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Deportation and internment during World War II

'What about Hugh Kiino'

This article from a magazine "Harper's," vol. 187, no. 1121 (October 1943), by S. Burton Heath is about a Japanese American citizen called Hugh Kiino. It addresses how Kiino, his wife, and seven thousand other Japanese Americans were forced by the United States army to leave their homes, desert their …
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Letter from Yoshihiko Matsuura to Kiyoko Noda, April 30, 1949

A letter from Yoshihiko Matsuura, an internee in the Crystal City Internment Camp, Texas, to his grandmother, Kiyoko Noda, in Lima, Peru. He includes updates on day to day life in the Crystal City camp, including the event on the Emperor's birthday [April 29] and a play performed in the …
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Letter from Kiyoko Matsuura to Kikuko Noda, January 26, 1945

A letter from Kiyoko Matsuura, an internee at the Crystal City Internment Camp, to her mother, Kikuko Noda in Lima, Peru. In the letter, she describes the celebration of the New Year [1945] at the internment camp and expresses her appreciation for the gifts sent by her mother. According to …
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Letter from Kiyoko Matsuura to Mizuko Noda, September 5, 1944

A letter from Kiyoko Matsuura, an internee in the Crystal City Internment Camp, to her sister in Lima Peru. In the letter, she includes updates on day to day life in the Crystal City camp and expresses her appreciation for the money sent by her father. Kiyoko states that she …
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Letter from Michi Weglyn to the editor, The Washington Post, April 10, 1998

A letter to the editor at the Washington Post from Michi Weglyn. In the letter Weglyn describes the experiences of Japanese Latin Americans interned during World War II. She also describes their efforts to obtain redress from the U. S. government. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
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[Graduation speech by Michi Weglyn]

A graduation speech by Michi Weglyn explaining why she wrote "Years of Infamy." She also discusses Japanese American and Japanese Latin American internment. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_01_019
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The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 30 (September 21, 1944)

Selected article titles: "Adopt Resolution to Send Gifts to Japanese Soldiers Held by US: Gift Drive Expected in Near Future" (p. 1), "Myer Reports 45 Center Nisei Killed in Italy; Tule Casualties Given" (pp. 1-2), "Mexicans Want to Intern Japanese" (p. 1), and "Department of Justice: Report Shows Decrease in …
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Arthur Yakabi's Testimony to the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians

Copy of Arthur Yakabi's testimony to the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians detailing his experiences being departed from Peru and sent to verious American Concentation Camps.
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Autobiography of Arthur Yakabi

Photocopy of Arthur Yakabi's handwritten autobiography detailing his childhood in Peru, detention in the United States during WWII, and his adulthood in the United States.
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Letter to Yuri Domoto from Mitsuko Nakamura

Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Mitsuko Nakamura in which Mistuko tells about her first days in Crystal City and how it differs from Amache. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.
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