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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 packing shed.

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

Crispin Betita was Felipe Betita's younger brother. Felipe helped put his brother through medical school in the Philippines. This is his school portrait. He became a doctor.

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Standing, left to right: Ernesto Betita, Benito Betita, Gillermo Betita, and Paulo Casil (family friend). Sitting, left to right: Felipe Betita, Perfecto Betita, Mansueto Betita.

Photograph was taken in the Philippines. Julieta is the seated female on far right. Caesar is standing on the right. Caesar (now deceased) and Augusto were sponsored by Aida Betita to come to California in the 1950s for school. Caesar studied…

Front, left to right: Genoveba Reyes & Patricia De Leon. Back: Felipe Betita. Felipe is cousin of Salvador Reyes. Genoveba is S. Reyes' daughter. Patricia De Leon is extended family/friend and daughter of Gabe de Leon. Salvador and Gabe did a lot of…

Portrait of Aida Betita's father, taken in the Philippines. Mr. Velarde was a high school teacher. He was a Baptist, and went to Baptist school. He liked Shakespeare so his children were named after Shakespearean characters. Sons were named Julius,…

Aida Betita and Genoveba Reyes (daughter of Felipe's cousin, Salvador Reyes)

Salvador (husband), Maria (Maring - Wife), Genoveba Reyes (daughter)

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