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Registration and the "loyalty questionnaire"

Affidavit

This affidavit belongs to Tsugitada Kanamori. It states that in 1945 he was repatriated to Japan in 1945 and that he did not swear allegience to the United States of America. According to the affidavit, Kanamori did so in order to keep his family together and to remain in camp. …
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Attached answers to affidavit questions

This item contains the more in-depth answers to questions on the affidavit that Tsugitada Kanamori submitted. In these extended answers to questions about Kanamori's repatriation to Japan and his refusal to pledge allegiance to the United States, he discusses his fear of violence and desire to keep his family together …
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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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Farewell to Little Tokyo

This document describes the sentiment of the American people towards the Japanese Americans after the attack on Pearl Harbor. It also describes the "military-forced effect of the evacuation and detention behind the barbed wire of relocation camps" on the Japanese American people. See this object in the California State Universities …
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Enemies in Name Only

An editorial from "The new republic," vol. 107, no. 13, number 1452 (September 28, 1942), describes the classification and registration of aliens of enemy nationality residing within the United States. It goes on to discuss the question that what proportion of these people are 'enemies' and what proportion are 'loyal' …
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"Resettlement"

Former incarcerees leaving Central Methodist Church, Detroit, Michigan

Former incarcerees leaving Central Methodist Church, Detroit, Michigan, following services on June 20, 1943. Photo by M. Graw. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_035
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Mr. and Mrs. Frank Doi in their victory garden in Detroit, Michigan

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Doi in their victory garden in Detroit, Michigan. Frank came from Colorado River incarceration camp. He works as an apprentice in a dental laboratory. June 20, 1943. Photo by M. Graw. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_032
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Former incarcerees leaving Central Methodist Church, Detroit, Michigan

Former incarcerees leaving Central Methodist Church, Detroit, Michigan, following services on June 20, 1943. Photo by M. Graw. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_034
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Former incarcerees from Los Angeles pulling beets in field near Milliken, Colorado

Former incarcerees from Los Angeles pulling beets in field near Milliken, Colorado. Novemer 3, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f03
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Mr. and Mrs. George Amano having breakfast in their apartment in Detroit, Michigan

Mr. and Mrs. George Amano having breakfast in their apartment in Detroit, Michigan. They came from Central Utah incarceration camp. George works as a lens grinder for Kindy Optical Company. June 20, 1943. Photo by M. Graw. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
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