Densho Digital Repository
A digital archive with thousands of historic photographs, documents, newspapers, letters, oral histories, and other primary source materials from immigration to the WWII incarceration and its aftermath.
A vast library of interviews filmed by Densho and our partners featuring survivors of WWII incarceration, participants in the redress movement, activists, artists, and many others.
Densho’s archives team collects, digitizes, and shares stories of the Japanese American experience before, during, and after WWII. Learn more about our collections and discover resources for submitting historical materials to Densho, or creating your own family archive.
Family History & Genealogy
The Densho Family History Program’s mission is to help members of the Japanese American community connect with their history through education, training, access to genealogical tools, and preservation of historical materials.
An ever-expanding collection of essays about the key people, places, and events that played a role in the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII.
A searchable version of the WRA Form 26 register and Final Accountability Rosters. Search for family members and research subjects by name and discover where they were incarcerated, where they lived before and after the war, and other important details.
Sites of Shame
This interactive map, timeline, and site locator allows users to explore the national network of WWII-era detention facilities.
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