Resources

Internment Experience Photo Sources

  • Library of Congress
  • National Archives & Records Administration
  • Dorothea Lange
  • National Archives Catalog
  • Ansel Adams

Internment Experience Text Sources

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Introduction

 

Section 1: Preparing for Life in the Camp

Internment Notice

Business

The Family Dog

Packing

Coping

 

Section 2: Life inside the Internment Camp

New Home

Meals

Illness

School

Family

Enlisting

Loyalty Oath

 

Section 3: Life after the camp

Returning home

Racism

 

After the War

Happy Homecoming

Rejoin Society

Move to Japan

For More Information

Read more about the Japanese American internment during World War II at these resources: