This website was a product of a two year National Park Service funded Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant project in 2011-2012. We have since received three subsequent rounds of project funding. The digitized content from all four projects and information about the grant projects can be found on our new site: bancroft.berkeley.edu/collections/jacs/
  • Title: Topaz Volunteers for the U.S. Army, 1944, Creator: Citizens Committee of Topaz, Confinement Site: Topaz/Central Utah, Call Number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 95, Folder H 8.10
  • Title: James Sakoda to Dorothy S. Thomas, May 14, 1942, Creator: James Sakoda, Confinement Site: Tulare Assembly Center , Call Number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 25, Folder B 12.45
  • Title: Correspondence from Charles Kikuchi, 1942, Creator: Charles Kikuchi, Confinement Site: Tanforan Assembly Center, Call Number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 311, Folder W 1.82
  • Title: Segregation Committee, August 1943, Creator: War Relocation Authority, Confinement Site: Tule Lake, Call Number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 95, Folder H 8.00
  • Title: Topaz Times, Special Edition, Aug. 15, 1945, Creator: War Relocation Authority , Confinement Site: Topaz/Central Utah, Call Number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 95, Folder H 11.01



Learn more about confinement sites that were located in Arizona, California, Idaho, and Utah. See maps and plans, search by keyword, or view all documents related to an individual confinement site.


Explore major events of the Japanese American internment during the Second World War. Link to firsthand accounts of the internment experience, written and collected by the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study research staff.


Find more information about the Japanese American internment and the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). Link to photograph collections and other primary source materials available online.
 
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