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Instructions to All Persons of Muslim Ancestry | Articles | Discover Nikkei

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Japanese Internment: This is the Enemy

Download at: http://ehistory.osu.edu/osu/mmh/internment/ for a larger version. A video about Japanese internment during World War II. Our democracy was forge...

 

This chilling video is a poignant look at a portion of U.S. history that many would rather not teach simply because they wish it never happened in the first place or wish to dismiss it as a historical abberation. 

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Dr. Seuss Went to War

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Before his career as a beloved children's author, Dr. Seuss was a political cartoonist. These 'fake' titles capture an allegorical reading of Dr. Seuss that at time is not so subtle (The Butter Battle Book and the Lorax are the most obvious IMHO).  THis link takes you to the Special Collections of UCSD with houses the archive on Dr. Seuss' political cartoons. 

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Dr. Seuss Went to War

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The Library at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) has a catalog of political cartoons from 1941-1943 by Dr. Seuss in their special collections.

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Why the huge interest in the 1940 Census?

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Michael Snow: The overwhelming response to the 1940 Census release shows our hunger for family history, when America was on the cusp of momentous change.

 

This Census becomes available at a time when geneology is becoming increasingly important within our society.  Also the digital tools that facilitate collaboration and research are becoming more common and more compatible.  This is an important research to to make the history on the eve of WWII all the more personal and relevant.  To access the archive, visit: http://1940census.archives.gov/ ;

 

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