The Philippine-American Observer

The Philippine-American Observer was published at 914 1/2 Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles, California and edited by Amado Dino with Assoc. editor Marjorie Paton Espanol. It claimed itself “independent of any organization or party” and announced that it was “The Champion of Filipino Welfare and the Square Deal.” The August 1943 and Oct. 1944 (WWII) editions are available for viewing and downloadable from the Internet Archive in pdf form. You’ll find articles about the 2nd Battalion – 1st Filipino Infantry at Hunter Liggett; news about a Filipina athletics club in Stockton (see A.E.D.’s Sporticles); speculations about a future life after war; wartime news about Filipinos in California, and much more. Just click on the cover image, below, click again on the brown cover, then go to download options.

October 1944 edition of the Philippine-American Observer.