The online exhibition will bring this compelling yet largely untold story to American audiences for the first time. It will feature dynamic interviews, archival photographs and documents and examine universal themes such as honor, citizenship and civic participation. The exhibition will expose the injustices and discriminations that followed the passing of the Rescission Act of 1946 and showcase the struggle of Filipino-American veterans and their valiant efforts to receive recognition and justice.
The online exhibition will be divided into four chapters:
The exhibition will showcase videos, excerpts from the growing archive of Oral Histories, historic photographs, documents, and ephemera. It will integrate illustrations from the graphic novel that dramatize firsthand accounts as told by surviving veterans. Components will be linked to resources in the For Educators section, providing teachers and students an opportunity to delve deeper into the subject matter.