Civil rights

Letter from C. Walter Borton and Homer L. Morris to Dear Friend, May 21, 1943

Report to people who have contributed financial support for the Gordon Hirabayashi case on the hearing before the Supreme Court. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: JAIC_1-07_02
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Letter to Dear Friend from the Gordon Hirabayashi Defense Committee, January 1943

Fundraising letter requesting contributions for taking Gordon Hirabayashi's case to the Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. At the time of writing, Hirabayashi was imprisoned in King County, Washington. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: JAIC_1-07_01
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Suggestions for resolutions about evacuees of Japanese ancestry

Presents arguments and supporting "data" to assert that the claim that "America is a white man's country" is "un-American"; that the Government must make a greater effort to supply housing and financial aid for people who are resettling; that those opposing resettlement are "making a mockery of our war aim …
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Restricted Citizen

This article, "The Restricted Citizen," from "Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science," by Everett V. Stonequist discusses the difference between democratic constitutional theory and democratic social practice in the treatment of minorities. The article also describes the social structure of the United States and the early …
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Law

Legal aid department of Tule Lake

Report summarizing the establishment and workings of the legal aid department servicing Tule Lake based on an interview with Tim Yego. Includes a listing of department personnel with profiles and summarizes the types of cases brought to the department. Report compiled as a portion of the Japanese American Evacuation and …
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Judge Mikio Uchiyama

Oral history interview with Judge Mikio Uchiyama. 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 Uchiyama, Judge Miko
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Hasegawa Family

Oral history interview with the Hasegawas, including Ray, Helen, Peter, Yoshino, Becky and George Hasegawa. 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 Hasegawa Family
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Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC)

Letter from Michi Weglyn to Frank Chin, July 26, 1988

A letter from Michi Weglyn to Frank Chin discussing his letters to the editor and the contents of "Personal Justice Denied," the final government report of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC) hearings See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
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Hotoru Matsudaira, Mako Nakagawa, and Masao Takahashi, who testified at a hearing before the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians

Caption below image reads, "NO VACATION--Hotoru Matsudaira, right, a feisty 79-year-old grandmother, told a federal commission Thursday that the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II was anything but a 'three-year vacation,' as described by Sen. S.I. Hayakawa, R-Calif. 'He is a Canadian and he lived in the East …
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Witness preparation information packet to submit written testimony and testify before the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians

Information created for the purpose of assisting individuals in preparing testimony for the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians. Packet includes information on the investigation and review process, location of hearings, hearing formats, preparing oral testimony, post-hearing procedures, and a list of groups in the redress and reparations …
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