Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

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Celebrating Asian-Pacific American History Month (May) with resources and items from the Library of Congress collections.

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Buddhist wheel of life mandala Tibetan Mandala, Tibetan Art, Tibetan Buddhism, Buddhist Art, Constellations, Tantra Art, Celtic, Buddhist Philosophy, Wheel Of Life

Earth - World Treasures: Beginnings | Exhibitions

The World Treasures: Beginnings exhibition takes a closer look at views from around the world of the earth.

A late-twentieth-century Tibetan astrological thanka/srid pa ho (divination chart); the central figure is a tortoise, representing the bodhisattva of knowledge; on it are drawn the symbols of the eight planets and a magic square Tibetan Art, Tibetan Buddhism, Buddhist Art, Tantra, Handmade Home, Magic Squares, Thangka Painting, We Are The World, Occult

The Heavens - World Treasures: Beginnings | Exhibitions

The World Treasures: Beginnings exhibition takes a closer look at views from around the world of the universe, or the heavens.

 Indigenous groups typically used a knife point to etch their writings onto bows and arrows, traditional musical instruments, and other bamboo objects. The Mindoro-Palawan Bamboo Collection at the Library of Congress

Barangays, Friars, and "The Mild Sway of Justice": Asian Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - Asian Division)

Asian Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - Asian Division)

Asian Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - Asian Division) Wake Island, Asian Continent, Federated States Of Micronesia, Heritage Month, Library Of Congress, Book Collection, Southeast Asia, Continents, Division

Barangays, Friars, and "The Mild Sway of Justice": Asian Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - Asian Division)

Asian Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - Asian Division)

Soldier of the Royal Guard. Ancient dress not yet entirely obsolete - Coat & helmet are lined with a mail of hard leather - & studded with iron buttons Wake Island, Asian Continent, Federated States Of Micronesia, Royal Guard, Heritage Month, Easter Island, Hawaiian Islands, Library Of Congress, Korean Outfits

Korean clothing related to various occupations and ceremonial events

50 drawings : watercolor ; 36 x 30.8 cm (sheet), 49 x 39.4 cm (mount) | Drawings show clothing styles of Korean people engaged in various occupations, such as government or municipal employees and court officials, also clothing worn by porters, peddlers, monks, mourners, children at different stages of maturity, low and middle class men and women, students, dancers, and soldiers, as well as seasonal dress. Includes views of different types of palanquins.

Korean Classics : Asian Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - Asian Division)

Korean Classics : Asian Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - Asian Division)

Korean Classics : Asian Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - Asian Division)

[View of Washington, D., copied from a sketch made by a member of the first Japanese delegation to the United States] Asia Continent, Heritage Month, Library Of Congress, Book Collection, Continents, Division, The One, American History, Washington

[View of Washington, D.C., copied from a sketch made by a member of the first Japanese delegation to the United States]

1 drawing : ink and watercolor. | Illustration showing the U.S. Capitol, the unfinished Washington Monument, the Potomac River, and the city of Alexandria, Virginia.

"Tamaya uchi shizuka" (The Courtesan Shizuka of Tama-ya), Ichirakutei Eisui (act. Cover Design, Japanese Prints, Japanese Poster, Art Japonais, Tropical Art, Japanese Painting, Japan Art, Woodblock Print, Chinese Art

Tamaya uchi shizuka

1 print : woodcut, color ; 37.1 x 24.8 cm. | Print shows Shizuka, a courtesan, bust portrait, holding a book, facing slightly right, with many hairpins.

Genji Monogatari (a. Eiri Genji Monogatari) [Illustrated Tale of Genji] - The Japanese Collections at the Library of Congress: Past, Present, and Future (September Asia Continent, Great Novels, Heritage Month, 11th Century, Library Of Congress, New Media, Book Collection, Doodle Art, American History

Genji Monogatari (a.k.a. Eiri Genji Monogatari) [Illustrated Tale of Genji] - The Japanese Collections at the Library of Congress: Past, Present, and Future (September 20–October 16, 2010)

The Japanese Collections at the Library of Congress: Past, Present, and Future is a first-ever comprehensive retrospective display. It marks the eightieth anniversary of the Library’s systematic approach to building the premier research and scholarly resource on Japan in the United States. The display (September 20–October 16, 2010) also highlights the evolution of the Japanese Collections resulting in new media, new tools, and new demands from its users.

Norman Saburo Ikari: Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress.

Experiencing War: Asian Pacific Americans

Experiencing War (Asian Pacific Americans: Going for Broke). Asian Pacific Americans have made lasting contributions to America's wartime efforts. These eight stories are from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq, with special emphasis on the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the Go for Broke outfit of Japanese-Americans who fought valiantly in Europe during World War II. Many of these men put their lives on the line for their country while their families were confined to internment camps back…

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Barangays, Friars, and "The Mild Sway of Justice": Asian Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - Asian Division)

Asian Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - Asian Division)

In Patsy Mink was the first woman of color and Asian-American elected to Congress. She served a total of 12 terms representing Hawaii. Mink was the principal author and sponsor of the Title IX bill, which required gender equality in every educationa

Patsy T. Mink Papers (Manuscript Reading Room, Library of Congress)

Patsy Mink Papers (Manuscript Reading Room, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress).

Learn The History of Printing: The collected works of Yi Munsun (the literary name of Yi Kyu-bo), the great poet, scholar, and statesman of Korea's Koryo Dynasty were edited and printed with metal movable type by his son Yi Ham in about Literary Names, Chinese Paper, Chinese Symbols, Heritage Month, Library Of Congress, Typography Prints, Powerful Words, Book Collection, Asian Art

Korean Classics : Asian Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - Asian Division)

Korean Classics : Asian Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - Asian Division)

Map of Korean Peninsula. This map of Korea is one of twelve handcolored maps in the manuscript atlas, Tae Choson Chido (Great Korean Map). The atlas, dating to circa has individual maps of the provinces of Korea and maps of the world, China, and Japan. Korea Map, Asia Map, Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Korean Art, Asian Art, Korean Peninsula, Map Globe, Old Maps

Korean Classics : Asian Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - Asian Division)

Korean Classics : Asian Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - Asian Division)

Shigure - The Japanese Collections at the Library of Congress: Past, Present, and Future (September Muromachi Period, Asia Continent, Tragic Love Stories, Heritage Month, Edo Period, Library Of Congress, Nara, Picture Books, Book Collection

Shigure - The Japanese Collections at the Library of Congress: Past, Present, and Future (September 20–October 16, 2010)

The Japanese Collections at the Library of Congress: Past, Present, and Future is a first-ever comprehensive retrospective display. It marks the eightieth anniversary of the Library’s systematic approach to building the premier research and scholarly resource on Japan in the United States. The display (September 20–October 16, 2010) also highlights the evolution of the Japanese Collections resulting in new media, new tools, and new demands from its users.

Hōkashū [Collection of Precious Playful Tanka Poems]- The Japanese Collections at the Library of Congress: Past, Present, and Future (September Korean Art, Asian Art, Japanese Poem, Book Letters, Japanese Calligraphy, Art Et Illustration, Painted Books, Library Of Congress, Chinese Painting

Hōkashū [Collection of Precious Playful Tanka Poems]- The Japanese Collections at the Library of Congress: Past, Present, and Future (September 20–October 16, 2010)

The Japanese Collections at the Library of Congress: Past, Present, and Future is a first-ever comprehensive retrospective display. It marks the eightieth anniversary of the Library’s systematic approach to building the premier research and scholarly resource on Japan in the United States. The display (September 20–October 16, 2010) also highlights the evolution of the Japanese Collections resulting in new media, new tools, and new demands from its users.