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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, Queen Liliuokalani at Washington Place, Aug. 12 1898, Univ. of Hawaii...

Compare U.S. and Hawaiian opinion on Hawaiian annexation. [...] »

Photo, Dressmaking class, 1943, Ansel Adams, Manzanar Relocation Center, Ca.

Ansel Adams's photographs preserve life at the Manzanar War Relocation Center [...] »

Photograph, Ayala's Return, 1935, Associated Oil Company.

Peruse 11 exhibits, from the Gold Rush of 1849 to Japanese American internment [...] »

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

Explore our spotlight page and discover resources for teaching about Asian [...] »

Photo, A young evacuee of Japanese ancestry. . . , 1942, NARA

What were the consequences of and motivations for Japanese American removal [...] »

Photographic print, Walrus Tusks, 1931?, Lomen Bros., Library of Congress

Reducing the time you need to spend to create thought-provoking student [...] »

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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 [...] »

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

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 [...] »

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