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Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center’s Learning Together Page

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center’s Learning Together Page

Designed for educators seeking ways to include Asian Pacific American narratives in their classrooms. Do you teach a unit on the history of the transcontinental railroad? In May 2019, Learning Together will feature resources about Chinese laborers who contributed to the completion of the railroad.


Image credit: Heading of east portal Tunnel No. 8. Hart, Alfred A., photographer. Photograph shows Chinese tea carrier at the east entrance to tunnel number 8 of the Central Pacific Railroad, about 1867. (Library of Congress)

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