Activism and involvement

Activism and involvement (36)
Civil liberties (14)
Civil rights (26)
Politics (19)
Hawaiian statehood
Constitutional convention (1)
Lobbying (7)
Running for office (8)

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36 items
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 8 (February 27, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-8)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 8 (February 27, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-8)
Selected article titles: "Bill's Backers Optimistic" (pp. 1, 4), "JACL Reacts to INS Plan to Put Arabs in Detention Camp" (pp. 1-2), "The Continuing PC Saga: A Brief Synopsis" (p. 4), and "Solicitations Planned: JACL Explores Ways to Attract Members" (p. 8).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 5 (August 21-28, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-30)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 5 (August 21-28, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-30)
Selected article titles: "Students Among NCRR Delegation" (pp. 1, 3), "Commemoration Celebrates Imai's Walk for Peace" (pp. 1-2), "Internment Experience of Japanese Americans Is Basis for Musical" (p. 3), and "Legislative Alert for Visitors of Smithsonian Exhibit" (pp. 5-6).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 107, No. 18 (December 2, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-43)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 107, No. 18 (December 2, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-43)
Selected article titles: "Lawmakers Urge Bureau to Keep Its Commitment" (pp. 1, 5), "Sanrio Will Distribute Free Toys to Disadvantaged Bay Area Children" (p. 1), "Mineta Announces Plan to Measure Bias Against AA" (p. 1), and "Nat'l APA Bar Association Formed" (p. 3).
Gidra, Vol. I, No. 3 (June 1969) (ddr-densho-297-3)
doc Gidra, Vol. I, No. 3 (June 1969) (ddr-densho-297-3)
Selected article titlese: "The Persecution Rests" (p. 1), "CS, It's a Gas!" (p. 1), "Reflections in a Slanted Eye" (p. 2), "Grapes Are Coming!" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 19 (May 16, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-19)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 19 (May 16, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-19)
Selected article titles: "Conferees Examine Possible Causes of Prejudice and Violence Against Asians" (pp. 1, 11), "Cliff's Corner: Dangerous Legislation" (p. 5), "Navajo, JA Relocations Differ" (p. 5), and "More Highlights of H.R. 442 Hearing" (pp. 8-9).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 3 (July 24-31) (ddr-pc-59-28)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 3 (July 24-31) (ddr-pc-59-28)
Selected article titles: "Proposal Aimed at Racist Crimes" (pp. 1, 6), "Crime Report on Asian Gangs Misleading, Say Asian Leaders" (pp. 1-2), "AB37 Vetoed by Deukmejian" (pp. 1-2), and "Are We Ready for the Big Push?" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 19 (May 15, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-19)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 19 (May 15, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-19)
Selected article titles: "Japan Names Nikkei Honorees" (p. 1), "Asian Groups Vow to Prevent Future 'Vincent Chin' Cases" (pp. 1, 8), "Government Still Denies Constitutional Violations, Author Drinnon Says" (pp. 1, 3), and "Jennings: AA Journalists Can Link Cultures" (p. 8).
Robert Mizukami Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-114-16)
vh Robert Mizukami Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-114-16)
Elected mayor of Fife, Washington, one of the first Japanese American elected officials in Washington state

This is the first in a series of interviews conducted by the Puyallup Valley Japanese American Citizen League in collaboration with Densho.

Mitsuye May Yamada Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-137-13)
vh Mitsuye May Yamada Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-137-13)
Involvement in political movements while a student at New York University

Mitsuye Yamada was interviewed together with her two surviving brothers, William Toshio Yasutake and Joseph Yasutake, in group sessions on October 8-9, 2002. She was interviewed individually on October 9-10, 2002.

Before being contacted by Densho, the Yasutake siblings had planned to conduct their own ...

Senate Joint Resolution No. 21 (ddr-densho-280-23)
doc Senate Joint Resolution No. 21 (ddr-densho-280-23)
A description of land ownership laws in Washington state and the effects of passing Senate Joint Resolution No. 21.
Washington's 1889 Land Law (ddr-densho-280-25)
doc Washington's 1889 Land Law (ddr-densho-280-25)
A piece that encourages Washington state residents to pass Senate Joint Resolution No. 21, which would repeal a portion of the state constitution that bars non-citizens from owning land.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2046 (June 8,  1979) (ddr-pc-51-22)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2046 (June 8, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-22)
Select article titles: "Ruled as 'Adequate Rep' in Class Action Suit vs. WSU" (pp. 1, 5), "Plaque Dedicated at Tule Lake Campsite" (p. 1), "JACL Suports Boycott of Squibb to Fight 'Opium'" (pp. 1, 7), and "Echoes from Shiroyama: Kashiwabara: Was the Evacuation Good or Bad?" (p. 5).
Washington's 1889 Land Law-- Why Repeal? (ddr-densho-280-24)
doc Washington's 1889 Land Law-- Why Repeal? (ddr-densho-280-24)
A history of the West Coast's land ownership laws from 1864 to 1962. This document argues that the contemporary land ownership laws are outdated and encourages readers to vote in the upcoming election.
Gidra, Vol. I, No. 1 (April 1969) (ddr-densho-297-1)
doc Gidra, Vol. I, No. 1 (April 1969) (ddr-densho-297-1)
Selected article titles: "The Third World: A Response to Oppression" (p. 1), "A Commentary on the Noguchi Firing" (p. 1), "Yellow Power!" (p. 2).
Gidra, Vol. I, No. 8 (November 1969) (ddr-densho-297-8)
doc Gidra, Vol. I, No. 8 (November 1969) (ddr-densho-297-8)
Selected article titles: "Moratorium Day" (p. 2), "1969 Internal Security Act" (p. 2), "Pioneer Center Opens in Little Tokyo" (p. 3), "Yellow and Proud" (p. 5), "Revelance of Ethnic Studies" (p. 5), "The High Cost of Saving Face the American Way" (p. 8-9).
Draft letter by the NCRR (ddr-janm-4-16)
doc Draft letter by the NCRR (ddr-janm-4-16)
Four-paged draft letter by the NCRR. There is a place at the end for a signature but it is not signed.
NCRR (National Coalation for Redress/Reparations) pamphlet (ddr-janm-4-8)
doc NCRR (National Coalation for Redress/Reparations) pamphlet (ddr-janm-4-8)
NCRR (National Coalation for Redress/Reparations) brief history and membership sign-up pamphlet.
Kara Kondo Interview Segment 47 (ddr-densho-1000-139-47)
vh Kara Kondo Interview Segment 47 (ddr-densho-1000-139-47)
Postwar involvement in political organizations: League of Women Voters, Human Rights Commission
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2027 (January 26, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-3)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2027 (January 26, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-3)
Selected article titles: "I. Magnin, Joseph Magnin Urging Kenzo Label Change" (p. 1), "Yankee Samurai: Secret Role of Nisei in America's Pacific Victory" (pp. 1, 9-12), "Japan's Pearl Harbor Spy Saw Evacuation as 'Cruel Joke'" (p. 2), and "Min Yasui Letters: From the Multnomah Jail" (p. 5).
JACL Convention Procedures (ddr-densho-280-28)
doc JACL Convention Procedures (ddr-densho-280-28)
Convention procedures for the Japanese American Citizens League's 17th Biennial conference in Seattle, Washington. The procedures specifically highlight press officer duties and objectives.
Campaign letter for SJR 21 from JACL (ddr-densho-280-27)
doc Campaign letter for SJR 21 from JACL (ddr-densho-280-27)
This letter from the Japanese American Citizens League encourages Washington state voters to vote "yes" for Senate Joint Resolution No. 21, which would abolish restrictions on land ownership. It details the reasons a similar resolution did not pass two years ago and encourages readers to spread the word about SJR 21.
Some Proposed Changes to SJR 21 letter (ddr-densho-280-29)
doc Some Proposed Changes to SJR 21 letter (ddr-densho-280-29)
A typed document from Joe Hamanaka to Tak Kubota, General Chairman of JACL's Committee on Abolishing Restrictions on Land Ownership, outlining some proposed changes to a letter about passing Senate Joint Resolution No. 21.
A variety of letters to various politians in Washington, D.C. most likely from the NCRR (ddr-janm-4-7)
doc A variety of letters to various politians in Washington, D.C. most likely from the NCRR (ddr-janm-4-7)
Four 1-paged letters. One addressed to Vice President George Bush, one to House Majority Leader Thomas Foley, one to an unknown representative, and one to Richard Darman. It is unknown from where or from whom the letters came from because none of them are signed or even dated.
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