Stories of Agriculture in the Pajaro Valley

California of the Past


Digital Storytelling


The Agricultural History Project and the Watsonville Public Library invite you to participate in the California of the Past Digital Storytelling Project. We are collecting stories of agricultural workers and their families for our California Agricultural Workers' History Center and as part of an online statewide project.

Stories created at the Watsonville Public Library


This project is funded by a grant from the California State Library. California of the Past is supported in whole or in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act administered in California by the State Librarian. Services are provided by the Media Arts Center of San Diego.

Narrator Start Time
Pat Johns 0:00
Celia Organista 2:35
Gaby Hernandez 9:24
Tony Madrigal 10:46
San Juana Reyes 30:51
Maria Elena Alcantar 34:27
Louie Leon 37:07
Jane Abbe Gregory 41:35
Yamato & Eiko Nishihara 46:47
Sunao Honda 49:19
Mas Hashimoto 54:29
Cesar Padilla 1:02:05
Esther Vasquez 1:04:11
Closing Credits 1:08:35