Hawai'i

Series of responses to a letter

A series of responses to a letter written by Congressman Charles F. Ayer to John W. McCormack regarding the "Jap menace" in Hawaii. Urges the evacuation of all Japanese from Hawaii to the mainland to protect from invasion. McCormack forwards this letter to Henry L. Stimson. Thos. T. Handy, assistant ...
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Message to John J. McCloy

Message from unknown source to John J. McCloy on Kibei in Hawaii. Discusses the professed loyalty or disloyalty to the U.S. of the Kibei - author states that all Kibei are probably disloyal. Requests transfer of interned, "loyal" Hawaiian Kibei to mainland camps because if those loyal Kibei filed a ...
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Community and social service associations

The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 50 (June 22, 1949)

"Canadian Citizens Protest Court's Upholding Ruling on Restrictive Covenant" (p. 1), "Campaign to Enlist 1,000 Members for Urban League Begins Here" (p. 1).
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The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 45 (June 27, 1947)

"International Body Ousts Local 7 Officers" (p. 1), "Urges Board to Sift Loss in Evacuation" (p. 1), "Death of Race Ties Unit of NHA Set for Monday, June 30; Lack of Funds Forces Move, Aide Says" (p. 1).
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Religious organizations

Priest, nuns and women in front of fireplace

Caption on slide says: 1/19/38 Mothers Club intertains Mrs Yamada Contributor to Japanese Magazine for Women
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Medal ceremony with priest, nun and man


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World War II

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 2 (January 15, 1982)

Selected article titles: "New Alien Law Eliminates Annual Address Reporting" (p. 1), "The Other Internees of World War II" (pp. 2-3), "Peter Imamura: Separate but Equal" (p. 3), and "Chapter Report: JACL in Japan Keeps Rolling" (p. 10).
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Captured Japanese weapons

Caption: "As word of the surrender spreads, Japanese forces on the various Pacific [sic] isles / surrender to our troops and the mountain of captured weapons rises."
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Media propaganda

Washington's Japanese Best Adjusted in Camps (March 1, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, March 1, 1943, p. 5
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Harry Ueno Interview Segment 4

Encountering prejudice after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, thoughts on anti-Japanese propaganda

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 ...


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