These are the official Library of Congress Subject Headings that you can use for many of your searches in our databases. You would find subject headings such as these by browsing through the Library of Congress Subject Headings books or browsing the "Catalog Record" of every title found in our Library Catalog.
Asian American Social Movements
“Asian American Movement”
Filipino Farm Workers
Filipino and Farmworkers Movement
INTERNMENT of Japanese Americans
World War II
War Damage Compensation
Japanese Incarceration during WWII
Executive Order 9066 (1942)
Executive Order 9102
Japanese American Citizens League
Japanese Internment Camps
Korematsu v. United States (1944)
Farewell to Manzanar (1973)
*For Americans who have ancestry from the country of India, vs. Native Americans who are "Indians of North America."
Using the correct words to search will help you find relevant information. Different authors and search tools use different words to describe the same concepts, so it is useful to have a list of similar and related terms in your arsenal when you set out to search for relevant information. The process of creating these alternative terms is called brainstorming terms or concept mapping.
EXAMPLE (USING AND)
WWII AND "Executive Order 9066"
EXAMPLE (USING OR)
"Asian American Civil Rights Movement" OR "Yellow Power"