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Un-American : the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II

Author: Richard Cahan; Michael Williams; Dorothea Lange; Ansel Adams
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : CityFiles Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition
Summary:
In 1942 more than 109,000 Japanese Americans, including 70,000 U.S. citizens, were picked up and sent to incarceration centers, most for the duration of the war. It was the shame of America-- and it was documented on film. Cahan and Williams provide a visual history which includes interviews with many of the people reflecting on their experiences.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Cahan; Michael Williams; Dorothea Lange; Ansel Adams
ISBN: 9780991541867 0991541863
OCLC Number: 941875582
Description: 240 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
Contents: What life was like --
Bewildering and sorrowful days --
Picked up --
The new inmates --
Vandalism and thievery --
A serious documentary manner --
The closing of the camps --
Sacred ground / photographs by Joan Myers --
Backstory.
Responsibility: Richard Cahan and Michael Williams ; images by Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams, and other government photographers.

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In 1942 more than 109,000 Japanese Americans, including 70,000 U.S. citizens, were picked up and sent to incarceration centers, most for the duration of the war. It was the shame of America-- and it was documented on film. Cahan and Williams provide a visual history which includes interviews with many of the people reflecting on their experiences.
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