[Home Movie: Bohulano Family, Halloween]

My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he […]

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[Home Movie: Bohulano Family, Wedding]

My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he […]

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Rachel de Groot’s performance for a swimming diploma

In order to earn a swimming diploma, children were required to swim in clothes other than a bathing suit. This practice became a performance followed by the participants swimming in their fancy outfits. Meijer de Groot filmed his daughter Rachel dressed as Red Riding Hood, and her friend Nel de Booys, the daughter of the […]

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World War I soldiers celebrate Regiments’ Day in Dusseldorf

Title: “Der 8. Regimentstag des Bundes ehem. 172er am 28-30 Juli 1934 in Dcsseldorf”. Second title frame reads: “Film Aufnahmen von Hans Vosskamp Fritz Jasper”. Animated cards and titles throughout. Two men holding a sign before a newspaper kiosk on a city street. Former soldiers of the 172nd Regiment from World War I gather in […]

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Jewish refugees celebrate Purim in the Philippines, 1940

A Children’s Party” shows Alex and Corinne Frieder and their children at a Purim celebration on March 24, 1940 at Mariquina Hall in Manila, the land donated by President Quezon for Jewish refugees. Many of the people at the party are German and Austrian Jewish refugees who were given visas to come to the Philippines.;Children […]

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Visiting England

REEL 1 (personally shot or purchased?) LS of a moving train from different angles. Train tracks. Train passes a station. Sheep graze on a hill and run. Sign for “Malvern Theatre / George Arliss / The Iron Duke…” (a 1934 British film) on a brick building. [Malvern Hills is in the West Midlands of England] […]

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