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Second Opinion: Immigration in America – Smithsonian Resources

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This is a Smithsonian Learning Lab topical collection, which contains interdisciplinary education resources, including videos, images and blogs to complement the Smithsonian's national conversation on immigration and what it means to be an American, highlighted on Second OpinionUse this sample of the Smithsonian's many resources to introduce or augment your study of this topic and spark a conversation. If you want to personalize this collection by changing or adding content, click the Sign Up link above to create a free account.  If you are already logged in, click the copy button to initiate your own version. Learn more here

Images

Ashley Naranjo

papier-mache statue of liberty

National Museum of American History

33c Irish Immigration single

National Postal Museum

Japanese Immigrant’s Trunk

National Museum of American History

Button, "Who you callin' immigrant, pilgrim?", 1996

National Museum of American History

Fugees Academy Soccer Team Jersey

National Museum of American History

U.S. Immigration: Stemming the Tide

National Portrait Gallery

Braceros

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Shimomura Crossing the Delaware

National Portrait Gallery

Asian American Identity - Smithsonian Portraits of Encounter

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

Peace, an Ellis Island Madonna

Archives of American Art

Videos

Ashley Naranjo

Smithsonian Immigration / Migration Initiative

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

The May Project: Molly Higgins

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

The May Project: Pawan Dhingra

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

The May Project: Raiza Osi

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

The May Project: Konrad Ng

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

The May Project: Gina Inocencio

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

The May Project: Jina Lee

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

The May Project: Sameen Piracha

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

Influential Irish

Smithsonian Channel

Texts

Ashley Naranjo

Immigration and the Hart-Celler Act, 50 years later

National Museum of American History

My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program

Fresh Off the Boat by Eddie Huang

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program