Library of Congress
--In 1943, Ansel Adams (1902-1984), America's most well-known photographer, documented the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California and the Japanese-Americans interned there during World War II.
--The Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC) was set up to review the facts and circumstances surrounding the forced relocation and internment and the impact it had on American citizens and permanent resident aliens. These records reflect the Commission's twenty days of hearings and testimonies from more than 750 witnesses between July and December 1981, in cities across the country.
--The Japanese American Evacuation Claims Act of July 2, 1948, provided compensation to Japanese American citizens removed from the West Coast during World War II (WWII) for losses of real and personal property. Approximately 26,550 claims totaling $142,000 were filed.
--The War Relocation Authority (WRA) collected personal descriptive information on all individuals who were evacuated from their homes and relocated to one of 10 relocation centers during World War II.
U.S. Dept. of Justice (DOJ)
-- The files include the arrest and internment of Japanese, Germans, and Italians already targeted by the FBI and military intelligence agencies, and document the procedures and reviews for their detention.