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Celebrating Filipino American History

Celebrating Filipino American History In-Person

This exhibit aims to present Filipino Americans’ cultural heritages and regional stories. It showcases a range of Filipino linguistic texts and primers of religion, history and literature, as well as documents and photographs depicting life and work of Filipino Americans in the United States. Of particular note are the colorful and artistic book covers on display, vividly depicting a variety of early Filipino social and cultural life.

The documents and books on display were written / printed in English, Spanish, Tagalog, Hillgaynon, Ilcano and other Filipino languages! Materials in Filipino languages were published by a variety of indigenous printers and bookshops in Manila and throughout the Philippines between the 19th to early 20th century.

Visit the news article for more information.

Visit this slideshow for full bibliography and images of resources on display. 

Click here to download the exhibition flyer.



Contact Xiuying Zou, Head of the Asian Library, by emailing xiuying.zou@claremont.edu or calling 909 607-4094.

Special Thanks

This exhibit was made possible thanks to the following:

  • Co-Organizers: Pomona College’s Asian American Resources Center and The Claremont Colleges Kasama Filipinx/American Student Association
  • Community Partner: The Filipino American National Historical Society, Orange County/Inland Empire Chapter

Exhibit Details

  • Open Through November 30, 2022, (Viewing available during Library’s normal operating hours.)
  • Asian Library, Honnold 3, The Claremont Colleges Library



Monday, October 31, 2022
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
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Asian Library Gallery, Honnold 3