Japanese American (Culture Keyword)

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11 x 17 maps associated with The Fate of Things (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffery F. Burton.

Small collection of large format maps from the PIA 90 Report


Acculturation among the Japanese of Kona, Hawai`i (1941)
DOCUMENT Citation Only John F. Embree.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


The Archaeology of Manzanar National Historic Site, California
PROJECT Uploaded by: Joshua Watts

WACC reports from survey and excavation projects at the Manzanar National Historic Site, Inyo County, California.


The Archaeology of Minidoka Internment National Monument, Idaho
PROJECT Uploaded by: Joshua Watts

WACC reports related to survey and excavation projects at Minidoka Internment National Monument, Idaho.


The Archaeology of the Western Region of the National Park Service
PROJECT Uploaded by: Sophia Kelly

WACC reports summarizing archaeological projects and management plans in the Western Region of the National Park Service.


An Archeological Survey of the Gila River Farms Expansion, Pinal County, Arizona (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mary Sullivan. Monique Sawyer-Lang. Richard W. Effland, Jr.. Margerie Green.

An archaeological clearance survey of the proposed Gila River Farms Expansion area was undertaken by Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS). This survey was performed in accordance with the provisions and regulations of the National Historic Preservation Act in order to locate, identify, and assess cultural resources that might be adversely impacted when the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) begins to utilize this land for agriculture. A total of four sites, four artifact scatters, and...


The Archeology of Somewhere: Archeological Testing Along U.S. Highway 395 Manzanar National Historic Site, California (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffery F. Burton.

The National Park Service conducted archeological investigations at 23 sites, features, and loci along U.S. Highway 395 within and around the Manzanar National Historic Site in Inyo County, California. Caltrans has proposed upgrading the current two-lane highway in the vicinity of the National Historic Site to a four-lane divided highway. The archaeological work was deemed necessary to determine the research potential of the cultural resources and to make recommendations about how...


Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites (2000)
DOCUMENT Citation Only J. Burton. M. Farrell. F. Lord. R. Lord.

NOTE: document not uploaded - it is available as an online book from the NPS website (see URL below). This report provides an overview of the tangible remains currently left at the sites of the Japanese American internment during World War II. The main focus is on the War Relocation Authority's relocation centers, but Department of Justice and U.S. Army facilities where Japanese Americans were interned are also considered. The goal of the study has been to provide information for the National...


The Fate of Things: Archeological Investigations at the Minidoka Relocation Center Dump, Jerome County, Idaho (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffery F. Burton.

Between August 11 and 20, 2004, the National Park Service conducted archeological mapping and feature recording at the Minidoka Relocation Center Dump, near Twin Falls, Idaho. The dump, on public land administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), is about a mile north of the Minidoka Internment National Monument. The dump covers more than 26 acres, and contains trash and features dating to later periods as well as the relocation center era. In all, 229 trash features and over 260...


I Rei To: Archeological Investigations at the Manzanar Relocation Center Cemetery, Manzanar National Historic Site, California (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffery F. Burton. Jeremy D. Haines. Mary M. Farrell.

Between December 1999 and M:lrch 2001 the Western Archeological and Conservation Center of the National Park Service conducted archeological investigations at the relocation center cemetery in Manzanar National Historic Site. A total of 19 surface features were investigated: 104 square meters and 210 linear meters of trench were excavated. In addition an area of 575 square meters was scraped to depths of up to 10 cm. This work discovered that many of the rock outlines and grave markers present...


Playa Vista Archaeological and Historical Project, Volume 1: Research Design (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey H. Altschul. Richard S. Ciolek-Torrello. Jeffrey A. Homburg. Mark T. Swanson.

The Playa Vista Archaeological and Historical Project is a multi-step comprehensive approach designed to achieve compliance with applicable Municipal, State, and Federal laws and regulations protecting cultural resources. This document represents the first step: the completion of a project specific research design that presents current knowledge of the cultural resources in the project area and outlines future steps to mitigate potential impacts of the proposed project. To complete the research...


Prison Camp Arizona Site Steward File (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ann Marie Wolf.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Prison Camp site, comprised of the site of the Catalina Federal Honor Camp, as well as prehistoric bedrock mortars and petroglyphs, located on Coronado National Forest land. The file consists of an Arizona Site Steward Program OPS form. The earliest dated document is from 2004.


Recovery of Additional Information from the Gila River Farm Expansion Area (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Monique Sawyer-Lang. Richard W. Effland, Jr..

As a result of a cultural resource investigation of the Gila River Farms expansion area conducted by Archaeological Consulting Services Ltd. (ACS), a number of significant cultural resources were identified within the project area. Of particular interest was cultural material associated with the World War II Japanese-American internment camp of Camp Rivers. This camp was used between May, 1942 and November 1945 and housed approximately 12.000 Japanese and Nisei (Japanese-Americans born and...


Return To Butte Camp: A Japanese-American World War II Relocation Center: Report (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Orit Tamir. Scott C. Russell. Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Shereen Lerner.

A few months following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, people of Japanese origin on the West Coast of the United States were routed through a series of security measures that led to removal from their homes and resettlement in relocation centers. In 1942, a civilian agency, the War Relocation Authority (WRA), was established to administer their lives in these centers. Butte Camp and Canal Camp were the two relocation sites built by the United States at the Gila River Relocation Center...


Sacaton Farms Irrigation System Project: Investigations at Butte Camp, a Japanese-American World War II Relocation Center
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

A few months following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, people of Japanese origin on the West Coast of the United States were routed through a series of security measures that led to removal from their homes and resettlement in relocation centers. In 1942, a civilian agency, the War Relocation Authority (WRA), was established to administer their lives in these centers. Butte Camp and Canal Camp were the two relocation sites built by the United States at the Gila River Relocation Center...


Supplemental Study of Butte Camp at the Rivers Relocation Center: A Japanese-American World War II Relocation Center: Interim Report (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Orit Tamir. Scott C. Russell. Karolyn Jackman Jensen.

In 1987 and 1989, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) undertook limited archaeological and historical investigations in areas adjacent to the Gila River Relocation Center that were to be impacted by the Sacaton Farms Irrigation System Project (Sawyer-Lang 1989; Sullivan et al. 1987). On January 20,1993, the Bureau of Reclamation requested a supplemental study of the Center that included the collection of additional historical material together with oral history information. The...


This is Minidoka: An Archeological Survey of Minidoka Internment National Monument, Idaho (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffery F. Burton. Mary M. Farrell.

In May and July 2001 the Western Archeological and Conservation Center of the National Park Service conducted archeological investigations at the Minidoka Internment National Monument, in Idaho. The Monument was designated in January 2001 to provide opportunities for public education and interpretation of the internment of Japanese Aruericans during World War II. The Monument comprises a small part of the Minidoka Relocation Center, one of ten major facilities at which Japanese American citizens...


Three Farewells to Manzanar: The Archeology of Manzanar National Historic Site, California Part 1 (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffery F. Burton.

This report presents the results of archeological investigations at Manzanar National Historic Site in the Owens Valley of eastern California. The Manzanar Relocation Center was one of ten such facilities at which Japanese American citizens and Japanese immigrants were interned during W orId War II. The archeological work was designed to inventory and evaluate all historical and prehistoric archeological resources within the National Historic Site, as well as other archeological resources near...


Three Farewells to Manzanar: The Archeology of Manzanar National Historic Site, California Part 2 (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffery F. Burton.

This report presents the results of archeological investigations at Manzanar National Historic Site in the Owens Valley of eastern California. The Manzanar Relocation Center was one of ten such facilities at which Japanese American citizens and Japanese immigrants were interned during W orId War II. The archeological work was designed to inventory and evaluate all historical and prehistoric archeological resources within the National Historic Site, as well as other archeological resources near...


Three Farewells to Manzanar: The Archeology of Manzanar National Historic Site, California Part 3 (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffery F. Burton.

This report presents the results of archeological investigations at Manzanar National Historic Site in the Owens Valley of eastern California. The Manzanar Relocation Center was one of ten such facilities at which Japanese American citizens and Japanese immigrants were interned during W orId War II. The archeological work was designed to inventory and evaluate all historical and prehistoric archeological resources within the National Historic Site, as well as other archeological resources near...