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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, Japanese American boys and their bicycles, c. 1909, U of WA

Go back in time and witness the harsh conditions at Japanese Internment Camps [...] »

Photo, Chinese cobbler in Portland's Chinatown, 1889, Oregon Historical Society

Which ethnic groups have made their homes in the Columbia River Basin? [...] »

Photo, Two boys sledding, Minidoka. . . , 1943, Francis Stewart, Flickr Commons

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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 [...] »

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

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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 [...] »

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

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

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