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U.S.S. Brooklyn, Japanese stewards, US Navy. Dry Plate Negative by Detroit Publishing Company.

U.S.S. Brooklyn, Japanese stewards, US Navy. Dry Plate Negative by Det...

Attribution based on negative D4-20231. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020243. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Brooklyn, Japanese stewards
Education and school children - Japanese pupil in public school, New York

Education and school children - Japanese pupil in public school, New Y...

Photograph shows boys sitting at desks. Title from item. Bain News Service photograph. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Minidoka national historic site - Memorial Names

Minidoka national historic site - Memorial Names

At the heart of the Memorial is a 276-foot long wall honoring the 276 Japanese Americans expelled from Bainbridge Island at the start of WWII.

World War II Valor in the Pacific

World War II Valor in the Pacific

At World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, home of the USS Arizona Memorial, learn about one of the most pivotal moments in US history: the attack on Pearl Harbor, and the subsequent entry of the U... More

Re-elect James D. Phelan, U.S. Senator, and let him finish the work he now has under way to stop the silent invasion

Re-elect James D. Phelan, U.S. Senator, and let him finish the work he...

Hand of Uncle Sam grabbing wrist of Japanese-American reaching for map of California. Reproduction of poster after drawing by Dan Sweeney. Copyright by Henry C. Wehr.

Manzanar War Relocation Center detainees, Manzanar National Historic Site, 2016.

Manzanar War Relocation Center detainees, Manzanar National Historic S...

Photo date unknown. Over 110,000 Japanese Americans were betrayed by their country and forced to live in one of ten military-style internment camps, like Manzanar, during World War II. Many women became mothers... More

Manzanar War Relocation Center detainees, Manzanar National Historic Site, 2016.

Manzanar War Relocation Center detainees, Manzanar National Historic S...

Photo date unknown. Over 110,000 Japanese Americans were betrayed by their country and forced to live in one of ten military-style internment camps, like Manzanar, during World War II. Many women became mothers... More

Japanese-American camp, war emergency evacuation,[Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, Calif.]

Japanese-American camp, war emergency evacuation,[Tule Lake Relocation...

Photo shows eight women standing in front of a camp barber shop.

Japanese-American camp, war emergency relocation, [Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, Calif.]

Japanese-American camp, war emergency relocation, [Tule Lake Relocatio...

Photograph shows overview of camp with Abalone Mountain in the distance.

Japanese-American camp, war emergency evacuation,Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, Calif.

Japanese-American camp, war emergency evacuation,Tule Lake Relocation ...

Photo shows eight women standing in front of a camp barber shop. 12002-55. Original caption card speculated that this photo was part of a series taken by Russell Lee to document Japanese Americans in Malheur Co... More

Japanese-American camp, war emergency evacuation, [Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, Calif.]
Japanese-American camp, war emergency relocation, Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, Calif.

Japanese-American camp, war emergency relocation, Tule Lake Relocation...

Photograph shows overview of camp with Abalone Mountain in the distance. 12002-55. Original caption card speculated that this photo was part of a series taken by Russell Lee to document Japanese Americans in Ma... More

Japanese-American camp, war emergency evacuation, Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, Calif.

Japanese-American camp, war emergency evacuation, Tule Lake Relocation...

Photo shows five smiling women. 12002-55. Original caption card speculated that this photo was part of a series taken by Russell Lee to document Japanese Americans in Malheur County, Ore. Re-identified as Tule ... More

Santa Anita (Calif.) Assembly Center - a young evacuee Japanese-American woman serves as secretary in the Center Manager's office
"Man-on-the-Street," Dallas, Texas, December 9, 1941

"Man-on-the-Street," Dallas, Texas, December 9, 1941

Part of a series of interviews made by John A. Lomax, Dallas, Texas, December 9 and 10, 1941. Contents: AFS 06373A, Interview with Lena Jameson; Interview with Mrs. Jerry Stilwell; AFS 06373B, Interview with Dan Ruggles

Nyssa, Oregon. Japanese-Americans who were evacuated from a coastal area and who now live at the FSA (Farm Security Administration) camp attending a dance given by a local Japanese farmer. There are some Japanese-Americans who are permanent residents of this section of Oregon; they were not subject to evacuation orders. These permanent residents naturally have retained complete freedom, while the Japanese-Americans living at the FSA camp are under certain restrictions

Nyssa, Oregon. Japanese-Americans who were evacuated from a coastal ar...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Shelley, Idaho (vicinity). Japanese-Americans hoeing sugar beets on farm
Los Angeles County, California. The evacuation of Japanese-Americans from West coast areas under United States Army war emergency order. Japanese family has its first meal in the mess hall
Salinas, California. Japanese-Americans leaving gathering point for transportation to reception center
Other evacuees were transported from their residence areas to assembly centers by train / Signal Corps U.S. Army.

Other evacuees were transported from their residence areas to assembly...

Photograph shows a group of evacuees assembled at a Los Angeles railroad station waiting to board train for Santa Anita Assembly Center. Title and caption from item. Blind stamped: Signal Corps U.S. Army. Signa... More

Two Japanese evacuee families meeting at assembly center, Salinas rodeo grounds

Two Japanese evacuee families meeting at assembly center, Salinas rode...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority. No. A-237. Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information Collection (Library of Congress).

Santa Anita reception center, Los Angeles County, California. The evacuation of Japanese and Japanese-Americans from West coast areas under United States Army war emergency order
Nyssa, Oregon. FSA (Farm Security Administration) mobile camp. Japanese-Americans cut each other's hair. Under the agreement among the Japanese to FSA and those who sponsor the Japanese in the area (the United States Employment Service and the sugar beet companies), the Japanese can go into town once a week in a supervised group
Los Angeles County, California. The evacuation of Japanese and Japanese-Americans from West coast areas under United States Army war emergency order. Construction work on accommodations for the evacuees at the Santa Anita reception center
Los Angeles County, California. The evacuation of Japanese-Americans from West coast areas under United States Army was emergency order. Baggage of Japanese arriving at the Santa Anita reception center
Nyssa, Oregon. FSA (Farm Security Administration) mobile camp. Trucks provided by local farmers are transporting Japanese-Americans from camp to the fields
Los Angeles, Calif., April 1942 - toys in store window

Los Angeles, Calif., April 1942 - toys in store window

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority. Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information Collection (Library of Congress).

Nyssa, Oregon. FSA (Farm Security Administration) mobile camp. Hoes, lunch bags, and other belongings of Japanese-Americans farm workers who live at the camp
Malheur County, Oregon. Japanese-Americans transplanting celery
Nyssa, Oregon. FSA (Farm Security Administration) mobile camp. Japanese-Americans dumping garbage. All occupants of the camp spend two hours a week in maintenance work
Los Angeles, California. The evacuation of Japanese-Americans from West coast areas under United States Army war emergency order. Leaving for Owens Valley
Lone Pine, Calif. May 1942--Three Japanese-American girls with suitcases, who have just arrived by train from Elk Grove and who will be transported by bus from Lone Pine to Manzanar, a war relocation authority center where they will remain for the duration of war

Lone Pine, Calif. May 1942--Three Japanese-American girls with suitcas...

Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information Collection (Library of Congress). US War Relocation Authority. No. D-531.

Los Angeles (Calif.) Evacuation - Group of evacuees wave good-bye from rear of train

Los Angeles (Calif.) Evacuation - Group of evacuees wave good-bye from...

Signal Corps Photo No. 9CA-42-1782-PSF. S 611. Photo from U.S. Army, Western Defense Command and Fourth Army. In album: v. 1, p. 106.

Japanese relocation, California. Baggage belonging to evacuees of Japanese ancestry at an assembly center in Salinas, California, prior to a War Relocation Authority center

Japanese relocation, California. Baggage belonging to evacuees of Japa...

Caption card lists some of the printing history for image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... More

Nyssa Oregon. FSA (Farm Security Administration) mobile camp. Woodpile at the camp for Japanese-Americans
Nyssa, Oregon. FSA (Farm Security Administration) mobile camp. Tent home of Japanese-Americans living at the camp
Nyssa, Oregon. FSA (Farm Security Administration) mobile camp. Japanese-Americans patronize the camp clinic
Los Angeles, California. The evacuation of the Japanese-Americans from West Coast areas under U.S. Army war emergency order. Japanese-American children waiting for a train to take them and their parents to Owens Valley
Santa Anita reception center, Los Angeles County, California. The evacuation of Japanese and Japanese-Americans from the West coast areas under United States Army war emergency order. Dinner in the mess hall
Civilian exclusion order #5, posted at First and Front streets, directing removal by April 7 of persons of Japanese ancestry, from the first San Francisco section to be affected by evacuation

Civilian exclusion order #5, posted at First and Front streets, direct...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and photo mount. Photo attributed to Dorothea Lange. Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority. No. A-40. "OWI V 76." Forms part of: Farm Security A... More

Los Angeles, California. The evacuation of Japanese-Americans from West Coast areas under U.S. Army war emergency order. Japanese-American family waiting for train to take them to Owens Valley

Los Angeles, California. The evacuation of Japanese-Americans from Wes...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Pomona (Calif.). Assembly Center - Within the Center area a motor stop sign and directions to traffic are a guide Signal Corps photo

Pomona (Calif.). Assembly Center - Within the Center area a motor stop...

Title from item. In volume: Japanese evacuation photos: Assembly Centers Marysville, Pinedale, Pomona. Blind stamped: Signal Corps U.S. Army. Photo no. "S 102."

Official information bulletin (Poston, Ariz.), May 13, 1942

Official information bulletin (Poston, Ariz.), May 13, 1942

Daily (except Monday) Vol. 1, no. 1 (May 13, 1942)-v. 2, no. 6 (June 18, 1942). Collected in Japanese camp papers. Also issued on microfilm from the Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service. Also available... More

Los Angeles, California. The evacuation of the Japanese-Americans from West Coast areas under U.S. Army war emergency order. Japanese-Americans boarding a train for Owens Valley
Los Angeles County, California. The evacuation of Japanese and Japanese-Americans from West coast areas under United States Army war emergency order. Baggage of the Japanese being examined upon arrival the Santa Anita reception center
San Juan Bautista, California. Japanese-Americans clean their cemetery before they are evacuated
Nyssa, Oregon. FSA (Farm Security Administration) mobile camp. Hoes, lunch bags, and other belongings of Japanese-Americans farm workers who live at the camp
Los Angeles, California. The evacuation of Japanese-Americans from West Coast areas under U.S. Army war emergency order. Loading baggage of Japanese-Americans on train which will take them to Owens Valley

Los Angeles, California. The evacuation of Japanese-Americans from Wes...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Los Angeles County, California. The evacuation of Japanese and Japanese-Americans from the West coast areas under Army war emergency order. Baggage of Japanese being examined on their arrival at the Santa Anita reception center
Puyallup (Wash.) Assembly Center - construction crews are still on the job, though from the wash lines the evacuees are there too
[Japanese-American boarding up store front before evacuation, San Francisco]

[Japanese-American boarding up store front before evacuation, San Fran...

Photo attributed to Dorothea Lange. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority. Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information Collectio... More

Los Angeles County, California. The evacuation of Japanese and Japanese-Americans from West coast areas, under United States Army war emergency order. Farmer inspecting farm equipment which Japanese farmer wants to sell before he is evacuated
San Francisco, Calif., April 1942 - evacuees of Japanese descent among a contingent of 664, first to be removed from San Francisco, awaiting buses to transport them to the Santa Anita reception center at Arcadia, to be transported, later, to war relocation authority centers for the duration of the war

San Francisco, Calif., April 1942 - evacuees of Japanese descent among...

Photo attributed to Dorothea Lange. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority. No. A-525. Farm Security Administration and Office of War Informatio... More

Nyssa, Oregon. Japanese-Americans who live at the FSA (Farm Security Administration) camp shopping in Nyssa. Local merchants say the Japanese-Americans are heavy spenders and have practically bought the town out

Nyssa, Oregon. Japanese-Americans who live at the FSA (Farm Security A...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

[Japanese-Americans transferring from train to bus at Lone Pine, California, bound for war relocation authority center at Manzanar]
Nyssa, Oregon. Japanese-Americans at baseball game. They live at the FSA (Farm Security Administration) mobile camp. On Sundays, the Japanese-Americans come into town in a supervised group to attend a special run picture show and use the baseball field
Pinedale (Calif.) Assembly Center - waitresses in natty blue uniforms line up before taking up their duties in the mess hall / U.S. Army Signal Corps.

Pinedale (Calif.) Assembly Center - waitresses in natty blue uniforms ...

Photo no. 9CA-42-28852-PSF, S71. Title from item.

Santa Anita reception center, Los Angeles, California. The evacuation of Japanese and Japanese-Americans from West Coast areas under U.S. Army war emergency order. Registration
Pinedale (Calif.) Assembly Center - Evacuees enjoying a hearty meal in Center dining hall / U.S. Army Signal Corps.
Rupert, Idaho. Former CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) camp now under FSA (Farm Security Administration) management. Japanese-Americans weeding beans
Japanese-Americans operating a spinach harvester while they wait for final evacuation orders. San Benito County, California
Parker, Ariz. Apr. 1942. constructing buildings for Japanese-American evacuees at the War relocation authority center on the Colorado River Indian Reservation
Japanese relocation, California. Ester Naite, an office worker from Los Angeles, is shown operating an electric iron in her quarters at Manzanar, California, a War Relocation Authority center where evacuees of Japanese ancestry will spend the duration. Miss Naito works in an office at the center
The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph
San Benito County, California. Japanese-Americans, waiting for evacuation orders, clean their cemetery
Los Angeles County, California. The evacuation of Japanese and Japanese-Americans from the West coast areas under Army war emergency order. Japanese farmer packs seed which he will carry with him
Salinas, California. Japanese-Americans getting information concerning evacuation orders
Amer. Legion and Boy Scouts in Memorial Day services at Manzanar relocation center

Amer. Legion and Boy Scouts in Memorial Day services at Manzanar reloc...

Relocation of Japanese-Americans, Calif. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority. No. D-538. Farm Security Administration and Office of War Infor... More

Nyssa, Oregon. Japanese-Americans have baseball game
Lone Pine, Calif., May 1942 - a group arriving by train from Elk Grove, and boarding a bus for Manzanar, a War relocation authority center where evacuees of Japanese ancestry from certain West Coast area[s], will stay for the duration of the war

Lone Pine, Calif., May 1942 - a group arriving by train from Elk Grove...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority. No. D-532. Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information Collection (Library of Congress). ... More

Los Angeles, California. Japanese-American evacuation from West Coast areas under U.S. Army war emergency order. Soldiers supervising the loading of the baggage of Japanese-Americans en route to Owens Valley reception center

Los Angeles, California. Japanese-American evacuation from West Coast ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Rupert, Idaho. Former CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) camp now under FSA (Farm Security Administration) management. Chef carving meat for supper at the community mess hall of the Japanese-Americans
San Benito County, California. Japanese-Americans operating spinach harvester while they await final evacuation orders
Los Angeles, California. The evacuation of Japanese-Americans from West coast areas under United States Army war emergency order. The Japanese referred to in this sign were an advance group going to Owens Valley for construction work
San Benito County, California. Japanese-Americans operating spinach harvester while they wait for final evacuation orders
Los Angeles County, California. The evacuation of Japanese-Americans from West coast areas under United States Army war emergency order. Arriving at the Santa Anita reception center
Los Angeles, California. The evacuation of Japanese and Japanese-Americans from the West coast areas under Army war emergency order. Japanese arriving at the Santa Anita reception center
San Benito County, California. Japanese-Americans operating spinach harvester while they wait for final evacuation orders
Official information bulletin (Poston, Ariz.), June 17, 1942

Official information bulletin (Poston, Ariz.), June 17, 1942

Daily (except Monday) Vol. 1, no. 1 (May 13, 1942)-v. 2, no. 6 (June 18, 1942). Collected in Japanese camp papers. Also issued on microfilm from the Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service. Also available... More

San Francisco, Calif., April 1942. First-graders, some of Japanese ancestry, at the Weill public school pledging allegience to the United States flag. The evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War relocation authority centers for the duration of the war

San Francisco, Calif., April 1942. First-graders, some of Japanese anc...

Relocation of Japanese-Americans. Calif. Photo attributed to Dorothea Lange. Title and other information transcribed from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Title transcribed from photo mount. Photograph ... More

Nyssa, Oregon. FSA (Farm Security Administration) mobile camp. Ordinarily electricity is not supplied to the tents of migrant families living in the FSA camps. These Japanese-Americans, who were accustomed to better living conditions, wanted the electricity and the sugar beet companies and the town of Nyssa arranged for the wiring. Some of the wiring is the Christmas tree light wiring from Nyssa
Hāto Maunten senchineru : Japanese edition of Heart Mountain sentinel (Heart Mountain, Wyo.), November 25, 1942

Hāto Maunten senchineru : Japanese edition of Heart Mountain sentinel ...

Weekly Vol. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 24, 1942)-vol. IV, no. 31 (July 28, 1945). Title from masthead. Published for the Heart Mountain Relocation Center established by the War Relocation Authority for Civilians of Japanes... More

San Benito County, California. Japanese-Americans working in a field while waiting for final evacuation orders
Los Angeles County, California. The evacuation of Japanese-Americans from West coast areas under United States Army war emergency order. A Japanese farmer talking with white farmer who is considering the purchase of some of his equipment
Rupert, Idaho. Former CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) camp now under FSA (Farm Security Administration) management. The Japanese-Americans beautify the grounds
San Francisco, Calif., April 1942 - Evacuees of Japanese descent being inoculated as they register for evacuation

San Francisco, Calif., April 1942 - Evacuees of Japanese descent being...

Two small girls being inoculated, as several other people watch. Photo attributed to Dorothea Lange. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority. No.... More

Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Negatives
Salinas, California. Japanese-Americans boarding bus for reception center
Oakland, Calif., Feb. 1942

Oakland, Calif., Feb. 1942

Photo attributed to Dorothea Lange. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority. No. A-36. Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information... More

[A sign, showing a drawing of a Japanese head and reading "Get in  trim for fighting him. Swim at Sutro's," posted on a building, San Francisco, Calif.]

[A sign, showing a drawing of a Japanese head and reading "Get in tri...

No. A-43. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority. Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information Collection (Library of Congress).

Rupert, Idaho. Former CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) camp now under FSA (Farm Security Administration) management. The Japanese-Americans beautify the grounds
Santa Anita reception center, Los Angeles County, California. The evacuation of Japanese and Japanese-Americans from West coast areas under United States Army war emergency order. Construction work on accomodations for Japanese
Los Angeles, California. Japanese-American evacuation from West Coast areas under U.S. Army war emergency order. Photographers at the train taking Japanese-Americans to Owens Valley

Los Angeles, California. Japanese-American evacuation from West Coast ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Rupert, Idaho. Former CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) camp now under FSA (Farm Security Administration) management. Dishing up supper in the community mess hall of the Japanese-Americans
Nyssa, Oregon. FSA (Farm Security Administration) mobile camp. Cooperative mess hall of the Japanese-Americans
Santa Anita reception center, Los Angeles, California. The evacuation of Japanese and Japanese-Americans from West Coast areas under U.S. Army war emergency order. Registering Japanese-Americans upon arrival
Santa Anita (Calif.) Assembly Center - Left-handed and right handed pupils in lower grade class ply their pencils

Santa Anita (Calif.) Assembly Center - Left-handed and right handed pu...

Japanese American school children work at crowded tables and benches under instruction of teachers in schoolroom in Santa Anita Assembly Center, Arcadia, California. Signal Corps Photo No. 9CA-42-2005-PSF. S 39... More

Portland (Ore.) Assembly Center - Complete postal service under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Post Office, was maintained and included regular mail delivery, special, parcel post, money orders and other units

Portland (Ore.) Assembly Center - Complete postal service under the ju...

Japanese American women work in Portland Assembly Center post office. Signal Corps Photo No. 9CA-42-2800-PSF. S 166. Photo from U.S. Army, Western Defense Command and Fourth Army. In album: v. 7, p. 610.

Salinas, California. Japanese-Americans waiting for transportation to the reception center for persons being evacuated from certain West coast areas under United States Army war emergency order
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