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Japanese-American Family History Resources
Japanese Immigrants to the United States 1887-1924, an index of immigrants mostly in the Idaho, Washington, and Utah areas. Compiled at BYU-Idaho. After reading the introduction, click on the New Search link at the top.
Stichting-Sakura, A Netherlands site, "however most of our members, being descendants of Japanese (soldiers) are still looking for their (father's) family in Japan." (English and Dutch)
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet - Asia & the Pacific
Genealogy in Non-Western Civilizations
Common Surnames in Japan
Emperor Years changed to Western Years
The Imperial Family of Japan
Timeline of Japanese History
Arrie's Home Page - Koseki request form, a PDF file that opens up using Adobe Acrobat Reader, which you can download for free.
Beginning Research in Japanese Genealogy - Includes a glossary of terms in Romaji and Kanji that are useful for Japanese genealogical research.
National Japanese American Historical Society
Japanese American Internment
Japanese American National Museum
Japanese Americans on O'ahu
Japanese American Historical Archives
Immigrant Ship Transcribers Guild
S.S. Goodwin, Kobe to Tacoma, arriving April 17, 1900
Department of Social Welfare and War Victims' Relief Bureau
(in the Ministry of Health and Welfare)
2-2, Kasumigaseki 1 Chome
Japanese Naval Aces & Fighter Units of World War II
written by: Ikuhiko Hata and Yasuho Izawa
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