The Untold Stories of Internment Resisters

First reunion photo of draft resisters who had been imprisoned at the Federal Prison Camp in Tucson, Ariz., during World War II. (Jan 12, 1947)

Japanese-American World War II internees are often portrayed as meek and subservient, quietly going along with the U.S. government’s orders without question. But the new Suyama Project at the UCLA Asian American Studies Center is uncovering and gathering the untold stories of those who fought back and resisted internment, defying many historic portraits.


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