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Discrimination

Redress!: the American promise

A booklet records the history of Japanese and Japanese-Americans who faced anti-Japanese sentiment in the United States. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_04_07_001
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Community Analysis Notes, no. 1, January 15, 1944

Titled as: From a Nisei who said "No." Account by an unnamed Community Analyst at Manzanar of the "life experience and viewpoints" influencing a young man's "No" response to the Army registration form's Question 28. The account stems from the analyst's notes, reproduced verbatim, from an exchange between the young …
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[Straws in the wind: An inquiry into the causes of the recent flare-ups], report on Manzanar protests, 1942-08-12

Report on strike at Manzanar Incarceration camp. Report discusses unrest and discrimination within camp leading to loyalty towards Japan. Also offers suggestions to create a "Pro-America Community" within the WRA program. Also includes personal correspondence to Willard Schmidt. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
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Donation receipt

A receipt for five dollars donation made by M. Okine [Masao Okine or Makoto Okine] on August 9, 1951 to Pacific Southwest Japanese American Citizens League Anti-discrimination Committee. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_03_02_001
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James Kirihara interview

Oral history interview with James Kirihara. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_KIRIHARA_JAMES
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"Resettlement"

Letter from Emiko [Nakawaki] to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, December 15, 1951

A holiday letter with greetings on the occasion of Christmas and New Year from Emiko Nakawaki [= Emiko Amy Terada] in Anaheim, California to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas in Lawndale, California. In the letter, she informs them of her new address in Cypress, California and talks about her 10-month old …
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Letter from [Emiko] A. Terada to Mrs. and Mrs. Thomas, August 27, 1948

A letter from Emiko Amy Terada in Los Angeles, California to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas in Lawndale, California. The letter contains news of her mother's death. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_028
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Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 2, 1946 [in Japanese]

A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She congratulates on Makoto Okine's returning home from Europe. She also writes about her next plan moving back to California with her husband, Masao, once he returns from Japan to Chicago. See this object in …
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Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 15, 1946 [in Japanese]

A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois, to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne, California. In the letter, Ayame describes her job in Chicago. She assists in making cameras and helps to light tobaccos. Her work starts at 8:00 AM and ends at 4:30 PM, including a …
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Letter from M. Kurima to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 22, 1946 [in Japanese]

A letter from Tadashi Mac and Fusaye Alice Kurima in Chicago, Illinois, to their relatives, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne, California. Kurima thanks them for the Christmas gift and congratulates on their daughter, Hatsuno's marriage. He also writes about Masao Okine who sent a 5-yen bill to Kurima from …
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