Internment camp survivors and their descendants are invited to stamp Ireichō, a book that represents the first definitive count of those incarcerated.
Japanese American internment
Citizen 13660, a Graphic Memoir of Japanese Concentration Camps, Is an Understudied Masterpiece
Seeing Miné Okubo’s memoir makes the betrayal, humiliation, and downright misery suffered by countless Japanese Americans hit home in a way that no history textbook ever could.
The Specter of Concentration Camps Haunts The Terror: Infamy
The latest season of AMC’s supernatural history drama uses the harsh realities of Japanese American internment to weave its horrific tale.
FDR’s Executive Order Authorizing Japanese-American Incarceration Shown on West Coast for First Time
On the 75th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s executive order that led to the imprisonment of 120,000 Japanese Americans, the document went on display at Los Angeles’s Japanese American National Museum.
How the Photography of Dorothea Lange and Ansel Adams Told the Story of Japanese American Internment
After photographing families and other residents being led into “assembly centers” in the central and coastal cities of California and the county seats of Salinas, Stockton, Turlock, and San Bruno, photographer Dorothea Lange turned her camera to southern California, towards the first concentration camp to open for residents of Japanese descent.
The Images and Stories of Japanese American Internment
Soon after the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 7, 1941, the FBI started arresting a number of first-generation Japanese Americans on the West Coast.
Who Are the Rightful Owners of Artifacts of Oppression?
Imagine this: boxes of family photos, wood carvings, landscape paintings, handmade jewelry, and other items being put up for auction.