Hawai'i

Hawaii Facing New Problem. (March 29, 1926)

The Seattle Daily Times, March 29, 1926, p. 6
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Report: "The Hawaiian Groups"

Report written for the WRA on Hawaiian evacuees in the U.S. Describes the status of Hawaiian evacuees based upon the observations by the author at a "swank dinner party." The author concludes that evacuation to the mainland was not voluntary and the conditions at Jerome were harsh for the ...
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Two messages to General Emmons from John McCloy

Two messages to General Emmons from John McCloy requesting information on the 400 evacuated Japanese. Very concerned with whether Hawaiian Japanese should be isolated or permitted contact with mainland Japanese. Indicates a belief that Hawaiian Japanese will infect mainland Japanese. McCloy also asks Emmons if he can stop evacuation without ...
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Testimony of Patsy Saiki

Written testimony of Patsy Saiki of Honolulu, Hawaii. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "The Hawaiian Experience." Personal information excised by Densho.
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Events prior to Pearl Harbor

Loyalty to U.S. of Japanese in America Big Disappointment to Tokyo Spy Chiefs (November 24, 1941)

The Seattle Daily Times, November 24, 1941, p. 6
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Midori Suzuki - Sanzui A. Takaha Interview Segment 12

Mother's political interests: keeping up with events in Japan
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Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 36

Brother was drafted into the U.S. army before December 7, 1941

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are ...


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Support from the non-Japanese American community

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 83, No. 10 (September 3, 1976)

Selected article titles: "Inouye Career Hits Low Ebb" (p. 1), "Japan Finally Clears WW2 Debts" (p. 1), "Biennium Afterthoughts" (pp. 1, 3), and "Dr. Hubert Phillips, 91: Protested Evacuation in 1942" (p. 4).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 9 (March 5, 1982)

Selected article titles: "Nisei Veteran Wins Honorable Army Discharge After 36 Years" (p. 1), "'Day of Remembrance' in 1982: WW2 Aid of Quakers Recalled" (p. 1), "Redress Phase 3: JACL's Redress Ambassador Min" (p. 2), and "Trust Fund for Redress Seen as Breech of Faith" (p. 6).
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Letter from the Masudas to Mrs. Charles Gates

Letter on a single sheet of paper, folded into quarters, from the Masudas in Poston.
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