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Filipino-American Materials: A Resource Guide

Filipino-Americans comprise the second largest Asian ancestry group in the United States. This guide provides information on how to locate all physical and electronic material on Filipino-Americans available for use at the Library of Congress and online.


This guide is a starting point for researchers seeking materials in multiple formats on Filipino-Americans and related resources at the Library of Congress. The types of items covered here range from special collections containing photographs and diary entries to monographs, reference works, serials, and newspapers.

The items described in this guide are housed within many reading rooms throughout the Library of Congress, including the Main Reading Room, the Manuscript Reading Room, the Prints and Photographs Reading Room, the Microfilm and Electronic Resources Center, The American Folklife Center, and others.