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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 15-211

Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Center

Program Records, 1997-2014

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Center
Title: Program Records
Dates: 1997-2014
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 15-211
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the program activities of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center (SAPAC) in regard to public outreach initiatives such as literary events, historical presentations, contemporary discussions, cultural performances, exhibitions, symposiums, commemorations, special events, and committees. Earlier records date back to when SAPAC was known as the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; fundraising information; proposals; budget summaries; reports; agreements; brochures; website project information; photographs; newspaper clippings; and audiotape recordings of programs. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the program activities of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center (SAPAC) in regard to public outreach initiatives such as literary events, historical presentations, contemporary discussions, cultural performances, exhibitions, symposiums, commemorations, special events, and committees. Earlier records date back to when SAPAC was known as the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; fundraising information; proposals; budget summaries; reports; agreements; brochures; website project information; photographs; newspaper clippings; and audiotape recordings of programs. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years. until Apr-15-2015; Transferring office; 4/15/2015 memorandum, Johnstone to Inocencio; Contact reference staff for details.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-211, Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Center, Program Records

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Container List

Box 1

Nordstrom, 1999-2000

Box 1 of 5

Saturn Electronics and Engineering, Inc. (Wally Tsuha), 1999-2001

Box 1 of 5

Starr Foundation, 1997-2002 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Franklin S. Odo: Correspondence, 1999-2000

Box 1 of 5

Chang Lin Tien, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Rockefeller Foundation, 1999-2002

Box 1 of 5

Asian Pacific American Studies Program Overview, c. 1999

Box 1 of 5

Franklin S. Odo and Kelly Whalen Hawaii Trip, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Francis Y. Sogi, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Ringing Rocks Foundation, 1999-2000

Box 1 of 5

Citigroup Foundation, 1999-2002

Box 1 of 5

Ford Foundation, 1999-2004 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

George T. Aratani, 2000-2001

Box 1 of 5

Buck and Aurora Wong, 2001

Box 1 of 5

"White Gold" Symposium: Final Report to the Latino Initiatives' Fund, 1999

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"White Gold" Symposium: Final Report to the Educational Outreach Fund, 2000

Box 1 of 5

AT&T Foundation, 2000-2001

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Washington Post, 1999-2000

Box 1 of 5

United States-Japan Foundation, 2001

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The Freeman Foundation, 2000

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Japanese American National Museum, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Masaru Funai, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Francey Lim Youngberg Agreement, 2002-2009

Box 1 of 5

Bell Atlantic Foundation, 1998

Box 1 of 5

Virtual Museum Project, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Fifth Annual Asian Pacific American Film Festival, 2004

Box 1 of 5

Rituals in the Buddhist Practice, 2004

Box 1 of 5

Vietnamese American Youth Exhibit Tour and Discussion at the Smithsonian, 2004

Box 1 of 5

Contemporary Asian American Writers, 2004

Box 1 of 5

The Money Dragon: Book Signing and Presentation by Pam Chun, 2004

Box 1 of 5

The Dr. Fad Show: Let's Be Creative, 2004

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Asian Pacific American Festival, 2004

Box 1 of 5

Asian Pacific American History: New Contours, 2004

Box 1 of 5

Annual Day of Remembrance (Executive Order 9066), 2004-2011

Box 1 of 5

K. Patrick Okura, 2005

Box 1 of 5

Hole Hole Bushi: Songs of Hawaii's Japanese Immigrants, 2002

Box 1 of 5

A Tradition of Honor: Film Screening and Discussion, 2004

Box 1 of 5

Website Projects, 2001-2005 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Made in the U.S.A.: Asian American Music Today, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Tribute to the Honorable Norman Y. Mineta, 2007

Box 1 of 5

Presentation of Portrait of the Honorable Norman Y. Mineta, 2010

Box 1 of 5

Filipino American Centennial Commemoration, 2005-2006 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Contemporary Issues Facing Filipino Americans, 2006

Box 1 of 5

A Century of Challenge and Change: The Filipino American Story, 2006

Box 1 of 5

Creativity of Filipino Americans in Video and Film, 2006

Box 1 of 5

Filipino American Writers, 2006

Box 1 of 5

A Salute to Filipino American Men and Women in the U.S. Military, 2006

Box 1 of 5

Filipino American Activism and the American Labor Movement, 2006

Box 1 of 5

Storytelling and Book Signing, 2006

Box 1 of 5

A Tribute to Filipino American World War II Veterans, 2009

Box 1 of 5

Filipino Martial Arts: From Kali and Escrima to Boxing, 2010

Box 1 of 5

Filipino American Women: Pioneers and Trailblazers, 2004

Box 1 of 5

Vietnamese American Heritage Project, 2005

Box 1 of 5

"Asian American Portraits of Encounter between Image and Word" Symposium, 2012

Box 1 of 5

The Chinese American Experience and Those Who Survived and Thrived to Tell the Tales, 2007

Box 1 of 5

A President from Hawaii: A Book Reading with Hawaiian Music, Hula, and Oli, 2009

Box 1 of 5

Contemporary Asian American Writers: Readings and Book Signings, 2004

Box 1 of 5

Tribute to Joe Bataan, 2012

Box 1 of 5

100% Hapa: Exploring Multiracial Identity, 2011

Box 1 of 5

A Different POV: Latino and Asian America in Cinema and New Media, 2011

Box 1 of 5

The Killing of a Chinese Cookie, 2011

Box 1 of 5

Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America, 2010

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Exit Saigon, Enter Little Saigon: The Vietnamese American Diaspora, 2010

Box 2 of 5

Election 2012: Asian American Politics Today, 2012

Box 2 of 5

Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings, 2012

Box 2 of 5

"Asian Pacific American Heritage Month" Brochures and Fliers, 1999-2010

Box 2 of 5

South Asian Literary and Theater Arts Festival (SALTAF), 2004-2010

Box 2 of 5

"On Gold Mountain" Calendar of Events, 2001

Box 2 of 5

Fighting for Democracy, 2013

Box 2 of 5

Japanese Americans and World War II: Photography of Resettlement, 2009

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Beyond the War: Vietnamese American Film and Literature Envision a New Homeland, 2011

Box 2 of 5

Anthony Brown's Asian American Orchestra

Box 2 of 5

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program (SAPAP): General Fundraising Brochures

Box 2 of 5

Franklin S. Odo: Curriculum Vitae, 1999-2000

Box 2 of 5

SAPAP Strategic Planning, 1999-2000

Box 2 of 5

Korean American Centennial Commemoration, 2003

Box 2 of 5

Korean American Centennial Commemoration: Budget Summary, 2003

Box 2 of 5

Gina Inocencio: Smithsonian Heritage Months Steering Committee, 2002-2003

Box 2 of 5

Asian Pacific American Heritage Committee, 2001

Box 2 of 5

Beyond Bollywood Film Festival, 2014

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Photographs: Japanese American National Museum (JANM) Education Program, 1998

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Photographs: Celebration of Hawaii Program, 2002

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Sweatshops Public Programs, 1998

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"A More Perfect Union" Website Project, 1999-2000 (2 folders)

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Scholar-in-Residence Program, 2000

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Korean American Centennial Commemoration at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), December 4, 2003 (2 audiotapes)

Box 2 of 5

Korean American Centennial Commemoration at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), January 23, 2003 (1 audiotape)

Box 2 of 5

Filipino American Contemporary Issues, July 28, 2006 (2 audiotapes)

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South Asian American Literary Conference at the National Museum of Natural History

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(NMNH), November 20, 2004 (4 audiotapes)

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South Asian American Literary Conference at NMNH, November 21, 2004

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(2 audiotapes)

Box 2 of 5

Evening of Theater, February 21, 2003 (1 audiotape)

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Creating Hawaii Luncheon/A Present from Hawaii at NMAH, September 25, 2009

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(1 audiotape)

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Race and America's War: World War II and Korea, NMAH, November 16, 2004

Box 2 of 5

(2 audiotapes and 1 DAT tape)

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Hawaii: Kaho'olawe and Native People, Quadrangle Building, June 9, 2002

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(2 audiotapes)

Box 2 of 5

Expanding Horizons: Lau v. Nichols, NMAH, May 10, 2005 (2 audiotapes and 1 DAT tape)

Box 2 of 5

Pacific Preservation Night, NMNH, March 26, 2001 (2 audiotapes)

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Tradition of Honor, Quadrangle Building, May 28, 2004 (2 audiotapes)

Box 2 of 5

"From Bento to Mixed Plate" Exhibition Press Preview, Arts and Industries Building, May 20, 1999 (1 audiotape)

Box 2 of 5

Asian Pacific Heritage, NMAH, May 8, 1997 (2 audiotapes)

Box 2 of 5

Day of Remembrance, NMAH, February 19, 2005 (2 audiotapes and 1 DAT tape)

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Box 3

Question 27, Question 28 (Chay Yew), NMAH, February 19, 2006 (2 audiotapes and 2 DAT tapes)

Box 3 of 5

The Twinkling, Sparkling Writing Life: 2005 Newbery Award Winner, Cynthia Kadohata, NMAH, April 10, 2005 (1 audiotape tape and 1 DAT tape)

Box 3 of 5

A Century of Change and Challenge: The Filipino American Story, NMAH, February 11, 2006 (2 audiotapes)

Box 3 of 5

Franklin Odo Book Signing Event, NMAH, January 14, 2003 (1 audiotape)

Box 3 of 5

The Filipino American Experience: A Panel Discussion, NMAH, December 11, 2002

Box 3 of 5

(2 audiotapes)

Box 3 of 5

Filipino Americans and One Hundred Years of History, March 22, 2003 (2 audiotapes)

Box 3 of 5

Sikh Traditional Music, April 16, 2005 (2 audiotapes)

Box 3 of 5

Raising Our Voices, March 28, 2002 (2 audiotapes)

Box 3 of 5

Asian American Writers, September 29, 2004 (2 audiotapes)

Box 3 of 5

Chinese American Writers, HMSG, November 6, 2005 (2 audiotapes)

Box 3 of 5

Filipino Americans in the Military, June 9, 2006 (2 audiotapes and 3 DAT tapes)

Box 3 of 5

Ceramic and Pottery, September 6, 2003 (1 audiotape)

Box 3 of 5

Grain of Sand Concert, Charlie Chin, April 29, 2000 (3 audiotapes)

Box 3 of 5

Songs and Hula of the Hawaiian Resistance, NMAH, August 10, 2002 (2 audiotapes)

Box 3 of 5

Through My Father's Eyes, November 20, 2002 (1 audiotape)

Box 3 of 5

Korean American Literary Panel Discussion, NMAH, October 24, 2003 (2 audiotapes)

Box 3 of 5

Filipina Americans, NMAH, October 29, 2004 (2 audiotape)

Box 3 of 5

SALTAF, NMNH, October 1, 2005 (2 audiotapes)

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SALTAF, NMNH, October 2, 2005 (2 audiotapes)

Box 3 of 5

Filipino American Centennial Commemoration, January 13, 2006 (1 audiotape)

Box 3 of 5

Dana Burgess, NMNH, October 30, 2003 (1 audiotape)

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Box 4

Korean Adoptees Program, NMAH, July 24, 2003 (1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Religion in Chinese American Community, Arts and Industries Building, September 6, 2001 (1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Beyond the Beauty of Coral Reefs, Quadrangle Building, March 31, 2005 (1 audiotape and 1 DAT tape)

Box 4 of 5

Vietnamese American Heritage Project, Quadrangle Building, September 23, 2005

Box 4 of 5

(1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Hokulea: Guiding Star, NMNH, June 20, 2002 (1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Manila Trade, Quadrangle Building, May 14, 1998 (1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Gateway to Gold Mountain Press Conference, Arts and Industries Building, July 10, 2001 (1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Film on Hiroshima, HMSG, May 1, 2005 (1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Shifting Perceptions Series, Renwick Gallery, April 9, 2001 (1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Tributes and Remembrances, HMSG, October 15, 2003 (1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Children Book by Korean American, September 13, 2003 (2 audiotapes)

Box 4 of 5

Kaho'olawe Exhibition Opening Reception, Arts and Industries Building, June 5, 2002

Box 4 of 5

(1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Reel Americans: An Untold Triumph, NMAH, January 30, 2003 (1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Book Review, December 5, 2001 (1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Arirang Film Screening, May 1, 2003 (1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Bina Cady Kiyonaga, Quadrangle Building, January 24, 2001 (1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Filipino American Artistic Visions, July 26, 1997 (1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Filipino American History, HMSG, April 23, 1997 (1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

American Diary, NMAH, July 8, 2000 (1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Asia Pacific Visiting Scholars Lecture, Quadrangle Building, October 25, 2000

Box 4 of 5

(1 audiotape)

Box 4 of 5

Aloha March, HMSG, August 11, 2000 (1 audiotape)

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Box 5

Making Tracks, Asian American Musical Theater Production by Second Generation, NMNH, June 23, 2000 (1 audiotape)

Box 5 of 5

Asian Pacific American Event, April 14, 2006 (2 audiotapes)

Box 5 of 5

Filipino Martial Arts, NMAH, October 27, 2010 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Beyond the War, HMSG, April 14, 2011 (electronic records)

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Korean Theater Performance, February 21, 2003 (electronic records)

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Exit Saigon, Enter Little Saigon, Myphnong Nguyen, 2010 (electronic records)

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Looking American, Vietnamese American (electronic records)

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Norman Y. Mineta, July 26, 2010 (electronic records)

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Pinoy Boxing (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

SALTAF, NMNH, November 13, 2010 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Korean Adoptees Program, NMAH, July 24, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Korean American Film and Television: "Better Luck Tomorrow" Viewing and Cast Discussion, March 13, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Korean American Religion and Churches, HMSG, August 15, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Korean American Journalism Panel, HMSG, January 23, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Gallery Talk with Norman Mineta, September 10, 2011 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Korean American Literature Panel, NMAH, October 24, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Three Filmmakers, April 10, 2003 (electronic records)

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SALTAF, NMNH, November 3, 2007 (electronic records)

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Filipino American Women: Pioneers and Trailblazers, NMAH, October 29, 2004 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Contemporary Issues Facing Filipino Americans, July 28, 2006 (electronic records)

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Filipino American Activism and the American Labor Movement, April 14, 2006 (electronic records)

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Question 27, Question 28: Challenging Loyalty in Time of War, February 19, 2006 (electronic records)

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A Century of Challenge and Change: The Filipino American Story, February 10, 2006 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Who We Are: Asian Americans (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Reel Americans: An Untold Triumph, NMAH, January 31, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Asian Pacific American Heritage Family Day, NMAH, April 7, 2011 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Norman Y. Mineta: A Boy from San Jose, July 23, 2010 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Look Television Series, 2005 (electronic records)

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Vietnamese American Heritage Project (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Mine: A Name for Herself, February 19, 2007 (electronic records)

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Filipino Americans in the Military, June 9, 2006 (electronic records)

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Innocent When You Dream, February 23, 2008 (electronic records)

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Student/Teacher Video Orientation (electronic records)

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Bapu (Film director), November 4, 2007 (electronic records)

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Asian Pacific American Program, August 11, 2011 (electronic records)

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Filipino American Veterans: White House, World War II Memorial, Ang Buhay Ko, 2004 (electronic records)

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Angel Island Book Talk, September 21, 2010 (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Asian Pacific American Heritage Photographs (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

James Wong Howe: The Man and His Movies (electronic records)

Box 5 of 5

Filipino American Booklet (electronic records)

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Ancestors in America, 2000 (electronic records)

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442nd Infantry Regiment (electronic records)

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Ritual in the Buddhist Practice, June 19, 2004 (electronic records)

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