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Civil rights

Letter from Larry Tajiri to Margaret Anderson, editor of Common Ground

Larry Tajiri responding to Margaret Anderson's proposal to write a new piece on the Japanese American situation at the end of 1943. He also discusses the work of Elmer R. Smith and Barron B. Beshoar.
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 24 (December 15, 1961)

Selected article titles: "Washington Newsletter: American Image of Japan" (p. 1), "Final Report of U.S. Civil Rights Commission Urges All Branches of Government to Exert More Effort and Leadership Against Bias" (p. 1), "American Legion Press Release Recalls Hysteria Against Nisei in Pearl Harbor Feature; Tells of Heroism and ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 70, No. 14 (April 10, 1970)

Selected article titles: "Elks membership storm smolders" (p. 1), "Descendants in U.S. Negro" (p. 1), "Nisei prof criticizes American attitudes about environment" (p. 1), "Hawaii judge overturns divorce law requiring one-year residency in state" (p. 1), "U.S. Supreme Court accepts plea over voter literacy requirement" (p. 3), "Brazilians ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 70, No. 15 (April 17, 1970)

Selected article titles: "Sgt. Yano posthumously wins Congressional Medal of Honor" (p. 1), "Gen. Mark Clark to speak at Nisei veterans reunion July 1-6" (p. 1), "State colleges may trim Asian studies" (p. 1), "Asian American groups to back HR 14910 for ethnic studies" (p. 1), "Quality, integrated education" (p ...
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Draft resistance

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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12 Heart Mountain Japs To Face Draft Charges (March 23, 1944)

The Seattle Daily Times, March 23, 1944, p. 4
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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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Fair Play Committee

Letter from Minola Tamesa to Uhachi Tamesa

Letter to Uhachi about legal representation
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Letter from Uhachi Tamesa to Min Tamesa

Letter to Min at Leavenworth about Fair Play Committee Legal fees
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Frank Emi Interview Segment 11

Fair Play Committee's cause discouraged by the ACLU

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are ...


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