The CSUDH Gerth Archives and Special Collections’ California State University Japanese American Digitization Project (CSUJAD) has been awarded the 2021 Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award from the Society of American Archivists (SAA) in recognition of the project's scope and success.
The CSU Japanese American Digitization Project collaborates with campuses in the 23 campus-wide CSU system as well as historical societies, archives and museums to make archival materials related to the Japanese American experience during the 20th century available online. Specific subjects include migration from Japan to the United States, the Alien Land laws under which Japanese Americans lived, incarceration during World War II, and the Redress Movement.
More information about the CSU Japanese American Digitization Project can be found on their website csujad.com.
Read the CSUDH press release about the 2021 Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award from the Society of American Archivists (SAA) here as well as the press release from SAA here.