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Registration and the "loyalty questionnaire"

Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama

Slightly yellowed envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked October 19, 1942. Along the top 10-23-1942 is written in red pencil. On the left side of the envelope is a purple "Censored" stamp. Inside the envelope is a letter dated ...
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Sue Kunitomi Embrey Interview Segment 13

Problems arising from the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"
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Michiko Wada Interview Segment 10

Remembering the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"
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K. Morgan Yamanaka Interview Segment 16

Answering "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"
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Frank Emi Interview Segment 6

Deciding to qualify answers to the so-called "loyalty questions"

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 this collection are ...


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Frank Emi Interview Segment 7

Attending hearings regarding qualified answers to the so-called "loyalty questions"

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 this collection ...


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Frank Emi Interview II Segment 5

Discussion of the leave clearance questionnaire: "I felt so strongly that these questions were very unfair and stupid"

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a ...


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Michi Weglyn Interview Segment 9

Questions over whether the leave clearance questionnaire was compulsory

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not ...


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Harry Ueno Interview Segment 32

Answering "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," and being taken to the stockade in Tule Lake concentration camp

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 ...


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Shizuko "Suzie" Sakai Interview Segment 7

Unrest surrounding the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" in camp

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