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Japanese American Citizens League activities

Letter from Michi Weglyn to Frank Chin, January 5, 1993

A letter from Michi Weglyn to Frank Chin in which criticizes the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) for dismissing the Lim Report, a report commissioned by JACL in 1989 to determine the extent of their collaboration with Japanese incarceration during World War II. See this object in the California State ...
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Letter from Mito to Michi Weglyn

A letter from Mito to Michi Weglyn praising Frank Emi and criticizing the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_02_002
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Letter from Robert J. Walsh Jr., Chief, Freedom of Information/Privacy Office, Department of the Army, to Michi Weglyn, July 23, 1990

A letter from Robert J. Walsh Jr., Chief, Freedom of Information/Privacy Office, Department of the Army, to Michi Weglyn. The letter is a response to Weglyn's 1988 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), regarding records on the Japanese American Citizenship League (JACL). See ...
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Letter from Michi Weglyn to Frank Chin, July 6, 1987

A letter from Michi Weglyn to Frank Chin in which she states that James Omura "owes his extrication from a pariah status" to Chin. Weglyn states that she and Omura credit Frank Chin with getting Japanese American draft resisters to speak about their experiences. See this object in the California ...
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Letter from Harry and Yaso Ueno to Michi and Walter Weglyn, June 03, 1987

A letter from Harry and Yaso Ueno to Michi and Walter Weglyn in which the authors lament a United States Supreme Court and criticize Japanese American Citizens' League (JACL) leader Mike Masaoka. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_02_003
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Manzanar riot/uprising

[Straws in the wind: An inquiry into the causes of the recent flare-ups], report on Manzanar protests, 1942-08-12

Report on strike at Manzanar Incarceration camp. Report discusses unrest and discrimination within camp leading to loyalty towards Japan. Also offers suggestions to create a "Pro-America Community" within the WRA program. Also includes personal correspondence to Willard Schmidt. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project ...
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[Report on Manzanar strike/riot]

Report on the Manzanar riot/strike. Includes population and demographic breakdowns, a description of the events and possible ways the dissidents planned the event. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0052
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What happened at Manzanar

This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," volume III, no. 3, spring 1943, which discusses about the first violent outbreak at the Manzanar incarceration camp on the eve of the first anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization ...
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Manzanar From Inside Out

Text of address by Roy Nash, Director of the Manzanar War Relocation Project, given to the Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, on July 31, 1942 for the purpose of "interpret[ing] the actuality of a War Relocation Center housing 10,000 evacuees" in view of perceptions of mistreatment of incarcerees in ...
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An Oral History with Seiko Ishida

Retired Kibei teacher recounts samurai parents' background and their immigration to Seattle, Washington; socioeconomic composition of Seattle's Japanese community; earlier teacher training; prewar stays in Japan as a child and as a tutor in a missionary family; experiences as a teacher in the wartime resettlement in New York; and postwar ...
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