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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. [...] »

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From the Ku Klux Klan to the IWW, examine 129 historical documents from radical [...]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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Bring yourself up to speed on the Gold Rush, including the minorities involved. [...] »

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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 [...] »

Photographic print, Walrus Tusks, 1931?, Lomen Bros., Library of Congress

Reducing the time you need to spend to create thought-provoking student [...] »

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

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 [...] »

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

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 [...] »

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