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Series I: Personal Papers 1970-2018; undated

Scope and Contents

This series contains personal papers belonging to Florante Peter Ibanez and includes correspondence; birthday and thank you cards; Filipino Health and Community Services Day certificates; resumes; notebook and notes for Kanji, Hiragana, and Tagalog to English words and phrases; California State Library reference guide and Library Services Board oath; copies of presentations and speeches given by Ibanez for events at the Asian American Cultural Center and CSUDH celebration of Filipino American History month, and others; and an article about Ibanez entitled "Florante Peter Ibanez: Secret Asian Man".
box 15, folder 1

Correspondence, certificates, birthday cards 1970, 1972, 1987, 2001-2014

Scope and Contents

Includes thank you notes, birthday cards, letters of congratulations, Filipino Health and Community Services Day certificates, resumes, and other related documents
box 15, folder 2

Notebook and notes for Kanji and Hiragana to English; and Tagalog to English phrases undated

box 15, folder 3

Library Services Board- oath; California State Library reference guide 2014, 2018

box 15, folder 4

presentations, speeches, and an article about Ibanez 2010, 2011, 2014; undated


Series II: Subject File 1993-2020; undated

Scope and Contents

This series contains programs, flyers, brochures, articles, bibliographies, and ephemera regarding Filipino American events, organizations, musicians, film, theatre, literature, and exhibits. This includes material related to: Filipino American Library, Filipino American National Historical Society, Larry Itliong Day, Kababayan, Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture, Filipino-American Democratic Caucus, Philippine-American Los Angeles Democrats (PALAD), the UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association, Katipunan ng mga Demokratikong Pilipino (KDP), martial law, Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA), "The Debut" a film directed and co-written by Filipino American filmmaker Gene Cajayon, a play adaptation of "Dogeaters", and others. Other Asian American and Pacific Islanders events and organizations represented in this series include material related to the Manzanar Pilgrimage, Little Tokyo Historical Society, the Chinese American Museum, E Hula Mau, Visual Communications, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, UCLA Asian American Studies Center, Ho'olaule'a, and East West Players; as well as a few brochures and flyers related to libraries and archives such as Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, REFORMA, Librarians of Color, Archives Bazaar, Long Beach Historical Society, and others. This series is organized alphabetically by event, organization, or subject.
box 1, folder 1

Activism (general file) circa 2005; undated

Scope and Contents

This folder contains flyers, brochures, and programs related to activism events and organizations. This includes: "Magkaisa…Global Protest, No to Marcos Burial at Libingan Ng Mga Bayani"; "Serve the People 2.0 Community Social and Fundraiser"; "APALA Presents: Communities and Libraries Challenge Adversity Through Community Activism and Coalition Building"; Pilipino Workers Center; and others.
box 15, folder 5

AIDS- brochures, pamphlets, bracelet 1986-1988; undated

box 15, folder 6

Armed Forces (articles) 1970, 2016, undated

Scope and Contents

Includes articles entitled: "Philippine Scouts 26th Cavalry Ceremonial Mounted Unit to be in the Tournament of Roses 2017 Rose Parade"; "Veterans Who Never Came Home"; and others
box 1, folder 2, case 4, drawer 5

Art, Museums, Photography (general file) 1998; 2003-2014; 2019; undated

Scope and Contents

This folder contains flyers, programs, and brochures related to art and photography exhibits and installations, and museums and includes: Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum; ECHOspace.org; "Transcultural Pilgrim Three Decades of Work" by Jose Bedia; Toyota Automobile Museum; Gateway to Gold Mountain: The Angel Island Immigration Experience; National Hispanic Cultural Center; an article regarding a multimedia show and photography exhibit on Isabel Rosario Cooper; and others. Pacific Asia Museum exhibit poster is located in map case 4; drawer 5.
box 1, folder 3

Asians for Miracle Marrow Matches-benefit concert programs; invitations; brochures; newsletters 1999, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2011; undated

box 1, folder 4

Asian Pacific American Legal Center- flyers; brochures; anniversary dinner invitation and program; voter survey 1999, 2001, 2002, 2009; undated

box 1, folder 5

Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association- gala programs and invitation; souvenir program book; newsletters; pamphlets 2010-2012, 2015; undated

Related Materials

See "Librarians of Color; REFORMA" for more material related to library organizations. See "History and Archives" for material related to archival organizations and historical societies.
box 15, folder 7

Assembly Bills, Legislature- copy of Assembly Bill No. 123; press release regarding AB 420; article entitled "Chief Justice gets political in annual address to Legislature" 2005; 2013; 2017

box 1, folder 6

Benefits, Awards, and Anniversary events (general file) 1968, 1992, 1999-2017

Related Materials

See "Labor (articles)" Box 15, Folder 13 for articles relating to Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes.

Scope and Contents

This folder contains flyers and programs regarding benefit, award, and anniversary concerts, dinners, and other events. This includes: AADAP's 45th Anniversary Annual Benefit Concert; Lelo's Annual Awards Event; MANAA 10th Anniversary Awards Dinner; Kapwa Awards; Celebrate Aloha with the Larry Wong American Heritage Foundation; 63rd Independence Anniversary of Sri Lanka; Sinaitenians of California, Inc. Inauguration and Grand Ball; Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes remembrance events; and others.
box 1, folder 7, box 11

Books and Literary Events (general file) 1997-2019; undated

Scope and Contents

This folder contains flyers and marketing material regarding books and book events. This includes: "Empire of Funk Hip Hop and Representation in Filipina/o America"; "Transparent Colors: Filipino-American Watercolorists"; "At America's Gates"; Workshop Panel of Local Filipino American Community Histories Authors; Men Reading Women's Writings; Pasadena Public Library's One City, One Story; "Women Against Marcos....Stories of Filipino and Filipino American women who fought a dictator" by Mila De Guzman; and others. An oversized poster for Asian American Literary Review symposium is located in Box 11.
box 1, folder 8

Brochures (general file) undated

Scope and Contents

This folder contains brochures for the City of Carson, City of Westminster, Asian Garden Mall, Pacific Asian Alcohol Program, Constitution of the United States, and American Cancer Society
box 1, folder 9

Carlos Bulosan- Carlos Bulosan Symposium; brochure; memorial exhibit postcards 1999; 2006

box 1, folder 10

Chinese American Museum newsletter, flyers, book reception invitation, family history scrapbook; Chinese-American Museum of Chicago brochure; Organization of Chinese Americans newsletters 2004, 2005, 2010, 2017, 2018; undated

Related Materials

For "Roots. Asian American Movements in Los Angeles" zine see Box 7, Folder 11.
box 15, folder 8

Communities (articles) 1999, 2003, 2014; undated

Scope and Contents

articles related to Filipino communities in Louisiana and Los Angeles; and Pilipino immigration
box 1, folder 11

Conferences, Conventions, and Summits (general file) 1972-1977, 2003-2019

Scope and Contents

This folder includes programs and flyers for APALA National Convention; APIASF Higher Education Summit; Filipino Mental Health Well-Being Summit; Pacific Islander Higher Education Conference; National Empowerment Conference; West Coast Confederation of Filipino Students; Kauumpisa Laang (Only the Beginning); Serve the People; and others.

Conditions Governing Use

L.A. County Youth Employment Program parental consent forms are restricted from public use.
box 1, folder 12

County of Los Angeles Public Library- ethnic resource centers brochure; Filipino American Heritage Month program and event flyers 2001, 2012, 2015

box 1, folder 13, case 4, drawer 5

Cultural Events (general file) 2003, 2005-2018; undated

Scope and Contents

This folder contains flyers and programs related to events that feature musicians, dancers, comedians, actors, and other artists. Events include: "# I Am Asian American"; "TFCU Talks Carson Rise Up", "First Fridays", and others. "Isuda Ti Immuna" (They Who Were First) a historical drama with dances and music about the first Filipinos in America [poster] located in map case 4, drawer 5
box 15, folder 9

Culture and Identity (articles) 1970-1972; 2004-2005; 2014-2015; 2019

Scope and Contents

Includes articles related to Filipino identity; language; culture; as well as performances, writers, actresses; and other related topics.
box 1, folder 14

The Debut- book; flyers 2001, 2009, 2014

box 15, folder 10

Discrimination- articles; flyer 1974, 1989; undated

Scope and Contents

Includes articles and flyer regarding Aida Dimaranan case; Queen of Angels Hospital; and Filipino nurse graduates
box 1, folder 14

Dogeaters- programs, flyers, and fan for theatrical play 2004, 2007; undated

box 15, folder 11, box 11

Victoria "Vicki' Taylor Manalo Draves- essay; photocopy of an image and brief article circa 1993; circa 2010

box 1, folder 15

East West Players- theatre programs; theater for youth activity guide 2000, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2016, 2019

box 1, folder 16

Education (general file) 1971, 2001, 2005, 2014, 2015; undated

Scope and Contents

This folder includes documents related to Philippine Studies programs; Loyola Marymount course descriptions; UCI Asian American Studies program; L.A. Filipino Cultural School non-profit program newsletter and article; letter from Royal F. Morales to Dr. Franklin Odo regarding inadequate portrayal of Filipino-Americans in text books.
box 1, folder 17

E Hula Mau- programs; flyers 2004, 2006, 2012, 2014, 2015

box 15, folder 12

Far West Conventions- correspondence, paper authored by Ibanez entitled "The Phenomena and the Politics of the Filipino People's Far West Convention: 1970s-1980s", essay, luncheon program, programming 1977; 2003; undated

box 1, folder 18

Fashion (general file) undated

Scope and Contents

This folder contains flyers and advertisements for Filipino themed and owned clothing and jewelry companies
box 1, folder 19-20

Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture- programs, flyers 1994-2016

box 1, folder 21

Festivals (general file) 2004-2018

Scope and Contents

This folder includes programs and flyers for festivals such as: Historic Filipinotown; The New LATC opening festival; Tallships Festival; 7th Annual Autumn Festival; 37th Annual Tet Festival; Philippine Independence Day; 15th Annual Pacific Islander Festival "Wa Kuk Wa Jimor- Voyage of Unity"; and others.
box 1, folder 22

FilAm Arts- brochures, flyers, program, articles 2000, 2002, 2008, 2009, 2015, 2016 undated

box 1, folder 23

Filipino American Library- brochures and flyers; gala programs; DVD 2002-2008; undated

box 2, folder 1

Filipino American National Historical Society- conference programs, newsletters, flyers 1990, 1994, 1996, 2002, 2004-2006, 2010, 20121

box 2, folder 2

Filipino American History Month- flyers; "Philippine National Day, June 9, 1979 Washington D.C." [flyer] June 9, 1979; 2012; 2013; 2015; undated

box 2, folder 3

"Filipinos in Carson and the South Bay", "Filipinos in Ventura County" (Arcadia books)- flyers 2009; 2011

box 2, folder 4

Filipino Street Art Project- postcards undated

box 2, folder 7, box 11

Film (general file) 1950; 2006-2017; undated

Scope and Contents

This folder contains flyers and programs related to films and includes: The Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival; Lumpia; The Delano Manongs; Forbidden City U.S.A.; Cavite; Hang Loose; A Song for Ourselves; and others. Oversized poster for ""American Guerrilla in the Philippines" is located in Box 11.
box 2, folder 8

Food and Restaurants (general file) 2007, 2016, 2020, undated

Scope and Contents

This folder contains flyers; menus; and articles for food events and restaurants serving Asian and Pacific Islander cuisines.
box 2, folder 9

Funerals and Celebrations of Life (general file) 2011, 2012, 2014

Scope and Contents

Programs for LaVerne Abrencia Wightman; Albert Anthony "Al" or "Sonny" Bitonio; Sumi Sevilla Haru; Helen "Auntie Helen" Summers Brown; Yuri Kochiyama.
box 2, folder 10

Hawaiian Culture (general file) 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005

Scope and Contents

This folder contains Hawaiian Inter-club Council of Southern California programs for Ho'olaule'a; Hawaiian song lyrics; "American Aloha Hula Beyond Hawai'i" (brochure for documentary); "Hula Halau 'O Lilinoe a me Na Pua Me Kealoha" 20th birthday celebration program.
box 2, folder 11, box 11

History and Archives (general file) 2004-2016; 2018

Scope and Contents

This folder includes programs, flyers, and brochures for historical societies, archival events and projects, and repositories. This includes: Archives Bazaar; Cambodian Community History and Archive Project; Southeast Asian Archive University of California, Irvine; Palos Verdes Library District Local History Center; Him Mark Lai digital archive project; "Remember and Reclaim: A Stockton California Filipino American History" calendar (located in Box 11); Carson Historical Committee meeting agenda, and others.
box 2, folder 12

International Association of Lion Club- programs, brochures, newsletters 2001-2004

box 2, folder 13

Larry Itliong Day, City of Carson Filipino American History Month- programs flyers 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018; undated

Related Materials

See "Labor (articles)" for more material regarding the Delano Grape Strike, Box 15, Folder 13.

Scope and Contents

Also includes flyers and brochures regarding 1965 Delano Grape Strike, and the Delano Manongs; and a Larry Itliong biography.
box 2, folder 14

Japanese American Organizations (general file) 2005, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017

Related Materials

See "Manzanar" folder for Manzanar Pilgrimage and other material related to Manzanar.

Scope and Contents

This folder contains flyers, brochures, newsletters, and magazines regarding Densho; Go for Broke; Japanese American National Museum; Little Tokyo Historical Society; and Japanese American Cultural and Community Center.
box 2, folder 15

Kababayan- programs for conference, anniversary gala, cultural night, and other events; brochures 2001-2004; undated

box 2, folder 16

Katipunan Ng Mga Demokratikong Pilipinos (KDP)- flyers for panels and book launch for "A Time to Rise"; book project booklet; "A Brief on Andres Bonifacio [essay] 1998; 2017-2018; undated

box 15, folder 13

Labor (articles) 1971-1976; 1981; 2011; undated

Related Materials

For more material related to the 1965 Delano Grape Strike see "Larry Itliong Day" folder Box 2, Folder 13. For more material related to Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes see "Benefits, Awards, and Anniversary events (general file)" Box 1, Folder 6.

Scope and Contents

Includes articles related to farm labor; United Rubber Workers; 1965 Delano Grape Strike; Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes; and Proposition 14.
box 2, folder 17

Lectures, Meetings, and Workshops (general file) 1994, 2011, 2013-2014, undated

Scope and Contents

This folder includes flyers for lectures, workshops, and meetings such as: Panama Foundation lecture on a Philippine Document from 900 AD; Echo Park Library Community Group agenda; "Pilipino Origins" historical workshop; "Embracing the Changes: Diversity and Global Vision in a Digital Age"; Asian American Writers' Workshop; and others.
box 2, folder 18

Librarians of Color; REFORMA- conference program and flyers 2011, 2012, 2018

Related Materials

See "Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association" folder for documents related to that association. See "History and Archives" for material related to archival organizations and historical societies.
box 2, folder 19

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Fest- flyers; programs 2008, 2011-2020

box 2, folder 20

Manzanar  2015, 2016, 2018, 2019; undated

Related Materials

See "Japanese American Organizations" for material related to Go for Broke, Little Tokyo Historical Society, and Japanese American National Museum

Scope and Contents

Includes programs, booklets, and other material regarding the annual Manzanar pilgrimage, Manzanar Committee Student Awards Program, Manzanar Junior Ranger Activity Book, and Manzanar History Association News.
box 15, folder 14

Martial Law and Marcos- articles, and Taliba news publication 2010, 2016; undated

box 2, folder 21

Music (general file) 2005-2019; undated

Scope and Contents

This folder contains flyers and programs for concerts and release parties including: The Asia America Symphony Orchestra; Asian American Jazz Festival; Filipinas Chorale USA and the Cherubs; and others.
box 2, folder 22

Organizations (general file) 2003, 2008, 2019; undated

Scope and Contents

This folder contains mostly brochures for organizations, groups, and centers including: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Asian American Cultural Center; Youth Unite!; Pilipino Workers Center; Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center; San Gabriel Valley Asian-Pacific Islander PFLAG; Justice for Filipino American Veterans; Hollywood Foreign Press Association; Manilatown Heritage Foundation; Southern California Pilipinx American Student Alliance; Goodyear Blimp; and others.
box 2, folder 23

Newsletters (general file) 1973, 2003, 2007, 2016

Scope and Contents

Includes: "International Drop-in Center" Newsletter (1973); "Proofs" Studio for Southern California History (2007); "California Libraries" (2003); "Rice Paper" (2016)
box 15, folder 15

Pilipino American Community Committee on Education (PACCOE)- brochure entitled "High School Dropouts Myth or Reality?" circa 1980

box 15, folder 16

Pilipino American Network and Advocacy- flyer; program for "Maximizing the Utilization of our Community Resources November 4, 1989; undated

box 2, folder 24

Pinoy Visions- programs 2005-2006

box 14, folder 1

Politics: National Democratic Council of Asian and Pacific Americans (NDCAPA)- reports, resolutions, programming 1987-1988

Conditions Governing Use

Membership lists are restricted from public use.
box 14, folder 2-4

Politics: Filipino-American Democratic Caucus- programs, membership application, conference programs, by-laws, documents related to conference logistics, and other related documents 1987-1989; 1992

Conditions Governing Use

Membership lists are restricted from public use.
box 14, folder 5-6

Politics: Philippine-American Los Angeles Democrats (PALAD)- membership forms; membership lists; event flyers; memorandums; meeting agendas; press releases; constitution and by-laws; newsletters; and other related documents 1987-1993

Scope and Contents

This folder also contains a few documents regarding Filipino-American Optometrists Association of Southern California; and Filipino Data Processors.

Conditions Governing Use

Membership lists and forms are restricted from public use.
box 14, folder 7

Politics- Voting and Elections 1979; 1988-1992; undated

Scope and Contents

This folder contains documents relating to voting and elections such as campaign flyers and mailers; census brochures and an article; material related to the Asian Pacific American Voter Registration Project and Los Angeles County Democratic Party; precinct data; voter registration; and other related documents.

Conditions Governing Use

Personal information related to voter registration is restricted from public use.
box 2, folder 25

Politics (general file) 2012, 2017, 2018, 2020

Scope and Contents

This folder includes mostly election flyers for Kenneth Mejia, Warren Furutani, and Gina Lopez Alexander
box 16, folder 6

Postcards (general file) 1984; undated

Scope and Contents

This folder includes unused postcards with images of New Orleans; The Asian American Comparative Collection at University of Idaho; Angel Island State Park; and Alvarado Project, Wing Luke Asian Museum.
box 2, folder 27

Religion (general file) 1998; 2005

Scope and Contents

This folder contains two programs "Filipino Christian Church 65th Anniversary 1933-1998"; and "Celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation" at St. Philomena Catholic Community, Carson, CA.
box 2, folder 28

Jose P. Rizal- brochure, unveiling ceremony program, third annual Rizal Day program 2015; undated

box 15, folder 17, box 16, folder 1

Resources (general file) 1955-2008; undated

Scope and Contents

This folder includes "Chronology of Filipinos in America Pre-1898"; Philippines regions and provinces map; Middle East and Islamic Studies reading list; list of newspapers on microfilm at the Asian Pacific Resource Center; the Philippine Collection at the Newberry Library article; bibliographies for Pilipino Awareness, "Asians in Latin America" (2000); "Pilipino America at the Crossroads" (1998); and "A History Reclaimed: An Annotated Bibliographies of Chinese Language Materials on the Chinese of America" (1986); and other documents.
box 3, folder 1

Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA)- annual report, benefit dinner programs, brochures 1984, 1992, 1999-2016


SIPA (personal file) 1918, 1970-1972, 1976, 1979, 1989; undated


Material taken directly from folder entitled "SIPA"

Scope and Contents

This folder includes articles; meeting agendas; training workshop documents; calendar; FWC LA Delegation minutes; flyers; and other documents.

Conditions Governing Use

SIPA Roster, 1972 is restricted from public use.
box 3, folder 2

SIPA Board Manual 1998-1999

box 3, folder 3

Sporting Events and Fundraisers (general file) 1987, 2007, 2012, 2013, 2015

Scope and Contents

This folder contains flyers for AIDS/LIFECYCLE; TRI Carson; Tour De Carson; 1st Annual "Tulong Sa Bayan" 5k victory run program; and O2 Breathe Walk.
box 3, folder 4

Television, Radio, Print (general file) 2005, 2010, 2011, 2019, 2020; undated

Scope and Contents

This folder contains flyers, programs, and brochures related to television, radio, and print advertisements and events. This includes: This Filipino American Life podcast, Flip Magazine, imagineasian tv, Asian Americans (PBS show), LA Press Freedom Week, and others.
box 3, folder 5

Theatre (general file) 1998; 2006-2019; undated

Scope and Contents

This folder contains programs and flyers for various theatre performances such as: Letters to a Student Revolutionary, Golden Tongues 2, Vera Cruz: A musical play about the life of labor leader Philip Vera Cruz, The Romance of Magno Rubio, and others.
box 3, folder 6

Tours (general file) 2014; undated

Scope and Contents

This folder contains flyers for San Francisco Filipino American History Tour, and Filipino American Community Tour of Los Angeles
box 3, folder 7

UCLA Asian American Studies Center- brochures, reports, flyers 1991, 1998, 2007, 2008, 2017, 2019, 2020; undated

box 4, folder 1

UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association- benefit programs, flyers, brochures 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2018; undated

box 4, folder 2

Vagina Monologues: Filipinas 2010 Until the Violence Ends- programs; flyers April 25, 2010

box 4, folder 3

Visual Communications- programs, brochures, flyers 2000, 2001-2005, 2007; undated

box 4, folder 4

Water Is Rising: Music and Dance amid Climate Change- programs and flyers 2011


Series III: Publications 1949-2019; undated

Scope and Contents

This series contains issues of newspapers and magazines related to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and includes: Gidra; Ang Katipunan; Filipinas; Heritage, Magazine of Filipino Culture, Arts and Letters and the Filipino American Experience; Aloha, the Magazine of Hawaii; Filipino Martial Arts; and others. This series is arranged alphabetically by publication name.

Separated Materials

Books and bound periodicals that were donated as part of this collection have been separated from the archival collection and will be catalogued separately.
box 8, folder 1

American Indian Spring 2010

box 10

Ang Katipunan, Vol. 5, No. 19; September 1979; Vol. VIII, No. 19 October 16-31, 1978; September 1979; November 1-15, 1981

box 8

Asian Community Times, Special Fall 1992 Issue Fall 1992

box 8, folder 1

Asian Enterprise April/May- November/December 2000

box 10

Asian Family, Vol. 2, No. 6 August 1973

box 8, folder 1

The Atlantic April 1992

box 8, folder 2

Aloha, the Magazine of Hawaii June 1980, June 1981, June 1983

box 8, folder 3

Balik Bayan August-September 2012

box 8, folder 3

Catamaran, Vol. 2 2004

box 8, folder 3

Change, the Magazine of Higher Learning November/December 1989

box 8, folder 3

CharacterMedia April/May 2020

box 8, folder 4

Dialogue, the Magazine of the Asian American Arts Alliance Spring/Summer 2000

box 8, folder 4

Discovering Pinoys, Vol.2, Issue 4 2006

box 10

The Dispatcher, Vol. 70, No. 2 February 2012

box 8, folder 4

East West Perspectives Fall 1980, Spring 1981

box 10

Eh Kasi Pinoy , Vol. 1 July 2006

Language of Material: Filipino; Pilipino.
box 10

FILAM TV July-September 2012

box 8, folder 4

1st Filipino Infantry, Vo. 2, No. 3 no date undated

box 11

FLIP, Premiere Issue 1996

box 8, folder 4

Forum Asia Magazine, Vol. 1, Number 3 August 2002

box 8, folder 5

Filipino Martial Arts Vol. 1, No. 3; Vol. 2, No. 2; Vol. 4, No. 1 and 4 1998, 1999, 2002

box 8, folder 5

Filipina Women's Network 2005; 2012

box 8, folder 6

Filipinas  March, May, July, August 1998; April, September, October- December 2000

box 8, folder 7

Filipinas  January-March, May, November, December 2002

box 8, folder 8

Filipinas  February, April, July, August, September, October, December 2003

box 8, folder 9

Filipinas  January, March-July, September-November 2004

box 8, folder 10

Filipinas  February, April, May-August, October, December 2005

box 8, folder 11

Filipinas  January, September-December 2006; October-November 2008; February, November 2009

box 8, folder 12

Giant Robot, Issue 21 2001

box 10

Gidra February, May, July-October, December 1981; February, May, June, July, September-November 1972; September, October, December 1973; February 1974; April 1974; Summer 2001

box 8, folder 12

Graduate Quarterly, News and Information for UCLA Graduate Students, Vol. 13, No. 2 Winter 2004; Reprinted November 2009

box 8, folder 12

Hawaii Island Guide March 1983

box 8, folder 12

Hawaii Magazine January/February 2004

box 9, folder 1

Heritage, Magazine of Filipino Culture, Arts and Letters and the Filipino American Experience; Vol IV, No. 2; Vol. V, No. 1, 3; Vol. VIII, No. 1; Vol. IX, No. 4; Vol. X, No. 1; Vol. X, No. 2; Vol. X, No. 4 June 1990; March, September 1991; March 1994; Winter 1995; Spring, Summer, Winter 1996

box 8, folder 12

Image, Organization of Chinese Americans Fall 2003

box 10

International Examiner, The Journal of the Northwest Asian American Communities, Vol. 30, No. 18 September 17-30, 2003

box 8, folder 12

Jeepney, Vol., 2, No. 1; Vol. 2, Issue 3, 4; Vol, 3, Issue 1 circa 2009-2010

box 8, folder 12

KoreAM Journal, Vol, 21, No. 1 January 2010

box 10

LA Weekly August 10-16 2007; February 3-9, 2017

box 11

Life Magazine May 16, 1949; October 24, 1960

box 10

Los Angeles Downtown News, Vol. 42, No. 10 March 11, 2013

box 11

Los Angeles Philippine News, Year 27, No. 10 November 11-17, 1987

box 11

Los Angeles Times, Special Supplement. "Filipino Life" July 27, 1989

box 9, folder 2

Multicultural Review, Vol, 15, No. 4 Winter 2007

box 9, folder 2

MyBarong.com  undated

box 9, folder 2

Noodle, Premiere Issue Fall 2002

box 9, folder 2

Ohana, The Aloha Connection November/December 2000

box 9, folder 2

Pacific Ties, UCLA's Asian/Pacific Newsmagazine May/June 1982 (photocopy); Vol, 25, Issue 1; Vol. 26, Issue 3; Vol. 27, Issue 3 May/June 1982; November 2001; Spring 2003; Spring 2004

box 11

Philippine News, Los Angeles Edition March 15-21, 1995

box 9, folder 2

PINAYtration, Issue #5 October 21, 2000

box 9, folder 2

Rice, The Premier Asian-American/Pacific Rim Magazine September 1988

box 9, folder 3

SaMoana Magazine, Vol. 1, Issues 2 and 4 July/August/September 2003

box 9, folder 3

Salamin, A Magazine of Filipino-American Art and Culture, Summer 2013 Summer 2013

box 9, folder 3

SHO, LA's Asian and Pacific Islander Arts and Entertainment Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 1 May 1992

box 9, folder 3

Tayo Literary magazine, Issues 1 and 5 2009

box 9, folder 3

Transpacific January/February 1991; March/April 1991; May/June 1991; July/August 1991; September/October 1991

box 9, folder 4

V Diaries, March 2005; Summer 2006; 5th Anniversary Issue; 6th Anniversary Issue March 2005; Summer 2006; 2008; 2009

box 9, folder 4

Wasabi Vol. 2 Issue 4 October/November 2019

box 9, folder 4

Westways Magazine May/June 2001

box 9, folder 4

Wilson Quarterly Summer 2006

box 9, folder 4

Yolk, Vol.1 No. 1; Vol. 2, No. 3 1994; 1995

box 10

[publication title missing; pages missing] "Interview with two Pilipino Political Prisoners" circa 1972


Series IV: Reports, Essays, Course Readers, and Other Published Material 1953-2010; undated

Scope and Contents

This series contains reports, proceedings, essays, poems, manga, zines, yearbooks, course readers, calendar and cultural guides, and other published material mostly related to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. This includes: Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, Calendar and Cultural Guide; and material related to martial law in the Philippines, the Philippine-American War, Philippine music, and communities. Also included in this series is an Official African American Museums and Cultural Galleries Directory (1991); and "African American Heritage Month, Calendar and Cultural Guide" (2020). This series is arranged chronologically.
box 4, folder 5

Northern Luzon Athletic Association Meet, official program January 25-31, 1953

box 4, folder 6

Songs and Poems (general file) 1953, 1964, 1973, 1979, 1992; undated

Scope and Contents

Includes "Philippine Folk Dances" Volumes 2 and 3 by Francisca Reyes Aquino; "Christmas Caroling Fundraiser Pasko" (Christmas carols); National Institute of Philippine Arts Song Hits; poems; other folk songs.
box 4, folder 7

"The Miseducation of the Filipino" by Renato Constantino. Reprint from the "Weekly Graphic" June 8, 1966

box 4, folder 8

Filipino Community of Los Angeles Harbor Area 20th Anniversary Souvenir Year Book December 13, 1969

box 4, folder 9

"The Philippines Another Vietnam?" An address given at the Community Church of Boston, New England Life Hall by Daniel Boone Schirmer; "Philippines the Next Vietnam" February 11, 1973; undated

box 4, folder 9

"The Philipino American" Los Angeles Commission on Human Relations undated

box 4, folder 10

"The Philippine-American War of 1899-1902 and the Present Philippine Martial Regime" by Daniel Boone Schirmer, Ph.D. February 3, 1974


Lecture to commemorate the 75th year of the outbreak of the Fil-Am war, delivered at the McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago Illinois
box 4, folder 7

"People's War in the Philippines" published by the Katipunan ng mga Demokratikong Pilipino (KDP) August 1974

box 4, folder 10

"U.S. Military Bases in the Philippines Do They Serve the Philippine National Interest?". Published by Anti-Martial Law Coalition (Philippines) January 1977

box 5, folder 1

"A Brief History of the 1st Filipino Infantry by Simeon Amor, Jr. 1981 Historian in Reunion. Sponsored by the Hawaii Filipino Veterans Club circa 1981

box 5, folder 2

"The Official African American Museums and Cultural Galleries Directory", Willie E. Box Jr. and Associates 1991

box 4, folder 7

"The Wash" by Philip Kan Gotanda. Dramatic Play Service Inc. 1991

box 5, folder 3

"Dawn of Philippine Freedom. A Scrapbook Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Philippines" 1995

box 5, folder 4

"A Forum on The President's Initiative on Race Implications for California, Proceedings" University of California, Irvine November 15, 1997

box 5, folder 5

"On Jose Garcia Villa and Jose Rizal" and "On Carlos Bulosan and Sikolohiyang Pilipino" by E. San Juan, Jr. 1997; 2005; 2006; 2009

Scope and Contents

"On Jose Garcia Villa and Jose Rizal" contains three essays: "Jose Garcia Villa: Vicissitudes of Neocolonial Art-Fetishism and the 'Beautiful Soul' of the Filipino Exile"; "Introduction to Rizal: Toward a Re-Interpretation"; "Rizal in the U.S.A.". "On Carlos Bulosan and Sikolohiyang Pilipino" contains three essays: "Toward a Decolonizing Indigenous Psychology in the Philippines: Introducing Sikolohiyang Pilipino"; "Historicizing Carlos Bulosan: Toward a Critique of Ethnic Canon Formation in the Multicultural Archive"; "Remarks for Bulosan Symposium"
box 5, folder 6

"Lupa Tubig Hangin Apoy" Mga Bagong Tula ni E. San Juan Jr. undated

Language of Material: Filipino; Pilipino.
box 5, folder 7

"SushiGirl", #1. Created by Stu Levy, written and illustrated by Tavicat 1999

box 6, folder 1

"The State of Asian Pacific America, Transforming Race Relations, A Public Policy Report". Edited by Paul M. Ong 2000

box 5, folder 8

"Vietnamese Americans: Lessons in American History, an Interdisciplinary Curriculum and Resource Guide". Vietnamese American Curriculum Project Committee, Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance 2001

box 6, folder 2

"Backlash Final Report. 2001 Audit of Violence Against Asian Pacific Americans", 9th Annual Report. Asian Pacific American Legal Consortium 2001

box 6, folder 3

"An Untold Triumph", viewers and teachers guide June 2003

box 6, folder 4

"Special Registration Discrimination and Xenophobia as Government Policy" A report from the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund January 2004

box 6, folder 5

Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, Calendar and Cultural Guide, Department of Cultural Affairs City of Los Angeles 2004; 2005; 2007

box 6, folder 6

Education 253G Asian and Pacific Islander Americans and Education; Dr. Jennifer A. Yee Department of Education UCLA. Course reader. Fall 2005

box 6, folder 7

History 191D/201H Asian American Culture, Cuisine, and Economy; Professor Valerie J. Matsumoto. Course reader Winter 2006

box 6, folder 8

"Asian American Compass. A Guide to Navigating the Community", 3rd Edition. 2006

box 7, folder 1

"Towards a Community Agenda: A Survey of Workers and Residents in Koreatown, Los Angeles". A report prepared by the Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance in association with the DataCenter April 2007

box 7, folder 2

"Manga/Anime 101" Viz Media 2007

box 7, folder 3

Asian American Yearbook 2007/2008 (4th edition); 2009/2010 (6th edition) 2007/2008; 2009/2010

box 7, folder 4

Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, Calendar and Cultural Guide, Department of Cultural Affairs City of Los Angeles 2008; 2010

box 7, folder 5

40 Years of Ethnic Studies at UCLA. Compiled and edited by Claudia Mitchell-Kernan, Vice Chancellor Graduate Studies and Dean, Graduate Division circa 2009

box 7, folder 6

"Diagnosing and Analyzing Flawed Investigations: Abu Ghraib as a Case Study". By Keith Rohman. Penn State International Law Review, Volume 28, Number 1 Summer 2009

box 7, folder 7

"The State of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Education in California". Prepared for the Honorable Mike Eng September 2010

box 7, folder 8

Asian American Center for Advancing Justice "A Community of Contrasts, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in California" 2013

box 7, folder 9

"Asian American and Pacific Islander Leaders for Hilary", training session manual March 29, 2016

box 7, folder 10

"The Color of Wealth in Los Angeles". Duke University Research Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality, The Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy at the New School, and UCLA Asian American Studies Center 2016

box 7, folder 11

"Roots. Asian American Movements in Los Angeles", Zine. 2017


in conjunction with Roots: Asian American Movements 1968-80s at the Chinese American Museum January 19-2017-June 11, 2017
box 7, folder 12

African American Heritage Month, Calendar and Cultural Guide, presented by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs 2020

box 7, folder 13

The Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council, 40th Anniversary Report undated

box 7, folder 14

ASAM 362: Filipino American Experiences course reader undated

box 12-13

Series V: T-Shirts 1984, 1985, 1987, 1991, 1999, 2000, 2008; undated

Scope and Contents

This series contains t-shirts featuring images of Filipino organizations and events; as well as for fundraisers, elections, unions, political movements, and others. This includes: Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture; Philippine National Day; Stop U.S. War Against Nicaragua, NICA Task Force; Jesse L. Jackson for President; Kababayan UCI; E Hula Mau; Fairtex; Re-Elect Jim Dear for Carson City Mayor; and others.

Filipino Hoops and Heritage Night Four


Filipino Club, Stephen M. White Middle School


Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture 


Filipino American Cycling Club presents Tour De Francis V, 2008 2008


Ako'y Pinoy sa puso't diwa 


Rainbow Coalition


Philippine National Day


Stop U.S. War Against Nicaragua, NICA Task Force 1985 1985


AIDS, Protect Yourself, Learn About it, Search to Involve Pilipino Americas


1st Annual 'Tulong Sa Bayan' 5K Victory Run Feb 21, 1987 February 21, 1987


Pacific Asian Alcohol Program


 South Africa Solidarity Day April 13 [no year]


Stop U.S. Intervention in El Salvador and Central America 


Jesse L. Jackson for President, 1984 1984


Warren Furutani School Board


Defend Immigrant Rights 


Joselyn Geaga Yap State Assembly 46th District, June 4, 1991 June 4, 1991


Kababayan UCI


American Federation Employees AFSCME in the public service


Local 1268 Laborers International Union of North America


Philippine National Day


A Tree is born, A Tree Dies, The first Lives Forever


Re-Elect Jim Dear for Carson City Mayor




Vote for Libraries


HP Hella Pinoy




Kaugnay Interconnected, Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture Sept 1999 September 1999




16th Annual Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture


E Hula Mau


Tungo Sa Liwanag Towards the Light


King's Hawaiian Bread Racing


Agkakabsat Tayo Amin FPAC 2000 2000


San Miguel Beer hat and shirt


Series VI: Audiovisual Material and Photographs 1938-2013; undated

Scope and Contents

This series contains DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, and photographs regarding Asian American and Pacific Islanders. This includes: "Documenting the Filipino Boxing Heroes in America from 1920-WWII"; "Hawaiians….The Story of an Island People"; Eleanor Academia "Oracle of the Black Swan" (CD); photographs; photocopies of images and negatives mostly depicting groups of people posing in front of homes, cars, around dining tables, in yards and other locations, as well as images taken at protests, a Jesse L. Jackson for President event, images of laborers; and other audiovisual material. This series is arranged chronologically within material type.
box 17, folder 1

"A Filipino in America". Owned and distributed by the Filipino American Library. Director/producer Dr. Doroteo B. Ines. Restored from original 1938 film stock in 1998 by PAMANA and Visual Communications (DVD) 1938

box 17, folder 1

Rogers and Hammerstein's "Flower Drum Song" (DVD); article 1961

box 17, folder 2

Tia Carrere "Ballroom Blitz" (cassette single) 1992

box 17, folder 3

"The Great Pinoy Boxing Era". Corky Pasquil. 1994

box 17, folder 4

"Hawaiians….The Story of an Island People" (two VHS tapes)  1996

box 17, folder 4

OHANA We are Family". Video by John Bishop, Mark Eby (VHS tape) February 22, 1998

box 17, folder 2

Eleanor Academia "Oracle of the Black Swan" (CD) 1998

box 17, folder 1

La Visa Loca Para Sa Mga Nalolokang Mag-America (DVD) in Filipino with English subtitles 2005

box 17, folder 1

Basco Brothers, "The Constant State of Summer Shop Girl" (DVD) 2009

box 17, folder 1

"The Untold Story of Ralph Carr and the Japanese"; "Journey to Washington on the Trail of Senator Daniel Inouye Japanese American Pioneer". Produced by FCI, Fujisankei Communications International Inc. 2013

box 17, folder 2

Cam the Mac and D Valley "Currency Exchange" (CD) 2017

case 4, drawer 5

Philippine Independence Day Banquet. Filipino Community of Los Angeles. Hilton Hotel, Long Beach. Oversized black-and-white photograph July 4, 1946

case 4, drawer 5

"Joint Installation of Officers Legionarios Deltrabajo in America, Inc. Officiating Ill. Bro. Pablo Garcia Assistant Grand Delegate Southern District Los Angeles Lodge No. 529 Los Angeles, Calif. Gethsemane Lodge No. Hollywood, Calif. Luvimin Lodge No. 606 Santa Monica, Calif. Manila Lodge No. 518 Downey, Calif. Angelul Hall Los Angeles, Calif. Jan. 23, 1949" oversized black-and-white photograph. January 23, 1949

box 16, folder 5

Photographs and Negatives 1978, circa 1984; undated

Scope and Contents

This folder contains color and black-and-white photographs; photocopies of photographs; and negatives depicting groups of people posing in front of homes, cars, around dining tables, in yards and other locations; as well as a portrait of Ibanez, a portrait of a unidentified couple, images taken at an anti-Marcos protest, Jesse L. Jackson for President event, images of presumably laborers and military, "Fighting Filipinos" poster [photocopy], and others.

Series VII: Ephemera circa 1940s-2008; undated

Scope and Contents

This series contains yoyo's, business cards, membership cards, pins, ticket stubs, and other ephemera. A majority of the material in this collection relates to Filipino organizations, establishments, and events; as well as material regarding Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, organizations, and events.
box 16, folder 2

three Filipino American yo-yo's: Goody Filipino Twirler; Royal circa 1940s-1960s

box 16, folder 2

"Travel Talk", Filipino Tagalog phrasebook with dictionary undated

box 16, folder 2

Kayumanggi Lions Club 1979-2004 Calendar Calculator circa 2004

box 16, folder 3

Business cards; membership cards; ticket stubs; name tags 1992, 2001-2008; undated

box 16, folder 4

pins 1985, 2000, undated

Scope and Contents

Includes FIL-AM Lions Los Angeles; apala, flag of the Philippines, Romeo and Juliet Pinoy and Pinay Style, Hard Rock Cafe, Lions Clubs international; Philippine Campaign medal; and others.
box 16, folder 2

South Vietnam Chi Hoa Prison bracelets for Tran Van Bi and Pham Van Ngu undated

case 4, drawer 5

Map of Philippines, Books for Pleasure Inc. undated

box 16, folder 3

Cultural Kids Interactive memory game [cards] undated