Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrates the history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans. Remember stories of patriotism, persecution, resistance, and everyday life.
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 »
Find primary sources for the month
Which ethnic groups have made their homes in the Columbia River Basin? [...] »
Explore the stories of California's diverse immigrant groups through essays, [...] »
Ansel Adams's photographs preserve life at the Manzanar War Relocation Center [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
How did the World War II internment of Japanese Americans happen? Historian [...] »
If the U.S. interned you and your family, how would you respond? [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
In the 19th century, no one expected Chinese food to take off in the United [...] »
When and where was this photo taken? See what clues you can spot! [...] »