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Hawai'i

Memo from the office of John J. McCloy

Memo from the office of John J. McCloy to an unknown recipient regarding transfer of Hawaiian Kibei to Tule Lake. Author states that Kibei cannot be transferred due to lack of facilities and the fear that the Kibei will add to a growing militant section of internees. This would be ...
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Memo: "Evacuation of Japanese from Hawaii"

Memo from John McCloy to General Eisenhower giving reasons against incarcerating Hawaiian Japanese: lack of materials and shipping, labor shortage that would ensue, and possible tensions between mainland and Hawaiian Japanese. McCloy also worries about the legalities of evacuating Hawaiian Japanese. Suggests that General Emmons should be in charge of ...
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Testimony of Franklin Odo

Written testimony of Franklin Odo, Associate Professor and Director of the Ethnic Studies Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "The Hawaiian Experience." Personal information excised by Densho.
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Memo from J.R. Deane to John McCloy

Memo from J.R. Deane to John McCloy officially rescinding the previous order to evacuate Hawaiian Japanese to the mainland. This new order states that any person of Japanese ancestry "considered as potentially dangerous to national security" will be interned in Hawaii.
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Memo to John J. McCloy from Dwight Eisenhower

Memo to John J. McCloy from Dwight Eisenhower on Hawaiian-Japanese evacuation plans. States that evacuation and detention "in a concentration camp" has been approved, including "enemy aliens" and U.S. citizens.
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Medicine

Nisei's Return Causes Rift In Nurses at Harborview (February 2, 1945)

The Seattle Daily Times, February 2, 1945, p. 15
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 13 (April 3, 1987)

Selected article titles: "AP Students Discuss Issues in Education" (pp. 1, 8), "Asian Candidate Building a Coalition in 'Black District'" (pp. 1, 3), "Takeru Higuchi: Chemist Who Invented Time Release Pill Dies" (p. 3), and "USC Opens Clinic Geared for Older JAs" (p. 10).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 50, No. 14 (April 1, 1960)

Select article titles: "Yokohama student selected as JACL Scout for Jamboree" (p.1); "Gov't invitation for naturalized citizens goes nation-wide" (p.1); "Call in Nisei toxicologist when arsenic found in coffee drunk by Seattle workers" (p.2);
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 18 (October 31,1969)

Select article titles: "JACL will oppose Eastland bill likely to include Title II repealer" (p. 1); "American concentration camp rumors to persist if Title II remains" (p. 3); "Pulse on the chapters: Seattle police answer to charge of inadequate Issei protection" (p. 5); "'Rights in Conflict' probes problem of dissidents ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2062 (September 28, 1979)

Selected article titles: "House Leaders to Introduce Redress Bill" (p. 1), "Anger Seen as Successful Style for Viet Refugees into U.S. Life" (p. 1),"From the Frying Pan: Some 'Big Nisei' in the Healing Arts" (p. 5), and "From the Pacific Northwest: To Look Ahead--Look Back" (p. 6).
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