Filipinos in Washington, D.C. (Images of America Series)

Filipinos in Washington, D.C. (Images of America Series)

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by Rita Cacas, Lott Juanita Tamayo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0738566209

ISBN-13: 9780738566207

Pub. Date: 11/23/2009

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC


Filipinos arrived in the Washington, D.C., area shortly after 1900 upon the annexation of the Philippines to the United States. These new settlers included students, soldiers, seamen, and laborers. Within four decades, they became permanent residents, military servicemen, government workers, and community leaders. Although numerous Filipinos now live in the area,…  See more details below

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Filipinos arrived in the Washington, D.C., area shortly after 1900 upon the annexation of the Philippines to the United States. These new settlers included students, soldiers, seamen, and laborers. Within four decades, they became permanent residents, military servicemen, government workers, and community leaders. Although numerous Filipinos now live in the area, little is known about the founders of the Filipino communities. Images of America: Filipinos in Washington, D.C. captures an ethnic history and documents historical events and political transitions that occurred here.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738566207
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
11/23/2009
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,354,885
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 From U.S. Nationals to Capital Communities 9

2 Filipinos in the Washington, D.C., Workforce 35

3 Establishing D.C Filipino Communities 59

4 Building the Capital Beltway 83

5 Beyond the Beltway 95

6 Global Leaders for the 21st Century 115

7 Bibliography 127

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Filipinos in Washington, D.C. (Images of America Series) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Ryanland More than 1 year ago
I found this book to be a fascinating read. The history of the Filipino community in the DC area opened a new world of which I had been completely unaware. Great personal stories, and compelling family stories.