A Batangueña from Ilaya, Bauan, Batangas holding a shotgun. 1900
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Binondo, Plaza Moraga, Manila, Philippines, “my store with my signs” written on the back, early 20th Century
Photographs of the Philippines taken by United States military personnel. University of Michigan Special Collections
San Miguel Brewery - Manila 1945
In the summer of 1942, the U.S. Army called up a skinny California boy barely out of his teens. But at 5’9’’ and 125 pounds, Private Glenn W. Eve was deemed unfit for combat. He might have spent the duration of World War II at a desk, except that he had field skills the Army needed – he was a gifted artist, draftsman and photographer who'd spent the previous four years working for the Walt Disney Co. In July 1944, they promoted him to private first class (Pfc) and assigned him to the Signal…
84. Philippine CIGARETTE ADVERTISEMENTS from the mid 1940s - 1960s
The worlds of advertising and cigarette smoking have been intertwined for as long as we can remember. In the first half of the 20th century, tobacco companies were major contributors to the advertising industry, and many magazines and newspapers were sponsored by these companies. As the 1970s dawned, things were beginning to change. During the mid-70s, people became aware of the health hazards of cigarette smoking and the government required tobacco packaging to carry health warnings. These…
Escolta Street, shopping center (unknown date) - Manila, Philippines Vintage Press Photo
This is a file photo that newspapers used in reporting the invasion of the Philippines by the Japanese in Dec. 1941 Text on the back is: Dec. 28, 1941 JAPS BOMBS FIRE ‘OPEN CITY’ OF MANILA Japanese subjected this undefended ‘open city’ to murderous bombings yesterday, and today great fires crackled through the historic buildings of Manila’s ancient walled city. Preliminary survey showed 37 civilians killed in attack, which came only 30 hours after Gen. D. MacArthur formally declared the…
University of Philippines campus building showing war damage, Manila, Philippines, July 1946
University of Philippines coed walks to class in front of war destroyed university building. Photographer: John Florea Photograph taken by a “Life” magazine photographer. For personal non-commercial use only This image is copyrighted and if you would want to use it for a commercial publication you will need to get permission from www.art.com/asp/landing/lifephoto/?rfid=784762
Details about 1916 Isabel Anderson Landing At TOBACO Albay Photograph Philippine Islands Print
•Title: Landing At Tobaco. •Year: 1916. •Provenance: The Spell Of The Hawaiian Islands And The Philippines. •Print size (cm): 14x20.
Filipino women machine gunned or bayoneted by retreating Japanese soldiers during Battle for Manila in the Philippines on 2 March 1945 | The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum : Oral Histories
Filipino woman machine gunned or bayoneted by retreating Japanese soldiers during Battle for Manila in the Philippines on 2 March 1945. US Army Signal Corps photograph, Gift of Donald E. Mittelstaedt, from The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum, 2008.354.590.
Legistive Building after the Battle for Manila August 21, 1945
Sergeant I think we got them, want us to stop the artillery?... What and have to take all these heavy shells back to America? Keep firing! Picture was taken by a sailor from the USS Admiral Benson while on shore leave, August 21, 1945 This is one of many pictures that are the property of Juvy Pastores that has graciously given me permission to post a scan of them here. They were given to Junnie by a grandmother from the Philippines a long time ago. Junnie was born in the Philippines and went…
Neoclassical Masterpiece: The Legislative Building
Old Legislative Building arkitektura.ph The Old Legislative Building, in my honest opinion, is no doubt one of Manila's most elegant, most beautiful American Colonial buildings ever to have been built on Philippine soil. Truly an architectural gem, it is "a masterpiece of neoclassicism in civic architecture." 1934 map showing the building's location along Calle Padre Burgos and Taft Ave. The Legislative Building stood out and was truly an imposing structure. John T. Pilot's photostream…