Filipinos in San Francisco (Images of America Series)

Filipinos in San Francisco (Images of America Series)


Tens of hundreds of thousands of Filipinos who've lived, labored, and raised households for over 5 generations during this particular urban stake their rightful declare to greater than a century of shared historical past in San Francisco. the images herein attest to the early arrivals, who got here as service provider mariners, businesspeople, students, and musicians, in addition to agricultural and household employees. yet their tale has usually been missed, instructed incompletely by means of others, and edited too selectively via many. The Filipino American event either epitomizes and defies the normal immigrant storyline, and those photographs truthfully and respectfully record the culmination in their labors, the goods in their perseverance, and, every now and then, their resistance to social exclusion and financial suppression.

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