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Camp pilgrimages

Letter from Michi Weglyn to Frank Chin, December 07, 1978

A letter from Michi Weglyn to Frank Chin in which she discusses an incarceration camp pilgrimage and a JACL conference. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_03_001
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Letter to Michi Weglyn from unknown author

A letter to Michi Weglyn possibly from Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga about the effect of Weglyn's book "Years of Infamy" on Jack Herzig, and Herzig's conversations with General Bendetsen about the Manzanar Pilgrimage. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_02_007
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Gila River 50th reunion and dedication

An envelope for Yoneko Takano, who is an attendant of the Gila River 50th reunion and dedication events held at Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza, Phoenix, Arizona, March 17-19, 1995. The envelope has presumably contained a booklet, bus tickets, and a T-shirt, handed to Yoneko Takano during the events. See this …
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Gila River Relocation Center 1942-1945 monument dedication 50th reunion

A booklet to commemorate the 50th reunion of the former incarcrees and families of the Gila River incarceration camp, which was held March 17-19, 1995. Another booklet, "Banquet program," is attached. The former incacerees' current addresses and phone numbers are removed from the digital surrogate. See this object in the …
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Crowd stands near a memorial monument at Manzanar

A crowd of people stand near a memorial monument at Manzanar Cemetery. The caption below the image reads, "LONGE PINE, Calif. April 30, 1988 -- MANZANAR REUNION -- Rev. Pual Nakamura performs a flower offering to a memorial at the Manzanar Cemetery Saturday during the annual pilgrimage to the former …
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Hana Tada leading a group of Japanese Americans in singing "God Bless America" at a service in 1984

Caption above image reads, "GOD BLESS AMERICA--Hana Tada, 93, (center) leads group of Japanese-Americans in singing 'God Bless America' at a service here 2/19 commemorating the internment of them & 3,600 other Japanese-Americans in camps here during WWII. Tada & her group do not speak English, saying they were too …
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Students eat lunch in front of a monument at Manzanar

Six people sit on the ground eating from white bags in front of a monument. Snow covered mountains can be seen in the distance. The caption under the photo reads, "Manzanar, Ca.--(Slugged Manzanar)--Students from the University of California Riverside, all members of 'The Historian as Detective' class, eat lunch in …
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Poston II: 50 year reunion, October 5, 6, 7, 1992

Pamphlet of Poston II reunion. Provides memories and photographs during incarceration at Poston camp. Dedicated the Poston memorial monument to reaffirm their conviction and to ensure that the constitutional right of all Americans is very sacred and the tragic events of 1942-1945 will never again be repeated. See this object …
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Mountain south of Tule Lake

Color photograph depicting the mountains (most likely Castle Rock) south of Tule Lake incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1597
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Tule Lake

The pamphlet includes a brief description of Tule Lake camp and the program for Tule Lake plaque dedication ceremony held on May 27, 1979. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2869
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