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Japanese-American Internment Camp Newspapers, 1942 to 1946

The history and human impact of Japanese Internment Camps during World War II is encapsulated within Japanese-American Internment Camp Newspapers, 1942 to 1946. This collection from the Library of Congress includes both English and Japanese texts from 29 newspapers produced within camps in 7 states, offering insight on the conditions and detailing the communities and people affected. Readers may want to begin by reading the About This Collection section, which provides historical context on World War II and the creation of internment camps. Explore the Articles and Essays section to find a timeline highlighting key events from Pearl Harbor and FDR's Executive Order to The Civil Liberties Act of 1988 that issued an apology and reparations to survivors. In the Collection Items section readers can browse the newspaper clippings included within the collection. After clicking on an image, visitors are able to flip through pages of the paper and zoom in to read the text, as well as find information such as the publication, date, and location of each article. Finally, users may want to view the All Newspaper Title section to sort articles based on publication.
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