U.S. Congressional Serial Set

  • U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994

    Database of texts from the bound, sequentially numbered volumes of all the reports, documents, and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Texts constitute a rich source of primary source material on all aspects of American history.

    Includes a browse topic for "Japanese-American internment in the U.S. (1942-1945)" that includes some powerful full-text documents the reflects the mentality of the early 1940s.

Statutes at Large

Government Publications

Spicer, Edward H., editor. United States. War Relocation Authority. Impounded People: Japanese-Americans in the Relocation

     Centers. GPO, 1946. U of Arizona P, 1969, 2016.

United States. Army. Western Defense Command and Fourth Army. Final report, Japanese evacuation from the West coast, 1942.

     U.S. Government Printing Office, 1943.


Justice Denied: Report of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians

This report is based on personal accounts and historical documents from witnesses who lived through the reprehensible Japanese American internment period. The findings helped encourage the Congress to pass the Civil Liberties Act, and apologize to Japanese Americans affected by the internment period.


United States. Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians. Personal justice denied : report of the Commission

     on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians : report for the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs by George Miller,

     chairman. Washington : U.S. Government .Printing.Office, 1992.

United States. War Relocation Authority. The Evacuated People: A Quantitative Description. GPO, 1946.

United States. War Relocation Authority. The Wartime Handling of Evacuee Property. GPO, 1946.

Wyatt, Barbara, National Historic Landmarks Program (U.S.), United States. National Park Service. Japanese Americans in World

     War II. U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, National Historic Landmarks Survey, National Register, History             and Education, 2012.

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