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America’s Concentration Camps: Mass Incarceration Fact Sheet
Fact sheet on the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans developed for the exhibit America’s Concentration Camps: Remembering the Japanese American Experience.

America’s Concentration Camps: Question and Answer Fact Sheet
Question and Answer fact sheet on the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans developed for the exhibit America’s Concentration Camps: Remembering the Japanese American Experience.

Civil Liberties Archives and Study Center
The Civil Liberties Archives and Study Center (CLASC) represents a comprehensive collection of materials documenting the Japanese American experience of exclusion, incarceration, and resettlement. This collection is currently being assembled and will be made publicly accessible.

Collections Online
View online selected collections of digitized photographs, fine art, and documents from the National Museum’s permanent collection.

Directory of Japanese American Resources
Directory to Cultural, Educational, Film and Video, Historical, International, Military, and Oral History Resources of interest to Japanese Americans.

Discover Nikkei Web site This award-winning multilingual site presents a wealth of information on the world of Nikkei—Japanese emigrants and their descendants. A community Web site about Nikkei identity, history and experiences, it provides an inviting space for the community to share, explore, and connect with each other through diverse Nikkei experiences, culture, and history. Site resources include articles, video archives, How-To tutorials, lesson plans, Japanese American Military Experience Database, and taiko. Community members can log in to post Nikkei-related events, news, and links. They can also upload photos and other resources to share their own stories.

History of the Japanese American National Museum A brief history of the founding of the Japanese American National Museum.

International Nikkei Research Project The International Nikkei Research Project’s mission is to increase and share the knowledge of Nikkei cultures and societies in order to foster greater linkages and cross-cultural understanding between the United States, Japan, and other nations with a Nikkei population.

Japanese American Incarceration Facts
Fact sheet on the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.

Japanese American Incarceration: A Chronology
Chronology of the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.

Japanese Americans In America’s Wars: A Chronology
Chronology of military service by Japanese Americans during World War I, World War II, Korean, and Vietnam Wars.

Life Interrupted: The Japanese American Experience in WWII Arkansas - Educational Materials
“Life Interrupted” is a partnership between the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Public History Program and the Japanese American National Museum with major funding provided by the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation. The Project’s mission was to research the experiences of Japanese Americans in World War II Arkansas, and educate the citizens of Arkansas and the nation about the two camps at Jerome and Rohwer.

Hirasaki National Resource Center Bookmarks
Bookmark list of Web sites of interest to Japanese Americans, including links to archives and museums, Japanese American organizations, militaty information, and online journals.

Hirasaki National Resource Center Q&A
A list of the Hirasaki National Resource Center’s most frequently asked questions and answers.

100 Titles: A Basic Library on Japanese Americans
Core bibliography of literature that identifies the best work on Japanese Americans, whether academic or popular, historical or social scientific, fiction or non-fiction, obscure or well known.

For more information regarding the Museum’s Hirasaki National Resource Center, please call the Hirasaki National Resource Center at 213.830.5680 or send email to hnrc@janm.org or send a fax to 213.830.5697.

 

 

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