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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. 1 No. 20 (March 18, 1947)

"Fort Denies GI's in Town Saturday Night" (p. 1), "Pay Differences Peril Continuance of Salmon Industry" (p. 1), "Most Japanese Unaffected by Deportation Rule" (p. 2)
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The Northwest Times Vol. 4 No. 78 (September 30, 1950)

"Confusion Reigns in the Nation's Capitol After House, By a Whopping Majority, Votes to Override Vetoed Walter Bill" (p. 1), "Congress Amends Trading Act" (p. 1), "Volunteer Solicitors Cover District in Annual Community Chest Campaign; Our Goal This Year Will be $9,100" (p. 1).
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Memo: "Evacuation of Japanese from Hawaii"

Memo from John McCloy to General Eisenhower giving reasons against incarcerating Hawaiian Japanese: lack of materials and shipping, labor shortage that would ensue, and possible tensions between mainland and Hawaiian Japanese. McCloy also worries about the legalities of evacuating Hawaiian Japanese. Suggests that General Emmons should be in charge of ...
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Redress and reparations

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2041 (May 4, 1979)

Selected article titles: "Omission of Asians 'Glaring Oversight' on U.S. List Designating 'Minorities'" (pp. 1-2, 11), "First Friday Feature: Angel Island Immigration Station Dedicated" (p. 3), "Japan Today: May 4-10 Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week" (p. 6), and "West Coast Nisei Farmers in 1942, if Given a Free Choice ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2032 (March 2, 1979)

Selected article titles: "'A Day of Remembrance' Observed Coast to Coast" (pp. 1-2, 6-7, 12), "JACL to Draft Its Redress Bill This Weekend" (pp. 1, 11), "JARR Not Getting Filled...Noteworthy Nikkei Needed" (pp. 3, 8), and "Down to Earth: More to Remember" (p. 4).
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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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