The 3 year Philippine-American War which began in 1889 with the signing of the Treaty of Paris ended with over 220,000 Filipino solider and civilian casualties (Banta 14). The American narrative of the Filipino culture is one that disfavors the Igorot peoples of the highlands.
Real photo postcards with baseball subjects are popularly collected by vintage baseball card and memorabilia collectors, and prime examples of famous players and teams can fetch big bucks at auction. The American images of the Philippines during the historical occupation of the islands demonstrate a dominant culture’s power to impose its values and ideologies onto a sub-culture.In many cases, negotiation between cultures is not a real option as the dominate culture goal is to reshape the culture and the practices of the people. according to “President Mc Kinley’s doctrine of ‘benevolent assimilation’” aimed to ‘educate the Filipinos, and uplift them and civilize and Christianize them” (14).I got this information from Real Photo Postcards Kwik Guide by Gary W. These cards could not be called "postcards", as this term was restricted to cards printed by the Post Office.
Research has already been done by earlier historians and guidelines have been put into place.