Jack and Aiko Herzig Papers: In the News

Couple's exhaustive search for documents led to truth behind WWll internment camps

UCLA Newsroom Nation, World+Society, November 16, 2016


Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga donates historic papers to UCLA Library Special Collections. Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga was born an American citizen in Sacramento. She grew up in Los Angeles. But none of these facts prevented the U.S. government from incarcerating her and her family -- alongside more than 120,000 Japanese residents living on the West Coast, many of whom were also American citizens -- for three years in War Relocation camps in California and Arkansas during World War II. [Read more]


UCLA Jack and Aiko Herzig Papers set record straight on World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans

Asian American Press: Local, National, and International News in the Asian Community, November 14, 2016


The UCLA Asian American Studies Center is pleased to announce that the public can now access the Jack and Aiko Herzig Papers at the UCLA Library Special Collections in the Charles E. Young Research Library. [Read more]


UCLA Celebrates Public Access to Key Japanese-American Internment Collection by Lydia Lum

DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education, October 25, 2016


During the early days of World War II, Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga was a Los Angeles high school student counting the days until the prom when the U.S. government forced her family and tens of thousands of other Japanese-Americans from their homes and incarcerated them at remote camps. She was herded from one rudimentary camp to another in a series of moves throughout the war. Afterward, she moved to New York City and started over. [Read more]


The Jack and Aiko Herzig Papers

UCLA Young Research Library, Library Conference Center, October 26, 2016


The UCLA Asian American Studies Center and UCLA Library Special Collections are honored to host an inaugural public reception to celebrate the release of the Herzig Papers to researchers, students, and the community. [Read more]


Reception for Jack and Aiko Herzig Papers

The Rafu Shimpo: Los Angeles Japanese Daily News, October 17, 2016


UCLA Asian American Studies Center hosts a reception for the Jack and Aiko Herzig Papers on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Charles E. Young Research Library, Main Conference Room, 280 Charles E. Young Dr. North, Los Angeles. [Read more]