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Plans for a historical museum, to reflect contributions of Filipino Americans throughout the U.S. as early as the 16th century, was started in 1994 as a national project by the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) under the patronage of its Stockton, CA Chapter.
Stockton, once dubbed as "Little Manila," was selected because of its obvious role as the mother lode for family, community and labor in Filipino American history. The idea of a historical museum was initiated in 1989 by members of the then Filipino American Historical Institute, which became the FANHS' Stockton Chapter in 1992.
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