Documenting History: Oral History Project

America’s Concentration Camps: Japanese American Internment During WWII

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Title

America’s Concentration Camps: Japanese American Internment During WWII

Subject

oral history
twentieth century
Japanese Americans
WWII
internment camps

Description

The purpose of this oral history project and interview with Kyoko Ikari is to create a primary source document on the Japanese American Internment Camps during World War II. By reading this oral history project, an individual will understand one of the United States’ most serious human rights abuse and the Japanese Americans’ experience with discrimination and life in the internment camps.

Creator

Abby Smith

Source

American Century Project

Publisher

St. Andrew's Episcopal School

Date

February 10, 2016

Contributor

Amanda Freeman

Rights

Publication warning: "Because I was only 13-14 years old at the time for me of 'Relocation', my reflections were anecdotal. Issues of civil liberties and the law were introduced later in my life".

Format

81 p. bound ; 28 cm. 1 USB

Language

English

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Abby Smith

Interviewee

Kyoko Ikari

Location

Potomac, Maryland

Files

asmith116.png
asmithOHP2016.pdf

Tags

Citation

Abby Smith, “America’s Concentration Camps: Japanese American Internment During WWII,” Documenting History: Oral History Project, accessed December 1, 2020, http://documentinghistory.org/items/show/9.

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