Good Packaging Report, eds. The U.S. Tuna Industry, complimentary booklet of Star-Kist foods, Inc. Terminal Island, CA. 1963.
Halfhill, C.P. Birth of a Mighty Industry. Long Beach, CA: Halfhill Company, South Pacific Canning, June, 1951.
Pacific Fisherman’s Canned Fish Hand-i-Book, edition III, The Facts on Canned Seafoods, (no date).
The Star-Kist Story, company pamphlet, Starkist Foods, Inc., H.J. Heinz Co. (1962)
State of California, Department of Fish and Game: Marine Fisheries Branch, “Commercial Fish Catch of California for the Year.” (Sacramento: California State Printing Office) Fish Bulletin #57 “Commercial Fish Catch of California for the Years, 1936-1939.” Fish Bulletin #58 “Commercial Fish Catch of California for the Year, 1940.” Fish Bulletin #59 “Commercial Fish Catch of California for the Years, 1941-1942.” Fish Bulletin #67 “Commercial Fish Catch of California for the Years, 1945-1946.” Fish Bulletin #80 “Commercial Fish Catch of California for the Years, 1948-1949.” Fish Bulletin #86 “Commercial Fish Catch of California for the Years, 1950.”
State of California, Department of Fish and Game: Marine Fisheries Branch, “Purse Seines and Other Roundhaul Nets in California, 1951,” Fish Bulletin #81 (Sacramento: California State Printing Office, 1952).
Story of Tuna and the Star-Kist Tuna Company, company pamphlet, (no date).
“The Story of Tuna,” promotional pamphlet, Tuna Research Foundation, (no date).
“Tuna Technology Peaks in French Sardine’s New Plant,” Pacific Fisherman (Nov. 1952).
Gender and Women’s Studies
Armitage, Susan H. “From the Inside Out: Rewriting Regional History,” Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies 22, no. 3 (2001).
Gitelson, Joshua, “Populox: The Suburban Cuisine of the 1950s.” Journal of American Culture, vol. 15, issue 3, 1992.
Horowitz, Roger. “Where Men Will Not Work”: Gender, Power, Space, and the Sexual Division of Labor in America’s Meatpacking Industry, 1890-1990. Technology and Culture, Vol. 38, No. 1, Special Issue: Gender Analysis and the History of Technology. (Jan., 1997).
Neuhaus, Jessamyn. “The Way to a Man’s Heart: Gender Roles, Domestic Ideology, and Cookbooks in the 1950s.” Journal of Social History, vol. 32, No. 3 (Spring, 1999).
Scott, Joan E. “Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis. The American Historical Review, Vol. 91, No. 5 (Dec., 1986), 1053-1075.
“Topics of the Times.” New York Times, October 30, 1952:30.
Immigration and the Historiography of the American West.
Barkan, Elliott. “Turning Turner in His Head? The Significance if Immigration in Twentieth-Century American Western History,” New Mexico Historical Review 77, no. 1 (2002).
Barkan, Elliott. From All Points: America’s Immigrant West, 1870-1952 (Indiana Univ. Press, 2007)
Gerber, David. “Forming A Transnational Narrative: New Perspectives on European Migrations to the United States,” The History Teacher 35, no. 1 (2001).
Malone, Michael. “Beyond the Last Frontier: Toward a New Approach to Western American History.” The Western Historical Quarterly, Vol. 20, No. 4 (Nov., 1989) 409-427.
Worster, Donald. “True West, New West: Interpreting The Region’s History.” Western Historical Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 2 (Apr., 1987), 141-156.
Reverend Arthur Bartlett, “Islands of San Pedro,” San Pedro Bay Historical Society Shoreline XXIV, no.2 (1997): 27-35.
City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Dep’t Folk Arts Program and the San Pedro Centennial Committee. San Pedro Traditions Festival program, Feb. 12, 1989.
Parsons, Russ. “Cooking; Chasing the Wild Past; Off San Pedro’s Coast.” Los Angeles Times, Oct 15, 2003. http://articles.latimes.com/2003/oct/15/food/fo-sardine15
Nazor, N.S. “The Fisher Folk Preserve Balkan Customs.” Excerpted from The Fisherman’s Almanac, 1935.
Silka, Henry P. San Pedro, A Pictorial History (San Pedro, CA: San Pedro Bay Historical Society, 1984).
Taylor, David A, and John Alexander Williams. eds, “Old Ties, New Attachments: Folklife in the West,” in exhibit brochure, Italian-Americans in the West, Celebrating the Columbus Quincentenary 1492-1992.
Interview with Margie Falcone by Taran Schindler on 23 April 2008.
Interview with Goldeen Kaloper by Taran Schindler on 24 January 2008.
Interviews with Mary Oreb by Taran Schindler on 4 February 2008, 11 February 2008 and 4 April 2008.
Interview with Ernestine and Anthony Ursich by Taran Schindler on 7 February 2008.
Oral History Archives
Port of Los Angeles 100th Anniversary Oral History Project
Interview with Steve Cole
Interview with Matty Domancich
Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive at California State University Long Beach.
Terminal Island Issei/Nisei oral histories
Interview with Helen Rubello by Yukiko Hanawa on 10/12/1979.
Interview with Aiko Takeshita by Young-In Kim on 11/26/2001.
Los Angeles Public Library
Port of Los Angeles
San Pedro Bay Historical Society
Unions and Cannery Labor
Friday, Chris. “Competing Communities at Work.” In Over the Edge: Remapping the American West. Eds. Blake Allmendinger and Valerie Matumoto. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1998.
News-Pilot (San Pedro), 2 September 1950 News-Pilot (San Pedro), 30 April 1952 News-Pilot (San Pedro), 24 August 1953 News-Pilot (San Pedro), 2 September 1953 News-Pilot (San Pedro), 14 September 1956.
Peterson, Ann M. “Recollections of Andrea Gomez: Terminal Island Fish Cannery Employee and Union Organizer, 1924-1965. Thesis, Department of History, California State University, Long Beach, CA, 2005.
Ruiz, Vicki L. Cannery Women/Cannery Lives. (Univ. of New Mexico Press, 1987).
San Pedro History Project
Between Catch & Can: The Cannery Women of the Los Angeles Harbor, 1930-1960