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The Japanese American Citizens League

Cherry Kinoshita Segment 12

Getting involved in the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
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Jane Kaihatsu Interview Segment 16

Jane Kaihatsu Interview Segment 16
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Minoru Yasui Interview Segment 9

Thoughts on the Japanese American Citizens League's wartime stance (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 Service. Any …


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Military Intelligence Service

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 21 (May 30, 1986)

Selected article titles: "Yasui Case Can Go to Appeals Court" (p. 1), "Violence Against Minorities a Serious Problem, State Commission Concludes" (pp. 1, 12), "Reporter Regrets Onizuka Remark" (pp. 2, 7), and "East Wind: America's Secret Weapon" (p. 4).
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Masaru Yoshioka

Masaru Yoshioka trains for military service at Camp Savage in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Japanese Americans in the United States Army's Military Intelligence Service were trained in translating captured Japanese documents at Camp Savage during WWII.
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PACMIRS

Newsletter from PACMIRS (Pacific Military Research Section at Camp Ritchie, Maryland). An item from: pages 84-85 of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2019_002_001_056_02
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Pre-World War II service

[Newspaper articles from "Pacific citizen"]

Newspaper clippings from "Pacific citizen" published on November 22, 1991. Includes two articles collecting Nisei Military Intelligent Service's experience. "Surviving and spying behind enemy lines" written by Harry K. Honda, Senior editor, Pacific Citizen, describes Sakakida's story of wartime intrigue, which was delivered at the MIS 50th anniversary reunion dinner …
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Chester and Akiko Lillian Sasashima

Oral history interview with Chester and Akiko Lillian Sasashima. 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 Sasashima, Chester and Lillian
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Discriminatory laws

Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 4

Discussion of family's legal case involving the alien land law

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this …


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An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda - Segment 1

Chairman of Japanese American Cultural Center and former president of Japanese Chamber of Commerce recounts conditions of prewar Los Angeles's Little Tokyo, its wartime conversion into a black community, postwar reestablishment as a Japanese-American cultural and commercial center. Includes comments on discriminatory legislation, prewar Japan-American relations. World War II removal …
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