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Politics

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 10 (September 6, 1957)

Select article titles: "'Family hardship' immigration bill OK" (p. 1); "85th Congress in Historic Passage of Civiil Rights Measure" (p. 2); "Formal complaint alleging 200 L.A. frims discriminate in employement lodged by ADL" (p. 6); "White House official Max Rabb to address Tokyo Nisei parley" (p. 8); "Ex.-Oregon ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 13 (September 29, 1961)

Selected article titles: "Bartender's Racial Bias Draws Fines Totalling [sic] $6,100" (p. 1), "Seattle Sending 30-Ft. Cedar Totem Pole at Sister City Gesture to Kobe, Weighs a Ton" (p. 1), and "New Lustre on American Democracy Viewed as First Negro Federal District Judge Sworn in on Constitution Week ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 2 (January 13, 1961)

Selected article titles: "Masaoka-JACL Relationship Changed, on Retainer Setup" (p. 1) and "Puyallup Finishes Issei Story Assignment No. 1: Initial Phase of Gathering Resource Material Proves Fascinating to CLers" (p. 4).
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Hawai'i

Series of responses to a letter

A series of responses to a letter written by Congressman Charles F. Ayer to John W. McCormack regarding the "Jap menace" in Hawaii. Urges the evacuation of all Japanese from Hawaii to the mainland to protect from invasion. McCormack forwards this letter to Henry L. Stimson. Thos. T. Handy, assistant ...
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Message to John J. McCloy

Message from unknown source to John J. McCloy on Kibei in Hawaii. Discusses the professed loyalty or disloyalty to the U.S. of the Kibei - author states that all Kibei are probably disloyal. Requests transfer of interned, "loyal" Hawaiian Kibei to mainland camps because if those loyal Kibei filed a ...
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Transcript of conversation between Col. Bendetsen and Lt. Hall

Conversation between Col. Bendetsen and Lt. Hall on General Emmons and his powers regarding evacuation to the mainland. They discuss how Emmons does not wish to evacuate more than 3,000 Japanese. References to his relationship to the Hawaiian economy are made. They also discuss legal technicalities of Hawaiian evacuation ...
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Pre-World War II service

Selective Service training

Original caption: Selective Service man of Japanese ancestry learns to "hold and squeeze" - Reception Center, Hawaii. [According to Robert Sato, this photo was taken before 1941.]
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Nisei soldier

Original caption: Florin, California. This American soldier of Japanese ancestry is shown at the railroad station of a small town in an agricultural community. He and nine other service men of Japanese ancestry received furloughs to enable them to come home to assist their families get ready for evacuation from ...
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Military service

Nisei soldier sitting on an army truck


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Young Nisei man with dog


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