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Accession 16-198

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

Website Records, 2009-2016

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
Title: Website Records
Dates: 2009-2016
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Collection: Accession 16-198
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of two blogs and one section of a website maintained by the Asian Pacific American Center. The "BookDragon" blog, crawled on October 23, 2015, 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 blog was last updated on May 9, 2014. A Tumblr blog celebrating the 100th birthday of Grace Lee Boggs, civil rights activist, community organizer, philosopher, and icon, was crawled on October 19, 2015. The blog includes 100 quotations by Boggs, all of which were posted in June 2015. The introduction was updated after her death on October 5, 2015. A section of the Asian Pacific American Center website dedicated to the Lunar New Year was crawled on February 11, 2016. It includes information about Lunar New Year traditions and the Year of the Monkey. Materials are in electronic format.

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This accession consists of two blogs and one section of a website maintained by the Asian Pacific American Center.

The "BookDragon" blog, crawled on October 23, 2015, 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 blog was last updated on May 9, 2014.

A Tumblr blog celebrating the 100th birthday of Grace Lee Boggs, civil rights activist, community organizer, philosopher, and icon, was crawled on October 19, 2015. The blog includes 100 quotations by Boggs, all of which were posted in June 2015. The introduction was updated after her death on October 5, 2015.

A section of the Asian Pacific American Center website dedicated to the Lunar New Year was crawled on February 11, 2016. It includes information about Lunar New Year traditions and the Year of the Monkey. Materials are in electronic format.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-198, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, Website Records

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Electronic Records

"BookDragon" blog, 2009-2014, crawled October 23, 2015

Electronic Records

Grace Lee Boggs Tumblr blog, 2015, crawled October 19, 2015

Electronic Records

Lunar New Year section of the Asian Pacific American Center blog, crawled February 11, 2016

Electronic Records