Memories – Lola Goria (Gregoria de Jesus Nakpil)

By: Francisco Nakpil on Tuesday, Jul 7th, 2009

My recollection of life with Lola (Grandma) Goria starts in the early 30’s and 40’s when she stayed at our home on Dakota St. in Ermita, along with my parents Juanito and Aning, brothers Titong and Logy, and sisters Annie and Edith.

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Old Manila III

By: Jose Nakpil on Saturday, Jun 27th, 2009

Here’s yet another 8 minute long YouTube post featuring old Manila entitled, Castillan Memoirs (ca. 1930). Enjoy!

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Old Manila II

By: Jose Nakpil on Saturday, Jun 27th, 2009

This 10 minute YouTube video, entitled Manila, Queen of the Pacific is dated ca. 1938. It doesn’t show Quiapo but it is a great look back just the same. Check your speakers. This one’s got sound.

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Remembering Sundays at Barbosa

By: Jose Nakpil on Tuesday, Jun 2nd, 2009

Throughout my childhood, lunch on Sunday was always at Barbosa (the former name of A. Bautista Street). That was how we referred to Bahay Nakpil-Bautista back then.

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Museo ng Katipunan / The Katipunan Museum

By: Fernando Zialcita on Thursday, May 28th, 2009

The Nakpil-Bautista house honors the revolutionary society called the Katipunan with a permanent exhibit located in two rooms. The heroes and personalities associated with the movement are featured in this museum.

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Old Manila on YouTube

By: Jose Nakpil on Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Video only short subject at YouTube featuring scenes from Old Manila

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