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The Resource Japanese-American internment during World War II, Peggy Daniels Becker

Japanese-American internment during World War II, Peggy Daniels Becker

Label
Japanese-American internment during World War II
Title
Japanese-American internment during World War II
Statement of responsibility
Peggy Daniels Becker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An authoritative overview that explains how the attack on Pearl Harbor led to the evacuation and internment of Japanese immigrants and Japanese Americans; details living conditions in the camps; discusses the economic, emotional, and physical toll on interned Japanese-Americans; and ponders the legacy of internment on American society. Includes biographies, primary sources, and more"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.53/1773
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D769.8.A6
LC item number
B43 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Defining moments
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Japanese-American internment during World War II, Peggy Daniels Becker
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-215) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- How to use this book -- Research topics for Japanese-American internment during World War II -- Narrative Overview: -- Prologue -- Japanese immigration to the United States -- World War II and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor -- The War Relocation Authority -- Life in the camps -- Paths to freedom -- Returning home -- The legacy of Japanese-American internment -- Biographies: -- Clara Breed (1906-1994) -- Librarian who corresponded with Japanese-American children during internment -- John L. DeWitt (1880-1962) -- U.S. Army lieutenant general and western defense commander during World War II -- Gordon Hirabayashi (1918-2012) -- Civil rights activist who challenged internment during World War II -- Daniel K. Inouye (1924-2012) -- World War II veteran and U.S. senator from Hawaii -- Saburo Kido (1902-1977) -- President of the Japanese American Citizens League during World War II -- Fred Korematsu (1919-2005) -- Activist who challenged Japanese-American internment during World War II -- Mike Masaoka (1915-1991) -- National Secretary of the Japanese American Citizens League during World War II -- Kazuo Masuda (1918-1944) -- World War II veteran of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team -- Dillon S. Myer (1891-1982) -- Director of the War Relocation Authority, 1942-1946 -- Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) -- President of the United States during World War II -- Minoru Yasui (1916-1986) -- Activist who challenged internment of Japanese Americans during World War II -- Primary Sources: -- President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Day of Infamy" speech -- Pearl Harbor changes the world for a young Japanese-American girl -- A college student recalls fear and uncertainty after Pearl Harbor -- Lieutenant General John L. DeWitt urges Japanese evacuation of the Pacific Coast -- Executive Order 9066 paves the way for internment -- The evacuation order for all persons of Japanese ancestry -- The Japanese American Citizens League supports evacuation orders -- A young mother's nightmarish experience of evacuation and internment -- A sixth-grader describes her arrival at Manzanar -- Bitterness and disillusionment at Poston -- A young internee provides a glimpse of life in Poston -- Report on the work of the War Relocation Authority -- The War Department ends the internment program -- President Ford officially terminates Executive Order 9066 -- Civil Liberties Act of 1988 -- The United States formally apologizes to internees -- Former internee George Takei remembers Camp Rohwer -- Important people, places, terms -- Chronology -- Sources for further study -- Bibliography -- Photo and illustration credits -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 223 pages
Isbn
9780780813335
Lccn
2013031207
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Glossy, photo illustrated gray paper boards; title printed in gray and white. Contains material from Library Special Collections' holdings. Gift of the publisher.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)775419564
  • ucoclc775419564
Label
Japanese-American internment during World War II, Peggy Daniels Becker
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-215) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- How to use this book -- Research topics for Japanese-American internment during World War II -- Narrative Overview: -- Prologue -- Japanese immigration to the United States -- World War II and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor -- The War Relocation Authority -- Life in the camps -- Paths to freedom -- Returning home -- The legacy of Japanese-American internment -- Biographies: -- Clara Breed (1906-1994) -- Librarian who corresponded with Japanese-American children during internment -- John L. DeWitt (1880-1962) -- U.S. Army lieutenant general and western defense commander during World War II -- Gordon Hirabayashi (1918-2012) -- Civil rights activist who challenged internment during World War II -- Daniel K. Inouye (1924-2012) -- World War II veteran and U.S. senator from Hawaii -- Saburo Kido (1902-1977) -- President of the Japanese American Citizens League during World War II -- Fred Korematsu (1919-2005) -- Activist who challenged Japanese-American internment during World War II -- Mike Masaoka (1915-1991) -- National Secretary of the Japanese American Citizens League during World War II -- Kazuo Masuda (1918-1944) -- World War II veteran of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team -- Dillon S. Myer (1891-1982) -- Director of the War Relocation Authority, 1942-1946 -- Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) -- President of the United States during World War II -- Minoru Yasui (1916-1986) -- Activist who challenged internment of Japanese Americans during World War II -- Primary Sources: -- President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Day of Infamy" speech -- Pearl Harbor changes the world for a young Japanese-American girl -- A college student recalls fear and uncertainty after Pearl Harbor -- Lieutenant General John L. DeWitt urges Japanese evacuation of the Pacific Coast -- Executive Order 9066 paves the way for internment -- The evacuation order for all persons of Japanese ancestry -- The Japanese American Citizens League supports evacuation orders -- A young mother's nightmarish experience of evacuation and internment -- A sixth-grader describes her arrival at Manzanar -- Bitterness and disillusionment at Poston -- A young internee provides a glimpse of life in Poston -- Report on the work of the War Relocation Authority -- The War Department ends the internment program -- President Ford officially terminates Executive Order 9066 -- Civil Liberties Act of 1988 -- The United States formally apologizes to internees -- Former internee George Takei remembers Camp Rohwer -- Important people, places, terms -- Chronology -- Sources for further study -- Bibliography -- Photo and illustration credits -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 223 pages
Isbn
9780780813335
Lccn
2013031207
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Glossy, photo illustrated gray paper boards; title printed in gray and white. Contains material from Library Special Collections' holdings. Gift of the publisher.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)775419564
  • ucoclc775419564

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