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

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)

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.

Standing left to right: Mrs. Damasco (Aida's Godmother), Teresa Garin (Aida's Godmother), Crispin Betita, MD (Felipes' brother), Father Carlos, Leonardo Eranita (Barotac Nuevo Mayor), Tomas Velarde (father of Aida), Jesus Reyes (Felipe's Godfather).…

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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