You all know photographer Dorothea Lange. If not Dorothea herself, you’ll recognize her famous candid photos taken during the 1930s highlighting the struggles of Americans suffering during the Great Depression. 431 more words
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States in the American West are marking the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt that forced 120,000 Japanese immigrants and Japanese-Americans into internment camps. 9 more words
The Tule Lake internment camp on Oregon’s southern border was in many ways the most notorious of the 10 detention centers.
On Feb. 19, 1942, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which led to the forcible relocation of more than 100,000 people of Japanese descent — at least 70,000 of whom were American citizens — to internment camps. 11 more words
Today marks the 75th anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066. Issued during World War II, the order allowed the U.S. Secretary of War to make certain areas into military zones, and forced Japanese Americans living on the west coast of the United States, including 4,000 from Oregon, to live in internment camps. 29 more words