Essential documents related to the Laurel presidency and the Second Republic
Essays on the life of President Jose P. Laurel
The Philippine Electoral Almanac traces the history of Philippine elections.
On November 5 – 10, 1962, for the first time in history, Crown Prince Akihito, successor to the Chrysanthemum throne, came to the Philippines on a five-day state visit.
In 1922, American philanthropist Elsie Gaches published a cookbook called Good Cooking and Health in the Tropics to raise money for the American Guardian Association in Manila, which cared for orphaned American children in the Philippines.
Listen to the music of that era, along with some speeches
The Jones Law of 1916 restructured the Philippine Legislature into the Senate (which replaced the Philippine Commission) and the House of Representatives (which replaced the Philippine Assembly).
This article on the 1916 Elections—the first time a senate was elected in the Philippines—is a preview of the second edition of the Philippine Electoral Almanac, which will be released in December 2015.
Early uniforms of the Filipino revolutionaries were inspired by the Spanish Guayabera and Guerrera; some were stolen uniforms from captive Spanish troops.
This is a biography of Miguel Malvar, the last general of the First Philippine Republic who surrendered to the Americans.