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Japanese American National Museum
Collections Management & Access Unit
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90012
Phone: (213) 830-5619
Email: collections@janm.org
Collections with online items: 9
Physical collections: 70
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Hayami (Stanley) Diary

Stanley Hayami was a Japanese American student from Los Angeles who attended high school at the Heart Mountain concentration camp in Wyoming.

Hibi (Hisako) Collection

Sixty-three oil paintings painted by Hibi at Tanforan Assembly Center in California and Topaz concentration camp in Utah from 1942 to 1945. Subjects include various daily activities, still lifes, and landscapes....

Iwata (Jack Masaki) Collection

This collection consists of 166 photographs and copy negatives of photographs taken at Manazanar and Tule Lake concentration camps between 1942 and 1945. Subjects include scenes of daily life, group portraits, and landscapes....

Muramoto (Walter) Collection

361 black and white photographs of daily life in camp in Rohwer, Arkansas....

Nance (Afton Dill) Papers

This is a collection of roughly 265-300 letters written by Japanese American students who were incarcerated in American concentration camps, including Heart Mountain, Wyoming and Poston, Arizona during World War II and all addressed to their pre-war teacher, Ms. Afton...

Oiye (George) Album

One 34-page album of black and white photographs taken by George Oiye and Susumu Ito....

Okubo (Miné) Collection

The collection contains paper materials related to Miné Okubo's career and personal life. Many items are related to her book, Citizen 13660.

Shimada (Moriyuki) Scrapbook

Moriyuki Shimada was twenty-two years old when he and his family were forcibly removed from their home in Santa Clara, California to the Heart Mountain Concentration Camp in Wyoming. Shimada created a scrapbook after the war with the photographs he...

Sugimoto (Henry) Collection

130 paintings by Henry Sugimoto, a Japanese American artist who flourished in the 1930s and continued to paint well into the 1990s....