A Student's Guide to Japanese American Genealogy

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996 - 168 páginas
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... this is a well-written and rich resource. -- School Library Journal review of A Student's Guide to British American GenealogyThis groundbreaking series is the first to explain the how-to's of genealogical research in simple, jargon-free language. The Oryx American Family Tree Series explores how to research family history for 12 different ethnic groups. Each volume begins with an overview of the group's historical and cultural background, then guides readers through each step in tracing their own genealogical heritage, with practical advice on how to-- locate important family documents and other vital sources of information-- conduct interviews with family members and record eyewitness accounts of key events-- use the latest electronic research tools-- research your background if you are adopted or come from a nontraditional family-- preserve family history for future generationsEach volume is written in a friendly, narrative style and is extensively illustrated with full-color and black-and-white photographs. Hundreds of valuable resources unique to each ethnic group are also listed and annotated, including genealogical organizations, books, magazines, journals, videos, and special libraries and archives.The Oryx American Family Tree Series provides an easy-to-follow road map for anyone interested in tracing a family history -- from junior high and high school students to adults who require a basic primer. Every library will want to make this practical, highly readable series available to its patrons.Each volume is produced as a sturdy 6 x 9 casebound publication, 192 pages, and printed on acid-free paper.
 

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Índice

History
17
Early Pioneers
18
The First Waves
20
Picture Brides
25
The Yellow Peril
27
The Bridge
33
The Road to War
36
Voices of Dissent
43
Public Archives Government Records
102
The National Archives
103
Sources in Japan
107
Resources
111
Japanese American Newspapers
118
California
119
Colorado
120
New York
121

Internment
44
Go for Broke
47
We Dont Serve Japs
48
After the War
49
Success Stories
50
Resources
54
Classical and Traditional Japanese Literature
56
TwentiethCentury Fiction by Japanese Authors
58
Japanese American History
61
The Issei and the Pacific Crossing
62
Fiction
67
Films
68
Fiction
71
Poetry
73
Beginning Your Genealogical Search
76
Getting Started
77
How Far to Go?
79
Artifacts and Records
84
Old Photographs
85
Family Reunions
87
Asking for Assistance
88
Resources
90
Computer Software
95
Genealogy on the Internet
97
Using Outside Sources
98
Genealogical Associations and Publications Historical Societies
100
Oral History
126
Preparations
128
The Interview
129
Questioning
132
Possible Topics
133
Ending the Interview
135
Transcribing and Editing an Interview
136
Resources
138
Japanese American Oral History
139
Japanese Oral History
140
Some Questions
141
Nontraditional Families
144
Adoption
145
Resources
148
Support Groups Registers Advocates
150
Film
151
Wrapping Up Your Research
152
Preserving Your History
154
Writing Your Autobiography
155
Resources
158
Guides to Writing and Publishing
160
Subsidy Publishers
161
Glossary
163
Index
166
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YOGI YAMAGUCHI is the author of Face of a Stranger, a novel. He currently lives in New York City, where he works in the publishing industry.

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