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Pictured, seated, is Perfecto "Pete" Betita. He was born in 1909 and grew up in Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo, Philippines. Perfecto came to the United States in 1929. He later enlisted in the Navy during the Second World War, serving from 1942 to 1945.

Jose "Joe" Palasan Pelaez (1903-2003) migrated to the United States from Pototan, Iloilo, in the 1920s or 1930s. He and Felipe Betita became friends in the United States where they met. They worked together as farm laborers. He served in the U.S.…

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Perfecto or "Pete" and Felipe Betita were playmates in the Philippines. They were born in around 1908 or 1909 and grew up in Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo, Philippines. Perfecto came to the United States in 1929. He later enlisted in the Navy during the…

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Seated, from left to right: Felipe Reyes Betita, Perfecto Reyes Betita, Mansueto Betita. Standing, from left to right: Ernesto Betita, Benito "Benny" Betita, Guillermo "William" Betita, Paulo "Tatay" Casil. Juliet Betita believes this may be an…

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Family farming and fishing / dried fish barter system for potatos & rice from Pismo Beach area during the Depression. Photograph probably taken in 1945 or 1946, based on Fortunato's navy rank marked on his uniform. He had already finished his term in…

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