The Japanese American Archival Collection is comprised of approximately 2,100 original items, including letters and other
textual documents, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, newsletters, art work, clothing and artifacts. The collection provides
valuable insights into the history of Japanese American communities in northern California, particularly in the town of Florin,
California from the late 19th century and into the 20th century. The collection contains significant documentation related
to the internment of Japanese born and Japanese American individuals during World War II.
ca. 2,100 items (180 lin. ft.)
1,357 online items
The California State University, Sacramento Library is the owner of the physical items but may or may not own copyright for
the items. In all cases, requests for permission to publish or reproduce must be made in writing to: the Head, Department
of Special Collections and University Archives, Library, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA 95819-6039.
Collection is open for research.