Website Records,
2011-2012

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 12-562
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Asian Pacific American Program
Dates:
2011-2012
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
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.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-562, Smithsonian Institution, Asian Pacific American Program, Website Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
BookDragon (Blog) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
HomeSpun Blog - The Indian American Story (Blog) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
HomeSpun: The Smithsonian Indian American Heritage Project (Website) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program News and Events (Blog) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The May Project (Blog) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Asian Americans Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blogs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fund raising Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Public relations. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pacific Islanders Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Special events. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Web sites Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
East Indian Americans Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electronic records Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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