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ASIAN AMERICAN HISTORY WEB SITES


CURRICULA RESOURCES

AskAsia
Asia Society's AskAsia site is an on-line source for K-12 Asian and Asian American studies. The site provides access to classroom-tested resources and activities, relevant links and a virtual community of educators.

The Asian American Curriculum Project
AACP is a not-for-profit source for books on Asian American heritage and contemporary experience.

GENERAL ASIAN AMERICAN HISTORY

Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS)
AAAS is a national membership association of educators who teach Asian American studies. The site includes links to all existing U.S. Asian American studies programs and information on how to start your own.

UCLA Asian American Studies Center
The UCLA Asian American Studies Center is one of the largest teaching, training and research programs in the U.S. The web site includes many good resources and publications, including the online publication Crosscurrents.

The Wing Luke Asian Museum
The Wing Luke Asian Museum in Seattle, WA, is devoted to preserving and exhibiting Asian Pacific American culture, history and art with a pan-Asian perspective. It features a permanent exhibit depicting the 200-year immigration and settlement of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the state of Washington.

Asian American Oral History Site
The Oral History Site is a project of Asian American Studies 150 at UC Berkeley. It features multimedia oral histories, topics related to Asian American families, and creative works, including a graphic interface for the oral history database.

WestWeb: Asian Americans in the West
WestWeb is a topically organized web site featuring links on the study of the American West, created and maintained by Catherine Lavender, Department of History, College of Staten Island, The City University of New York.

Angel Island Immigration Station Resources
The unofficial Angel Island Immigration Station Resources site is filled with many resources and links on the Asian immigration experience on Angel Island from 1910 - 1940.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Site
A site dedicated to events and activities celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month each May.

GENERAL ASIAN AMERICAN RESOURCES

Asian American Cybernauts
A comprehensive directory of Asian American organizations, cultural & political web sites, & personal home pages.

Asian American Resources
A large directory of links to clubs/organizations, media, personal home pages, and events relating to Asian American culture.

ASIAN INDIAN AMERICAN

The History of Americans of Asian Indian Origin
A lengthy paper providing a historical perspective on Americans of Asian Indian origin from 1790 - 1997. Written by Sririajeskhar Bobby Koritala.

CHINESE AMERICAN

Chronology of Asian American History
A detailed timeline by historian and scholar Sucheng Chan.

Chinese American History Timeline
A timeline developed by an Asian American studies class at UC Berkeley.

Chinatown History
A very nicely designed, graphically illustrated historical timeline of San Francisco's Chinatown.

San Francisco Chinese
Hosted by the Museum of the City of San Francisco, this is an online collection of documents and articles relating to the history of Chinese Americans in San Francisco.

The Promise of Gold Mountain: Tucson's Chinese Heritage
A historical exploration of Chinese in Arizona created by the University of Arizona Library.

Chinese Historical and Cultural Project (CHCP)
CHCP of Santa Clara County, California, is a not-for-profit organization that promotes and preserves Chinese American and Chinese history and culture through community outreach activities.

Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco
A community-based, not-for-profit organization fostering the understanding and appreciation of Chinese and Chinese American art, history, and culture in the United States. Offers a "Roots" internship for selected high school and college age students, which includes training and summer travel program to the students' ancestral villages in China.

JAPANESE AMERICAN

Japanese American History Archives
The Japanese American History Archives in San Francisco houses an extensive collection of books, documents, maps, photographs, art and film relating to the Japanese experience in the US from the mid-1800s.

Japanese American National Museum
Located in Los Angeles, this museum features exhibits and extensive archives. The web site includes highlights of the museum and many history links.

Nikkei Heritage Online
The web site of the National Japanese American Historical Society in San Francisco, which houses an extensive archival collection and publishes books and articles on the Japanese American experience.

442nd (Go for Broke) Regimental Combat Unit
The unofficial but very extensive site of the 442nd (Go for Broke) Unit of WWII, composed of Japanese American U.S. Army combat soldiers (profiled in Loni Ding's PBS films Color of Honor: The Japanese American Soldier in WWII and Nisei Soldier: Standard Bearer for an Exiled People.

FILIPINO AMERICAN

Filipinos in the USA

An extensive list of Filipino American-related Internet sites.

KOREAN AMERICAN

Korean American Museum
L.A. based museum dedicated to preserving Korean American history and culture.

Korean History Project
Will publish online a lengthy manuscript on the history of Korea.

PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN

Pacific Islanders' Cultural Association

A not-for-profit organization whose mission is to develop and perpetuate through education the histories, cultures and traditions of all Pacific islanders.

SOUTHEAST ASIAN AMERICAN

Hmong Studies Journal
Hmong Studies Journal is an Internet-based publication devoted to the scholarly discussion of Hmong history, culture, and other facets of the Hmong experience in the U.S., Asia, and around the world.

East & Southeast Asia: Net Resources
An extensive list of resources from Robert Y. Eng, Department of History, University of Redlands.

PERIODICALS

Amerasia Journal
Published by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center, Amerasia Journal is considered the most comprehensive and intellectually provocative single source on Asian American history and culture.

A.Magazine.com
Printed bimonthly, A.Magazine has the largest circulation for any Asian publication in the U.S. The magazine reports on the developments, issues and achievements of Asian Americans.

AsianWeek
Published weekly, AsianWeek is a national English-language newspaper for the Asian Pacific American community.

Journal of Asian American Studies (JAAS)
The official journal of the Association for Asian American Studies, published three times a year, the Journal of Asian American Studies includes original scholarly articles about the multidimensional experiences of Asian American and the Asian diaspora.

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