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Japanese American Internment: Media and Images

A LaGuardia Community College library guide about the incarceration of Japanese Americans during 1941-1946.

Online: Topical Exhibits and Resources

These digital archives are a great way to search and browse for primary sources such as photos, video, audio, or past or present exhibits.

Passing Poston, A Discussion with the Filmmakers

CUNY Asian American/Asian Research Institute & Hunter College Asian American Studies Program event from 20 Feb. 2007. Filmmakers Ruth Okimoto, Joe Fox and James Nubile visit for a discussion about their film, Passing Poston. (57:16)

George Takei, TEDx Talk 2013

George Takei (the original Sulu from Star Trek) on Japanese American internment

Image: Evacuees entraining (boarding train) for Manzanar

Evacuees entraining (boarding train) for Manzanar
 Original caption: "Los Angeles, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry entraining for Manzanar, California, 250 miles away, where they are now housed in a War Relocation Authority center." Date: April/May 1942; CreditClem Albert ; Courtesy National Archives


Streaming Videos (on-campus only)

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