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.


From Prisoner to President in One Generation

image of video title "from prisoner to president in one generation" Watch From Prisoner to President in One Generation, an interview between President Mark Mitsui and his mother, Tami. In the interview, they reflect on Executive Order 9066 and the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.



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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