May 10, 2017

Library of Congress added digitized newspaper articles on the Japanese Internment Camps

Filed under: resources — Tags: , , , , — okinawacollection @ 7:00 AM

“Journalism, Behind Barbed Wire,” a weblog written by 

The blog post announces that more than 4,600 items from the newspapers, published in the 13 internment camps. The Library of Congress digitized them.

[Source: https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2017/05/journalism-behind-barbed-wire/]

「13の収容所で発行され、のちにLCがマイクロフィルム化した4,600点を超す、英語もしくは英語・日本語併記の新聞がデジタル化されています」。

[Source: Current Awareness Portal by the National Diet Library of Japan, published on May 9, 2017 (JST)]

Image of a newspaper published by the Japanese Americans in the Internment Camp

Click the image above to visit the larger image with meta data (with an option to download the image).

On the related topic, the above Current Awareness Portal includes its older weblog post on digitization of Japanese American Internment camp documents.

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[http://www.csudhnews.com/2015/06/japanese-american-archives/]

There is an online resource page to learn Japanese & Japanese Americans in Hawi’i at the University of Hawai at Mānoa Library.

Internment of Japanese & Japanese Americans in Hawaii: Home

The University Archives & Manuscripts Department in the UH Mānoa Library has a Japanese American Veterans Collection.

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