Japanese-American Internment

A More Perfect Union – A look at the experiences of Japanese Americans during the internment period and their Constitutional rights.

A More Perfect Union Collection – Over 800 artifacts related to the Japanese-American experience.

Calisphere – A World of Digital Resources – Lessons and primary sources related to various topics, including the Gold Rush, World War II, and the Japanese American Internment.

Camp Harmony Exhibit – Information about the internment camp at the Puyallup Fairgrounds – “Camp Harmony” – in Washington state.

Children of the Camps: the Japanese American WWII internment camp experience – This documentary captures the experiences of 6 Japanese-Americans who were confined in the internment camps as children. Includes historical documents, a timeline, a viewer’s guide, and more.

Dear Miss Breed Letters from Camp – Letters from children interned in the camps to a children’s librarian named Miss Breed.

Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project – A curriculum with multimedia, primary source materials, handouts, and other resources and artifacts.

Discover Nikkei and the Japanese American Internment – Includes historical overviews, bibliographies, demographics, glossary, directory of Nikkei collections, video archives, lesson plans, and the Nikkei military experience database.

Go For Broke Educational Foundation – Lesson plans, information, and resources on the military units of Japanese-Americans in World War II.

Japanese American Exhibit and Access Project – Information about the internment and the effects on those in the Pacific Northwest.

Japanese American Internment – Information and copies of some of the letters written from the internment camps.

Japanese American National Museum: Hirasaki National Resource Center – Resources and links to information on the Japanese-American internment.

Japanese-American Internment – Information, links, and lesson ideas related to the Japanese-American internment.

Japanese Internment: National Security or Oppression? – Information and resources related to the Japanese-American Internment, including photos and interviews.

Japanese Relocation and Internment – Primary source documents and resources related to the Japanese American internment and relocations.

Lesson in American History: The Japanese American Experience – Curriculum guides, resources, and historical information.

PBS: Conscience and the Constitution: Resources – Resources and information about the Japanese-American internment.