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This letter includes a map and message from Santiago "Jimmy" Salutan to Mary Olvera, by way of a go-between, "Samy." The letter reads, "Marry here is a letter from Jimmy. He wants you to get ready. Here is a watch. Don't be afraid. We will help you…

"Small black mole under right eye." Kimi Kobara's alien registration card was found inside the suitcase that Gary Kobara (her grandson) brought to the November 17, 2012, Re/Collecting Day. His grandparents saved these suitcases which they had…

Certificate reads, "The American National Red Cross and the San Luis Obispo Chapter express their appreciation of the loyal services of Mr. Salvador D. Reyes in support of the 1944 Red Cross War Fund." Signed by the Red Cross President, Chairman…

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Anghilita "Nene" Vea's third husband, Andy Vea, gave her this music jewelry box. "To my wife, Nene. Love you, Andy." This was an anniversary gift.

Handwritten notes from Barbara Finn. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Japanese Americans were subject to a curfew. Farmers had to arrange traveling to Santa Barbara, California after curfew. Annotated by Barbara in 2005.

Notes that Barbara Finn took on her father Ken Kitasako's memories. Provides documentation of Guadalupe, California.

Anniversary of Filipino Community. Seen in photograph: Nemesio Juanich, Carmen Juanich, Gloria Bautista, Nickie Tolentino, Leda Felix, Ben and Tessie Reyes.

Juanito Domin with Nedina Asencio when Nedina was 15 years old. Juanito was Nedina's biological grandfather and Anghilita Vea's first husband. Juanito and Anghilita met and married in the Philippines, at the start of the Second World War. He was a…

Picture of Carmen at age 19 wearing a Filipina party dress.

Arcadia Lapiz is interviewed for the Re/Co project at the 2013 Loonanon Pioneers Annual Fiesta in Santa Maria, California. She describes how she immigrated to the United States, her role in the Loonanon Pioneers of America organization, and marriage…

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