This collection comprises periodical articles featuring select national figures meticulously gathered and curated by the Philippine Heroes Center of Central Philippine University in 1965. It contains articles about the lives and contributions of notable figures such as General Emilio Aguinaldo, Andres Bonifacio, Apolinario Mabini, the Del Pilar siblings, and the Luna brothers.

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  • Was he left of right handed? 

    Arroyo, Nemia P. (Sunday Times Magazine, 1963-05-05)
    This year being the Andres Bonifacio Centennial, why don't you take a drive to Caloocan Circle and look up at the largest statue of Manila's Hero? If this is a physical impossibility, settle for any poster or picture ...
  • Andres Bonifacio and the outbreak of the Katipunan Revolt 

    Zafra, Nicolas (Philippine Journal of Education, 1952-10)
    The Philippine Revolution was an event of great importance and significance in our history. It represented the united effort, will and purpose of the Filipino people to secure for themselves and their posterity the blessings ...
  • Quezon and the bones of Bonifacio 

    Villanueva, Francisco, Jr. (Sunday Times Magazine, 1962-10-21)
    In 1934, after a hectic publicity campaign in America, Manuel Luis Quezon-then head of the Philippine Senate succeeded in having the Tydings-McDuffe Law enacted by the American Congress. Returning to the islands Quezon ...
  • When Bonifacio wrote his poem - "Pagibig sa Tinubuang Bayan" (Love of Native Land) 

    Villanueva, Francisco Jr. (Agricultural and Industrial Life, 1962-11)
    IN THE CAREFUL study of Tagalog literature, you will find a s one of its most beautiful gems, the poem entitled "Pagibig sa Tinabuang Bayan " (Love of Native Land"), written originally in Tagalog by the glorious Father of ...
  • The soul of the revolution 

    Quirino, Jose A. (Philippine Free Press, 1957-11-30)
    If Apolinario Mabini, the Sublime Paralytic, was the brains of the revolution and Emilio Jacinto the heart of the Philippine libertarian struggle, then Andres Bonifacio, oftentimes known as the Great Plebeian, was undoubtedly ...
  • Mabini: A silhouette 

    Cruz, Romeo V. (Weekly Graphic, 1964-07-22)
    When General Arthur MacArthur deemed it " absolutely essential" to deport Mabini, and Governor William Howard Taft refused to allow the patriot to return to the country without first taking the oath of allegiance, they ...
  • Mabini's capture 

    Bautista, Rogelio M. (Philippine Free Press, 1961-08-12)
    Many of us know that Apolinario Mabini was captured by the Americans, imprisoned in Manila and later exiled in Guam. But only a few know where and how he was captured. Mabini did not relish the idea of surrender to a ...
  • Andres Bonifacio: Compiled peridocal article 

    Unknown author (1966)
    The Andres Bonifacio is a compilation of periodical articles initiated in 1966 by the Philippine Heroes Center of Central Philippine University.
  • Juan Luna: A biographical sketch 

    Alip, Eufronio M. (The Philippine History, 1957)
    In a banquet gathered in the English Restaurant, in metropolitan, in 1884, the Filipino community present were jubilant. For the first time this community, in a very festive mood, celebrated a big event. In that gathering ...
  • My father 

    Aguinaldo-Melencio, Carmen (Historical Bulletin, 1959-03-01)
    THE PHILIPPINES FREE PRESS requests that I write something pertaining to the daily life of General Aguinaldo - his habits, customs, opinions on topics, his likes and dislikes, I gladly do so. I shall begin with his daily ...
  • Mabini the statesman: A bridge to his people 

    Calderon, Aurelio B. (Sunday Times Magazine, 1964-07-19)
    ON a worn-oat rattan chair sits a paralytic. The late afternoon sun falls on his face, revealing an unusually high forehead, rounded cheekbones, and eyes with a distinctively plaintive expression. His collar-button is ...
  • 284 days with General Aguinaldo 

    Ancheta, Constante P (Philippine Free Press, 1964-02-22)
    "THE general is dead!" These words shocked the Veterans Memorial Hospital that early morning. While the news spread like wildfire, the past days came into focus nine and a half months in Ward 14 where I worked as a night ...
  • The tragic death of Antonio Luna 

    Acosta, Carmencita Herrera (Philippine Free Press, 1962-06-02)
    It was June in Paris of 1899 when Juan Luna received news of the assassination of his brother, General Antonio Luna, in Cabanatuan. The news was both tragic and shocking: tragic, since it concerned the untimely death of a ...
  • Luna's "Spoliarium" 

    Allareya, Monina (Philippine Herald Magazine, 1962-12-08)
    MASSIVE and direct, the "Spoliarium" by Juan Luna goads the viewer into asking: Why did he paint such a terrible scene? Depressing to the point of melancholy, brutal to repulsion, the painting is dominated by two corpses ...
  • A marker for Mabini 

    Adorable, R. G. (Sunday Times Magazine, 1961-09-24)
    A HISTORICAL marker in honor of Apolinario Mabini and other Filipino patriots was unveiled and dedicated recently at Asan Point Service Community, the site where they once lived as exiles. Last July 23 , the 97th anniversary ...
  • Juan Luna and the "Spoliarium" 

    Alcantara, Pelagio A. (In the Grade School, 1959-10)
    During the early part of 1883 in Rome, an ambitious Ilokano student, fired by the enthusiasm to make a name for himself and his country, met his dream which was later to place the small obscure town of Badoc, llocos Norte, ...
  • Aguinaldo's place in history 

    Agoncillo, Teodor A. (Sunday Times Magazine, 1964-02-23)
    TIME may afford a man the long perspective to reinforce his belief in personal destiny, yet it also works in such mysterious ways as to make any man, whatever his antecedents, its own plaything. Thus, General Emilio ...
  • Juan Luna - painter and patriot 

    Abelardo, Victoria (Philippine Journal of Education, 1952-10-01)
    HAVE you ever seen the paintings called the Blood Compact and Miguel Lopez de Legaspi, which now hang in historic Malacañang Palace? These are two of Juan Luna’s best known works. The former canvas, painted in Paris, ...
  • Apolinario Mabini: Compiled periodical articles 

    Unknown author (1965)
    The Apolinario Mabini is a compilation of periodical articles initiated in 1965 by the Philippine Heroes Center of Central Philippine University.
  • The Luna brothers: Compiled periodical articles 

    Unknown author (1966)
    The Luna Brothers is a compilation of periodical articles initiated in 1966 by the Philippine Heroes Center of Central Philippine University.

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