Singgalot: Ties That Bind--From Colonial Subjects and "National" to Citizens, A Century of Filipino

May 18, 2006 – August 20, 2006

S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC

Concourse, Sublevel 3

Through some 30 photo panels and images, this exhibition explores the challenges and issues that confronted Filipinos from the annexation of the Philippines as a U.S. colony in 1898 to their struggles to acquire full U.S. citizenship during the 20th century. The exhibition highlights their contributions to the development of Hawaii, the agribusiness industry on the West Coast, the seafood and cannery industries in Alaska, the U.S. military, public service, literature and the arts, sports, and health care.