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The Chinese in California, 1850-1925
"...illustrates nineteenth and early twentieth century Chinese immigration to California from 1850 to 1925 through about 8,000 images and pages of primary source materials. Included are photographs, original art, cartoons and other illustrations; letters, excerpts from diaries, business records, and legal documents; as well as pamphlets, broadsides, speeches, sheet music, and other printed matter."
- American Memory, Library of Congress

Japanese American National Museum

  • "Dear Miss Breed- Letters from Camp"
    "This digital exhibit highlights the Museum's collection of
    letters written to San Diego librarian Clara Breed by
    Japanese Americans interned in World War IIconcentration camps."
  • "The Life and Work of George Hoshida- A Japanese American's Journey"
    "This Web site honors the spirit and talent of George Hoshida (1907-1985), an incarcerated artist who documented camp life with pencil and brushwork in a series of notebooks he kept between 1942 and 1945."
  • "Finding Family Stories Gallery"
    "This electronic gallery features artists previously involved in Finding Family Stories. Working with the Korean American Museum, The Watts Towers Arts Center and Plaza de la Raza has enabled the Japanese American National Museum to initiate an ongoing dialogue about the "purity" of ethnic communities by examining the historic and contemporary crossovers and exchanges between the Japanese American, African American and Latino communities in Los Angeles."

Selected Laws and Governmental Policies Affecting Asian-Pacific Americans
From the Race and Racism in American Law page
University of Dayton School of Law



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