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Collection Details


Collection Name: Japanese American Relocation Digital Archive: Oral Histories
Repository Name: California Digital Library. Online Archive of California [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Oakland, California, United States
Local Identifier: JARDA
URL: http://jarda.cdlib.org/about.html
Material Formats: [186 documents with text]
Dates Spanned: 1966-
Description: JARDA is a digital "thematic collection" within the CDL's OAC documenting the experience of Japanese Americans in World War II internment camps. Curators from the eight participating OAC members selected a broad range of primary sources to be digitized, including: photographs, documents, manuscripts, paintings, drawings, letters, and oral histories. Over 10,000 digital images have been created complimented by 20,000 pages of electronic transcriptions of document and oral histories. The OAC members that digitized oral history interviews are California State University, Fullerton; Japanese American National Museum; and University of California, Los Angeles.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 214
Interviews: [186 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Finding Aid: Japanese American Relocation Digital Archive: Oral Histories
Broad Subjects: U.S. Politics; Ethnic groups; Politics; Wars and Conflicts
ASP Subjects: Bombing of Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941; California; Hawaii; Japan; Japanese; Japanese American families; Japanese American Internment, 1942-1945; Japanese Americans; Japanese Americans--California; Oral history; United States; Western States; World War II, 1939-1945
Collection Code: OHC0001455