Asian Life in America Trial through 2/29/24

The newest entry in the series that started with Black Life in America and Hispanic Life in America, Asian Life in America is a collection of primary source documents about the histories and daily lives of Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage—including those of Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, South Asian, and Vietnamese backgrounds, among others. It is sourced from 35 million primary source documents in 41 languages.

Our new, quick-start trial is for the first two series:

Series 1: 1704-1941 – Early 18th Century to US Entry into World War II
Series 2: 1942-2017 – World War II to the 21st Century

You will need to use a dedicated link in order to access this resource during the trial, which ends on January 31 has been extended to February 29.

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