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

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Photo, A young evacuee of Japanese ancestry. . . , 1942, NARA

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

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