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Buena Family, circa 1940s-2008 and undated

 Series 2

Luis Buena (1906-1964) joined the U.S. Navy in the 1930s and served in World War II. He married Teresa Mendez in 1948 and they first lived near Hadley Hospital in southeast Washington, D.C. before moving to Glassmanor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, with their three daughters, Geraldine, Antoinette (Mary) and Loretta. Teresa was a nursing director for geriatric patients at the D.C. Village Hospital in southeast Washington, D.C. (1).

This series consists of nursing class photos from the 1940s. It also includes photographs of Luis Buena, Teresa (Mendez) Buena and their children: Antoinette (Mary), Loretta, and Geraldine. This part of the collection also includes photographs and CDs of scanned photos in color. This series is arranged with the physical photographs in their original order, and electronic records at the end, listed alphabetically.

  1. (1) Rita M. Cacas and Juanita Tamayo Lott, Filipinos in Washington, D.C. (Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2009), 39, 53, 87.


  • circa 1940s-2008 and undated

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Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

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