Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center
Baseball played a key role in sustaining the 13,000 Japanese Nikkei (Americans citizens and legal resident aliens) who were incarcerated at Minidoka War Relocation Center from 1943-1945.
Learn about the original Honor Roll.
One of the first things that you see as you enter Minidoka National Historic Site is a large three panel structure topped with a Bald Eagle cutout with bright yellow and dark brown wings and a white head: the Minidoka Honor Roll.
The men and women that served
Explore what life was like for those that served in the US Armed Forces during World War II. What ways were Japanese-American allowed to serve? Where did they serve? How was their service viewed on the Home Front? Check out this exhibit to learn more...
The Constitution has shaped the laws and lives of American Citizens since its writing in 1788. From its inception the document has changed from the way it is applied as well as who it applied to.
What makes someone American? What rights are Citizens entitled to? Who should be allowed to participate in our democracy? What does an American look like? Should we ever give up our rights in a time of crisis?
The story of relocation is only a small part of the United State's evolution toward a more perfect union. This timeline looks for the answers to those questions and what questions our country is still struggling to answer today.
Contact the National Archives
The National Archives Access to Archival Databases (AAD) is the best