What Do You Want to Know?
Welcome to the SMCM LibGuide on the history of the Japanese American experience during World War II. You can use this guide to find links to primary source documents, films, and photographs from libraries, archives, and other organizations. You can also find references to some books that the SMCM Library owns and which you might find at your local public library. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me, Dr. Celia Rabinowitz. Contact information is just below my photo on the right-hand side of this page.
Here is an article from the New York Times. Descendents of interred Japanese-Americans still seek understanding.
Know Your Enemy, Japan
This is an American propaganda film made in early 1940s, directed by Frank Capra. It was completed 3 days after the Hiroshima bombing and was never actually released to the military or for the general public.