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.
Confinement and Ethnicity documents in detail the assembly centers, concentration camps, and penitentiaries that imprisoned Japanese Americans during World War II. Based on archival research, field visits, and interviews with former residents, Confinement and Ethnicity provides an overview of the architectural remnants, archeological features, and artifacts remaining at the various sites. Included are numerous maps, diagrams, charts, and photographs. Camps include: Gila River, Granada (Amache), Heart Mountain, Jerome, Manzanar, Minidoka, Poston, Rowher, Topaz and Tule Lake.
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
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 Minidoka National Historic Site offers an interpretive trail and exhibit panels, and artifacts which are on exhibit in the Minidoka Room at the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument Visitor Center. Their website's resources include photographs of and documents about the history of Minidoka.
The National Veterans Network is a national coalition of organizations and individuals dedicated to educating and enlightening the public about the experience and legacy of Japanese American World War II soldiers inspired by the awarding of the Congressional Gold Medal. The website offers the following:
- A listing of Japanese American veterans, civic and cultural organizations
- A historical overview of the Japanese American World War II soldier experience
- Background on the Nisei Soldier Congressional Gold Medal bill and ceremony
The Nisei Veterans Committee and Foundation's (NVC) (NVCF) resources include links to video clips of Nisei veterans, and information about NVC's tours, programs and speaker series that preserve the history and legacy of Japanese Americans.
The U.S. Army Center of Military History operates a Historical Resources Branch that offers a library and archive. In addition, their website offers a detailed view of the Army's role in U.S. military history.