Japanese American Internment: Executive Order 9066: 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 InternmentFor the anniversary of Executive Order 9066, PCC is hosting a screening of Alternative Facts: The Lies of Executive Order 9066, an award-winning documentary examining the World War II EO 9066 order that led to Japanese-American internment.

The film will be shown on Sunday, Feb 23, 2020, at 2:00 pm in the Sylvania Performing Arts Center. See PCC Remembers EO 9066 for additional information about this free event.

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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