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Topic:
HomeSpun Blog - The Indian American Story (Blog)
Indian American Story: Blog for the Smithsonian Indian American Heritage Project (Blog)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Date:
2009-2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of one section of a website and one blog maintained by the Asian Pacific American Center (APAC).

The Asian Pacific American Heritage Month section of the primary APAC website was crawled on May 13, 2015. This section features a series of challenges throughout the month of May intended to create awareness of Asian Pacific American culture, art, and history by encouraging the use of the hashtag "#APAEverywhere" across social media platforms. Users can create an account with the website and earn passport stamps. This section of the website also includes educational resources. Due to technical issues, textual information may be incomplete in this accession. Password-protected data was not crawled.

"Indian American Story: Blog for the Smithsonian Indian American Heritage Project," crawled June 2, 2015, chronicles the latest Indian American issues and happenings at the Smithsonian Indian American Heritage Project and at the APAC. The blog was opened in July 2009 and was originally titled "HomeSpun Blog - The Indian American Story." It has not been updated since December 2013. Due to technical issues, some images are missing from this accession.

Materials are in electronic format.
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Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Asian Americans  Search this
Pacific Islanders  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
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Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-265, Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Center, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-265
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-265

Website Records

Topic:
HomeSpun Blog - The Indian American Story (Blog)
BookDragon (Blog)
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program News and Events (Blog)
The May Project (Blog)
Congressional Gold Medal Experience (Website)
Smithsonian Filipino American Heritage (Website)
Indian American Story: Blog for the Smithsonian Indian American Heritage Project (Blog)
Tumblr (Electronic resource)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Web sites
Date:
2009-2013
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of three websites and four blogs maintained by the Asian Pacific American Center (APAC) as they existed on August 9, 2013.

The main APAC website highlights and promotes Asian Pacific American events, exhibitions, and collections around the Smithsonian Institution. It also provides links to resources at other institutions.

The "Congressional Gold Medal Experience" website was developed jointly with the National Veterans Network. It is an interactive social learning application and website that introduces the stories of Japanese American World War II veterans based on six character values - courage, respect, humility, perseverance, compassion, and citizenship. Visitors and users are encouraged to share their own stories in an effort to promote character based inter-generational storytelling.

The "Smithsonian Filipino American Heritage" website documents Smithsonian Institution events, exhibitions, and educational activities surrounding "A Century of Challenge and Change: The Filipino American Story," a nationwide commemoration of the centennial of Filipino migration to the United States. It also provides links to resources from other institutions.

"Indian American Story: Blog for the Smithsonian Indian American Heritage Project" chronicles the latest Indian American issues and happenings at the Smithsonian Indian American Heritage Project and at the APAC. The blog was opened in July 2009 and was originally titled "HomeSpun Blog - The Indian American Story."

The "BookDragon" blog reviews books which predominantly highlight the contributions of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans to the American experience and world cultures. The blog was opened in March 2009 but was also populated with older reviews from other sources which were back-dated.

The "Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program News and Events" blog announces new initiatives, exhibitions, and events and provides updates on ongoing programs.

"The May Project" blog, available through its Tumblr account, celebrates Asian Pacific American perspectives from Smithsonian staff, volunteers, interns, and friends. It features images of the bloggers and short stories about their experiences. The blog was opened in May 2012.

Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Special events  Search this
Asian Americans  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Pacific Islanders  Search this
East Indian Americans  Search this
Japanese American veterans  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Filipino Americans  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Web sites
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-058, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 14-058
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-058

Website Records

Topic:
HomeSpun: The Smithsonian Indian American Heritage Project (Website)
HomeSpun Blog – The Indian American Story (Blog)
BookDragon (Blog)
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program News and Events (Blog)
The May Project (Blog)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Program  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Web sites
Date:
2011-2012
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of one website and four blogs maintained by the Asian Pacific American Program.

The "HomeSpun: The Smithsonian Indian American Heritage Project" website, crawled June 8, 2012, documents an initiative to create an exhibition chronicling the story of immigrants from India and their descendants in America. The website includes general information about the program and links to related resources. It also serves as a fund raising component for the project.

"HomeSpun Blog The Indian American Story," crawled July 28, 2011, chronicles the latest Indian American issues and about happenings at HomeSpun: The Smithsonian Indian American Heritage Project and at the Asian Pacific American Project. The blog was opened in July 2009.

The "BookDragon" blog, crawled July 28, 2011, reviews books which predominantly highlight the contributions of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans to the American experience and world cultures. The blog was opened in March 2009, but was also populated with older reviews from other sources which were back-dated.

The "Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program News and Events" blog, crawled June 11, 2012, announces new initiatives, exhibitions, and events and provides updates on ongoing programs.

"The May Project" blog, captured as a series of screenshots on June 7, 2012, celebrates Asian Pacific American perspectives from Smithsonian staff, volunteers, interns, and friends. It features images of the bloggers and short stories about their experiences. The blog was opened in May 2012.

Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Special events  Search this
Asian Americans  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Pacific Islanders  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
East Indian Americans  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Web sites
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-562, Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Program, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 12-562
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa12-562

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