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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. [...] »

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

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

Photo, Dressmaking class, Manzanar. . . , Ansel Adams, 1943, LoC

Two practices help students to make sense of primary source documents on the [...] »

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

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

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

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

Photo, Baseball game, Manzanar Relocation Center, Calif., 1945, Ansel Adams, LoC

If the U.S. interned you and your family, how would you respond? [...] »

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

When and where was this photo taken? See what clues you can spot! [...] »

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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