EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

The resources below, suited for middle and high school ages,
may be used as educational tools to accompany the films in Hidden Histories. 

Densho's 'Sites of Shame' Interactive Webpage
Includes glossary of terms, interactive map, and timeline of events. 

The WWII Odyssey of King County's Japanese Americans
An interactive "flipbook" which includes background information helping explain the incarceration's origins. 

Power of Words Handbook
A guide to language about Japanese Americans during WWII; understanding euphemisms and preferred terminology. 

A Lesson in American History: The Japanese American Experience
In-depth resource guide providing historical overview, photographs, and documents.

Smithsonian's 'A More Perfect Union'
Interactive webpage including images and other primary sources.

Life in a WWII Japanese Internment Camp
This website encourages students to imagine daily life in incarceration camps and life after incarceration for Japanese Americans. Aimed toward middle-school students.