Executive Order 9066
Executive Order 9066 was signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942. The order led to the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II.
To mark the 75th anniversary, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library is presenting a special exhibit of photography from the internment camps until December 31, 2017. Visit here for more information: https://www.fdrlibrary.org/images-of-internment
Find a blog post on the exhibit from Library Director Paul Sparrow here: https://fdr.blogs.archives.gov/2017/02/17/images-of-internment/
Produced by Perrin Ireland and Flora Lichtman
Illustrated and narrated by Perrin Ireland
Animated by Flora Lichtman
Music and sound design by Martin Crane
Audio engineering by Argot Studios
Archival audio courtesy of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum
A project of the Pare Lorentz Center at the FDR Presidential Library,
made possible with generous support from the New York Community Trust.