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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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Photo, Japanese American boys and their bicycles, c. 1909, U of WA

Go back in time and witness the harsh conditions at Japanese Internment Camps [...] »

Photo, Dallas Korean Americans for Obama (5), February 28, 2008, Flickr

Meet singer Florence Ahn, minister Soon Hyun, and others. [...] »

Photograph, View of a streetcar..., Los Angeles, ca. 1890, Title Insurance and..

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Photo, Posting ceiling prices in foreign languages..., 1942,Howard Liberman, LoC

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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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When and where was this photo taken? See what clues you can spot! [...] »

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

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 [...] »

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