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Support from the non-Japanese American community

College summer service in a relocation center

Call for college students to meet a "desperate need" by serving as group work leaders supporting community activities, arts and recreation, church vacation Bible schools, and boys and girls clubs in either the Gila River or Manzanar Incarceration Camp; flier states that such service would provide the students with the …
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Suggestions for resolutions about evacuees of Japanese ancestry

Presents arguments and supporting "data" to assert that the claim that "America is a white man's country" is "un-American"; that the Government must make a greater effort to supply housing and financial aid for people who are resettling; that those opposing resettlement are "making a mockery of our war aim …
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Invitation to freedom - A proposal for a program of liberal adult education

Detailed proposal for an "adult education system for the Japanese relocation project at Poston, Arizona"; the author credits the American Friends Service Committee for financial support for research and a trial of the plan. Sections of the report include "Background at Poston"; "Foreground of the Problem"; "The Great Books"; "The …
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Final audit of National Japanese American Student Relocation Council

A report regarding closing operations of the National Japanese American Student Relocation Council. The report covers from May 1, 1946 to June 30, 1946, and regards "the Council's operations during the closing two month period." Topics addressed include financial statements and various aspects of closing operations, including Council staff; treatment …
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Letter from Rose Tani to Rev. Miller, 1942 May 10

Vociferous indictment of the Ladies aid of the Methodist Church for holding a luncheon picnic for "Japanese leaving Santa Anita," and similar efforts, stating that such overtures to "entertain enemies of their native land" are "traitor[ous]" and "disgrace the good sense of American woman hood." See this object in the …
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Suggestions for Resolutions about Evacuees of Japanese Ancestry

This document talks about the suggestions for the resolutions about the Japanese Americans who are forced to evacuate. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: RSG_01-05_01
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Extracts from statements regarding the Americans of Japanese Ancestry

This document is a text of letter sent by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Henry L. Stimson, Secretary of War, which mainly talks about the President approving the proposal of the War Department to organize a combat team consisting of loyal American citizens of Japanese descent. See this object in …
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Japs-First Bloc

This document is the article "Japs-First" BLOC by Helen Fuller from the New Republic Magazine, vol. 108, no. 22, number 1487, which talks about whether the war strategy should have been reversed. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-02_02
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Alien Enemy Program--So Far

This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," summer 1942, which talks about the classification of the Japanese American people as enemies after the attack on Pearl Harbor. It discusses about the Act of 1798 which states that an alien enemy is a person who is an alien who …
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Constitutional principles involved in the relocation program

This document is the statement by the Director of the War Relocation Authority regarding the constitutional principles involved in "the relocation program" as the program raises important questions of constitutionality. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-19_02
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