The 100th Infantry Battalion Education Center's mission is to serve as a digital library of stories, photographs, and documents related to the men of the 100th Infantry Battalion so that their contributions to their country and communities can be shared and preserved for future generations. Its online archive includes military records, letters, photo collections, interviews, memoirs, and journals.
Photos, letters and narrative of Col. Young Oak Kim, Jack Mizuha, Sadao Munemori and Sakae Takahashi.
This website explores a period of US history when racial prejudice and fear upset the delicate
A Tradition of Honor is an 82-minute documentary that follows the story of the legendary Japanese American World War II units: the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the 100th Battalion, and the Military Intelligence Service. It provides first hand accounts from Takejiro Higa, Senator Daniel Inouye, Susumu Ito and Sakae Takahashi. Footage of the Medal of Honor ceremony and Sadao Munemori are featured.
Densho offers the experiences of Japanese Americans through irreplaceable firsthand accounts, coupled with historical images and teacher resources, to explore principles of democracy, and promote equal justice for all.
- Digital archive of 825 interviews, including George Hara, Daniel K. Inouye, Susumu Ito and Kan Tagami.
- Digital repositories of images and documents
- Digital Encyclopedia
Discover Nikkei is a community website about Nikkei identity, history and experiences. Their goal is to provide an inviting space for the community to share, explore, and connect with each other through diverse Nikkei experiences, culture, and history. Resources include articles, interviews, military database, photographs and oral histories.
The Center's collection focuses on wartime Japanese American experiences, with an emphasis on the Nisei soldiers of the 100th Infantry Battalion (Separate), 442nd Regimental Combat Team and Military Intelligence Service. Resources include books, periodicals, videos/DVDs, photographs, newspaper articles, personal papers and other reference material, including over 700 interviews.
Additional resources include:
- Interviews with George Hara, Takejiro Higa, Daniel K. Inouye, Susumu Ito, Kan Tagami and Sakae Takahashi
- Citations of 21 Japanese American World War II Medal of Honor recipients
The Hawaii State Archives' government records date from the monarchy to the current legislative session, and include private collections of individuals and organizations, photographs, maps, artifacts, and library collections specializing in Hawaiian history, culture and Pacific voyages.
The Japanese American National Museum is the largest museum in the United States dedicated to sharing the experience of Americans of Japanese ancestry. The permanent collection consists of over 80,000 artifacts, including photographs, moving images, documents, artwork, oral histories and objects.
- Stanley Hayami's Diary
- Susumu Ito's artifacts
Resources include a library and archival database documenting the history of the Japanese American community in Chicago through photographs, correspondence, diaries, sketch books, objects, rare published materials, and electronic records, ca. 1890-present.
The Japanese American Veterans' Association, Inc. (JAVA), is a fraternal and educational organization with many purposes: Preserving and strengthening comradeship among its members; Perpetuating the memory and history of our departed comrades; Educating the American public on the Japanese American experience during WWII; and Striving to obtain for veterans the full benefit of their entitlements as veterans. JAVA offer the following resources:
- 100th and 442nd unit and individual award numbers
- Military Intelligence Service unit and individual award numbers
- 100th and 442nd personnel database
- Historical background on the 100th, 442nd and MIS
A searchable database containing images of Japanese-Americans from the WW II period.
The Military Intelligence Service (MIS) Historic Learning Center features exhibits, and educational and public programs dedicated to Japanese Americans who served in the MIS.