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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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Lithograph, Crate label..., El Modena, California, 1930, Orange Public Library.

Explore California from Japanese American internment or the Free Speech [...] »

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

With over 126,000 photographs, maps, and other documents, this site offers a [...] »

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Bring yourself up to speed on the Gold Rush, including the minorities involved. [...] »

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

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

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

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

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

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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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