Eustaquio "Ted" Labastida

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Title

Eustaquio "Ted" Labastida

Description

Eustaquio "Ted" Labastida enlisted in the First Filipino Regiment formed during the Second World War. Labastida came to the US from the Philippines in 1928. He worked in farming as a truck driver. Because he had driving experience, in the army he drove trucks and jeeps. While overseas with the army, he met and married his wife in the Philippines. He was 35 years old; she was 18. Through provisions for "war brides" was able to bring her to the United States after the war.

Coverage

San Luis Obispo, California

Date

c. 1945

Contributor

Labastida

Format

Painted photograph mounted on a wood frame

Type

Still image

Identifier

USA-CA-05192012-A0012-001

Rights

The Re/Collecting Project is an ethnic studies memory project of California’s Central Coast, documenting the diverse and under-documented communities of the region. Images were digitally reproduced from private collections of individuals and families. Copyright remains with original owners. All images included herein are intended for personal use only. Any reproduction, redistribution, publication, or other use, by any means, without prior written permission is prohibited. If you are the rightful copyright holder of this item and its use online constitutes an infringement of your copyright, please contact the project director to discuss its removal from the archive. Preferred citation: [Identification of Item]. The Re/Collecting Project. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

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Citation

“Eustaquio "Ted" Labastida,” The Re/Collecting Project , accessed November 19, 2017, http://reco.calpoly.edu/items/show/1901.

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