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First Lady Mrs. Carlos P. Garcia visits children's hospital with Mrs. Florencio Moreno, Washington D.C., June 18, 1958

1958-06-1824 x 18 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections


Summary:Press photograph of First Lady Mrs. Carlos P. Garcia visiting children's hospital, June 18, 1958. The caption for the photograph reads, " Mrs. Carlos P. Garcia, wife of the Phillippines President visits Children's Hospital 6/18 where she is shown (left) with Mrs. Florencio Moreno, wife of the Secretary of Public Works, watching one of the patients, polio victim Roy Arnold, 2, being treated in a bath." Mrs. Florencio Moreno is wearing a formal dress known as a "mestiza" dress, and Mrs. Carlos Garcia is possibly wearing a "baro't saya." Traditionally, part of the "baro't saya" is made with fibers from pineapple leaves, called "pina." Donated by Teresa Carandang.
Provider:United Press International
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
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:District of Columbia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Washington
Topical subjects: Garcia, Carlos P. (Carlos Polestico), 1896-1971
Garcia, Leonila, 1906-1994
Moreno, Florencio
Visits of state
Women -- Philippines
Clothing & dress -- Filipino
ArchivesUM location:Rita M. Cacas Filipino American Community Archives
  • series 16
  • box 2
  • folder 16
  • item 5
  • accession 2015-162
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
Copyright holder:United Press International
Collection:Digital Collections
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