We need our younger historians

Yes, we need them. Those that are willing to take on the digital age and its challenges, who are willing to spend time, their precious time scouring the internet for anything old Davao. Those that understand the complexities of this generation, those that are willing to be guided by our past. Recently we were floored…

Before the city hall was …

… well, the municipal hall. And it cannot be called a city hall unless the place was called a city, right? While the Davao City Hall is probably one of the most photographed structure in the city, not much is know of the structure before that. The current one has gone through restoration after being…

St. Peter’s High School, Claveria.

I ¬†was thinking this was the forerunner of the St. Peter’s College of Toril. This school was previously located just beside the American Club and back of the San Pedro Convento and Church. I checked the wiki of SPCT, it started in 1948. But this school if I am to base the 1940 yearbook which…

The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao by Fay-Cooper Cole

This is a repost. The material presented in this paper was obtained, for the most part, during a stay of seven months among the tribes of Davao District in Southern Mindanao of the Philippine Islands. Previous to this I had spent a like period studying the Bukidnon, of the North-Central part of the Island, and…

Charles F. Clagg Photograph Collection

This is a repost. The entomologist Charles F. Clagg was born in Barnstable, Mass., on October 31, 1904 and received his bachelor of science degree from the Massachusetts Agricultural College in 1927. Although never able to complete his graduate degree, Clagg enjoyed a long and productive career in entomology. Listed as a graduate student at…