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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

At first glance, Executive Order 9066 might read like boring bureaucratese. But what did this dry government document mean for Japanese Americans during World War II? FIND OUT MORE »

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Photograph, Emma Tenayuca 1937, Zinn Education Project.

Wanting to go deeper into the history of labor and marginalized groups in the U [...] »

Photograph, 1953 grand opening of Dave's One Stop..., 1953, Esther Don Tang.

A collection of primary sources detailing early Asian-Americans in Tucson, [...] »

Fabric, Boy's Day fukusa. . . , Japanese American National Museum

Looking for ways to grow awareness of injustice of Japanese internment? This [...] »

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photographic print, Young Polish berry picker, July 1909, Lewis Wickes Hine, LOC

Discover resources that will enable you to examine this unique area of American [...] »

Photo, Angel Island, San Francisco, CA, July 26, 2008, elcapitan79, Flickr

Learn about the experiences of immigrants detained at Angel Island and how this [...] »

Notices for Japanese-Americans to report to camps. LOC

How did the World War II internment of Japanese Americans happen? Historian [...] »

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Chinese newspaper, dishware, basket and other unidentified items: From Alice Io

In the 19th century, no one expected Chinese food to take off in the United [...] »

Print, "H.R.H. Princess Margaret," New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Daughters of rulers and subjects of history...are these statements on women of [...] »

Veterans Day is for everyone who fought for the U.S.—including those who [...] »

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