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Coronation Ball of Miss Philippine Community and pre-July 4th celebration for the Filipino Community in the James Madison Ballroom, Presidential Arms, Washington, D.C., July 2, 1966

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Summary:Photograph from the Coronation Ball of Miss Philippine Community and pre-July 4th celebration for the Filipino Community in the James Madison Ballroom, Presidential Arms, Washington, D.C., July 2, 1966. Elizabeth Herrin was Miss Philippine Community and is shown with her father, Fidel Gado Herrin. The event was sponsored by the Benevolent Association of Washington, D.C., with Marcelo P. Asuncion as President; Guests of Honor - The Honorable Melquiades Ibanez, Minister Counselor of the Philippine Embassy and Consul General Constante V. Batoon of the Philippine Embassy. Donated by Leonardo Fune.
Provider:Fune, Leonardo
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
Topical subjects:Celebrations
Evening gowns
Tuxedoes
Beauty contestants
Guitars
Crowns
Awards
Herrin, Fidel Gado (1907-2002)
Herrin, Elizabeth
ArchivesUM location:Rita M. Cacas Filipino American Community Archives
  • series 7
  • box 2
  • folder 6
  • item 14
  • accession 2015-162
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:Digital Collections
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