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California State University, Dominguez Hills: Japanese American Digitization Project Receives $238,520

California State University, Dominguez Hills: Japanese American Digitization Project Receives $238,520. “California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) Donald R. Beverly J. Gerth Archives and Special Collections has received a two-year $238,520 archival grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) to continue its work on the CSU Japanese American Digitization Project (CSUJAD). 27 more words

Tweaks & Updates

EIN Presswire: Over 100 Years of Japanese-American History (PRESS RELEASE)

EIN Presswire: Over 100 Years of Japanese-American History (PRESS RELEASE). “Over 100 years of Japanese-American history is now available online through Rafu Shimpo (羅府新報, the L.A. 69 more words

New Resources

Internment Haiku

Internment Haiku from “May Sky : There Is Always Tomorrow : An Anthology of Japanese Aerican Concentration Camp Kaiko Haiku.” Compiled, Translated, and Prefaced by Violet Kazue de Cristoforo. 75 more words

Venice

Sylvia & Aki

by Winifred Conkling
Tricycle Press 2011
Middle School 
At the start of World War II, Japanese-American third-grader Aki and her family are sent to an internment camp in Poston, Arizona, while Mexican-American third-grader Sylvia’s family leases their Orange County, California, farm and begins a fight to stop school segregation. 39 more words

Historical Fiction

A Darkly Beating Heart

Smith, Lindsay. A Darkly Beating Heart. New York: Roaring Brook Press, 2016.

Reiko has had a tough time. Her older brother has always treated her poorly, her classmates bullied her, and the girl she fell in love with dumped her for someone else. 198 more words

Fiction

Northeastern Illinois University Independent: NEIU’s Ronald Williams Library released a digital collection of the Japanese American Redress documents

Northeastern Illinois University Independent: NEIU’s Ronald Williams Library released a digital collection of the Japanese American Redress documents. “NEIU’s Ronald Williams Library released a digital collection of the Japanese American Redress documents that focused on the the Commission on the Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC) hearings. 13 more words

New Resources

Comparing Korean Forced Labor on Hashima to the U.S.'s Internment of Japanese-Americans

By Izzy Kim, VI Form

Comparing Korean Forced Labor on Hashima to the U.S.’s Internment of Japanese-Americans

Soon after the arrival of Commodore Matthew Perry, Japan underwent a major industrial revolution. 390 more words

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