Filipino La.

Archive of Filipino Louisiana

Documentation of the history and culture of Filipino communities in Louisiana

Filipino La. Archive stores cultural artifacts like photographs, oral histories, recipes, and home movies related to the life of Filipinos in Louisiana.

How can I contribute?

  1. Introduce us to your Filipino community.
  2. Share your family stories.
  3. Share your scanned documents like recipes and naturalization certificates.
  4. Share your photographs of 1) Filipinos who settled in Louisiana, 2) community gatherings, and 3) physical artifacts like lockets or paintings.

Recently Added Items

Certificate of Appreciation for PLHS

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Consulate General of the Philippines presented the Philippine- Louisiana Historical Society a certificate of appreciation for volunteering to help…

1935 Mardi Gras Entry

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The application for the Filipino Community to enter the inaugural Elks Krewe of Orleanians Mardi Gras parade. Application submitted by Miguel Guillera…

Miguel Guillera to US Navy (Philipino Colony Bar)

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Letter written by Miguel Guillera, proprietor of the Philipino Colony Bar and Refreshment Co., to the US Navy regarding his citizenship status.

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