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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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Casket of Queen Liliuokalani lying in state in the palace

In Hawaii today, a large number of people might be considered heirs or [...] »

Photo, Dressmaking class, 1943, Ansel Adams, Manzanar Relocation Center, Ca.

Ansel Adams's photographs preserve life at the Manzanar War Relocation Center [...] »

Photo, Queen Liliuokalani at Washington Place, Aug. 12 1898, Univ. of Hawaii...

Compare U.S. and Hawaiian opinion on Hawaiian annexation. [...] »

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

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

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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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