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

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Notices for Japanese-Americans to report to camps. LOC

How did the World War II internment of Japanese Americans happen? Historian [...] »

photographic print, Young Polish berry picker, July 1909, Lewis Wickes Hine, LOC

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

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

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