Current Oral History Project
In Our Uncles' Words: We Fought For Freedom
Join us in documenting area Filipinos' U.S. Navy experiences. Now seeking volunteers for writing,
editing, transcribing, graphic design, book layout, marketing, fundraising, etc. We invite you
to share your talent with the Filipino American community.
All volunteers--excluding interviewees--must be members of FANHS-HR.
If you're interested in joining the Oral History Project Team, contact Gil Salang or 757-434-0446. Include your first and last name,
phone number and which area you wish to participate in. You may also Contact Us to express your interest.
Tentative Oral History Project Schedule for In Our Uncles Words
For more information, contact Veronica Salcedo, Ray Obispo, Joanie Cordova, Arnel Custodio or Edwina Bergano.
All locations are to be held at the Virginia Beach Higher Educational Center, unless otherwise noted.
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Previous Oral History Project
In Our Aunties' Words: The Filipino Spirit of Hampton Roads
Learn about the immigration of Filipina aunties to Hampton Roads during the 1950s-70s. Own a piece of history in your library.
The DVD brings the In Our Aunties' Words oral history project to the big screen. This 30-minute film includes
live interviews with the featured Aunties. Students, young professionals and other participants discuss their
experiences during the making of the oral history project.
The DVD was produced by Jay Sanchez, president of Pinoy Productions. For more information on Pinoy Productions,
visit www.pinoyproductions.com or www.filamtelevision.com.
Book = $25.00
Book + DVD = $125.00*
Shipping & Handling = $5.00
* = Sponsorship package. Your name will be recognized in future oral history projects.
The DVD is only available through the sponsorship package.
Purchase online through Paypal
Download book order form for more information on sending your payment via airmail.
Past Programs of Public Services
1988 - 225th Anniversary of 1st Filipino Settlement in New Orleans, La.
1990 - 1st Pinoy Symposium, Virginia Beach Central Library
1991 - 2nd Pinoy Symposium, University of Maryland
1992 - Month of October declared nationally as "Filipino American History Month"
1993 - 3rd Pinoy Symposium
1994 - 50th Anniversary of Filipino Americans in WWII, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
1994 - FANHS Video Premiere of "Filipino Americans: Discovering their Past for the Future," Landstown Middle School, Virginia Beach, Va.
1995 - "Let it be Known: The Filipino American Experience," Virginia Beach Central Library
1996 - "Revolution through Education"
1997-2005 - Youth Summits in Virginia Beach, Va.
2000 - FANHS National Conference, Virginia Wesleyan College
2003 - "Conversation of Struggles," Virginia Wesleyan College
2004 - Publication of In Our Aunties' Words: The Filipino Spirit of Hampton Roads