Asian Americans: Now and Then: Asian Ancestors in the Americas
Chinese laborers' contribution to the building of Transcontinental Railroad (photo dated 1868). Photos from the Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum.
Massacres - Rock Springs, Wyoming ; Hell Canyon, Oregon...
Angel Island Experience
"Ancestors in the Americas" : Timeline and Stories --PBS series companion website
Producer Loni Ding makes connections between the parallel experiences of various groups of Asian Americans, and also between the experiences of Chinese and Indian indentured workers and those of African slaves.
Asian Americans in the US: an overview of a difficult history
Gary auto worker Jim Coleman (left) and Griffith businessman Charlie Cobb (right) strike a blow for American industry in a charity campaign sponsored by northern Indiana steelworkers Friday, Sept. 10, 1982. Union leaders in the economically hard hit steelmaking region allowed people to swing a sledgehammer at a Japanese-made auto for $1 a shot. The money went to help the families of laid-off workers. (Associated Press)
Encyclopedia Smithsonian on Asian Pacific American History and Culture
| A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution
The experiences of Japanese Americans during WWII; decision-making and citizen action under the U.S. Constitution.
| On Gold Mountain: A Chinese American Experience
Relating history from a personal dimension, this exhibition tells the story of 6 generations of a Chinese American family in Los Angeles from 1867 to the present.
| Ancestor Worship Today
Chinese-American teenagers look within their communities for examples of ancestor worship.
Americans of Japanese Ancestry : A Chronicle of 130 years of Japanese American History
Beginning with the early days of the Issei pioneers through the World War II incarceration to the present-- Japanese American National Museum Exhibition on "Common Ground".
Filipinos harvesting pineapple in Hawaii
Filipinos cutting lettuce, Salinas, Ca (Photo by Dororhea Lange)
Asian American Pioneers
Asian Americans who have paved the way for other Asian Americans.
Ellis Island Foundation website for passenger search, family history and genealogy research, research tips, charts, forms and more...