October 18, 2017

Primary Source Spotlight: Japanese-American Internment

A large sign reading "I am an American" placed in the window of a store on December 8, the day after Pearl Harbor.

Defiant Loyalty: Japanese-American Internment Camp Newspapers Library of Congress Blog May 9, 2017

Photos Document Japanese-American Wartime Internment Library of Congress blog, May 2, 2014

Photos: 3 Very Different Views Of Japanese Internment NPR February 17, 2016

Ansel Adams’s Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar primary & secondary sources

Japanese-American Internment Camp Newspapers, 1942 to 1946

Dorothea Lange Japanese American photos

Veteran’s oral histories mentioning Japanese-American internment

Congressional documents related to Japanese-American internment

Japanese-American internment primary source set includes teacher guide

Japanese-American internment timeline activity

Japanese-American Internment lesson plan

“Suffering Under a Great Injustice”: Ansel Adams’s Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar select primary sources and primary source activity ideas

Digital Stories of Our Heroes primary source project with examples related to Japanese internment

Dear Miss Breed: Letters from Camp Japanese American National Museum

More Asian Pacific American primary source collections & teaching resources

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