Credit: Filipino American National Historical Society
July 4, 1939. The card notes the Rizal Social Club of Stockton was "The only exclusive and air-conditioned stream-lined club in America!"
According to the last Census, there are nearly one and a half million Filipino-Americans living in California, mostly on the coast. But there was a time -- in the early 20th century when Filipinos came to work the fruit and produce fields of the Central Valley. Back then, downtown Stockton was home to a bustling "Little Manila." San Francisco State Associate Professor of History Dawn Mabalon wrote about it in her book "Little Manila is in the Heart." Reporter: Rachael Myrow