Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrates the history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans. Remember stories of patriotism, persecution, resistance, and everyday life.
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 »
Find primary sources for the month
In Hawaii today, a large number of people might be considered heirs or [...] »
Peruse 11 exhibits, from the Gold Rush of 1849 to Japanese American internment [...] »
These curious photos created by the War Relocation Authority put a positive [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
What were the consequences of and motivations for Japanese American removal [...] »
Learn about the experiences of immigrants detained at Angel Island and how this [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
Veterans Day is for everyone who fought for the U.S.—including those who [...] »
In the 19th century, no one expected Chinese food to take off in the United [...] »