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Accession 12-562

Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Program

Website Records, 2011-2012

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Program
Title: Website Records
Dates: 2011-2012
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Collection: Accession 12-562
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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.

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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.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-562, Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Program, Website Records

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Electronic Records

"HomeSpun: The Smithsonian Indian American Heritage Project" website, crawled June 8, 2012

Electronic Records

"HomeSpun Blog The Indian American Story," 2009-2011, crawled July 28, 2011

Electronic Records

"BookDragon" blog, crawled July 28, 2011

Electronic Records

"Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program News and Events" blog, crawled June 11, 2012

Electronic Records

"The May Project" blog, captured June 7, 2012

Electronic Records