► WWII Japanese American Internment Camp Records
: Feb 26, 2015 - This site presents searchable data for 103,014 Americans and some Foreign Nationals with partial or all Japanese heritage evacuated from the states of Washington, Oregon, and California to ten relocation centers operated by the War Relocation Authority during World War II. This was authorized by Executive Order 9066 signed by President Roosevelt on February 19, 1942.
► Locations of Internment Camps
: Internment or "relocation" camps were located in the states of California (Tule Lake and Manzanar Centers), Idaho (Minidoka Center), Utah (Central Utah Center), Colorado (Granada Center), Arizona (Colorado River and Gila River Centers), Wyoming (Heart Mountain Center), and Arkansas (Rohwer and Jerome Centers).
► Site Navigation Tips
: Use the alphabetic menu below to browse by first letter of last name, or enter a search in the form above for a name. - Please note that we do not have all records available. Some information might have been corrupted or lost over time and stages of data conversion.