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Cross-racial relations

Excerpts from speech given at the University of Hawaii Forum, March 1943

Excerpts from speech given at the University of Hawaii Forum, March 1943. The document presents three quoted passages from the speech, one concerning the role of people of "the Japanese race" in serving as liaisons who can provide the most reliable check on the morale, needs, and activities of "the …
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Letter from Frank Herron Smith to C. I. O. Reporter, Station KYA, San Francisco, May 5, 1945

Letter to popular local radio reporter requests that he speak out against injustices perpetrated against Japanese American citizens during World War II. Smith notes his responsibility for "the care of our 37 Japanese churches," states that he is concerned that church members are not being allowed to work in canneries …
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Letter from Otis D. Richardson, Chair of English Department, Los Angeles City College, March 21, 1943

Letter from Otis Richardson highlighting the need to educating the Nisei about conforming to cultural norms. He discusses the unwillingness of Nisei and Kibei to educate themselves about the current issue regarding mass evacuation and the need for Americanization of all Japanese. He concludes the letter with "A Social Plan …
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Minoru Yasui

Minoru Yasui, Appellant, vs. United States of America


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Letter to "The Nisei American Student" from Minoru Yasui


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Japanese Testing Curfew Denied Bail (June 16, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, June 16, 1943, p. 11
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Denver

5th annual J.Y.P.C. conference

A group photograph of attendees at 5th annual Japanese Young People's Christian conference held in Denver, Colorado, November 29-December 1, 1933. Handwritten note on the back side reads: Betty Nishimura, __aks Kubo R. F., _rue Hashiko, Betty Jane Murai. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
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1931 Japanese Young People's Christian Conference of Colorado

A group photograph of attendees at Japanese Young People's Christian conference held in Denver, Colorado in December 1931. The photo is addressed to Shikio Kaniya in Yokohama, Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_01_001
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Law

Legal aid department of Tule Lake

Report summarizing the establishment and workings of the legal aid department servicing Tule Lake based on an interview with Tim Yego. Includes a listing of department personnel with profiles and summarizes the types of cases brought to the department. Report compiled as a portion of the Japanese American Evacuation and …
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Judge Mikio Uchiyama

Oral history interview with Judge Mikio Uchiyama. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Uchiyama, Judge Miko
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