Blog Post 5: Japanese Internment Poster

 

This is a caricature of any WWII propaganda poster during the time directly after Pearl Harbor.  The message being conveyed is that the reasons the US provided for the internment of Japanese-Americans were not true, and the real reason was plain prejudice.

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B9Dv1sgtTFg-WWdQSnBXWXc2UTQ/edit

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One thought on “Blog Post 5: Japanese Internment Poster

  1. I like how you gave the reasons that the government gave, and that they would “cheerfully” lock themselves with other Japanese (and at the same time had a picture of a sign saying that they didn’t want “Japs” back). It’s an accurate depiction of the attitude at the time. Good job!

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