The 442nd Regimental Combat Team became the most decorated unit in United States military history. The unit was composed mostly of Hawaiian Japanese Americans as well as volunteers and draftees from the internment camps.
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San Jose, California 95112
Phone (408) 294-3138
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1. Does JAMSJ help find jobs or provide other employment related services?
No. JAMSJ is principally a historical and cultural organization. It operates a museum and makes available educational materials and speakers to educators and students.
2. Does JAMSJ focus on Japan and Japanese culture?
Generally not, except where it informs the Japanese American experience. We have a particular interest in the history and culture of Japanese Americans in the Santa Clara Valley.
3. Can JAMSJ provide answers to specific questions about Japanese Americans?
JAMSJ has limited resources to act as an information and referral service. To the extent feasible, we will try to be helpful. The Japanese American National Library in San Francisco does operate an information and referral service at (415) 567-5006.