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Confinement and ethnicity : an overview of World War II Japanese American relocation sites

Author: Jeffery F Burton; Eleanor Roosevelt; Irene J Cohen
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2002.
Series: Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st University of Washington Press edView all editions and formats
This report provides an overview of the tangible remains currently left at the sites of the Japanese American internment during World War II. The main focus is on the War Relocation Authority's relocation centers, but Department of Justice and U.S. Army facilities where Japanese Americans were interned are also considered. The goal of the study has been to provide information for the National Landmark Theme Study  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Named Person: Verzeichnis
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffery F Burton; Eleanor Roosevelt; Irene J Cohen
ISBN: 0295981563 9780295981567
OCLC Number: 46810556
Description: xii, 449 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 x 28 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Tetsuden Kashima --
Sites of Shame: An Introduction --
To Undo a Mistake is Always Harder Than Not to Create One Originally / Eleanor Roosevelt --
A Brief History of Japanese American Relocation During World War II --
Gila River Relocation Center, Arizona --
Granada Relocation Center, Colorado --
Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Wyoming --
Jerome Relocation Center, Arkansas --
Manzanar Relocation Center, California --
Minidoka Relocation Center, Idaho --
Poston Relocation Center, Arizona --
Rohwer Relocation Center, Arkansas --
Topaz Relocation Center, Utah --
Tule Lake Relocation Center, California --
Citizen Isolation Centers --
Moab, Utah --
Leupp, Arizona --
Additional War Relocation Authority Facilities --
Antelope Springs, Utah --
Cow Creek, Death Valley, California --
Tulelake, California --
Assembly Centers --
Fresno, California --
Marysville, California --
Mayer, Arizona --
Merced, California --
Pinedale, California --
Pomona, California --
Portland, Oregon --
Puyallup, Washington --
Sacramento, California --
Salinas, California --
Santa Anita, California --
Stockton, California --
Tanforan, California --
Tulare, California --
Turlock, California --
Department of Justice and U.S. Army Facilities --
Temporary Detention Stations --
Department of Justice Internment Camps --
Crystal City Internment Center, Texas --
Kenedy Internment Center, Texas --
Kooskia Internment Camp, Idaho --
Fort Lincoln, North Dakota --
Fort Missoula, Montana --
Fort Stanton, New Mexico --
Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Series Title: Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies.
Responsibility: Jeffery F. Burton [and others] ; with a new foreword by Tetsuden Kashima ; an essay by Eleanor Roosevelt ; cartography by Ronald J. Beckwith ; a contribution by Irene J. Cohen.


Documents the various facilities in which persons of Japanese descent living in the western United States were confined during World War II. This book offers an overview of the architectural  Read more...


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No other book published so far includes all the different places covered here; nor do other books so thoroughly cover the minutiae of the internees' daily life, including the raising of livestock and Read more...

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