Oregon paper posts online history of Japanese internment





The Statesman Journal's three-part series, "Beyond Barbed Wire: Japanese Internment through Salem Eyes," follows Japanese immigrants through a riveting period in Northwest and U.S. history.

Japanese immigrants had established themselves in Oregon communities, but the tenor of the times changed dramatically with the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt's decision to send families of Japanese heritage to internment camps.




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