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Japanese American Internment: Home

A library research guide created to support English classes studying texts such as John Okada's No-No Boy.

Image: Executive Order 9066

Executive Order 9066, February 19, 1942; General Records of the Unites States Government;

Record Group 11; National Archives.

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Photo: Order posted


Use the tabs at the top to navigate through this guide, or you can click on the links below.

  • Getting Started - find background information in encyclopedias and other reference sources
  • Books - search for books at CUNY Libraries and beyond 
  • Articles - major databases for finding articles
  • Websites - freely accessible internet resources
  • Media - find videos and other media at our library and online

[Special thanks to Wadiyah Nelson, Librarian, North Seattle Community College for creating the template for this guide:]


    Image: Executive Order 9066

    Sites in the western U.S. associated with the
    relocation of Japanese Americans during World War II.

    Courtesy National Park Service

    Library Media Resources Center
    LaGuardia Community College
    31-10 Thomson Avenue, room E101
    Long Island City, NY 11101
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