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Journalism

Jimmie Omura Interview Segment 10

First experience with Nisei journalism: editor of the New Japanese American News in Los Angeles, California

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 ...


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Jimmie Omura Interview Segment 15

Involvement in a conflict over editor position and internal politics within the New World Daily newspaper

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 ...


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An oral history with Katsumi Kunitsugu - Segment 1

An oral interview with Katsumi Kunitsugu, longtime volunteer and leader in Little Tokyo. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Audio is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0163. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 3378_F01
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Newell Star printers

Group photograph, including Toshio Oku, of the publication printers in the print shop of the Newell Star weekly newspaper printed for the Tule Lake segregation camp. The group has printed stacks of Vol. III, no. 2 of the Newell Star next to them. See this object in the California State ...
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Toshio Oku printing

Toshio Oku prints the weekly newspaper at Tule Lake using a mimeograph machine. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_022
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Organized labor

Firebreak gang

Narrative account of the establishment, organization, and leadership of the "firebreak gang" who cleaned up scrap lumber, discarded building materials, and labored to clean up the construction debris around the Poston incarceration camp from June 27-September 14, 1942. The author discusses the background, education level, and describes workday situations that ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 55, No. 7 (August 17, 1962)

Selected article titles: "Evacuation Claims Clarification" (p.1), "Kennedy Asked to Direct IRS Defer Action on Tax Claim" (p.1), "Religious Freedom for U.S. Buddhists" (p.2), "Nisei Rebuffed 20 Years Ago by Bakers Union Voted Head of Retail Bakers Group" (p.4).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 55, No. 10 (September 7, 1962)

Selected article titles: "Congress Adopts No-Tax Bill" (p.1-2, 4), "Race Discrimination in Labor Unions Next NAACP Target" (p.1), "Loneliness and Sharks Greatest Problems on Epic Solo Voyage Across Pacific Ocean, Kenichi Horie Reveals" (p.2), "Gunplay during Nisei Week Fells Youth, Two Sansei Brothers Held" (p.3), "Oakland JACL in Appeal to ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 55, No. 22 (November 30, 1962)

Selected article titles: "Chapter Protests Effective in Quelling Use of 'Jap' on TV" (p.1), "JACL Welcomes Kennedy Order Banning Housing Bias" (p.1-2), "Equal Opportunity in Housing Established" (p.1), "Lack of Racial Pride by American Negro Holding Down their Progress, Leader Says" (p.1), "Urge Study of Bias in Child Care Homes ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 55, No. 21 (November 23, 1962)

Selected article titles: "Trade Unions Join White House Push to Eliminate Discrimination in Jobs" (p.1-2), "President's Comm. On Equal Employment Opportunity Reviews 19-Month Operation" (p.1), "Japanese History Project on Threshold of $200,000" (p.1), "Small Business Adm. Charters First Nisei Corporation for Operation in Southland" (p.3).
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