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The IMLS Digital Collections and Content project celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month by uploading to its Flickr photostream the images from the Wing Luke Asian Museum digital collection (part of the larger King County Snapshots digital collection). Three photographs below are from Wing Luke Asian Museum (King County Snapshots) Flickr photoset.

Japanese Pavilion at the Alaska-Yukon Pacific Exposition, Seattle, 1909

Seven Chinese American women and one Caucasian woman, Seattle, ca. 1920

Four Boy Scouts, Seattle, August 1935

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Fifteen digital collections in Opening History aggregation contain documents, photographs, paintings, letters, scrapbooks, newspapers and other materials that cover Japanese American experiences during 1942-1945 in relocation camps in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.

Praying for Safety, oil painting on canvas by Henry Sugimoto, ca. 1942

Praying for Safety, oil painting on canvas by Henry Sugimoto, ca. 1942

Praying for Safety, oil painting on canvas by Henry Sugimoto, ca. 1942.
Courtesy of MOAC: Museums and the Online Archive of California, Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.), Henry Sugimoto Collection 1928-1990
More information from Opening History.

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