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English 120: When The Emperor Was Divine (Japanese American Internment Resources): Websites

Evaluating Internet Sources

Relevance How old is the website or page? 

·      Can you tell when the page was posted to the web?
·      Has the content been updated?

 Reliability How accurate is the information?

·      Have the pages been edited?
·      Is there a bibliography?
·      Do the links work?


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Ansel Adam's Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar -
A Library of Congress, American Memory website.

Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project -  Densho's mission is to preserve the testimonies of Japanese Americans who were unjustly incarcerated during World War II.

JARDA: Japanese American Relocation Digital Archives - A website maintained by the University of California.

Japanese Relocation and Internment During World War II - A National Archives website.

A Sign of the Times

  Barracks at Rohwer Relocation Center, Desha County, AK
  Courtesy of UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library