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Commemoration of Executive Order 9066: Japanese American Internment: Home

This guide provides resources around Executive Order 9066 that forced the relocation of Japanese Americans into internment camps.

Executive Order 9066

Revoking Executive Order 9066: Ford's "American Promise"

Primary Documents and Reports

EO 9066 in Oregon

More information on the Evacuazette paper and the Portland Relocation Center can be found at the Oregon History Project's page.

Minoru Yasui

Minoru YasuiMinoru Yasui was a Japanese American who was imprisoned for breaking the curfew imposed on people of Japanese Ancestry.  Yasui was born in Hood River, Oregon and spent his life working towards civil rights for all.  In 2015, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his devotion to human rights and equal treatment of Americans.

Videos

PCC Remembers Executive Order 9066

banner, PCC Remembers Executive Order 9066 Japanese American Internment Attend the commemoration event on Tuesday, Feburary 21, 2017 from 2-4pm in Community Hall at the Southeast Campus.  Visit the webpage for additional details.

Images

More images can be found through the Japanese-American Internment pages at the Library of Congress and the National Archives.

Memoir and Poetry

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