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Chronology of Filipinos in America Pre-1898 __ This site briefly lists documented historical facts, all of which occurred prior to the generally accepted "first wave" of Philippine immigration to the U.S. and prior to the 1898 date when the Philippines became a U.S. territory. A PDF file, Acrobat Reader needed. - From Eloisa Gomez Borah - http://personal.anderson.ucla.edu/eloisa.borah/chronology.pdf 

Filipino American National Historical Association __ "To promote understanding, education, enlightenment, appreciation and enrichment through the identification, gathering, preservation and dissemination of the history and culture of Filipino Americans in the United States." Well, this organization certainly does that. - illustrated - From fanhs-national.org - http://www.fanhs-national.org/ 

Filipino American Library __ You will find an extensive collection of Filipiniana. - From filipinoamericanlibrary.org - http://www.filipinoamericanlibrary.org/home.html 

Filipino American Service Group, Inc. __ You will find a range of information and services covering many aspects of Filipino American life. - illustrated - From fasgi.org - http://www.fasgi.org/ 
 
Filipino Americans in Chicago __ "For almost one hundred years, Filipinos have lived and labored in Chicago and in smaller communities in Illinois. During the twentieth century, official Filipino numbers, as enumerated in the United States census, grew from three in the Windy City in 1910 to over 29,309 in the city and 63,182 in the Chicago metropolitan area in 1990." - From Northern Illinois University - http://www.niu.edu/cseas/outreach/FilipinoAmericansinChicago.html 

 

Filipino Americans - Frequently Asked Questions __ A list of frequently asked questions and answers about Filipinos along with a wealth of other resources. You may want to spend some time here. - From Eloisa Gomez Borah - http://personal.anderson.ucla.edu/eloisa.borah/filfaqs.htm 

Filipino Americans in Seattle __ "With an estimated population of 30,000 (in the late 1990s), the Filipino American community forms the largest group of Asian Americans in the Seattle area." You will find a historic overview. - illustrated - From Cynthia Mejia-Giudici - http://www.historylink.org/output.CFM?file_ID=409 
 
Filipino Texans __ "Most of the Filipinos in Texas are comparatively recent arrivals. Strong economic and political ties with the Spanish empire from the 16th to the 19th centuries brought few known individuals to the Americas, but United States control in the early 20th century was responsible for Filipino settlement in every metropolitan area in the state." You will find an overview of this history. - illustrated - from University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio - http://www.texancultures.utsa.edu/publications/texansoneandall/filipino.htm

List of Filipino Americans __ This is a list of notable Filipino Americans with biographical links. - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Filipino_Americans 

A Tradition of Filipino Americans in Sports __ Learn about the Filipino-American sports greats. - illustrated - From Eloisa Gomez Borah - http://personal.anderson.ucla.edu/eloisa.borah/filamsports/filamsports.htm

Voices of New York __ Read an essay about the use of Filipino in New York City - illustrated - From New York University - http://www.nyu.edu/classes/blake.map2001/phillipines.html 


 

 

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