Japanese Internment. After Pearl Harbor. Tightened National Security Bitterness toward Japanese Americans grows Government takes action against Japanese Americans within two months of the attack. American Sentiment Toward Japanese Americans. Racist Did not like or trust them Undesirable.
The FBI and U.S. Military intelligence fear espionage and another Japanese Attack!
The media propaganda machine starts at full speed
The Internment of all Japanese living in the United States
Fresno, Fairgrounds in 1942Manzanar,
Marysville, Merced, Pinedale, Pomona, Sacramento,Salinas, Santa Anita, Stockton, Tanforan, Tulare, Tule Lake, Turlock,
Daily life continued…
However, camps were located in barren, arid areas that made economic self-sufficiency impossible
Camps were fenced in
Barracks consisted of several one-room apartments
Camps had minimal school and recreation facilities and provided enough medical care to prevent epidemics
Conditions often cramped….very little privacy Fairgrounds in 1942
People shared communal toilets, laundries, bathing and dining facilities