Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The National Archives holds a wealth of material documenting the Asian and Pacific Islanders experience, and highlights these resources online, in programs, and through traditional and social media.
Broken Blossoms (Spring 2016)
Attachments: Faces and Stories from America's Gates (Summer 2012)
When the "Enemy" Landed at Angel Island (Summer 2009)
Prologue “Genealogy Notes” on Immigration and Naturalization
Wednesday, May 10, at 2 p.m.
Oh, the Stories They Tell: Chinese Exclusion Acts Case Files. William G. McGowan Theater & YouTube
Although the search for a Chinese Exclusion Act case file may be difficult and challenging, the rewards can be great as these files may contain a treasure trove of information for the family and social historian. In a live, interactive broadcast shown in the McGowan Theater and on YouTube, National Archives at Seattle Director Susan Karren discusses Chinese Exclusion Act records in recognition of the Chinese Exclusion Act’s 135th anniversary. Presentation materials available here.
Guam-related digital collections at University of Guam made possible through an NHPRC grant.