25 October 2010

HON. FRANCISCO ALVAREZ

HON. FRANCISCO ALVAREZ


Born on June 13, 1852 in Caramoan town, province of Ambos Camarines. Received a particular teacher primary instruction, and CoUncil Seminary of Nueva Caceres in the second province teaching under the direction of Priests of the Congregation of St.Vincent de Paul. 

Transfer to the University of Sto.Tomas in Manila, there honed their studies, including the law that ended the year 1876. He was assistant clerk of the court instance of the then Camarines Sur province, now Ambos Camarines and local councilor First City Council but due to liberal ideas, was strongly persecution by certain key elements in the aforementioned province.

The year 1896, during events policies developed in the country, was deported to Fernando Po (Africa) by order of the Spanish Government staying on that island until after the Peace of Biak-na-bato. He was a member of the Provincial Government Ambos Camarines in charge Minister of Justice under the regime Filipino, being Deputy Director of weekly La Union which is then edited in the capital of Nueva Caceres the province.

At the entrance of the Americans, work actively for its pacification, founding the effective La Paz newspaper directed to the1902. The year 1903 is revalidated attorney of the Supreme Court of the islands and leave their profession with general applause in his province and of Albay, where the popular vote the third district of the first will raised to the seats in the first Philippine Assembly as a Nacionalista Party.

20 October 2010

HON. THOMAS ALMONTE


HON. THOMAS ALMONTE: 

Born on December 29, 1899 in San Antonio, Albay province. Received his early education from his mother herself, and at the age of 10 years study, the first years of Latin in the Seminario Conciliar de Nueva Caceres, until the year 1885, what has happened to further their studies at the University o...f Sto. Tomas, pursue a career in law, having finished his career in 1893. 

Practiced law in the province of Albay, and not agreeing, for political reasons, to continue this profession during the Spanish Government, was devoted to agriculture until the revolution came and was appointed Minister of Justice in the province of Albay.

In the elections of July 1907, was proclaimed by his friends to MP for the first district that province of Albay, and so was elected unanimously as high as currently play in the first Philippine Assembly of Philippine Islands.

People awaiting the landing of Secretary Taft. Sorsogon, August 26, 1905

People awaiting the landing of Secretary Taft.

Sorsogon, August 26, 1905

Kids wandering at Ruins of Daraga Church and Distant Mayon, Southern Luzon, Philippine Islands.

Kids wandering at Ruins of Daraga Church and Distant Mayon, 

Southern Luzon, Philippine Islands.

Sts. Peter & Paul Parish, Sorsogon; Prefab in Germany in 16th Century, built in 1628.

Sts. Peter & Paul Parish, Sorsogon; Prefab in Germany in 16th Century, built in 1628.

Interior of a house in Bikol, 1886. by French artist Dosso.

Interior of a house in Bikol, 1886. by French artist Dosso.

Old map, Province of Albay dated back 1886.

Old map, Province of Albay dated back 1886.

13 October 2010

Filipino family and American officers, Sorsogon, 1901

Filipino family and American officers, Sorsogon, 1901

On the Road between Legaspi and Albay, 1905

On the Road between Legaspi and Albay, 1905

Carangalan Visita, Camarines Norte, Fundado -1785, Photo taken 1966

Carangalan Visita, Camarines Norte, Fundado -1785, Photo taken 1966

The Fourth Battalion drills with Mt. Mayon in the background, Albay, early 1900s.

The Fourth Battalion drills with Mt. Mayon in the background,

Albay, early 1900s.

Guerrillas with gun, Philippine-Japan war; Masbate, 1945

Guerrillas with gun, Philippine-Japan war; Masbate, 1945

Mayon Volcano, Photograph by American Geographical team; 1928

Mayon Volcano, Photograph by American Geographical team; 1928

7 October 2010

4 October 2010

NATIVE TEACHER, BACON SORSOGON 1901

Native teacher, Bacon Sorsogon; American Colonial Period 1901

THE OLD WAY OF GOING AROUND IN PHILIPPINE ISLANDS

One way of going around in the Philippines; Mayon in the background. Island of Luzon, Philippine Island; 1940

3 October 2010