Additional Resources

Oral History Collections

Office of Redress Administration Collection 

Densho Digital Repository 

Chicago’s Japanese American Service Committee Legacy Collection 

South Bay (Los Angeles) JACL Collection

American Friends Service Committee - Japanese Internment Collection

Manzanar Camp Oral History Collection

Tule Lake Camp Oral History Collection

Voice From Heart Mountain Collection

Digital Collections

The Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Project, The Bancroft Library

National Japanese American Historical Society (NACL)

Japanese American National Museum

Legal Cases

Civil Liberties Act Amendments of 1992; 50 USC App 1989b

Ishida v. United States, 59F.3d 1224 (Fed. Cir. 1995)

Mochizuki v. United States, 43 Fed. Cl. 97 (1999)

Kaneko v. United States, 96-5140 (Fed. Cir. 1997)


Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians. Personal Justice Denied: Report of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1982.

Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians. Personal Justice Denied, Part II: Recommendations. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1983.

Hatamiya, Leslie T. Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and the Passage of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1993.

Higashide, Seiichi. Adios to Tears: The Memoirs of a Japanese-Peruvian Internee in U.S. Concentration Camps. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000.

Hohri, William. Repairing America: An Account of the Movement for Japanese-American Redress. Pullman: Washington State University Press, 1984.

Maki, Mitchell T., Harry H. L. Kitano, and S. Megan Berthold. Achieving the Impossible Dream: How Japanese Americans Obtained Redress . Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1999.

Murray, Alice Yang. Historical Memories of the Japanese American Internment and the Struggle for Redress. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007.

Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress. NCRR: The Grassroots Struggle for Japanese American Redress and Reparations. Los Angeles: UCLA Asian American Studies Center Press, 2018.

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. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016.

Scott, Esther, and Calvin Naito. "Against All Odds: The Japanese Americans' Campaign for Redress." Cambridge, MA: Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1990.

Yamamoto, Eric K., et al. Race, Rights and Reparation: Law and the Japanese American Internment. Gaithersburg, NY: Aspen Publishers, 2001.


Redress: The JACL Campaign for Justice. Cherry Kinoshita. Visual Communications, 1991.

Resettlement to Redress: Re-Birth of the Japanese American Community. Don Young. PBS, 2005. 

Speak Out For Justice: The Los Angeles CWRIC Hearings, 1981. Visual Communications and Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress (NCRR).