UpFront with NGS
The blog for the National Genealogical Society
01 May 2023
May Is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with NGS
In celebration of
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
this May, the National Genealogical Society is pleased to share this list of pertinent research articles from
. The first article by Grant Din and Linda Okazaki includes its own list of resources.
Din, Grant and Okazaki, Linda Harms. "Paper Sons and Picture Brides: Asian Immigrant Case Files, 1884-1944."
46 (January–March 2020): 12–25.
Hinds, Jr., Harold. "Writing Family History: Review of The Concubine's Children by Denise Chong."
37 (July–September 2011): 62–63.
Loos-Noji, Pamela. "Researching Your Japanese-American Ancestors."
36 (April–June 2010): 27–30.
Mulligan, Amie Sumie. "Maps in the Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association Plantation Archive."
42 (July–September 2016): 51–55.
Mulligan, Amie & Posz, Darcie. "Immigration Cards and Informants: Verifying the Mother of Yoshito Tanaka"
40 (October–December 2014): 45–49.
Posz, Darcie M. Hind. "Hawaiian Genealogy: Stateside and Island Resources."
38 (July–September 2012): 48–52.
Din and Okazaki also prepared a curated list of links that may be helpful to those researching family history.
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation:
Asia Guide (FamilySearch Wiki):
Bancroft Library and the Japanese American Relocation Digital Archives:
Bay Area Chinese Genealogy Group:
Chinese Family History Group:
Filipino American National Historical Society:
Friends of Roots:
Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection:
Japanese American National Museum:
My China Roots:
National Archives (records about the WWII internment and incarceration of Japanese Americans):
National Japanese American Historical Society:
Nikkei Genealogical Society:
Past Presence (researching Chinese Canadians and North Americans):
Pacific Island Guide (FamilySearch Wiki):
National Genealogical Society
(NGS), all rights reserved.
National Genealogical Society · 6400 Arlington Blvd · Suite 810 · Falls Church, VA 22042-2318 · USA
Monday, May 01, 2023
Share to Twitter
Share to Facebook
Share to Pinterest
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Post a Comment
Post Comments (Atom)