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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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Exclusion orders

Instructions to all persons of Japanese ancestry, C.E. Order 92

Exclusion orders and evacuation instructions for persons of Japanese ancestry residing in Sacramento and Amador counties. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1941
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Civilian exclusion order no. 43

Exclusion orders and evacuation instructions for persons of Japanese ancestry residing in the Los Angeles area. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0862
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Redress! The American promise

Account of the Japanese American experience from the evacuation order of World War II to redress and reparations. Includes photographs. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0107
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Form letter from Heart Mountain requesting that letters be written to government officials regarding relocating to the west coast

Form letter requesting that letters be written to government officials regarding rescindment of Exclusion Orders and advocating for permission for Japanese Americans to return to the west coast. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0970
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Instructions to all persons of Japanese ancestry

Newspaper clipping with a reprint of the exclusion orders and evacuation instructions for persons of Japanese ancestry residing in Alameda County, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2495
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