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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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Memo from John Burling to Philip Glick

Memo from John Burling to Philip Glick on a WRA memo called "validity of detention." Burling critiques the WRA memo -- written in connection to the Korematsu brief -- because of its reliance on DeWitt's Final Report. States that it is also based on heresay and rumors that were never proved ...
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Support from the non-Japanese American community

Peace activist and internees

Floyd Schmoe, a pacifist and supporter of the Japanese American community, with Yoshi Asaba and Father Joe Kitagawa at the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Father Kitagawa was the Episcopal minister at Minidoka. Floyd Schmoe was born in 1895 and is a peace activist and Quaker from Seattle, Washington. Schmoe was ...
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Times Readers Have Their Say (August 20, 1945)

The Seattle Daily Times, August 20, 1945, p. 6
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Internment of Japs Criticized (April 16, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, April 16, 1943, p. 4
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Letter from Kikuye Matsuda to Mrs. Charles Gates

Letter from Kikuye Masuda to Mrs. Charles Gates about a house Mrs. Gates is occupying.
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2034 (March 16, 1979)

Selected article titles: "United Way Help Sought for Asians in L.A." (p. 1), "Japan America Societies Form Nat'l Assn." (pp. 1, 3), "Only West Coast Public Official to Condemn Evacuation Proposal" (p. 3), and "Rohwer Revisited, Locals Wonder Why" (p. 8).
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