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[War Food Administration bookmark]

A bookmark created by the War Food Administration, which provides information on the importance of eating wisely. It has instructions to contact the local Nutrition Committee for further information. It also contains a logo with a family and the motto, "U.S. Needs Us Strong, Eat The Basic 7 Every Day." ...
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Alien Enemy Program--So Far

This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," summer 1942, which talks about the classification of the Japanese American people as enemies after the attack on Pearl Harbor. It discusses about the Act of 1798 which states that an alien enemy is a person who is an alien who ...
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Constitutional principles involved in the relocation program

This document is the statement by the Director of the War Relocation Authority regarding the constitutional principles involved in "the relocation program" as the program raises important questions of constitutionality. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-19_02
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Relocation Opportunities in Maryland and the Delmarva Peninsula

This document describes the relocation opportunities in Maryland and the Delmarva Peninsula. It also discusses the cost of living, medical and educational facilities in these regions. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_01-19_01
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Background for the Relocation Program

The Background for the Relocation Program which was prepared for the information of the staff of the War Relocation Authority. It also talks about the Japanese migration to the United States. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-27_02
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Get the Evacuees Out

This is an article in the magazine "Common Ground," volume III, no. 4, summer 1943, which discusses about the important job of resettling the incarcerated Japanese Americans outside the war relocation centers. It describes in detail about how the government has done wrong in detaining and relocating about 100,000 Japanese ...
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Enemies in Name Only

An editorial from "The new republic," vol. 107, no. 13, number 1452 (September 28, 1942), describes the classification and registration of aliens of enemy nationality residing within the United States. It goes on to discuss the question that what proportion of these people are 'enemies' and what proportion are 'loyal' ...
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Citizens of Subjects? An Editorial

An article probably from the periodical, "The Christian century." It talks about the staggering blows received by American Democracy during the early months of the war. It describes how actions taken under the guise of military necessity have deprived many citizens of their constitutionally guaranteed equality before the law. See ...
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Suggestions for Resolutions about Evacuees of Japanese Ancestry

This document talks about the suggestions for the resolutions about the Japanese Americans who are forced to evacuate. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: RSG_01-05_01
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Extracts from statements regarding the Americans of Japanese Ancestry

This document is a text of letter sent by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Henry L. Stimson, Secretary of War, which mainly talks about the President approving the proposal of the War Department to organize a combat team consisting of loyal American citizens of Japanese descent. See this object in ...
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