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MGA Kababayan International Hotel


MGA Kababayan International Hotel


Filipino Americans--California--Social life and customs
San Francisco (Calif.)--Social life and customs--20th century


The yellow-orange and black poster features a drawing of a Santa Claus figure standing next to a Christmas tree. The figure points towards the words "mga kababayan". There are additional drawings of a platter of chicken legs, the roofline of International Hotel, and a teacup. The text states, "You are invited for dinner, Christmas Day, Monday, Dec. 25, 11:00 am-3:00 pm & New Year's Day, Sunday, Jan. 1, 11:30 am-3:00 pm. All in Manilatown is invited to celebrate the holidays with us at the International Hotel 848 Kearny St. Inaanyayahan namin kayo nang isang pananghalian simula sa 11:30 ng tanghali hanggang 3:00 ng hapon sa araw ng pasko at ganoon din sa bagoong taon International Hotel." There is English and Pilipino/Tagalog text. All text appears in black.


Kearny Street Workshop Archives, 1972-2002 (CEMA 33), Series IV, California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, Department of Special Collections at the University of California, Santa Barbara Library


ca. 1975- 1976

Access Rights

Open to researchers without restrictions

Physical Dimensions

11 x 17 in.



"MGA Kababayan International Hotel," in Digital Collections, Item #4800, (accessed August 19, 2019).