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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What was life like during Japanese American internment? [...] »
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If the U.S. interned you and your family, how would you respond? [...] »
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 [...] »
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Daughters of rulers and subjects of history...are these statements on women of [...] »
In the 19th century, no one expected Chinese food to take off in the United [...] »