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Conscience and the Constitution

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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Download 7,000 War Relocation Authority photographs from all ten camps and many detention centers, via the California Heritage Digital Image Access Project.

"Conscience and the Constitution" Web site
Updates on screenings, appearances and events relating to the people and issues in the documentary, with links to reviews, news coverage and additional photos and documents for further study.

CLPEF Network
The online community of projects supported by the Civil Liberties Public Education Fund, created by Congress to sponsor research on the incarceration. Download images of the camps, maps, posters, and the text of Executive Order 9066.

The Heart Mountain Digital Preservation Project
Documents and photographs from the Heart Mountain Relocation Center Collection at the John Taggart Hinckley Library at Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming.

Japanese American Voice
Website for the Committee for a Fair and Accurate Memorial, which protested the perspective and point of view of the National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II. Download a long-suppressed JACL internal investigation into its own wartime actions.

Mike Masaoka Papers at the University of Utah Marriott Library
Documentation of Mr. Masaoka's involvement in Japanese American civic and memorial groups and occasions, in his personal papers deposited at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

National Archives Information Locator (NAIL) Search Page
Search the National Archives for documents and photos from the expulsion and incarceration of Japanese Americans, including additional court documents from the trial of the original 63 resisters (U.S. vs. Shigeru Fujii et. al., U.S. District Court Case #4928), and the subsequent trial of the seven Fair Play Committee leaders and journalist James Omura (U.S. vs. Kiyoshi Okamoto, et. al., Case #4930). To retrieve the 34 digitized documents, select the "NAIL Digital Copies Search Form" and enter "District of Wyoming" in the first Keywords box.

National Park Service overview of internment camp sites
This online report titled "Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites" provides an overview of the tangible remains currently left at the sites of the War Relocation Authority and Department of Justice concentration camps. Exhaustive physical details on Heart Mountain, with maps, charts and photos, are at:

"Rabbit in the Moon" Facilitator's Guide
Download classroom lesson plans on the camp experience developed by the Ford Foundation's Television Race Initiative for the 1999 "P.O.V." documentary memoir by filmmakers by Emiko and Chizuko Omori.


Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project
(206) 320-0095
A digital "library in a computer" of videotaped interviews with survivors of incarceration, accompanied by more than 1,500 photos, rare documents and private memorabilia.

Heart Mountain, Wyoming Foundation
(307) 754-2689
Educational group sponsoring site preservation and an interpretive center at the former camp site, and regional teacher training.

Japanese American Citizens League
(415) 921-5225
The largest and one of the oldest Asian American organizations in the U.S. with more than 24,500 members in 112 chapters located in 25 states.

Japanese American National Musuem
(800) 461-5266
Los Angeles-based musuem with National Resource Center, school and public programs, and more.

National Japanese American Historical Society
(415) 921-5007
San Francisco-based organization dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and dissemination of materials relating to the history and culture of Japanese Americans. NJAHS specializes in travelling exhibitions, publications, videos, interactive multimedia, military and camp collections, and educational programs. Publisher four times a year of a quarterly journal, Nikkei Heritage.

National Japanese American Memorial Foundation
(202) 861-8845
Backers of a memorial to Japanese American patriotism during World War II, commemorating not only the sacrifice of the Nisei soldiers but also the loyalty of those incarcerated in camp.


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