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Registration and the "loyalty questionnaire"

450 U.S.-Born Japs Disloyal (June 9, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, June 9, 1943, p. 3
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We Cannot Be Sure (June 13, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, June 13, 1943, p. 6
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Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 21

Signing "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," attending meetings of other resisters

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Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 10

Frustration with the registration questions involving renouncing allegiance to Japan

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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Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 5

Qualifying answer on "loyalty" question regarding military service: "Give me my rights back as American citizen and I'll be willing to go"
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Shig Kaseguma Interview Segment 14

The controversy over the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"
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June T. Watanabe Interview Segment 10

Friends move to Tule Lake as a result of the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"
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Letter to a Nisei man from his brother

Excerpt: "We've been receiving yours letters steady and as you mentioned in your last letter, we will send you more letters and much steadier." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
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George Nakano Interview I Segment 9

Parents sign "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"

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Jim Akutsu Segment 30

Reasoning behind answers to the so-called "loyalty questions"

Interview was conducted over two days because of delays caused by technical difficulties.
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