Documents and Resources
Fact Sheets, Glossaries, Histories
U.S. District and Supreme Court Decisions
Documents from the Camps
San Francisco Newspaper Article, March and April, 1942
Related Wartime Abuses of Civil Liberties
- Governmental Documents
The Constitution and Amendments
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Declaration of War with Germany, Italy, Japan, Dec. 8, 1941
Records of the War Relocation Authority 1941-47: National Archives and Records Administration
Executive Order No. 9066, February 19, 1942
Executive Order No. 9102. March 18, 1942
Civilian Exclusion Order No. 92, May 23, 1942 - Facsimile / Text
President Gerald R. Ford's Proclamation 4417, Feb. 19, 1976, Confirming the Termination of Executive Order 9066 Authorizing Japanese-American Internment - Facsimile / Text
The Civil Liberties Act of 1988: Redress for Japanese Americans
Congressional Records: Twenty-Three Documents Concerning the Restitution, 1985-1998
- Fact Sheets, Glossaries, Histories
A Summary of Constitutional-Rights Violations to Japanese Americans During World War II
Glossary of Terms
History of the Japanese - U.S. Relationship
Time Line 1912-1952
America's Concentration Camps: Historic Chronology
Chronology of 1942 San Francisco War Events, Museum of the City of San Francisco
Location of Internment and Detation Camps for Japanese Americans During WWII
People who were shot and killed in camps
The Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat Team
Question and Answer Fact Sheet
Mass Incarceration Fact Sheet
Gallup Polls: Comparison of stereotypes about the Chinese and Japanese, 1942, 1966, 1972
- U.S. District and Supreme Court Decisions
UNITED STATES v. MINORU YASUI. District Court, D. Oregon, November 16, 1942.
YASUI v. UNITED STATES, U.S. Supreme Court. May 11, 1943, Argued,June 21, 1943, Decided.
UNITED STATES v. MINORU YASUI - District Court, D. Oregon. July 14, 1943. Opinion by James Alger Fee, District Judge.
Minoru Yasui Biography.
- Documents from the Camps
Congress Should Compensate Those Wronged -- Fair Play Committee, Heart Mountain
Documents concerning the imprisonment of Sigeru Fujii, for violation of the Selective Training and Service Act, 1940. To see them, a two step process is required. Go to the Digital National Archives page and click on "NAIL Standard Search Form." When you arrive at the new page, type "District of Wyoming" in the Keywordsbox.
Heart Mountain Resistance documents
"Loyalty is a Covenant" - essay by Kiyoshi Okamoto, 1944 Page 1, Page 2
Essay by Eric Bittner on "Loyalty is a Covenant"
Camp Harmony Documents, Reports and Letters. University of Washington Library, Special Collections
Materials Related to the Japanese American Incarceration., University of Washington Library, Special Collections
120 citation entries, 30 of which are available on the Web.
- San Francisco Newspaper Article, March and April, 1942
Internment of San Francisco Japanese. Site contains over 60 San Francisco newspaper articles about the internment.
- Related Wartime Abuses of Civil Liberties
The System of Arrest and Internment of Civilians in World War I
Wartime Violation of Italian American Civil Liberties Act, 1999
Imprisonment of German Americans in World War II