Registration and the "loyalty questionnaire"

450 U.S.-Born Japs Disloyal (June 9, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, June 9, 1943, p. 3
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We Cannot Be Sure (June 13, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, June 13, 1943, p. 6
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Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 21

Signing "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," attending meetings of other resisters

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Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 10

Frustration with the registration questions involving renouncing allegiance to Japan

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection ...


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Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 5

Qualifying answer on "loyalty" question regarding military service: "Give me my rights back as American citizen and I'll be willing to go"
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Citizen isolation centers

New Camp for Bad Japs (April 28, 1944)

The Seattle Daily Times, April 28, 1944, p. 17
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Renunciation of citizenship

Scrapbook page with one article

Newspaper clipping from the Oregonian titled "They've Changed Their Minds."
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Nisei May Sue For Citizenship (October 26, 1945)

The Seattle Daily Times, October 26, 1945, p. 5
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The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 38 (November 16, 1944)

Selected article titles: "Renunciation Bill: Initial Procedures Clarified by Legal Aid" (p. 1), "2 Fires Result from Overheated Coal Stoves" (p. 2), and "Evacuee Property Office: Real Estate Problems Aired for Evacuees" (pp. 2, 4).
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The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 40 (October 5, 1945)

Selected article titles: "Justice Dept. Begins Renuncee Registration" (p. 1), "Justice Dept. Scheduled to Replace Army Wednesday" (p. 1), "Japanese POW's Go to Cotton Fields" (p. 2), and "To Potential Resettlers: 2 Prominent Tuleans Give Reports on Trips Outside" (p. 5).
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