Thanks to Chris Sambas, maybe 50s or 60s. Somewhere Magallanes. To its left is an alley that leads […]
#olddavao #davaoofthepast to those who are new to this page, welcome. happy you are here. the scarcity of […]
The center was established in 1917 as the Davao Public Hospital. It was a 25 bed capacity hospital […]
Dada Lozano with Malouchi Gahol and 3 others. Daughters of Dona Vicenta Monteverde Tionko, Baby, Anita and Naty Tionko. Thank you […]
The Datto Manib, Principal Bagani of the Bagobos, with some Wives and Followers and two Missionaries. The image […]
At the Beach in 1939. My grandmother, Lola Peping (Guadalupe Suazo-Castillo) is the 5th lady standing from the […]
ebayfind: Real Photo Postcard Claveria Street Left Davao Public Market Philippines maybe 20s or 30s. Forerunner of the […]
Local historians claim that the word davao came from the phonetic blending of the word of three Bagobo subgroups when referring to Davao River, an essential waterway which empties itself into Davao Gulf near the city.
The first documented arrival of the Spaniards on Davao soil was as early as February 2, 1543.
Here is an old photo dated 1931 featuring the Commencement Exercises for the Class of ’31 and Father Selga as speaker. I was told this was taken in the Philippines, and when I did a search for a Father Selga, the only thing I could find was a Fr. Selga Street and Fr. Selga Campus on the University of the Immaculate Conception in Davao City, the Philippines. I also found mention of a Father Miguel Selga S.J. as the late director of the Manila Observatory.