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Redress and reparations

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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George Kiyomoto interview

Oral history interview with George Kiyomoto. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_KIYOMOTO_GEORGE
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Takashi Tsutsui interview

Oral history interview with Takashi Tsutsui. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_TSUTSUI_TAKASHI
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Eric Andow interview

Oral history interview with Eric Andow. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_ANDOW_ERIC
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Letter from Brian Tatsuo to the friends of Michi Weglyn and the NCRR members present at the Tribute to Michi meetings

A letter from Brian Tatsuo to the friends of Michi Weglyn and the NCRR members present at the Tribute to Michi meetings, in which offers a lengthy critique of the leadership of the National Coalition for Redress/Reparations (NCRR), with the exception of Frank Emi. In the letter he also refers …
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Exclusion orders

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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Nisei helping to post exclusion orders

Some of the Nisei men on Bainbridge Island helped the soldiers hand out and post the exclusion notice that gave instructions for the exclusion of the Japanese American community on Bainbridge Island. Bainbridge Island, Washington was one of the first areas to be evacuated due to its proximity to the …
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Soldiers posting exclusion orders

Original museum cataloging information: Special instructions. Army's edict. Soldier nailing up placards containing Civilian Exclusion Order No. 1 and special instructions to all Japanese residents of Bainbridge Island, telling them exactly how they are to comply with evacuation decree. Based on information from the museum, it appears the exclusion orders …
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