December 1, 2022

Collections Spotlight: Mabel Ping-Hua Lee

Chinese Girl Wants Vote New-York Tribune (New York [N.Y.]) 13 April 1912 | Curator's note China Past & Present - The Economic History of China by Mabel Ping-Hua Lee The New York Herald (New York, N.Y.) 02 April 1922 Dr. Mabel P. Lee image c 1920-25 Celebrate Women's History Month with Mabel Ping-Hua Lee and Suffragist Cards Minerva's Kaleidoscope March 10, 2021 Diversity in the Struggle: Exploring the Lives of Suffragists Teaching with the Library of Congress March 11, … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: Norman Mineta

From the Library of Congress Norman Yoshio Mineta (1931-2022) had a long and influential history in American politics and was a proponent of restitution for Japanese American families who were incarcerated during World War II. In 1971, Mineta was elected the first Japanese American mayor for his hometown of San Jose, California. He would later serve as a member of the House of Representatives for over twenty years, as the 33rd Secretary of the United States Department of Commerce from 2000 to … [Read more...]