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Grand Reunion Filipino Guerrillas of Bataan Association, Hotel LaSalle, Chicago, Ill., June 13, 1948

1948-06-1330.4 x 50.4 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

Summary:Photograph of the celebration and "Grand Reunion" of the Filipino Guerrillas of Bataan Assn. Photo was taken at the LaSalle Hotel in Chicago, Ill., on June 13, 1948, approximately a year after the Philippines became independent of U.S. occupation. Two (2) banners hang in the background and read: (1st) "Mabuhay! Filipino Guerrillas of Bataan Welcome...Grand Reunion. Remember Bataan! Lingayan! Cabanutan! Mindanao! Leyte! Bohol! Corregidor!...and to all our guerrillas from Philippines...we greet you. By Jay J. McCarthy-Commander Filipino Guerrillas of Bataan."; (2nd) "In memoriam: In the charity of our prayers...remember all your deceased comrade members of Filipino Guerrillas of Bataan who died in Bataan. Philippines and especially our late comrade member his excellency President Manual Roxas. 'You are always in our hearts.'"
Provider:Burke & Dean Photographers
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Illinois
Place of origin – Settlement:Chicago
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Illinios
Geographical subject – Settlement:Chicago
Topical subjects:Guerrillas
Military organizations
Genre:Panoramic photographs
ArchivesUM location:Rita M. Cacas Filipino American Community Archives
  • series 8
  • box 4
  • folder 5
  • accession 2015-162
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:War, Military
Personal and Family Lives
Copyright holder:Burke & Dean Photographers
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