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. 43, No. 24 (December 14, 1956)

Selected article titles: "Semi-Gov't Japan Agency to Step Up Temporary Farm Laborers Program" (p. 1), "Annual immigration quota for Japan may be raised to 563" (p. 1), "Urge middle ground in current textile, quota controversy" (p. 2), "Tokyoite answers Keyes Beech's article on Japanese indifferentism to communism" (p ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 21 (May 25, 1956)

Selected article titles: "Major JACL Legislative Aim Met as Bill on Use of Mongolian Labor Signed" (p. 1), "Judge Goodman Suggests JACL Change Name by Dropping 'Japanese'" (p. 1), "Claims Bill Consideration in Senate Held Up" (p. 1), "Milwaukee Sansei named to student goodwill study tour" (p. 1), "Hawaii land ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 6 (Febuary 10, 1956)

Selected article titles: "1st veep Tom Yego dies of heart attack at home" (p. 1), "Eisenhower Urges Congress to Increase Immigration to U.S." (p. 1), "JACL disappointed in Eisenhower's immigration plan" (p. 1), " "Interracial marriage case resubmitted to Supreme Court" (p. 1), "U.S. judge rules on legality ...
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Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Atomic bomb dome

Looking toward Genbaku Dome (atomic bomb dome) located near the epicenter of atomic destruction of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. This building was a commercial exhibition hall. Roy Matsumoto's mother and other members of his family lived two blocks from this dome.
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 95, No. 23 (December 3, 1982)

Selected article titles: "Johnston Issues 'Last Call' for Former Ca. State Workers" (pp. 1, 8), "Nikkei Autoworker Speaks Out on U.S. Industry's Problems" (pp. 1, 8), "Another 'Relocation'" (pp. 6, 8), and "U.S. Doctor Recalls Nagasaki After Bombing: 'Ghost Town'" (p. 8).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 21 (May 28, 1982)

Selected article titles: "Immigration Law May Undergo Major Change" (pp. 1, 9), "Fortune Mag Says 'Orientals' Don't Need Affirmative Action" (pp. 1, 5), "From the Frying Pan: Compensation Act for A-Bomb Fallout Victims" (p. 5), and "U.S. Census Says Asian Women Outnumber Men" (p. 9).
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Support from the non-Japanese American community

Letter from Friends of the American Way

In this letter, the Friends of the American Way, an activist group sympathetic to Japanese Americans, expressed its condolences to Matahichi and Kisa Iseri following the death of their son, Mitsuo (Mike) Iseri, who had served in the military.
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Quakers Paint Out Insults, Mow Grass for Japanese (May 17, 1945)

The Seattle Daily Times, May 17, 1945, p. 5
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Are Japanese Evacuees Getting a Fair Break? (November 14, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, November 14, 1943, p. 3
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