Un-American : the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II / Richard Cahan and Michael Williams ; images by Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams, and other government photographers.

In 1942 more than 109,000 Japanese Americans, including 70,000 U.S. citizens, were picked up and sent to incarceration centers, most for the duration of the war. It was the shame of America-- and it was documented on film. Cahan and Williams provide a visual history which includes interviews with ma...

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Main Author: Cahan, Richard (Author)
Other Authors: Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984 (Photographer) Lange, Dorothea (Photographer) Williams, Michael
Format: Book
Published:Chicago, Illinois : CityFiles Press, 2016.
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • What life was like
  • Bewildering and sorrowful days
  • Picked up
  • The new inmates
  • Vandalism and thievery
  • A serious documentary manner
  • The closing of the camps
  • Sacred ground / photographs by Joan Myers
  • Backstory.