Santa Barbara Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage, 1870s-1970s Virtual Exhibit

View captivating narratives of 26 families spanning from the 1870s to the 1970s, showcasing the culture, contributions, and experiences of Chinese, Filipino, and Japanese families who called Santa Barbara County their home. Step into the vibrant past of Santa Barbara’s Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, where tales of resilience and cultural legacy unfold in each family’s unique story.

The new virtual exhibit consists of the original families from the physical exhibit displayed at SBCGS’s Sahyun Library in 2023, plus some new and extended content! View the exhibit here.

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