I am a man happy to exist at this moment... [note card, with penned message inside from a Filipino American fishery worker in Alaska]. Victor Jara.
I am a man happy to exist at this moment... [note card, with penned message inside from a Filipino American fishery worker in Alaska]

I am a man happy to exist at this moment... [note card, with penned message inside from a Filipino American fishery worker in Alaska]

San Francisco: SF NICH, [197-]. 4x5 inch four-panel card with portrait of the Chilean songwriter who had been killed by the Pinochet regime; the blank inside and the back have been filled with handwritten notes to a friend from a cannery worker (signed John) who was working for the season in Alaska.

The notes refer to working conditions and labor organizing efforts. "All the freezer workers are disgusted w/ conditions and harassment. At least 80% of the Fil. wkrs. are Ilocanos from Stockton area -- many honest forces among the manongs and youth..."

Cat.No: 207104

Price: $22.00