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This is the album page for images USA-CA-10022012-A0001-004 to USA-CA-10022012-A0001-012.

Felipe Betita on a tractor with a machine that puts up strings for string bean. Before this machine, men and women would have to string up by hand. They would carry spools of string. Bush beans were created so that one would not have to string beans.…

Felipe Reyes Betita sitting on bench in front of the packing shed on his farm.

Pictured from left to right: Rosie Tajon, Estring Hortillosa, Gabe de Leon, Mary Reyes, Aida Betita, Felipe Betita.

Pictured from left to right: Rosie Tajon, Estring Hortillosa, Gabe de Leon, Mary Reyes, Aida Betita, Felipe Betita.

Celebrating the christening of Benito and Lilia's twin daughters, Lilia or "Lita" and Luisa. The daughters were born on November 25, 1947. As Aida Betita explains, Benito "Benny" Betita was one of the first of the Reyes-Betita cousins to return to…

Celebrating the christening of Benito and Lilia's twin daughters, Lilia or "Lita" and Luisa. The daughters were born on November 25, 1947. As Aida Betita explains, Benito "Benny" Betita was one of the first of the Reyes-Betita cousins to return to…

Celebrating the christening of Benito and Lilia's twin daughters, Lilia or "Lita" and Luisa. The daughters were born on November 25, 1947. As Aida Betita explains, Benito "Benny" Betita was one of the first of the Reyes-Betita cousins to return to…

As Aida Betita explains, Lilia's husband, Benito "Benny" Betita was one of the first of the Reyes-Betita cousins to return to the Philippines after the Second World War to find a wife. Benny's first wife was Caucasian. They were divorced and had no…

Pete Guion served during the Second World War and was the first Filipino in Arroyo Grande to purchase a home in town, according to Aida Betita. The house was at 721 Cornwall Avenue. This home purchase was an important event because local Filipinos…

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