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Out of the Desert: Resilience and Memory in Japanese American Internment


  • Sterling Memorial Library 120 High Street New Haven, CT, 06511 United States (map)

Drawing from Sterling Library’s Manuscripts and Archives and the Beinecke Collection of Western Americana, this exhibition highlights Yale’s extensive collection of materials related to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Rich in internee correspondence, artwork, and literature, this exhibit underscores the importance of everyday creative production and alternative narratives of internment.