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General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, July 15, 1937

Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Includes reports from the treasurer, the Feast Of Lanterns boat parade committee, and the Fourth of July committee. Also includes discussion on matters relating to the Watsonville JACL, dues, the tea garden project, the donation drive to raise funds against …
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General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, May 18, 1939

Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Topics include the anti-alien fishing bills, the Japanese Association Hall lawn project, and the proposal to have the Southern District Council pay the deficit incurred by the anti-alien legislation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
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Special meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, January 26, 1939

Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Includes reports on the Northern California District Council meeting, and disagreements between first- and second-generation Japanese immigrants about the anti-alien fishing bill. Discussion topics include changes to the composition of the Executive Board, delegate nominations, and payment of member dues. …
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General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, February 22, 1939

Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Discussion topics include the JACL-sponsored garden project at the Monterey Union High School, the anti-alien fishing bill, and the proposal that the Monterey Peninsula JACL sponsor the district convention in 1941. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
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Executive meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, April 14, 1937

Minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League executive meeting. Topics discussed include a telegram asking for help fighting anti-alien legislation, the membership drive, and picnics the chapter is organizing. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csumb_ms15_0079
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Anti-immigration sentiment

Treatment of Japanese in America; Churches and Enemy Aliens; Japanese- Americans to be resettled

Contains three articles from "Federal Council bulletin," published in vol. 25, no. 1 (January 1942), no. 3 (March 1942), and no. 8 (October 1943). Titles include "Treatment of Japanese in America," "Churches and Enemy Aliens," and "Japanese- Americans to be resettled." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
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Immigrants and Citizens of Japanese Origin

This article by Shotaro Frank Miyamoto explains in detail about the concentration of the Japanese Americans on the West Coast, the history of anti-Japanese activities in this region and the racial antagonism expressed by American people against the Japanese in their midst. See this object in the California State Universities …
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On Tolerance, newspaper editorial, The Press Democrat, May 27, 1942

Newspaper editorial dated May 27, 1942, on Sonoma County, California's Japanese evacuation and incarceration. Author offers stance of tolerance and "true democracy." Author is anonymously named "Miss Nineteen." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: lp041-01-004
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Executive meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, October 17, 1940

Minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League executive meeting. Features discussion of the JACL-sponsored carnival, the New Years dance, the appointment of a new chairman to the dance class, and the suggestion that the chapter discuss how the Nisei should conduct themselves during times of unrest. See this …
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Social plan for minority groups (an excerpt from letter of O.D. Richardson)

An excerpt from a letter by O.D. Richardson, "A Social Plan for Minority Groups." Richardson provides a list of fourteen activities to avoid in order for social minorities to integrate culturally with Americans. Transcription is found in item: ecm_wells_9046. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
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