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In Remembrance: Pearl Harbor

How did the nation react to the attack on Pearl Harbor? With audio recording technology, government fieldworkers preserved the emotions and opinions of men and women on the street in 1941. Today, we can still listen to them, thanks to the Library of Congress. FIND OUT MORE »

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Screencapture, Beyond the Movie: Pearl Harbor

Explore the real stories, real heroes, real places, and real action underlying [...] »

Photograph negative, U.S.S. Neosho and other ships during Pearl Harbor attack, 7

When does a historical film go from "based on historical events" to total [...] »

Photograph, U.S. Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, Coal Dock..., 1929, D. Franzen, LoC.

Listen to more than 12 hours of oral interviews taken in the first three months [...] »

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Photo, Television, April 19, 2007, largeprime, Flickr, cc

Explore this approach for teaching with historical footage in the elementary, [...] »

Photo, A young evacuee of Japanese ancestry. . . , 1942, NARA

What were the consequences of and motivations for Japanese American removal [...] »

Print, The first battle near Manturia [i.e. Manchuria], c. 1919, LoC

Explore the rise of animosity between the U.S. and Japan through primary source [...] »

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World War II

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Civil Rights Demonstration At Arkansas AM&N College c 1962

460 documents and images on civil rights in Arkansas, from before, during, and [...] »

Photo, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park 10, cmbjn843, Flickr

Learn about Hiroshima and the history of nuclear warfare and non-proliferation [...] »

Greater Boston: Profile on Susumu Ito, WWII Veteran

World War II veteran Susumu Ito talks about his memories of serving in the all- [...] »

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