Filipino American History Month

October is Filipino American History Month. The Filipino American National Historical Society has been observing October as Filipino American History Month since 1991. In 2009, Congress passed a resolution nationally recognizing October as Filipino American History Month.

Below are some photographs from newsletters from the Filipino Club & Filipino Student Association files (RS 22/3/0/1, box 1). Click on the photographs to see the full caption information.

 

Here are some previous posts highlighting Iowa State University Professor Emeritus Pilar Angeles Garcia who was born in the Philippines and had a long distinguished career at Iowa State University:

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