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This resource provides testimony and documents from more than 750 Japanese Americans and Aleuts witnesses, government officials, public figures, and internees, who lived through the internment events of WWII. It includes relevant publications, reports, press releases, photographs, and newspaper clippings related to the hearings.
Topic(s) History, World War II, Japanese in America, discrimination, segregation, internment, relocation
Target audience(s) Historians
Great for Researching Japanese internment
Content source(s) US National Archives, US Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians
Content type(s) Government and public records, news articles, statistics, family records
Provider Gale
Language(s) English
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Where can I use this? Anywhere with internet
Can I use this on my computer? Yes