120,000 Japanese Americans were unjustly incarcerated during World War II. Learn about this unprecedented denial of civil liberties and why it still matters today.
Learn about Japanese American history and the legacy of WWII incarceration by exploring personal stories from those who lived through it.
History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes. Join us in putting the lessons of Japanese American WWII incarceration into action today.
Part-biography, part-fiction, Tide Goes Out recounts one family’s journey from their early years on the shores of Terminal Island, through their removal and detention in Manzanar, and their eventual return to the place they once called home.
Campu weaves together the voices of survivors to spin narratives out of the seemingly mundane things that gave shape to the incarceration experience: rocks, fences, food, paper. Follow along as hosts Hana and Noah Maruyama move far beyond the standard Japanese American incarceration 101 and into more intimate and lesser-known corners of this history.
Report on the resettlement period produced by the War Agency Liquidation Unit, a federal agency formed to finish off the work of the War Relocation Authority after it shut down in June 1946.
During Japanese American incarceration, sports served as an escape from the monotony of prison life.
Hatsuye Egami was an Issei intellectual who wrote for Japanese American publicationsbefore the war. Her published diary and columns provide a rare Issei woman's perspective on the incarceration.