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Asian-American History

The rich history of Asians in America.

Ansel Adams Japanese-Internment Photos at Manzanar during World War II
Original photographs from the the Manzanar Relocation Center where Japanese-Americans were interned during World War II. These photographs were taken by Ansel Adams. Find images of aerial views, buildings, daily life, work, religion, schooling, recreation, and more.

Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar
Learn more about the Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar during World War II. View many pictures taken by Ansel Adams detailing this terrible tragedy.

Hmong Means Free
The introductionary chapter to Hmong Means Free by Sucheng Chan, this lengthy site (very long-loading), covers the Hmong people, their history in Laos, and their life in America.

WW2 Internment Documents
Many FBI memos and press clippings dealing with internment of German, Italian, and Japanese-Americans, including discussions on the usage of Ellis Island as a detention center. From Arthur D. Jacobs, who spent 7 years researching internment by this government.

Internment Camp Locations
Another of Arthur Jacobs' Internment sites; this provides a useful map (and listing) of internment camps by states.

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