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Japanese-American child who will go with his parents to Owens Valley

Japanese American Internment iBooks Discovery Set

This Library of Congress Student Discovery Set puts history into your hands. It brings together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind documents from the collections of the Library of Congress. Interactive tools let you zoom in for close examination, draw to highlight interesting details, and make notes about what you discover. There's no single right answer, only new discoveries to be made.

Image credit: Los Angeles, California. The evacuation of Japanese-Americans from West Coast areas under U.S. Army war emergency order. Japanese-American child who is being evacuated with his parents to Owens Valley. Library of Congress

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