May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and as we reach the end of the month, it's a good time for some historical reflection!
First, probe the social, political, and cultural impetuses and implications of the Philippine War, with ASHP's "Savage Acts: Wars, Fairs, and Empire 1898-1904." Our documentary is available to stream and download for free: http://ashpc.ml/kpq47y
Then, delve into the many documents collected on HERB, our free, online database of primary sources and classroom activities. In this doc, Mexican laborers in Oxnard, California stand with their Japanese "brothers" when facing discrimination from the American Federation of Labor: http://ashpc.ml/6y4wpn
Finally, explore different voices from NYC's Chinatown neighborhood as residents reflect on 9/11. Located just ten blocks from Ground Zero, Chinatown was the largest residential area affected by the attacks. Read the recollections of neighbors who discuss the day's effect on their air quality and health, their civic and social engagement, and more: http://ashpc.ml/65zpx7