National Archives News

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The National Archives holds a wealth of material documenting the Asian and Pacific Islander experience, and it highlights these resources online, in programs, and through traditional and social media.

The theme for 2020 is Unite Our Nation by Empowering Equality

 

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month photos and documents from the National Archives.

Videos

Author Erika Lee discusses her book The Making of Asian America, October 2, 2015

A Conversation with George Takei: George Takei in Hyde Park, February 19, 2017

Japanese American Internment Teachable Moment video from the FDR Library

Oh, the Stories They Tell: Chinese Exclusion Acts Case Files at the National Archives

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