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Filipinos in Greater Boston - (Images of America) by Mary Talusan (Paperback)

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Filipinos in Greater Boston - (Images of America) by  Mary Talusan (Paperback) - image 1 of 1
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  • As early as the Civil War, a dozen Filipino men living in Massachusetts enlisted in the Union army.
  • Author(s): Mary Talusan
  • 128 Pages
  • History, United States
  • Series Name: Images of America


Book Synopsis

As early as the Civil War, a dozen Filipino men living in Massachusetts enlisted in the Union army. In the 1900s, Filipino pensionados studied at Harvard, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and other colleges. After the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, Filipino medical, military, and other professionals settled in and around Greater Boston in Cambridge, Lexington, Malden, and Quincy. To support their communities, Filipino immigrants founded civic organizations such as the Philippine Medical Association of New England, Philipino-American Association of New England, and Philippine Nurses Association of New England. Since 1976, parents have been volunteering at Iskwelahang Pilipino (Filipino school) to encourage their American-born children's pride for Filipino traditions. Included are never before seen photographs of the Aquino family during their time in exile. This book highlights the rich histories of Filipinos in Greater Boston and aims to inspire more works that document our immigrant community that has grown in the early 21st century to over 25,000 people.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.62 Inches (H) x 6.59 Inches (W) x .32 Inches (D)
Weight: .69 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 128
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: United States
Series Title: Images of America
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Theme: State & Local, New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
Format: Paperback
Author: Mary Talusan
Language: English
Street Date: April 17, 2023
TCIN: 88823298
UPC: 9781467109604
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-0686
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.32 inches length x 6.59 inches width x 8.62 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.69 pounds
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