Responses of non-Japanese Americans

G.S. Hantf, a barber in Kent, Washington

G.S. Hantf, a barber in Kent, Washington, who opposed the return of the incarcerees to their homes after the war, March 2, 1944. Photo shows him pointing to a sign "We don't want any Japs back here -- ever!" See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
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Sign on a barbershop door in Parker, Arizona, "Japs keep out you rats"

Barbershop in Parker, Arizona, with sign "Japs keep out your rats." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_JA_f02
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Letter encouraging activism in response to the exclusion order

A letter asking the reader to write letters to government officials, Henry L. Stimson, Charles M. Bonesteel, and Dillon S. Myer to protest the continued incarceration of Japanese Americans. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMRC_01-06_002
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Northwest Enterprise editorial: "Life, Liberty And The Pursuit Of Happiness"


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Northwest Enterprise editorial: "They'll Keep The Faith: Japanese Courier"


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Support from the non-Japanese American community

Tonko Doi Interview Segment 8

Hearing mother's recollections of camp
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Yoshimi Matsuura Interview Segment 13

Remembering some acts of kindness from friends and neighbors
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Chiyoko Yagi Interview Segment 18

Being visited in camp by non-Japanese friends from home
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Ernest Besig Interview Segment 3

The ACLU's position on the incarceration, and thoughts on the Japanese American Citizen's League

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, …


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Fred Okrand Interview Segment 1

Trying to create a test case with the ACLU to challenge the mass removal

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews …


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