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Luis Buena in United States Navy uniform, 1948

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Summary:"Luis Buena (1906-1964) was born in Abra, Philippines. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served in World War II. He married Teresa Mendez in 1948, and they had three daughters. The family settled on Maury Avenue in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Here he poses for a picture in his officer's uniform on F Street in downtown Washington, D.C., in 1948." Donated by Teresa Mendez Buena.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:District of Columbia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Washington
Topical subjects: Buena, Luis
Military personnel
Navies
Military uniforms--United States.
ArchivesUM location:Rita M. Cacas Filipino American Community Archives
  • series 2
  • box 2
  • folder 1
  • item 2
  • accession 2015-162
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:War, Military
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:Digital Collections
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