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This is the on-line news center and study guide for "Conscience and the Constitution," a forthcoming public television documentary on the Heart Mountain Fair Play Committee, the largest organized resistance inside American concentration camps. The site also has regular news updates on the continuing recovery of camp history, the camps in popular culture, and news from CLPEF-funded projects.

California Civil Liberties Public Education Program (CCLPEP)
The website for the California-based grants program which is administered by the California State Library.

American Concentration Camps
Amercian Concentration Camps" is the body of panoramic photo collages that Professor Hayashi has created from her visits to all of the Japanese-American internment camp sites. You can choose to view this collection of photographs in either of two ways.

Public Art in the Pike Place Market
A public artwork project commissioned at Seattle's historic Pike's Place Market which commemorates the contributions of Japanese American farmers to the region's economy and culture.

Big Bands Behind Barbed Wire
A multi-faceted public education project consisting of concerts, symposia and Worldwide Web broadcasts, challenges audiences to remember and reflect upon the internment experience and the redress movement as an integral part of American history.

Kooskia Internment Camp Project
The Kooskia (pronounced KOOS-key) Internment Camp is an obscure and virtually-forgotten World War II detention facility that was located in a remote area of north-central Idaho, near Lowell.

Heart Mountain Digital Preservation Project
The collection contains over 100 photographs of Japanese and Japanese Americans before and during their internment, plus a variety of images depicting the camp and surrounding area during World War II.

Manzanar Yearbook
Republished yearbook from a Japanese American internment camp provides a teenager's view of this dark chapter in American history.

Sansei Legacy Project
Project devoted to studying the long-term impact of the Japanese-American internment experience on Sansei ("third-generation Americans of Japanese descent") and its relationship to intergenerational communication within their families.

 CLPEF network Affiliate Websites

National Japanese American Historical Society
The online presence of an organization dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and dissemination of materials relating to the history and culture of Japanese Americans.

Japanese American National Museum
A newly updated site that reflects the Museum's ongoing dedication to make known the Japanese American experience as an integral part of our nation's heritage in order to improve understanding and appreciation for America's ethnic and cultural diversity.

Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC)

information on JCCCNC, a non-profit organization located in San Francisco's Japantown. JCCCNC is a multi-service community center which is owned and operated by the Japanese American Community. Its goals are to organize and provide educational, cultural, recreational and social programs that meet the growing needs, interests and concerns of the community.

Japanese Americans Citizens' League
A directory of information on the largest and one of the oldest Asian American organizations in the United States.

The Japanese American Network Page
A partnership of Japanese American organizations based in Los Angeles. A goal of this partnership is to encourage the use of the Internet and interactive communications technologies to exchange information about Japanese Americans -- art, culture, community, history, news, events, social services, and public policy issues.

The University of Washington Press
Access to one of the top publishers of Asian American books, including the reprint of Personal Justice Denied.

National Asian American Telecommunications Association
A leading organization dedicated to supporting and distributing Asian Pacific American media productions, as well as promoting better understanding of Asian Pacific American experiences through film, video, radio, and new technologies.

Asian American Curriculum Project
Our mission is to educate the public about the great diversity of the Asian American experience, through the books that we distribute; fostering cultural awareness and to educate Asian Americans about their own heritage, instilling a sense of pride. AACP believes that the knowledge which comes from the use of appropriate materials can accomplish these goals.

Asian Improv aRts
AIR works for the cultural empowerment of the Asian Pacific American community by creating, presenting and recording the diverse, cross-cultural work of Asian Pacific American artists and their collaborators. Its independent record label, Asian Improv Records, has a catalog of over 30 titles,with a roster of internationally acclaimed artists from the SF Bay Area, Los Angeles, Hawaii, Chicago, New York and Boston.

Wing Luke Asian Museum
The Web site of the only pan-Asian American museum in the United States devoted to the collection, preservation and display of Asian Pacific American culture, history and art with projects inspired and created by community members.


 Internment-related Websites

War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement, 1942-1945
Online access to UC Berkeley's massive digitized photo archive of WRA photographs and slides. Over 7000 images accessible!

The Japanese American Internment
A comprehensive site filled with text, photos, and links relating to the internment. A good place to start.

Japanese American Internment in Concentration Camps
A highly informative and well-researched site focusing primarily on the legal issues surrounding the internment. Includes sections on relevant statutes, court cases, legislative history and law reviews.

Japanese American Internment Facts
A concise listing of essential internment facts compiled by the Japanese American National Museum

Camp Harmony Exhibit
This exhibit tells the story of Seattle's Japanese American community in the spring and summer of 1942 and of the Puyallup Assembly Center renamed "Camp Harmony." The exhibit is based on materials located in the University of Washington Libraries including newspapers, photographs, correspondence, books, and documents.

Manzanar Project
A small site dedicated to Manzanar Detention Camp. Includes some background info and some photos.

Manzanar National Historic Site
A site providing information on the Manzanar National Historic Site, including park hours, phone number, directions, etc.

Japanese American Internment Experience On-Line Exhibit
This exhibit, on permanent display at the Japanese American Resource Center in San Jose, California's Japantown, depicts the internment camp life of the many local Santa Clara Valley Japanese Americans who were interned. This exhibit, not only displays some of the difficulties they experienced, but also the Japanese Americans' efforts to recreate some part of the life they had left behind.

War Relocation Authority Camps in Arizona, 1942-1946
This Exhibit features images from approximately forty photographs taken for the War Relocation Authority and vividly depicts life in Arizona's two camps.

Executive Order 9066: The Internment of 110,000 Japanese Americans
A page devoted to UCLA's Asian American Studies Center's EO9066 photo book. It contains links to order the book as well as number of photos that can be viewed and downloaded.

Japanese American History Archives
Located in San Francisco's Japan Town, the Japanese American History Archives is an extensive, growing collection of books, periodicals, documents, maps, photographs, art and film relating to the Japanese experience in the United States from the mid-1800s to the present.

Other Web Resources

A More Perfect Union
The groundbreaking exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History.

The Foundation Center
The Foundation Center is an independent nonprofit information clearinghouse whose mission is to disseminate information on foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects. The audiences that call on the Center's resources include grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public.

Developing Educational Standards
An annotated list of Internet sites with K-12 educational standards and
curriculum frameworks documents.

National Archives and Records Administration
NARA is the government agency responsible for overseeing the management of the records of the federal government.

100 Titles: A Basic Library on Japanese Americans
A core bibliography distilled from the enormous amount of literature on Japanese Americans.

A Short Chronology of Japanese American History
Adapted from "Japanese American History: An A-to-Z Reference from 1868 to the

The UCLA Asian American Studies Center
An informative site provided by one of the leading research centers on Japanese American issues.