Asian American History Timeline
Just what it
says it is. It goes back to the 1600s and up to 1989. Good for filling
in the bare bones. A few dates have links to historical documents.
American Veterans Association This is an umbrella website representing a
number of Japanese American Veterans' organizations throughout the
United States. The site is a fantastic place for research into Japanese
American Veterans, particularly from World War II. Check it out! See
also the book American Patriots
now listed on page 2 of our book pages.
Chinese Contribution to the
section of the Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum
offers a brief history of Chinese Workers on the transcontinental
railroad, illustrated with photographs from the railroad's museum and
useful integrated links.
San Francisco Chinese
The Museum of the City of San Francisco hosts an online collection of
documents and articles on the history of Chinese Americans in San
The Japanese Texans
This is a clear,
attractive history of Japanese Americans in Texas. It's well written
and accessible and full of fascinating information.
Asian American Baseball on the Web
If you don't think
baseball is serious history . . .
Behind Barbed Wire at Amache
The University of
Denver Museum of Anthropology presents a carefully documented history
of the Japanese American internment during World War II, as well as
specific information about Camp Amache, near Granada, Colorado.
Japanese American Exhibit and
University of Washington Libraries to provide enhanced access to the UW
Libraries holdings on the incarceration of Japanese Americans during
World War II. Included in the project is a virtual exhibit focusing on
the Puyallup assembly center, Camp Harmony, and enhanced access to
archival guides and inventories of UW Libraries Special Collections.
MIS In the War Against Japan
This book by
Stanley L. Falk and Warren M. Tsuneishi is amazing and revealing. Based on a series of interviews
with Caucasian and Japanese American veterans of the Military
Intelligence Service, American Patriots tells the stories of
the Japanese American translators who served in the Pacific Theater
during and after World War II. See more on our Books pages.
LOUISiana Digital Library This broad database
includes a hige variety of documents and images. The collections
gathered here include The American Missionary Association collection at
the Amistad Research Center. This site has some rare images of
Christian Japanese and Chinese Americans from the early twentieth
century. Excellent download quality.