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Stereotypes

Part IV. Collective adjustments to the relocation center, chapter I: social structure of the community

Description of camp social structures including "Caucasian-Japanese relations" highlighting tension and hostility by three groups that most directly involve Japanese Americans and the incarceration: The War Relocation Authority (WRA), the US Army and the American public. Using case - studies, the manuscript examines these relationships and discusses the circumstances of …
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Dealing with Japanese-Americans by John F. Embree, Documents Section, Office of Reports

Short report from WRA Documents Section leader John F. Embree on recommended attitudes, suggestions, and practices while interacting with incarcerated Japanese Americans. According to Embree, race is hereditary while culture is acquired, and Caucasians should refrain from making stereotypical images of "Japanese types." Embree describes the differences in culture and …
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Heart Mountain sentinel (September 18, 1943): Zootsuo

Comic strip created by Bennie Nobori, published in "Heart Mountain Sentinel" at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Satirical cartoon features the adventures of Zootsuo, a young boy at an incarceration camp. Includes verso in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1015
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Heart Mountain sentinel (August 28, 1943): Zootsuo

Comic strip created by Bennie Nobori, published in "Heart Mountain Sentinel" at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Satirical cartoon features caricatures of a young boy, Zootsuo, and an American Indian "genie." Includes verso in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1005
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Dealing with Japanese-Americans

Report by John F. Embree, Documents Section, Office of Reports, regarding cultural values of Nisei and Issei and incarceree attitudes towards authority, employment, incarceration, and the war. See also sac_jaac_1651. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1643
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Heart Mountain sentinel (September 4, 1943): Zootsuo

Comic strip created by Bennie Nobori, published in "Heart Mountain Sentinel" at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Satirical cartoon features caricatures of a young boy, Zootsuo, and an American Indian "genie." Includes verso in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1012
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Heart Mountain sentinel (August 21, 1943): Zootsuo

Comic strip created by Bennie Nobori, published in "Heart Mountain Sentinel" at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Satirical cartoon features caricatures of a young boy, Zootsuo, and an American Indian "genie." Includes verso in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1011
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Heart Mountain sentinel (August 14, 1943): Zootsuo

Comic strip created by Bennie Nobori, published in "Heart Mountain Sentinel" at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Satirical cartoon features caricatures of a young boy, Zootsuo, and an American Indian "genie." Includes verso in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1010
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Heart Mountain sentinel (September 25, 1943): Zootsuo

Comic strip created by Bennie Nobori, published in "Heart Mountain Sentinel" at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Satirical cartoon features caricatures of a young boy, Zootsuo, and an American Indian "genie." Includes verso in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1014
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Heart Mountain sentinel (September 11, 1943): Zootsuo

Comic strip created by Bennie Nobori, published in "Heart Mountain Sentinel" at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Satirical cartoon features caricatures of a young boy, Zootsuo, and an American Indian "genie." Includes verso in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1013
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