” (Working Publication
No. 4, Asian American Research Project, University of California, Davis, 1970), 8.