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Non-incarcerated Japanese Americans

Letter from Ida Otani to Michi Weglyn, April 26, 1997

A letter from Ida Otani to Michi Weglyn about the firing of Japanese American railroad workers during World War II. Otani describes the hardships her family went through after her father was fired by Western Pacific Railroad and the family was forced to vacate their home because it was on …
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[Newspaper clipping titled:] My family's wartime experience

Commentary published in "Nichi Bei times" regarding Otani's reflections on her experience during World War II and her father's experience being fired from his job as a railroad worker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2111
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Letter from Sharon Tanihara to Cheryl, JACL National Headquarters, August 20, 1990

Correspondence from Sharon Tanihara to Cheryl at the Japanese American Citizens League National Headquarters regarding Tanihara's argument about her eligibility for redress payments, a request for names and addresses of JACL officers, and a rough draft of a letter to JACL officers about amendments to the Civil Liberties Act of …
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Letter from Daniel K. Inouye, Senator, to Sharon M. Tanihara, September 21, 1990

Correspondence from Senator Daniel Inouye to Sharon Tanihara regarding the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 and Tanihara's eligibility for restitution payments. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2165
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Letter from Harry Honda, Senior Editor, Pacific Citizen to Sharon Tanihara, August 17, 1990

Correspondence from Harry Honda to Sharon Tanihara regarding a meeting with Robert Bratt of the Office of Redress Administration. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2164
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Letter from Sharon M. Tanihara to Jim Tokeshi, September 30, 1990

Correspondence from Sharon Tanihara to Jim Tokeshi regarding Tanihara's advocacy for an amendment to the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 to cover certain individuals previously excluded from that bill. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2159
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Letter from Sharon Marie Tanihara to Mr. Jerry Enomoto, Chairperson, Legislative Education Committee, Japanese American Citizens League, February 15, 1990

Correspondence from Sharon Tanihara to Jerry Enomoto of the Japanese American Citizens League regarding Tanihara's argument about her eligibility for redress payments. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2157
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Letter from Sharon M. Tanihara to Daniel Inouye, Senator, December 10, 1990

Correspondence from Sharon Tanihara to Senator Daniel Inouye regarding Tanihara's views on the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 and her opinions on restitution payments for individuals previously excluded from that bill. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2161
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Children and young adult

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 116, No. 18 (May 7, 1993)

Select article titles: "Teaching Internment" (p. 1); "Japanese American exhibit still on view at Smithsonian" (p. 3); "The Nisei legacy" (p. 8).
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Obon Festival- Dancers

Black and white photographic print of six Obon dancers posing for the camera holding small Japanese and American flags. From left to right: Eddie Tamiyasu, Atsuko "Alice" Kida, Jean (Tsujimura) Takashima, Jean Yasuko (Kida) Tomita, Shizuko "Shiz" (Ochiai) Ota Okasaki, Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando. Obon is an annual event hosted …
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