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Memo from Edward Ennis to Charles Fahy

Memo from Edward Ennis to Charles Fahy on the Korematsu case. Ennis discusses the possibility of an appeal by Korematsu and what actions they would have to take. Also warns that this case and others are the first that question the constitutionality of internment.
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Memo regarding DeWitt's Final Report

Memo from Edward Ennis to Francis Biddle regarding DeWitt's Final Report. Ennis describes how the War Department tried to keep the report away from the Department of Justice until he saw it by accident. Ennis is protesting the way that DeWitt portrayed the Attorney General and the Justice Department. He …
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 107, No. 14 (November 4, 1988)

Selected article titles: "Redress Payments Unaffected: Supreme Court Crushes NCJAR Lawsuit" (pp. 1, 9), "Delegation Urges Reagan to Sign Census Bill" (pp. 1, 9), "Voting Dukakis Better for America" (pp. 6, 8), and "Voting Bush Is the Obvious Choice" (pp. 6-7).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 20 (May 20, 1988)

Selected article titles: "Decision Not Unexpected, Says Hohri: Court Sets Back NCJAR Case" (p. 1), "Three JACL Presidential Aspirants Open Campaign at Little Tokyo Forum" (pp. 1-2), "Nakanishi Case: 'Unresolved Questions' at UCLA" (pp. 1, 4), and "Father and Daughter File Lawsuit, Charge Burbank School with Racial Bias" (p. 3).
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War Relocation Authority notice on the relocation of unattached children and youth

Myer writes about the specifics of how children under the age of sixteen, who have been separated from their parents for various reasons, can navigate the process of relocating outside the camps.
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 65, No. 25 (December 22-29, 1967)

Selected article titles: "Supreme Court and the Nisei: 'Equal Justice Under Law' nearer reality for Japanese Americans" (p. 1), "Individual choice in marriage not a concern for State" (p. 1), "Is Warren's legal philosophy of today a consequence of Evacuation?" (p. 1), "Takao Ozawa Case imbeds Issei to 'ineligible for …
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 15 (October 10,1969)

Select article titles: "PNW backs black demand on building trade unions" (p. 1); "Nisei accused of perpetuating own stereotypes: Apathy, etc." (p. 1); "Sacramento Judge Earl Warren Jr. to ask his father about Evacuation" (p.1); "'Be Human,' Nisei psychiatrist tells police academy graduates" (p. 3); "'Americanization' of Chinatown S.F. increasing …
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Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata

Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he details his thoughts and feelings about recent news of governmental attempts to bar Japanese Americans from returning to the West Coast and the recent rulings in EO9066 test cases. He then continues the letter by describing a recent carnival …
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Roger Daniels Interview Segment 10

The Japanese American Citizens League's leaders' response to Hirabayashi, Yasui and Korematsu (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National …


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Peter Irons Interview Segment 12

Government arguments in the initial cases of Hirabayashi, Yasui and Korematsu (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park …


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