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Aida and Felipe Betita are pictured here at Pete Guion's housewarming party. Aida is pregnant with their first child, Juliet. Pete Guion served during the Second World War and was the first Filipino in Arroyo Grande to purchase a home in town,…

Aida Velarde and Felipe Betita were married March 29, 1948 in their hometown of Barotac Nuevo in Iloilo, Philippines. The wedding took place at 2 in the morning, because, according to Aida, that is when "high class" people had their weddings so that…

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Aida Velarde and Felipe Betita were married March 29, 1948 in their hometown of Barotac Nuevo in Iloilo, Philippines. The wedding took place at 2 in the morning, because, according to Aida, that is when "high class" people had their weddings so that…

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Aida Velarde and Felipe Betita were married March 29, 1948 in their hometown of Barotac Nuevo in Iloilo, Philippines. The wedding took place at 2 in the morning, because, according to Aida, that is when "high class" people had their weddings so that…

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Aida Velarde and Felipe Betita were married March 29, 1948 in their hometown, Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo, Philippines. The wedding took place at 2 in the morning, because, according to Aida, that is when "high class" people had their weddings so that they…

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

Aida Betita is wearing a hat. Juliet Betita recalls one other time that she wore a hat, to Juliet's high school graduation in 1967.

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…

Aida Velarde's portrait taken in the Philippines. She grew up in Barotac Nuevo in Iloilo, Philippines. She is about 16 years old here. According to her daughter, Juliet Betita, this was a photograph that Aida sent to her godmother Mary Reyes, and…

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

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