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The Project Funding Source
This project was supported by a Digitizing Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The grant program is made possible by funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is an independent, nonprofit organization that forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration with libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning. To learn more, visit www.clir.org and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
The Japanese American Military Digital History Collective (JAMHC) is generously funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) under the hidden collections grant as "Segregated Japanese American Military Units of World War II: A Collaborative Online Repository of Oral Histories, Photos and Documents."
About the Database
The JAMHC is a cooperative partnership of the Japanese American Service Committee, Military Intelligence Service Veterans Club of Hawaii, Nisei Veterans Memorial Center, and Go For Broke National Education Center. Together we are improving access to cultural heritage organizations’ historical content including oral histories, documents and photographs about the Japanese American World War II veteran legacy. This project will continue to grow as a collaborative digital humanities effort.
The central purpose of the JAMCH is to assemble, digitize and make web-accessible historical documents and oral histories of the Japanese American military experience in World War II.
Please contact us using our contact form if you have any questions or are interested in being a content contributor and partner.