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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. " After Pearl Harbor[edit] San Francisco Examiner, February 1942. Executive Order 9066 and related actions[edit] 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? Park sites are arranged in alphabetical order. From the "FIND A PHOTO" link on this index page, you may select links to each area. What image formats are available? How do I download JPEG images? Releases All photographs and images in this archive are "public domain" images. Photo Credits Credit photographs to the National Park Service. 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. After Dinner Toast at Little MenloSpoken by: Arthur Sullivan, composer Introduction 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. American Memory from the Library of Congress - Home Page. Core Historical Literature of Agriculture (CHLA) Their Own Words - Front Page. 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)

These 3" x 5" cards were initially prepared to serve as an index to Samuel Penniman Bates' "History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865," (Harrisburg, 1869-1871). The Office of the Adjutant General later expanded the scope of the cards by transcribing onto them data found on the original Civil War Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1861-1866 {series #19.11}. The information generally includes the soldiers' names, military units, Bates' citations (volume and page), ages at enrollment, descriptions (complexion, height, color of hair and eyes), residences and birthplaces; the dates and places where enrolled; the dates and places where mustered in; and the dates of discharge. Mexican Border Campaign Veterans' Card File - {series #19.110}

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. These include: Ancestry Library, HeritageQuest, FirstSearch, and New England Ancestors.org. Upcoming Events Upcoming Workshops & Events. Illinois State Archives.