The St. Louis JACL Library

The St Louis JACL has an extensive collection of materials all available to check out.

For information on our materials availability, please contact our librarian:

Here are the materials we have:

NON Fiction

A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America By: Takaki, Ronald 1993

A Fence Away From Freedom: Japanese Americans and World War II By: Lavine, Ellen 1995

And Justice for All: An Oral History of the Japanese American Detention Camps By: Tateishi, John 1984

Bridge of Love By: Tsukano, John
The story of the Japanese immigrants and their soldier sons, one of the most bizarre chapters in American jurisprudence. Published by: Hawaii Hosts, Inc. 1988

By Order of the President: FDR and the Internment of Japanese Americans By: Robinson, Greg 2001

Camp Days 1942-1945 By: de Queiroz, Chizuko Judy Sugita
Art depicting Poston 2004

Camp II Block 211 By: Matsuoka, Jack
Cartoons of Internment Camps 1974

Cherry Blossoms in Twilight: Memoirs of a Japanese Girl By: Weldon, Austin, Yaeko Sugama, Linda E. 2005

Chinese in St. Louis By: Ding, Huping 2004

Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites By: Burton, Jeffrey 1999

Desert Exile: The Uprooting of a Japanese-American Family By: Uchida, Yoshiko 1994

Due Process: Americans of Japanese Ancestry and the United States Constitution By: National Japanese American Historical Society, 1995

East to America: A History of the Japanese in the United States By: Wilson, Hosokawa, Robert A., Bill 1980

Executive Order 9066: The Internment of 110,000 Japanese Americans By: Conrat, Maisie & Richard California Historical Society 1992

Farewell to Manzanar By: Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki & James D.
Cliff Notes available 1995

Foo: A Japanese-American Prisoner of the Rising Sun By: Fujita, Frank “Foo”
The Secret Prison Diary of Frank ‘Foo’ Fujita 1993

Free to Die for Their Country: The Story of the Japanese American Draft Resisters in World War II By: Muller, Eric L. 2001

Go for Broke: A Pictorial History of the Japanese American 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442d Regimental Combat Team By: Tanaka, Chester 1982

Honor by Fire: Japanese American sat War in Europe and the Pacific By: Crost, Lyn 1994

Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans During World War II By: Sandler, Martin W. 2013

JACL in Quest of Justice: The History of the Japanese American Citizens League By: Hosokawa, Bill 1982

Japanese America Ethnicity: The Persistence of Community By: Fugita, O’Brien, Stephen S., David J. 1991

Japanese American History: An A-to-Z Reference from 1868 to the Present By: Niiya, Brian
The Japanese American National Museum 1993

Japanese American Women: Three Generations 1890-1990 By: Nakano, Mei 1990

Japanese Americans: From Relocation to Redress By: Daniels, Kitano, Taylor, Roger, Harry H.L., Sandra C.
A collection of articles by various authors 1991

Japanese Design Motifs: 4,260 Illustrations of Japanese Crests By: , Compiled By The Matsuya Piece-Goods Store Translated By Fumie Adachi 1972

Jewel of the Desert: Japanese American Internment at Topaz By: Taylor, Sandra C. Life in an Internment Camp 1992

John Aiso and the M.I.S. Japanese-American Soldiers in the Military Intelligence Service, World War II By: Ichinokuchi, Tad 1988

Keeper of Concentration Camps: Dillon S. Myer and American Racism By: Drinnon, Richard 1987

Little Tokyo: One Hundred Years in Pictures By: Murase, Mike 1983

Manzanar: Photographs by Ansel Adams Commentary by John Hersey By: Armor, Wright, John, Peter 1988

Morning Glory, Evening Shadow: Yamato Ichihashi and His Internment Writings, 1942-1945 By: Ichihashi, Yamato 1997

Nisei Kitchen: St. Louis JACL Cookbook By: St. Louis JACL 1975

Nisei: The Quiet Americans, The Story of a People By: Hosokawa, Bill 1969

Patriotism, Perseverance, Posterity: The Story of the National Japanese American Memorial By: National Japanese American Memorial Foundation,
Editorial Board: Bill Hosokawa, Maj.

Gen. James H. Mukoyama, Jr., Kaz Oshiki, Dr. Mae Takahashi, Cherry Y. Tsutsumida 2001

Race, Rights and Reparation: Law and the Japanese american Internment By: Izumi, Wu, Carol L., Frank H.
Eric K. Yamamoto, Margaret Chon, Carol L. Izumi, Jerry Kang, Frank H. Wu 2001

Songs My Mother Taught Me: Stories, Plays, and Memoir By: Yamauchi, Wakako 1994

Sons of Heaven: A Portrait of the Japanese Monarchy By: Packard, Jerrold M. 1987

Strangers From a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans By: Takaki, Ronald 1989

Strawberry Road: A Japanese Immigrant Discovers America By: Ishikawa, Yoshimi 1991

Talking to High Monks in the Snow By: Minatoya, Lydia 1992

The Children of Topaz: The Story of a Japanese-American Internment Camp By: Tunell, Chilcoat, Michael O., George W.
Based on a Classroom Diary 1996

The Haiku Handbook: How to Write Share and Teach Haiku By: Higginson, William J. 1985

The Issei: Portrait of a Pioneer: An Oral History By: Sarasohn, Eileen Sunada
32 Interviews 1983

The Issei: The World of the First Generation Japanese Immigrants 1885-1924 By: Ichioka, Yuji 1988

The Japanese American Experience Curriculum and Resource Guide By: Japanese American Citizens League,

The Japanese American Family Album By: Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas Personal Stories, Histories, and Photos 1996

The Koan of Seiwa En: History and Meaning in the Japanese Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden
By: Bunting, Kent B. A Dissertation Presented to the Faculty of the Graduate

School of Saint Louis University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy 2002

The MISLS Album: 1946 By: , Photos and Text abou the U.S. Army’s Military Intelligence Service Language School 1946

The Pacific War and Peace: Americans of Japanese Ancestry in Military Intelligence Service 1941-1952 By: National Japanese American Historical Society, 1991

The Pen By: , Writings and News Articles from Rohwer Relocation Center 1943

The Two Worlds of Jim Yoshida By: Yoshida, Hosokawa, Jim, Bill 1972

The View From Within: Japanese American Art from the Interment Camps 1942-1945 By: Higa, Karin M. 1992

They Call Me Moses Masaoka: An American Saga By: Masaoka, Mike With Bill Hosokawa 1987

Thirty-Five Years in the Frying Pan By: Hosokawa, Bill 1978

Through a Diamond: 100 Years of Japanese American Baseball By: Nakagawa, Kerry Yo 2001

Through Innicent Eyes: Writings and Art from the Japanese American Internment by Poston I Schoolchildren
Originally compiled in 1943 as Out of the Desert by Ray Franchi and

Paul Takeda with the assistance of teachers and students 1990

Topaz Moon: Art of the Internment By: Obata, Chiura Edited by Kimi Kodani Hill 2000

Turning Japanese: Memoirs of a Sansei By: Mura, David 1991

Views from Within: The Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study By: Ichioka, Yuji 1989

Voices Across America: Roundtable Discussions of Asian Civil Rights Issues By: United States Commission on Civil Rights
Summary and transcript of roundtable conferences in Houston, New York City, and San Francisco

We The People: A Story of Internment in America By: Tsukamoto, Pinkerton, Mary, Elizabeth 1988

Years of Infamy: The Untold Story of America’s Concntration Camps By: Weglyn, Michi 1976

Yellow: Race in America Beyond Balck and White By: Wu, Frank H.
Racial Dialogue Must Include Asian American Issues 2002


Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet By: Ford, Jamie 2009 Night of Many Dreams By:

Tsukiyama, Gail 1998 Silent Honor By: Steel, Danielle 1996 Snow Falling on Cedars By:

Guterson, David 1995 The Samurai’s Garden By: Tsukiyama, Gail 1994 Women of the Silk By: Tsukiyama, Gail 1991

Children (Young Adult)

Origami, Pocket Guide to By: Honda, Isao
Asahi Origami Club 1959

Cinfinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites By: Burton, Jeffrey
Jeff Burton, Mary Farrell, Dick and Flo Lord Publications in Anthropology series 2000

Origami Made Easy By: Kasahara, Kunihiko 1976

Fun with Paper Folding: Origami 9 By: Kobayashi, Kazuo

Origami: Japanese Paper-Folding Book One By: Sakade, Florence 1976

Origami: Japanese Paper-Folding Book One By: Sakade, Florence 1968

Origami: Japanese Paper-Folding Book Two By: Sakade, Florence 1967

Chock Full o’ Fun By: Kako, Satoshi
Collection of crafts, games and tricks 1968

Cobblestone Magazine: Japanese Americans 1996

Heroes By: Mochizuki, Ken
Illustrated by Dom Lee 1995

Baseball Saved Us By: Mochizuki, Ken
Illustrated by Dom Lee 1993

The Peoples of North America: The Japanese Americans By: Kitano, Harry H.L. 1988

Countries of the World: Japan By: Phillips, Charles
National Geographic 2007

Grandfather’s Journey By: Say, Allen 1993

Remember: The Journey to School Integration By: Morrison, Toni 2004

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