Founded in 1982, the Seattle-based FANHS consists of 38 US chapters that document and preserve Filipino culture with its collection of National Pinoy Archives materials, oral histories, and exhibits. In 1988, the Historical Society designated October as "Filipino American History Month".
The Asian Art Museum, in San Francisco, has compiled a list of activities to celebrat Filipino American History Month, including art, recipes, visual storytelling, and other collections of books and art to explore.
Explore over 13,000 digital items across 8 Filipino collections, including from: Ballet Philippines; the Presidential Museum and Library; Filipinas Heritage Library; and the Filipino Street Art Project.
Celebrate Filipino American History Month with the Natural History Museum's Filipino Virtual Dino Tour, explore the Filipino Salakot and textile digital collections, or support the museum's oral history project documenting culture of care in the Filipino healthcare community.