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Politics

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 21 (May 27, 1988)

Selected article titles: "House Votes to Approve Hate Crimes Statistics Act" (p. 1), "Report Addresses Voter Registration in the U.S." (pp. 1, 3, 5), "Recovery of JA History Urged at Conference" (pp. 1, 8), and "Redress Bills Still In Conference Process" (pp. 4, 8).
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A variety of letters to various politians in Washington, D.C. most likely from the NCRR

Four 1-paged letters. One addressed to Vice President George Bush, one to House Majority Leader Thomas Foley, one to an unknown representative, and one to Richard Darman. It is unknown from where or from whom the letters came from because none of them are signed or even dated.
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In Memoriam booklet for U.S. Senator, Spark Masayuki Matsunaga (April 17-19, 1991)

In Memoriam booklet for United States Senator, Spark Masayuki Matsunaga. The memorial service took place in Honolulu, Hawai'i on April 17 through April 19, 1991.
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Hawai'i

The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 5 (January 15, 1949)

"Hawaii Pushes ENI Measure" (p. 1), "Additional Claims Queries, Replies" (p. 1), "They'll Consider Equality Bill" (p. 1).
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Hawaii Facing New Problem. (March 29, 1926)

The Seattle Daily Times, March 29, 1926, p. 6
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Letter from Commander John Ford to Frank Knox about the Japanese in Hawaii

Letter from Commander John Ford to Frank Knox about the Japanese in Hawaii. He warns about the infiltration of "disloyals" and stresses the failure of the FBI and military in controlling the situation. Also mentions the Big Five's dependence on skilled Japanese labor. Knox forwards this to President Roosevelt ...
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Pre-World War II service

George Koshi Segment 14

Writing to father while in the service

Members of the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) arranged for and conducted this interview in conjunction with Densho.
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World War I soldier

The man on the left, Henry Matsumoto Jr., was the only person of Japanese descent in the U.S. Navy during World War I.
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Military service

Badge worn by wives of servicemen


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Nisei soldiers moving towards battle

Original caption: Orciano Area, Italy. 2nd Lt. Masanao Otake of Lahaina, Maui (Hawaii), who was commissioned in Battle, leads his platoon from the town of Orciano into an attack pressing toward Leghorn. U.S. Fifth Army. 15 July 1944.
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