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Draft resistance

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 25 (December 19-26, 1986)

Special holiday issue organized into sections A 1-32, B 1-64, and A 33-64. Selected article titles: "As Others See Us: An Overview" (pp. A-4, A-13, A-20), "The Dilemma of the 'Model Minority' Image" (p. A-14), "Minoru Yasui, 1916-1986: In Remembrance" (pp. B-1-B-2), "The Nisei of the 1800 Engineer General Service ...
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Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Kida family

Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Kay, George and Kida (Kenjiro Kida) dated February 6, 1944. Al writes that Mrs. Sidney Miller and Sadie McCoy wanted to get Sarah "Sade" Pyatt out of the hospital and send her to live with the Kida family in Eastern Oregon. Al told ...
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Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida

Letter and envelope from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, dated February 9, 1944. Reassures Kay that George will not be drafted if he is "a little lame" when he visits the doctor. Advises Kay to go ahead with George's plan for early potatoes and ...
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Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to George Kida

Letter and envelope addressed to George Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, from James Albert "Al" Johnson. Letter dated February 23, 1943, envelope postmarked February 25, 1943. James Albert "Al" Johnson brought a letter from George to a banker (Mr. Barton) in regards to the possibility of a loan for George. He ...
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Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Kida family

Addition to the previous letter dated February 8, 1944. From James Albert "Al" Johnson to the Kida family. More advice to George about the draft examination. To see full letter please see ddr-one-3-69.
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Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Kay and George Kida

Letter and envelope from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Kay and George Kida in Nyssa, Oregon dated February 26, 1944. In the letter he gives advice about avoiding the draft by failing the physical examination. Says that if George does not pass the physical examination he will be put back ...
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Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida

Letter to Miyuki "Kay" Kida from James Albert "Al" Johnson dated February 25, 1943. Mentions George's deal again (discussed in letter to George). He also says that he does not think George will be drafted once he starts to farm. Tells Kay what George needs to do to avoid the ...
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Tule Lake Japanese Charges Dismissed (July 23, 1944)

The Seattle Daily Times, July 23, 1944, p. 11
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Truman Pardons 1,523 Draft-Act Violators. Conshies on List Getting Civil Rights. (December 23, 1947)

The Seattle Daily Times, December 23, 1947, pp. 1, 2
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28 Japs on Trial For Refusal to Serve (April 12, 1944)

The Seattle Daily Times, April 12, 1944, p. 15
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