Japanese Internment

Wardell Henderson
History 137
2/12/17
Kris Cornelis


Primary Source Analysis #2


For my primary resource analysis I chose image number three of the Japanese American citizens. From my observation it appears that this photo is of both Issei (first generation immigrants who had arrived before 1924 and were by law ineligible for citizenship) and Nisei (American born Japanese who were American citizens) that were Americanized and had no ties, loyalties or knowledge of the Japanese Empire or it's Emperor. And since the vast majority of the citizens were farmers and worked in the agricultural industry it was ridiculous to think that they were spies and J Edgar Hoover the director of ...

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president Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 which as a result ordered all persons of Japanese descent out of Oregon, Washington, and California. This was a mass discrimination that other Americans from the German and Italian communities do not have to suffer during World War 2 even though it has been found out that many individuals of German descent raised money and in support out rightly of the Nazis party, for an example the anti-semantic Charles Lindbergh.

The honest and hard-working Japanese citizens were forced to report to assembly centers which were horseracing tracks in California near the cities of Santa Anita and San Bruno California where they would be housed in an armed camp and living in stables that had recently held horses. Only allowed to bring only the clothing they can carry, they were not allowed to bring their pets, and were ordered specifically not to bring any cameras so they will not be able to document anything that was happening to them. One can only ...

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