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Japanese American Internment

San Pedro, California. Trucks were jammed high with suitcases, blankets, household equipment, garden tools, as well as children, all bearing registration tags... (National Archives Identifier 536782)

The National Archives has extensive holdings including photos, videos, and records that chronicle the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Many are online in the National Archives Catalog, including thousands of photographs

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News Feature Article: Correcting the Record on Dorothea Lange's Japanese Internment Photos





Press Releases

Press Release: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library Japanese Internment Photo Exhibition

Press Release: Smithsonian Marks 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066