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Japanese American Women Remember the World War II Incarceration

In honor of International Women’s Day, we invite you to read Densho’s latest article, on female memories of the incarceration, featuring selections from our digital archive of interviews, photos, and…

Incarceration and Reservations: Japanese and Native Americans Intersect

“This country has had a history of forced evacuation and detention of non-white Americans.” –Bernie Whitebear, United Indians of All Tribes Foundation Politically oppressed people of color share storylines in…

Side Trip to Fort Snelling

Returning from a short trip to Minneapolis last weekend, I spotted a sign for Fort Snelling on the way to the airport. The fort is perched above the picturesque confluence…

All About the Women

Densho is dedicating resources to record interviews with Nikkei women, whose stories are often less documented in oral history collections. This month Densho staff travels to L.A. to conduct new…