After the Japanese Navy attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941,President Franklin Roosevelt issued the Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942. This resulted in the incarceration of more than 100,000 people of Japanese ancestry from the West Coast.
Sites of Shame is a geographic map in the Densho Website. Densho is a "grassroots organization dedicated to preserving, educating, and sharing the story of World War II-era incarceration of Japanese Americans in order to deepen understandings of American history and inspire action for equity."
Japanese Camp Papers is a microfilm collection at Rutgers University Libraries of Japanese-American newspapers. It includes the newspapers published by internees during their incarceration.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, an equal access/equal opportunity institution. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to direct suggestions, comments, or complaints concerning any accessibility issues with Rutgers web sites to: email@example.com or complete the Report Accessibility Barrier / Provide Feedback Form.