Exhibit: Japanese American Internment Camps
This site contains fascinating photographs of
life inside the World War II Japanese American
internment camps at Tule Lake, California, and
Topaz, Utah. Click the Topaz link to
view historical documents such as a diploma
from Topaz high school and a 1990 letter of
apology from President George Bush to the former
History of Japanese Americans in California:
National Park Service features a history of
Japanese immigrants in California. The site
includes information and photos of real-life
"picture brides," who came to the United States
in the early 1900s.
in American History: Edith Hamilton
This site offers an informative biography
of Edith Hamilton, author of Mythology
and other works on the ancient Greeks and Romans.
The biography notes that Hamilton was made an
honorary citizen of Athens "in recognition of
her devotion to the ancient ideals of that city."
site features a basic introduction to Greek
mythology, including family trees based in part
on Edith Hamilton's classic book.
and the Queen by
is the author's home page, with photos and summaries
of her works including Aleta and the
Queen. Click About Priscilla to learn
more about Galloway.
An American Indian Odyssey by
This site gives a short biography of author Jamake Highwater.
link from the New York Public Library's site
contains a detailed biography of Highwater and
information about the controversy surrounding
his Native American ancestry.
Laramie National Historic Site
this site, the National Park Service features
information about Fort Laramie, which sits on
the high plains of Wyoming. Three important
treaties between Plains Indians and the United
States were signed at Fort Laramie and nearby