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Carlos Bulosan
Birth: Nov. 24, 1913
Ilocos, Philippines
Death: Sep. 13, 1956
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA

Writer, Poet, Political Activist. Born in a rural village in the Philippines, he became one of America's most prolific writers on pre-war social and economic injustice. A strong and firm believer in the American dream, he arrived in Seattle, Washington on July 22, 1930 at the age of 17. His belief in American society as a land of opportunity and equality among classes soon turned to disillusionment and bitterness. Faced with racial discrimination and brutality, he was forced to endure harsh and unhealthy work conditions. In 1936 he contracted tuberculosis, requiring two years of hospitalization. Based on his own personal life experiences, he became involved in organizing trade unions to protect Filipino workers during the mid 1930s. His actions soon drew the attention of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) resulting in blacklisting during the Joseph McCarthy anti-Communist era of the 1950s. He was the author of "America is in the Heart," "The Laughter of my Father," "The Cry and the Dedication," "Letter from America" and "Voice of Bataan." In 2004 the Carlos Bulosan Heritage Center was opened in Queens, New York, in recognition of his struggles and commitment to the Filipino people. He died from bronchopneumonia at the age 42. (bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) 
 
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Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Tenalquot
Record added: Oct 19, 2001
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Carlos Bulosan
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Carlos Bulosan
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
Carlos Bulosan
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
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