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[Filipino-American family photograph albums of life in California].
BANC PIC 2020.024--fALB vol. 1; BANC PIC 2020.024--fALB vol. 2; BANC PIC 2020.024--PIC; BANC PIC 2020.024
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[Filipino-American family photograph albums of life in California]


Volume 1: Family snapshot photograph album depicting everyday life of Marcelino "Ninoy" Alcantara and Marcela Alcantara, a Filipino immigrant couple living in San Mateo in the 1940s and 1950s. Also contains photographs documenting Marcelino's service in the U.S. Army's 978th Signal Service Company of the 1st Filipino Infantry Regiment during World War II, including his training at Camp Cooke and Camp Kohler. Also includes photographs of Filipino community life in California, images of Alcantara family and/or friends taken in the Philippines, and a few studio portraits. Volume 2: Family photograph album of Mr. and Mrs. Jose Radan (Mrs. Radan was the daughter of Marcelino and Marcela Alcantara), documenting their everyday life and leisure activities in San Mateo and elsewhere during the late 1950s and early 1960s.


1940 (issued)


Alcantara, Marcelino -- Photographs
Alcantara, Marcela -- Photographs
United States. -- Army. -- Filipino Infantry Regiment, 1st -- Photographs
Camp Cooke (Calif.) -- Photographs
Filipino Americans -- California -- San Mateo -- Photographs
Filipino American families -- California -- San Mateo -- Photographs
Camp Kohler (Calif.) -- Photographs


Title devised by cataloger.
Many photographs are dated, but further description is generally limited in both albums, with some captions in English and a few in Tagalog.
Detached and laid in photographs from each album have been housed separately in PIC folders.
Filipino-American family photograph albums of life in California, BANC PIC 2020.024, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Jeffrey Rovenpor Rare Books ; 2019.


Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

approximately 620 photographs in 2 albums and 2 folders : chiefly gelatin silver prints ; albums 29 x 36 and 27 x 34 cm




BANC PIC 2020.024--fALB vol. 1
BANC PIC 2020.024--fALB vol. 2
BANC PIC 2020.024--PIC
BANC PIC 2020.024