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Here are articles to guide and inspire readers to dig into their own families’ forgotten histories.

Philippine Conventions

:: The Claveria Decree of 1949
:: Traditional Filipino Nicknames
:: Traditional Filipino Surnames
:: When to Use a Family Coat-of-Arms

Histories and Historical Records

:: The Encomiendas of Pangasinan, 1591
:: History of Catholicism in the Bicol Region
:: History of Obando, Bulacan
:: The Negro in the Army
:: Political Graveyard, US politicians and those who served under the US Administration, who were buried in cemeteries in the Philippines.
:: The Town of Del Gallego

Filipiniana Books

:: “The Bikol Blend: Bikolanos and their History” by Norman Owen — Index of Names [All]
:: “On the Great Highway: The Wanderings and Adventures of a Special Correspondent” by James Creelman, 1901 — Chapter on the Philippine-American War [*]
:: “The Philippines and Round About” by G.J. Younghusband, 1899 — Chapter Index with links [*]
:: “The Philippine Revolution in the Bicol Region” by Elias Ataviado — Index of Names [A] [BC] [DEFG] [HIJKL] [M] [NOPQ] [RS] [TUVWXYZ] [Acknowledgements]
:: “The Story of the Philippines” by Murat Halstead, 1898 — Chapter Index and links [*]

Diaries

:: Earl Bohannon, personal accounts of the Spanish-American War of 1898
:: George Percival Scriven, an American in Bohol, 1899-1901

On-Line Library Catalogues

:: American-Philippine Relations Collection at the Bentley Historical Library, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
:: Filipinas Heritage Library, Makati, Philippines
:: National Library of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines
:: Philippine Army and Guerilla Records at the US National Archives, St. Louis, MO, USA
:: Philippine Bibliography at the Asian Reading Room, US Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA
:: Philipine National Archives, Manila, Philippines
:: Records of the US Senate Committee on the Philippines, 1899-1921 at the US National Archives in Washington DC
:: University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines

Organizations

:: Filipino American National Historical Society
:: Military Order of the Carabao, a unique fraternity of American military officers who served in the Philippines.
:: Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, an organization which aims to preserve the legacy of the Philippine Scouts, the Philippine Division of the US Army in WWII.

Historical Fiction

:: “Cousins of Color” by William Schroder
:: “The Seven Daughters of Eve” by Brian Sykes

Film Repositories

:: Philippine Photographs Digital Archive at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
:: Picturesque Old Philippines
:: Southeast Asian Images and Texts Collection at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
:: The Spanish American War in Motion Pictures

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