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Fred Korematsu

Amicus brief filed in the Korematsu case

Amicus Curiae brief filed on behalf of the states of California, Oregon and Washington in the Supreme Court case Korematsu v. United States of America.
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Evacuation of Japs Upheld by Court (December 3, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, December 3, 1943, p. 5
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Rights of Jap Citizen to Be Tested in Court (June 5, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, June 5, 1942, p. 16
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Memo to Herbert Wechsler from J.L. Burling

Memo to Herbert Wechsler from J.L. Burling protesting the way the War Department portrayed DeWitt's Final Report in the Korematsu brief. The Justice Department thinks a clear stance on the falsity of the report should be made. Burling suggests that the War Department purposely went against the Justice ...
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Minoru Yasui

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 21 (May 30, 1986)

Selected article titles: "Yasui Case Can Go to Appeals Court" (p. 1), "Violence Against Minorities a Serious Problem, State Commission Concludes" (pp. 1, 12), "Reporter Regrets Onizuka Remark" (pp. 2, 7), and "East Wind: America's Secret Weapon" (p. 4).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 21 (November 21, 1986)

Selected article titles: "Min Yasui Dies at 70; Services Held in Denver" (pp. 1, 8), "Monetary Damages Sought: Supreme Court Will Hear Arguments on NCJAR Suit" (pp. 1, 3), "Coram Nobis Attorney Says Yasui Appeal Will Continue" (p. 1), and "Min Yasui: A Lifetime of Fighting for Justice" (pp. 5-7).
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Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda Interview II Segment 3

Memories of a visit from Minoru Yasui, "his conviction really inspired me"

As a teenager prior to World War II, began keeping scrapbooks with newspaper articles and memorabilia, a lifetime habit.
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Support from the non-Japanese American community

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 83, No. 10 (September 3, 1976)

Selected article titles: "Inouye Career Hits Low Ebb" (p. 1), "Japan Finally Clears WW2 Debts" (p. 1), "Biennium Afterthoughts" (pp. 1, 3), and "Dr. Hubert Phillips, 91: Protested Evacuation in 1942" (p. 4).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 9 (March 5, 1982)

Selected article titles: "Nisei Veteran Wins Honorable Army Discharge After 36 Years" (p. 1), "'Day of Remembrance' in 1982: WW2 Aid of Quakers Recalled" (p. 1), "Redress Phase 3: JACL's Redress Ambassador Min" (p. 2), and "Trust Fund for Redress Seen as Breech of Faith" (p. 6).
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Letter from the Masudas to Mrs. Charles Gates

Letter on a single sheet of paper, folded into quarters, from the Masudas in Poston.
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