Filipino Pioneers of Bainbridge Island photograph album, 1974  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Compiler
Oreiro, Mac C., Jr
Title
Filipino Pioneers of Bainbridge Island photograph album
Dates
1974 (inclusive)
Quantity
56 photographs (1 folder)
Collection Number
PH1336
Summary
Portraits of immigrant Filipino men who settled on Bainbridge Island, Washington
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Access to original restricted. Most of the photographs are available on the digital site. A photocopy of the entire volume is available at F 900 F4 073 1974.

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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Mac. C. Oreiro, Jr., was born September 23rd, 1944 on Bainbridge Island, Washington. His father was Macario C. Oreiro, Sr.

Historical BackgroundReturn to Top

In the 1870s, a small group of settlers. who relied primarily on their farming and shipping industries, settled Bainbridge Island. Some of the most successful farms before 1940 were strawberry farms owned by Japanese immigrants. They, in turn, hired many of the first Filipino immigrants as berry pickers. During WWII, the Filipino pickers took over the farm's responsibilities while the owners were sent to internment camps. As of 2000, self-identified Filipinos made up 0.59% of Bainbridge Islands total population of over 23,000.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The album is a research paper written in 1974 documenting first generation Filipino immigrants on Bainbridge Island compiled by Mac C. Oreiro Jr. It includes mainly portraits of male community elders. It also includes maps and information about La Union Province, Philippines, and a series of short essays analyzing immigration statistics.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Container(s) Description Dates
Album item
1 1  Title page with drawing of a bull head
Written on page: Mac C. Oreiro Jr. GIS. 411 Summer of 1974 Research Paper: Filipino Pioneers of Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.
1974
1 2 Map outline of Bainbridge Island
Written on page: Filipino Pioneers of Bainbridge Island.
1974
1 3a  Portrait of Mr. Macario Corpuz Oreiro Sr.
Written on page: I would like to dedicate this work to my father Mr. Macario Corpuz Oreiro Sr. and to the Filipino Old Timers of Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.
1974
1 3b  Group picture of seniors on Bainbridge Island 1974
1 4 Table of contents for research album 1974
1 5 List of Japanese farmers in the U.S.
Written on page: List of Japanese Farmers that gave many of the Filipino men their first job in the U.S.
1974
1 6-8 List of Filipino men on Bainbridge Island
Written on page: This is a list of Filipino men that have or are still living on Bainbridge Island.The author indicates next to each man's name whether he is deceased, was a Filipino Farmer's Association founder, if he moved away from Bainbridge Island, and if the man was not interviewed for the research paper.
1974
1 9 List of Filipino men on Bainbridge Island - copy of previous page 8
The author indicates next to each man's name whether he is deceased, was a Filipino Farmer's Association founder, if he moved away from Bainbridge Island, and if the man was not interviewed for the research paper.
1974
1 10  Portrait of Felix Almazan
Written on page: Almazan, Felix age 73, residents Hwy. 305 & Winters Rd., came to the U.S. 1923 ?. Felix Almazon was born March 10, 1907 and died July 9, 1988.
1974
1 11  Portrait of Corneilo Almazan
Written on page: Almazon, Corneilo age 72, residents Island Center, came to the U.S. 1928 April.
1974
1 12  Portrait of Graciano C. Almojuela
Written on page: Almojuela, Graciano C. age 64, residents Winters Rd. & Hwy 305, came to the U.S. 1929 March.Graciano C. Almojuela was born on December 15 1909 and died on August 13, 2004.
1974
1 13  Portrait of Thomas Almojuela
Written on page: Almojuela, Thomas age 67, residents Day Road East, came to the U.S. 1932 April.Thomas Almojuela was born on December 24, 1906 and died on August 9, 1994.
1974
1 14  Portrait of Eulalio A. Aguino
Written on page: Aguino, Eulalio A. age 65, residents Island Center, came to U.S. 1931.
1974
1 15  Portrait of Rosindo (Ross) Berganio
Written on page: Berganio, Rosindo (Ross) age 65, residents Island Center, came to U.S. 1929 May.Ross Berganio was born on March 10, 1910 and died on April 23, 2007. He is buried at Seabold Cemetery on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1974
1 16  Portrait of Ben Bucsit with two girls
Written on page: Bucsit, Ben age 64, residents Winslow, came to U.S. 1932 May.Ben Bucsit was born on May 9, 1910 and died on February 19, 1993. He is buried at Seabold Cemetery on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1974
1 17  Portrait of Daniel H. Bucsit
Written on page: Bucsit, Daniel H. age 68, residents Winslow, came to U.S. 1926 June.Daniel Bucsit was born in 1906 and died in 1993. He is buried at Hillcrest Cemetery on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1974
1 18  Portrait of Manuel Bucsit with woman in a car
Written on page: Bucsit, Manuel age 63, residents West of Grisdale & Hwy. 305, came to U.S. 1928 April.Manuel Bucsit was born on June 14, 1911 and died March 14, 2005. He is buried at Holyrood Catholic Cemetery in Shoreline, Washington.
1974
1 19  Portrait of Nicolas J. Bucsit
Written on page: Bucsit, Nicolas J. age 77, residents Winslow, came to U.S. 1932.Nicolas Bucsit was born in 1897 and died in 1980. He is buried at Hillcrest Cemetery on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1974
1 20  Portrait of Gus Gabunoc
Written on page: Gabunoc, Gus age 66, residents Tolo Road Island Center, came to U.S. 1924 May.
1974
1 21  Portrait of Anacleto P. Corpuz
Written on page: Corpuz, Anacleto P. age 67, residents Island Center, came to the U.S. 1928 May.Anacleto Corpuz married Evelyn Williams on August 6, 1942. He was born on October 19, 1911 and died on May 21, 1995. He is buried in Seabold Cemetery on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1974
1 22  Portrait of Eddie P. Corpuz with boy
Written on page: Corpuz, Eddie P. age 62, residents Winters Rd. & Hwy. 305, came to U.S. 1932 May.Eddie Corpuz was born on July 15, 1912 and died March 5, 2000. He is buried at Kane Cemetery on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1974
1 23  Portrait of Mike Corpuz
Written on page: Corpuz, Mike age 71, residents Morgan & Hwy. 305, came to U.S. 1928 January.Mike Corpuz was born in 1903 and died in 1992. He is buried at Seabold Cemetery on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1974
1 24 Information on Vic M. Corpuz
Written on page: Wouldn't Pose [for picture]. Corpuz, Vic M. age 70, residents Viewcrest & Hwy. 305, came to U.S. 1927 April.
1974
1 25  Portrait of Pentaleon (Leon) R. Dosano
Written on page: Dosano, Pentaleon R. (Leon) age 70, residents Tolo Rd., came to U.S. 1929 Winter.Pentaleon Dosono was born on July 24, 1904 and died July 23, 2002.
1974
1 26  Portrait of Tommy Dosono
Written on page: Dosono, Tommy age 67, residents Tolo Rd., came to U.S. 1927 March.Thomas Dosono was born in 1906 and died in 1985. He is buried at Seabold Cemetery on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1974
1 27 Information on Sotero U. Dulay
Written on page: Wouldn't pose [for picture]. Dulay, Sotero U. age 64, residents Island Center, came to U.S. 1929 June Sotero Delay was born on July 25, 1910. He immigrated to the U.S. aboard a ship named the Empress of Asia that docked in Seattle, Washington in 1929. He died on July 15, 1993.
1974
1 28  Portrait of Corneilo Juliano
Written on page: Juliano, Corneilo age 72, residents Tolo Rd., came to U.S. 1927 November ?Juliano Corneilo was born in 1901 and died in 1978. He is buried in Seabold Cemetery on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1974
1 29  Portrait of Johnny Llarenas with two women
Written on page: Llarenas, Johnny age 63, residents Tolo Rd., came to the U.S. 1929 June.
1974
1 30  Portrait of Pete M. Madarang
Written on page: Madarang, Pete M. age 74, residents Island Center, came to the U.S. 1926.Pete Madarang was born November 5, 1898 and died in February 1977 on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1974
1 31  Portrait of Isidro Mapanao (Sid)
Written on page: Mapanao, Isidro (Sid) age 66, residents Battle Point, came to U.S. 1928 June.Isidro Mapanao was born on March 19, 1908. He married Irene Charles on July 15, 1942 and died in January 1980 on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1974
1 32  Portrait of Phillip N. Membrere
Written on page: Membrere, Phillip N. age 67, residents Lynwood, came to the U.S. 1928 March.Phillip N. Membrere was born August 21, 1906. He married Eunice O Noll on June 8, 1946 in Kitsap County, Washington. He died March 3, 2004.
1974
1 33  Portrait of Florintino Membrere (Tobi)
Written on page: Membrere, Florintino (Tobi) age 66, residents High School Rd., came to the U.S. 1928 May.Tobi Membrere was born March 14, 1908. He married Myrtle A Julian and they had three children Florenda, Georgia, and Marilyn.
1974
1 34  Portrait of Andy Morales with child
Written on page: Morales, Andy age 67, residents Winslow, came to the U.S. 1927 March.Andy Morales was born July 11, 1907 and died September 23, 1993.
1974
1 35  Portrait of Pedro G. Ocampo
Written on page: Ocampo, Pedro G. age 70, residents Kallgren & Winters Rd., came to the U.S. 1929 July.Pedro Ocampo was born June 25, 1904 and died in March, 1980.
1974
1 36  Portrait of Alipio M. Oligario
Written on page: Oligario, Alipio M. age 66, residents Lynwood, came to the U.S. 1928 February.Alipio Oligario was born August 11, 1908 and married Kathleen Letsos on August 19, 1944. He died October 7, 1995 and is buried at Kane Cemetery on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1974
1 37 Information on Manuel M. Oligario (Tony)
Written on page: Wouldn't pose [for picture]. Oligario, Manuel M. (Tony) age 63, residents Lynwood, came to the U.S. 1931. Tony Oligario was born June 14, 1911. He died May 26, 2008 and is buried at Seabold Cemetery on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1974
1 38  Portrait of Johnny Oreiro with man
Written on page: Oreiro, Johnny age 65, residents Gazzam Lake, came to the U.S. 1929 May.Johnny Oreiro was born May 12, 1907 and died April 23, 1997.
1974
1 39  Portrait of Macario C. Oreiro Sr.
Written on page: Oreiro, Macario C. Sr. age 69, residents Winslow, came to the U.S. 1928, January. Macario Oreiro was born December 25, 1904 and died June 15, 2001.
1974
1 40  Portrait of Pete C. Oreiro
Written on page: Oreiro, Pete C. age 67, residents Sunrise Drive, came to the U.S. 1929 May.Pete Oreiro was born July 11, 1907 and married Ruby Johnson on August 28, 1944 in Whatcom County, Washington. He died September 15, 1998.
1974
1 41  Portrait of Angelo Pagaduan
Written on page: Pagaduan, Angelo age 69, resident Winslow, came to the U.S. 1928 June.Angelo Pagaduan was born September 28, 1904 and died February 7, 1997.
1974
1 42  Portrait of Roy B. Pagaduan
Written on page: Pagaduan, Roy B. age 67, residents Island Center, came to the U.S. 1927 April.Roy Pagaduan was born September 3, 1907 and died April 18, 1996 at the United States consulate in Manila, Philippines.
1974
1 43  Portrait of Dalmacio Puyaoan (Dale)
Written on page: Puyaoan, Dalmacio (Dale) age 70, residents Island Center now living in Kingston, came to the U.S. "1027 [probably a typo meant to be 1927] March.Dale Puyaoan was born September 22, 1904 and married Josefa Dancel December 4, 1922. He died in December of 1980.
1974
1 44  Portrait of Martin Rico
Written on page: Rico, Martin age 66, residents Tolo Rd., came to the U.S. 1926 April.Martin Rico was born in 1908 and married Florence Jack September 5, 1939.
1974
1 45  Portrait of Ben C. Rinonos
Written on page: Rinonos, Ben C. age 74, residents Island Center, came to the U.S. 1928 March.Ben Rinomos was born May 20, 1898 and died February 15, 1994 on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1974
1 46 Information on Rudy Romero
Written on page: Wouldn't pose [for picture]. Romero, Rudy age 67, residents Island Center, came to the U.S. 1930. Rudy Romero was born October 10, 1907 and died in March 1980.
1974
1 47  Portrait of H. R. Rapada (Joe)
Written on page: Rapada, H. R. (Joe) age 68, residents Island Center, came to the U.S. 1927 March.H. [Honorato] R. Rapada was born January 11, 1906 and died March 29, 1996 on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
1974
1 48  Portrait of Patuleon R. Rondraes
Written on page: Rondraes, Patuleon R. age 72, residents Day Rd. East, came to the U.S. 1929 ?
1974
1 49  Portrait of Valentine O. Runion
Written on page: Runion, Valentine O. age 67, residents Day Road East & Madison Ave North, came to the U.S. 1928 May.
1974
1 50  Portrait of Casimiro N. Sibayan with child
Written on page: Sibayan, Casimiro N., residents Island Center, came to the U.S. 1924, came to Bainbridge Is. 1943, age 72.
1974
1 51  Portrait of Bob Tabafunda with child
Written on page: Tabafunda, Bob age 64, residents Island Center, came to the U.S. 1929 June.
1974
1 52  Portrait of Paul Tabafunda
Written on page: Tabafunda, Paul age 62, residents Battle Point, came to the U.S. 1932 May.
1974
1 53  Portrait of Ambrosio L. Tejano
Written on page: Tejano, Ambrosio L. age 66, residents Island Center, came to the U.S. 1928 June.Ambrosio Tejano was born November 28, 1908 in Bauang, La Union, Philippines. He died in January 1986 in Washington state.
1974
1 54a  Washington Farmer sign on wall
Written on page: Two common sites found on Filipino farms on Bainbridge. Washington Farmer. Stacks of Strawberry crates in field sheds.
1974
1 54b  Stack of strawberry crates 1974
1 55a  Rooster in pen
Written on page: A cultural tradition carried on. A social gathering of Filipino men. This is done on their day of rest. 'Cock-o-lochi' A-la!
1974
1 55b  View of field with sheds [possibly sheds to house roosters and chickens] 1974
1 56a  Portrait of the author's parents as bride and groom walking down gauntlet 1974
1 56b  Group portrait of Bainbridge Island Filipino Teens Club around table 1974
1 57a  Exterior of The Golden Pheasant building
Written on page: The Golden Pheasant and the 605 Club are the two places most frequented by the Bainbridge Island Filipinos. Both places are to be found in Chinatown.
1974
1 57b  Exterior of the 605 Club Seattle, Washington 1974
1 58a  Exterior of possibly the Atlas Hotel in the International District Seattle, Washington
Written on page: Hotels most of the Bainbridge Island Filipinos stayed in when they first arrived were the L.V.M. and the Manila Hotels. They were later to be found staying at such hotels such as the Atlas, Bush, Perry, Puget Sound, N.P., Terrace View. All of these hotels were and are located in the International District.
1974
1 58b  Exterior view of the Bush Hotel in International District Seattle, Washington
The Bush Hotel is located on S Jackson St. in International District Seattle, Washington. It underwent major historic restoration and re-opened in 2006 as a low-income housing option for seniors.
1974
1 58c  Exterior of the New Central Hotel in International District Seattle, Washington 1974
1 58d  Exterior view of the Hotel Puget Sound in the International District Seattle, Washington 1974
1 59a  Street view of Atlas Hotel in International District Seattle, Washington 1974
1 59b  Street view of the Hotel N.P. in International District Seattle, Washington 1974
1 59c Street view of a hotel in International District Seattle, Washington 1974
1 59d  View of street and the Terrace View Hotel in International District Seattle, Washington 1974
1 60  Hand-drawn map of La Union Province Filipino communities 1974
1 61 List of Filipino men from La Union Province, Philippines indicated on map
Written on page: This is a listing of where the Filipino men that came from La Union Province lived. Listed on map by numbers.1. Narte, Felix. Aquino, Eulalio. Sibayan, Casimiro2. Bravo, Maximo. Licos, Benito. Lopuz, Nicolas3. Berganio, Rosindo. Licos, Ama4. Almojuela, Thomas. Almojuela, Garcia5. Oreiro, Macario. Oreiro, Isidro. Gamboa, Harry6. Corpuz, Anacleto. Corpuz, Mike. Corpuz, Pete. Corpuz, Vic. Oligario, Tony. Oligario, Alipio. Oreiro, Johnny7. Corpuz, Maximo. Morales, Andy. Morales, Ted. Romero, Rudy8. Ocamo, Pedro. Runion, Valintio9. Goan, Rosendo. Rinonos, Benito10. Mayo, Juan. Mayo, Leo11. Cardemente, Frank. Oreiro, Calexto
1974
1 62-63 Short essay on history and introduction of La Union Province, Philippines 1974
1 64-65 List of barrios, cities, districts, and rivers in La Union Province, Philippines as of 1959 1974
1 66 Map of Filipino homes on Bainbridge Island
Written on page: Location of Filipino homes. Identified by a number. This listing is of the ones still living on the Island today.
1974
1 67-68 List of Filipino homes on Bainbridge Island pertaining to map
Written on page: Location of Filipino homes. Identified by a number. This listing is of the ones still living on Bainbridge Is. to date (Aug. 1974).
1974
1 69 Map of fishing and clam digging areas on Bainbridge Island, Washington
Written on page: "Location of fishing & clam digging areas popular with the Filipino men"
1974
1 70 Map of Bainbridge Island Filipino migratory work routes 1926-1950s 1974
1 71-72 Short essay on Filipino migratory work routes from Bainbridge Island, Washington
Essay outlines a field survey about migratory Filipino men in the farming industry and statistical information about Filipino men in the United States.
1974
1 73-75 Table showing immigration statistics of Filipino Americans on Bainbridge Island, Washington
Statistical data includes: Number of Filipino immigrants on Bainbridge Island, age when immigrated, year of immigration, time of year immigrated, educational level obtained before immigrating, profession, and marital status.
1974
1 76-80 Appendix and comments about first generation Filipino immigrants on Bainbridge Island, Washington continued 1974
1 81-83 Conclusions about research paper on Filipino Americans on Bainbridge Island, Washington 1974
1 84-87 Bibliography on research paper about Filipino Americans on Bainbridge Island, Washington 1974
1 88-90 Copy of field survey used in research about elderly Filipino Americans on Bainbridge Island, Washington 1974

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Agricultural laborers--Washington (State)--Bainbridge Island--Photographs
  • Agriculture--Washington (State)--Bainbridge Island--Photographs
  • Crops--Washington (State)--Bainbridge Island--Photographs
  • Farm buildings--Washington (State)--Bainbridge Island--Photographs
  • Filipinos--Washington (State)--Bainbridge Island--Photographs
  • Japanese American farmers--Washington (State)--Bainbridge Island--Photographs
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)
  • Personal Names :
  • Oreiro, Mac C., Jr.--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Bainbridge Island (Wash.)--Maps
  • Seattle (Wash.)--Buildings--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Maps
  • Photographs