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Hawai'i

The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 20 (March 18, 1947)

"Fort Denies GI's in Town Saturday Night" (p. 1), "Pay Differences Peril Continuance of Salmon Industry" (p. 1), "Most Japanese Unaffected by Deportation Rule" (p. 2)
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The Northwest Times Vol. 4 No. 78 (September 30, 1950)

"Confusion Reigns in the Nation's Capitol After House, By a Whopping Majority, Votes to Override Vetoed Walter Bill" (p. 1), "Congress Amends Trading Act" (p. 1), "Volunteer Solicitors Cover District in Annual Community Chest Campaign; Our Goal This Year Will be $9,100" (p. 1).
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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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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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Cross-racial relations

Farming and grazing lease contract


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Little league football team banquet

This awards banquet was held in 1953 to honor the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee sponsored International Fighting Irish football team, which finished first in its league. In this photo two young footballers are receiving inspirational player awards from the coach.
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 21 (May 29, 1987)

Selected article titles: "University of California Does Not Discriminate, Says Wada" (pp. 1, 3), "Nakasone Meets with Black American Leaders to Improve Relations in Wake of Racial Remark" (p. 1), "New Book Examines Japanese Texan History" (p. 2), and "Our Living, Breathing U.S. Constitution" (pp. 4-5).
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Violence

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 3 (January 22, 1982)

Selected article titles: "Task Unit Investigates Anti-Minority Violence" (p. 1), "Reagan Alters Stand; Biased School Tax Urged" (p. 2), "Supreme Court Ruling Excludes Aliens from Public Employment" (p. 2), and "Lil' Tokyo Expansion Plan Halted" (p. 3).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 9 (March 6, 1987)

Selected article titles: "L.A. County: Commission Reports Rise in Hate Crime" (pp. 1, 3), "Chin Trial Moved to Ohio" (p. 1), "Focus on Japanese Americans: Opening Date, Ceremonies Set for Smithsonian Exhibit" (pp. 1, 4), and "Changes in JACL Personnel Manual Proposed" (pp. 1-2).
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The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 16 (April 20, 1945)

Selected article titles: "Myer Speaks to Representative Groups During 4-Day Visit Here: Explains Policies of the WRA" (pp. 1, 6), "Doi Describes Arson Attacks at Court Trial" (p. 2), and "Hospital Opens Japanese School" (p. 5). Page 7 is mislabeled as page 6.
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