Resources by State


Bailey, Paul.  City in the Sun: The Japanese Concentration Camp at Poston, Arizona.  Westernlore P, 1971. 


Hirabayashi, L. R. The Politics of Fieldwork: Research in an American Concentration Camp. Tucson: U of Arizona P, 2016.


La Spina, Jean Sogioka. An American Family Album, Poston Camp 2 1942-1944. Blurb, 2017. 


Nishimoto, Richard S.  Inside an American Concentration Camp: Japanese American Resistance at Poston, Arizona, edited by Lane Ryo

     Hirabayashi.  U of Arizona P, 1995.



Ziegler, Jan Fielder.  The Schooling of Japanese American Children at Relocation Centers during World War II: Miss Mabel Jamison and her

     Teaching of Art at Rohwer, Arkansas. E. Mellen Press, 2005. 



Armor, John and Peter Wright. Manzanar. Photographs by Ansel Adams. Times Books, 1988. 


Garrett, Jessie and Ronald C Larson, editors.  Camp and Community: Manzanar and the Owens Valley. California State U Fullerton, 1977. 


Hayashi, Brian Masaru.  For the Sake of Our Japanese Brethren: Assimilation, Nationalism, and Protestantism Among the Japanese of Los

     Angeles, 1895-1942.  Stanford UP, 1995. 


Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki, and James D. Houston.  Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After

     the World War II Internment.  Bantam, 1974. 


Irwin, Catherine. Twice Orphaned: Voices from the Children's Village of Manzanar. Center for Oral and Public History, California State U,

     Fullerton, 2008.


Kurashige, Lon.  Japanese American Celebration and Conflict: A History of Ethnic Identity and Festival in Los Angeles, 1934-1990.  U of

     California P, 2002.                                 


Lindquist, Heather C.  Children of Manzanar.  Heyday, 2012. 


Nakamura, Samuel.  Nurse of Manzanar: A Japanese American’s World War II Journey.  Samuel Nakamura, 2009.


Schmidli, Michael David.  Forced Farming in America: Agriculture at the Tule Lake Relocation Center, 1942-1946.  Shaw Historical Library,



Takei, Barbara, and Judy Tachibana.  Tule Lake Revisited: A Brief History and Guide to the Tule Lake Concentration Camp Site. Tule Lake

     Committee, 2012. 


Tule Lake Committee.  Tule Lake pilgrimage 2012: Understanding no-no and renunciation.  Tule Lake Committee, 2012. 


Umemoto, Hank. Manzanar to Mount Whitney: The Life and Times of a Lost Hiker.  Heyday, 2013.


Wehrey, Jane. Voices from this Long Brown Land: Oral Recollections of Owens Valley Lives and Manzanar Pasts. Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 


Wehrey, Jane.  Manzanar.  Arcadia Publishing, 2008.  


Williams, Arthur L.  Reflecting on WWII, Manzanar, and the WRA. Friesen P, 2014.



Harvey, Robert.  Amache: The Story of Japanese Internment in Colorado During World War II. Taylor Trade Publishing, 2003. 

Wei, William.  Asians in Colorado: A History of Persecution and Perseverance in the Centennial State. U of Washington P, 2016. 



Abe, David K. Rural Isolation and Dual Cultural Existence: The Japanese-American Kona Coffee Community. Palgrave Macmillian, 2017.


Falgout, S., and L. Nishigaya, L. Breaking the Silence: Lessons of Democracy and Social Justice from the World War II Honouliuli Internment

     and POW Camp in Hawai'i. U of Hawai'i at Mānoa P, 2014.


Honda, Gail, editor.  Family Torn Apart: The Internment Story of the Otokichi Muin Ozaki Family. Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i, 2012.


Kinoshita, Gaku.  Us, Hawai’i-Born Japanese: Storied Identities of Japanese American Elderly from a Sugar Plantation Community.

     Routledge, 2017. 


Kotani, Roland.  The Japanese in Hawaii: A Century of Struggle.  Hawaii Hoch, 1985. 


Odo, Franklin.  No Sword to Bury: Japanese American in Hawai’i During World War II.  Temple UP, 2004. 


Okihiro, Gary Y.  Cane Fires: The Anti-Japanese Movement in Hawaii, 1865-1945.  Temple UP, 1992. 


Scheiber, Harry N.,  and Jane L. Scheiber.  Bayonets in Paradise: Martial Law in Hawai’i During World War II.  U of Hawaii P, 2016. 


Lew, William.  Minidoka Revisited: The Paintings of Roger Shimomura.  U of Washington P, 2005. 


Nakadate, Neil.  Looking after Minidoka. Indiana UP, 2013.  


Takeuchi, Thomas, editor.  The Minidoka Interlude: September, 1942 – October, 1943. 1943.  Reprinted ed.  Friends of Minidoka, 2005. 


Tremayne, Russell M., and Todd Shallat, editors.  Surviving Minidoka: The Legacy of WWII Japanese American Incarceration.  Boise State U

     School of Public Service, 2013. 

Wegars, Priscilla, and Michiko Midge Ayukawa.  Imprisoned in Paradise: Japanese Internee Road Workers at the World War II Kooskia

     Internment Camp. Asian American Comparative Collection, U of Idaho, 2010.


Van Valkenburg, Carol Bulger.  An Alien Place: The Fort Missoula, Montana, Detention Camp 1941-1944.  Pictorial Histories Publishing, 2009. 



Tamura, Linda.  The Hood River Issei: An Oral History of Japanese Settlers in Oregon’s Hood River Valley.  U of Illinois P, 1993. 



Russell, Jan Jarboe. The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During

     World War II. Scribner, 2015.


Arrington, Leonard J.  The Price of Prejudice: The Japanese-American Relocation Center in Utah During World War II.  Topaz Museum, 1997. 


Hamamoto, Darrell Y., editor. Blossoms in the Desert: Topaz High School Class of 1945. 1945.  Topaz High School Class, 2003.


Taylor, Sandra C. Jewel of the Desert: Japanese American Internment at Topaz. U of California P, 1993. 


Fiset, Louis.  Camp Harmony: Seattle’s Japanese Americans and the Pullyap Assembly Center.  U of Illinois P, 2009. 


Takami, David A. Divided Destiny: A History of Japanese Americans in Seattle. U of Washington P, 1998.


Mackey, Mike, editor.  A Matter of Conscience: Essays on the World War II Heart Mountain Draft Resistance Movement.  Western History

      Publications, 2002.


Mackey, Mike. Heart Mountain: Life in Wyoming’s Concentration Camp.  2nd ed., Western History Publications, 2000. 


Mackey, Mike, editor. Remembering Heart Mountain: Essays on Japanese American Internment in Wyoming. Western History Publications,



Mackey, Mike.  Wyoming Samurai: The World War II Warriors of Heart Mountain.  Western History Publications, 2015. 


Nelson, Douglas W.  Heart Mountain: The History of an American Concentration Camp.  State Historical Society of Wisconsin for the

     Department of History, U of Wisconsin, 1976.