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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, Young Girl with. . . , Dept. of Public Affairs,  Trust Territory. . .

Did you know that Micronesia was once a U.N. trusteeship administered by the [...] »

Paint, Oct 16, 1942 (Minidoka), 2003, R. Shimomura, In the Shadow of My Country.

Explore this archive of over 110 video interviews on Japanese American [...] »

Title page, An Intro to the Black Panther Party, 1969, John Brown Society, MSU.

From the Ku Klux Klan to the IWW, examine 129 historical documents from radical [...] »

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

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

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, Lieutenant Roberto Lim of the Philippine Islands, Mar. 1943, LoC

Scratch the surface of Asian Pacific American history this May, and keep [...] »

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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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