Publications About CSUJAD

This is a growing list of the publications focused on the work of the California State University Japanese American Digitization Project:

Cauley, Alexandra Arai, and Christina Pappous. “The Ninomiya Photo Studio Collection.” Los Angeles Archivists Collective (blog), 2017.

Hirabayashi, Lane Ryo. “Everyday Sources about Life in the Camps: The Value of the Vernacular.” Essay written for CSU Japanese American Digitization Project, April 2015.

Johnston, George Toshio, “Into the Next Stage: Ninomiya Photo Archive, Wishes Granted,” The Rafu Shimpo, May 5, 2017,

Moore, Mary-Michelle. “And Then They Came For Us ….” CSUDH (blog), February 23, 2017.

Moreno, Nereida, “CSU System Will Digitize Experiences of Japanese-American World War II Internees,” Daily Breeze, June 23, 2015,

Nakagawa, Alan. Ninomiya Zine. Carson, CA: CSUDH Gerth Archives and Praxis Art, 2019.
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Williams, Gregory L. “Civil Liberties Icons Fred Korematsu and Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga Archival Material Now Available in the CSU Japanese American Digitization Project” CSUDH (blog), April 14, 2021.

Williams, Gregory L. “CSU Japanese American Digitization Project.” Society of California Archivists Newsletter, No. 259, 2016, pp. 12-13.

Williams, Gregory L. and Maureen Burns. “The Importance of Collecting, Accessing, and Contextualizing Japanese American Historical Materials: A California State University Collaborative.” Chapter 16 in Archives and Special Collections as Sites of Contestation, edited by Mary Kandiuk, Sacramento: Library Juice Press: 2020.

Wiliams, Gregory L., Sue Tyson, and Maureen Burns. “Building a Statewide Archival Collaborative: The California State University Japanese American Digitization Project.” Visual Resources Association Bulletin 42, no. 1 (2015).

Williams, Gregory L., Sue Tyson, and Maureen Burns. “The CSU Japanese American Digitization Project: Planning and Implementing a Multi-Institutional Endeavor” 2015.

Williams, Gregory L., Rachel Mandell, and Maureen Burns. “Granting Wishes: Roles and Challenges Implementing Grants with Multiple Partners” 2016.

Williams, Gregory L. and Yoko Okunishi. “Navigating the California State University Japanese American Digitization Project” 2020.