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National Archives and Records Administration. Japanese American internment. Japanese American internment was the World War II internment in "War Relocation Camps" of over 110,000 people of Japanese heritage who lived on the Pacific coast of the United States.

Japanese American internment

The U.S. government ordered the internment in 1942, shortly after Imperial Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor.[2][3] The internment of Japanese Americans was applied unequally as a geographic matter: all who lived on the West Coast were interned, while in Hawaii, where 150,000-plus Japanese Americans comprised over one-third of the population, only 1,200[4] to 1,800 were interned.

Sixty-two percent of the internees were American citizens.[5][6] President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized the internment with Executive Order 9066, issued February 19, 1942, which allowed local military commanders to designate "military areas" as "exclusion zones," from which "any or all persons may be excluded. " Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project, digital archive of video oral histories of Japanese-Americans incarcerated or interned during World War II, Japanese-American internment stories. National Park Service: Digital Image Archive. Frequently Asked Questions About this site The National Park Service Digital Image Archive is an online resource designed to provide quality, downloadable digital images for print, web, and multimedia use.

National Park Service: Digital Image Archive

Return to top. How do I find the photograph I need? Thomas Edison National Historical Park - Very Early Recorded Sound. Handel Festival: "Israel In Egypt" - excerptOn note with cylinder: "A chorus of 4000 voices recorded with phonograph over 100 yards away" Composed by: G.F.

Thomas Edison National Historical Park - Very Early Recorded Sound

Handel Conducted by: August Manns Record format: Edison yellow paraffine cylinder Recorded by: Col. George Gouraud, foreign sales agent for Thomas Edison Location: the Crystal Palace, London, England Recording date: June 29, 1888. ENHS object catalog number: E-2440-20 The Lost ChordPerformed by: cornet and piano (performers unknown) Composed by: Arthur Sullivan Record format: Edison yellow paraffine cylinder Recording date: c. August 1888 Recorded by: Col. The Third Millennium Online! Indian-Pioneer Papers Collection. The Indian-Pioneer Papers oral history collection spans from 1861 to 1936.

Indian-Pioneer Papers Collection

It includes typescripts of interviews conducted during the 1930s by government workers with thousands of Oklahomans regarding the settlement of Oklahoma and Indian territories, as well as the condition and conduct of life there. Consisting of approximately 80,000 entries, the index to this collection may be accessed via personal name, place name, or subject. American Memory from the Library of Congress - Home Page.

Core Historical Literature of Agriculture (CHLA) Their Own Words - Front Page. Their Own Words is a digital collection of books, pamphlets, letters, and diaries, dating from the latter eighteenth through the early twentieth century, that reflects the history of the United States.

Their Own Words - Front Page

This collection currently contains more than 34,500 individual pages of text and corresponding transcriptions, covering a variety of topics, including: colonial American politics; U.S. politics, government, and foreign relations; historical biography and autobiography; slavery and abolition; the American Civil War; the temperance movement; foreign travel; economics; medicine; philosophy; and theology.

This online resource is made freely available, and we believe that it will be of value to teachers, students, and researchers at all levels of instruction. Cornell Making of America Collection. Ohio History Central - An Online Encyclopedia of Ohio History - Ohio Historical Society. Indiana State Digital Archives. Kentucky Digital Library. Massachusetts Historical Society, an Independent Research Library Founded in 1791.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Welcome to the Archives Records Information Access System (ARIAS) Welcome to the Archives Records Information Access System (ARIAS) The following archives are available online: Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866 - {series #19.12} Arranged alphabetically by surname of soldier.

Welcome to the Archives Records Information Access System (ARIAS)

Iowa GenWeb Project Welcome Page. ISL: Genealogy. The Genealogy Collection has developed over time to become one of the largest collections of family history information in the Midwest.

ISL: Genealogy

The collection includes 40,000 printed items (family histories, indexes to records, how-to books, cemetery transcriptions, family history magazines, and more) as well as microfilmed federal census records, Indiana county records, passenger lists, and military pension information. The collection includes hundreds of CDs with family history information. The emphasis of the collection is on Indiana and bordering states, as well as eastern and southern states.

There are numerous online resources to which the State Library subscribes that are only available within the State Library. Illinois State Archives.