illustrations
Maria Abastilla Beltran (left) prior to her departure to America
in 1929. From Fred Cordova, Filipinos: Forgotten Asian
Americans. 39
‘‘Senior class receiving instruction in operating-room techniques,
Philippine General Hospital.’’ From Philippine General Hospital
School of Nursing Ninth Annual Announcement and Catalogue,
1915–1916, U.S. National Archives, College Park, MD. 44
‘‘1915 class and the Superintendent of the School of Nursing,
Philippine General Hospital.’’ From Philippine General Hospital
School of Nursing Ninth Annual Announcement and Catalogue,
1915–1916, U.S. National Archives, College Park, MD. 50
Manila Educational and Exchange Placement Service advertisement
in a 1965 issue of the Philippine Journal of Nursing portrays travel as a
simple route to finding happiness. 91
Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center advertisement in a
1969 issue of the Philippine Journal of Nursing targets its former
exchange visitor nurses from the Philippines for permanent
employment. 101
Corazon Amurao, lone survivor of the 1966 Richard Speck
massacre in Chicago, reading a newspaper account of her plan to
run for councilor in her home town of San Luis, Batangas in the
Philippines. From Bettmann/corbis. 131
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