Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Library of Congress and the National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum | Jan 13, 2021

The Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month website offers educational resources that delve into the history and contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Exhibits, lectures, select documents, and embedded, open-access videos. Topics covered range from Chinese experiences before, after, and during the Transcontinental railroad's construction, to Japanese internment camps during WWII and Fred Korematsu's challenge to this order, to cultural expressions, including Taiko drumming.

Tags: East Asia Pacific Rim & Oceania Southeast Asia United States Assignments Exhibit Lecture, Podcast, & Documentary Lesson Plans Music Readings Asian Pacific American Cultural Economic Labor Migration & Immigration Music Race & Ethnicity Refugees 1800-1900 1900-1945 1945-Present


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