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 »
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Covering topics ranging from the annexation of Hawaii to World War II, 29 [...] »
With over 126,000 photographs, maps, and other documents, this site offers a [...] »
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How did the World War II internment of Japanese Americans happen? Historian [...] »
Learn about the experiences of immigrants detained at Angel Island and how this [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
When and where was this photo taken? See what clues you can spot! [...] »
In the 19th century, no one expected Chinese food to take off in the United [...] »