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Support from the non-Japanese American community

Jeannie [Reed]

A photograph of Miss Jeannie Reed, the Okine family's friend. When the Reed family came from Missouri to California they did not have a place to stay. The Okines offered their place to accommodate the Reed family and two families became friends. The Reeds looked after the Okine's properties when …
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Toshiye Hirose interview

Oral history interview with Toshiye Hirose. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_HIROSE_TOSHIYE
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Ruth Okuye Ihara interview

Oral history interview with Ruth Okuye Ihara. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_IHARA_RUTH
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Frank Suzuki interview

Oral history interview with Frank Suzuki. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_SUZUKI_FRANK
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Mr. and Mrs. Masao Nakata

Oral history interview with Masao and Haruye [Harue] Nakata. 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 Nakata, Mr and Mrs Masao
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Exclusion orders

Letter to Dear Friend from the Gordon Hirabayashi Defense Committee, January 1943

Fundraising letter requesting contributions for taking Gordon Hirabayashi's case to the Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. At the time of writing, Hirabayashi was imprisoned in King County, Washington. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: JAIC_1-07_01
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Letter from C. Walter Borton and Homer L. Morris to Dear Friend, May 21, 1943

Report to people who have contributed financial support for the Gordon Hirabayashi case on the hearing before the Supreme Court. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: JAIC_1-07_02
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Civilian Exclusion Order No. 79

Prior to mass removal, exclusion areas were described in civilian exclusion orders posted by Lieutenant General John DeWitt of the Western Defense Command. Civilian Exclusion Area No. 79 included a portion of South King County, Washington. Maps detailing the prohibited area were also posted.
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"Evacuation" instructions

Instructions for persons of Japanese ancestry preparing for mass removal.
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"Evacuation" instructions


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