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Series of responses to a letter (ddr-densho-67-46)
doc Series of responses to a letter (ddr-densho-67-46)
A series of responses to a letter written by Congressman Charles F. Ayer to John W. McCormack regarding the "Jap menace" in Hawaii. Urges the evacuation of all Japanese from Hawaii to the mainland to protect from invasion. McCormack forwards this letter to Henry L. Stimson. Thos. T. Handy, assistant chief of staff, forwards the McCormack ...
Message to John J. McCloy (ddr-densho-67-57)
doc Message to John J. McCloy (ddr-densho-67-57)
Message from unknown source to John J. McCloy on Kibei in Hawaii. Discusses the professed loyalty or disloyalty to the U.S. of the Kibei - author states that all Kibei are probably disloyal. Requests transfer of interned, "loyal" Hawaiian Kibei to mainland camps because if those loyal Kibei filed a writ of habeas corpus in Hawaii ...
Transcript of conversation between Col. Bendetsen and Lt. Hall (ddr-densho-67-49)
doc Transcript of conversation between Col. Bendetsen and Lt. Hall (ddr-densho-67-49)
Conversation between Col. Bendetsen and Lt. Hall on General Emmons and his powers regarding evacuation to the mainland. They discuss how Emmons does not wish to evacuate more than 3,000 Japanese. References to his relationship to the Hawaiian economy are made. They also discuss legal technicalities of Hawaiian evacuation - what powers General Emmons possesses and ...
Testimony of Seiyei Wakukawa (ddr-densho-67-145)
doc Testimony of Seiyei Wakukawa (ddr-densho-67-145)
Written testimony of Seiyei Wakukawa, born in Japan, immigrated to Hawaii at an early age. Incarcerated in Lordsburg internment camp, New Mexico. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "The Hawaiian Experience." Personal information excised by Densho.
Memo from Lt. Hall to John McCloy (ddr-densho-67-53)
doc Memo from Lt. Hall to John McCloy (ddr-densho-67-53)
Memo from Lt. Hall to John McCloy on possible consequences of evacuating and repatriating Hawaiian Japanese. Namely that they will either come into contact with enemy spies on the mainland or they will go back to Japan with crucial information. Suggests waiting four months before evacuating and repatriating and after that confining them to "concentration camps ...
Report:
doc Report: "A War-Time Problem: The Japanese in Hawaii" (ddr-densho-67-63)
Extensive report based mainly on observations and U.S. census materials. Argues that Japanese are a threat to military security in Hawaii and something must be done to handle the situation. Presents a number of facts that he thinks support this, analyzes these facts, and suggests possible plans. These include total evacuation of certain areas, creation ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 107, No. 20 (December 23-30, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-45)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 107, No. 20 (December 23-30, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-45)
Special holiday issue divided into sections A 1-12, B 1-12, C 1-16, D 1-12, E 1-24, D 13-24, C 17-32, B 13-24, and A 13-24. Selected article titles: "The President Signs the Redress Bill" (pp. B-1-B-2), "Decision to Cooperate" (pp. C-4-C-5), "Despite Wishes of Some: Comparatively Few Internees Came from Hawaii" (pp. E-2-E-3, E-19), and "John ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 26 (June 28, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-26)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 26 (June 28, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-26)
Select article titles: "Administration Civil Rights Bill On Senate Calendar; Fight Looms" (p. 1); "Congress Sends Claims Pay Bill To White House" (p. 1); "Supreme Court asks for new arguments in expatriation case" (p. 1); "Gakuen dissolved, set up scholarship" (p. 1); "Protest Use Of Vested Funds For School Purposes" (p. 2); "Nisei judge warns against ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 15 (April 12, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-15)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 15 (April 12, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-15)
Select article titles: "CL renews Hawaii statehood plea: Far East aspect of U.S. foreign policy would be strengthened by admission" (p. 1); Canadian Nisei patato grower protest dumping of U.S. spud surplus in Canada" (p. 1); "100 Million in Japan by '64 May 'Blow off Roof'" (p. 2); "San Jose-Okayama become sister cities" (p ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 16 (October 18, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-41)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 16 (October 18, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-41)
Selected article titles: "Japan Accepts 1975 Whaling Catch Quotas" (p. 1), "Hawaii Politics: Nikkei Democrats Shine" (p. 1), and "From the Frying Pan: The Man Who Knows America" (p. 2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 123, No. 2 (July 19-August 1, 1996) (ddr-pc-68-14)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 123, No. 2 (July 19-August 1, 1996) (ddr-pc-68-14)
Selected article titles: "Regulations for New ORA Eligibility Categories Under Review" (pp. 1, 12), "Can Native Hawaiians Seeking Sovereignty Use Redress as a Model?" (p. 4), "Resolutions: Restoration of $50 Million for Redress Education Fund Leads Way" (p. 6), and "From the JACL National Director: Does JACL Have Any Programs?" (pp. 9-10, 12).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 13 (September 26, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-38)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 13 (September 26, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-38)
Selected article titles: "Ex-WRA Worker Helping Resettle Vietnam Refugees" (p. 1), "JACL California Tri-District: Stronger National Voiced" (pp. 1-2), "Wendy M. Yoshimura: Sansei Arrested with Patty Hearst" (p. 1), and "Minority One: Hawaii Revisited" (p. 2).
The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 86 (October 16, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-148)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 86 (October 16, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-148)
""Our Job Not Yet Complete' Williams Says as He Extends Chest Drive One More Week. Leader Cites Grave Need to Hit Goal. Youngsters Do Their Share. Area Expects to End Push by Oct. 18" (pg. 1), "Japanese Third of Hawaii" (pg. 1)
Aboard Acadia (ddr-one-2-290)
img Aboard Acadia (ddr-one-2-290)
Black and white photographic print of a passenger aboard the Acadia en route to Japan. An unidentified woman is standing on deck wearing white headscarf and facing ocean with her back to camera. Inscribed on the back: "HAWAII DEC. 6 46."
Acadia Arriving at Port of Honolulu (ddr-one-2-284)
img Acadia Arriving at Port of Honolulu (ddr-one-2-284)
Black and white photographic print of voyage on ship Acadia from Seattle, Washington, to Japan, arriving at Honolulu, Hawaii, harbor with view of Diamond Head in distance.
Ben Tamashiro Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1007-5-2)
vh Ben Tamashiro Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1007-5-2)
Description of hierarchy among plantation workers (audio only)

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the ...

Edward H. Mitsukado Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1007-4-5)
vh Edward H. Mitsukado Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1007-4-5)
Leaving for military training on the mainland, saying goodbye to parents

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Arthur Nishimoto Interview Segment 9 (ddr-manz-1-129-9)
vh Arthur Nishimoto Interview Segment 9 (ddr-manz-1-129-9)
Memories of Honolulu in chaos after the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Daniel Inouye Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-28-5)
vh Daniel Inouye Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-28-5)
The call for military volunteers: running to sign up

This interview was conducted at the senator's office in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of a series of interviews with veterans attending the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, the interviews were generally shorter in ...

Yutaka Inokuchi Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-320-15)
vh Yutaka Inokuchi Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-320-15)
Visiting father at Honouliuli camp

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Harriet Sato Masunaga Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-389-8)
vh Harriet Sato Masunaga Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-389-8)
Coping with restrictions in Hawaii during the war

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Helene J. Minehira Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-319-14)
vh Helene J. Minehira Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-319-14)
Home is searched by two young military officers

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Daniel Inouye Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-28-8)
vh Daniel Inouye Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-28-8)
Leaving for duty, a less than auspicious send-off for the Japanese American GIs

This interview was conducted at the senator's office in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of a series of interviews with veterans attending the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, the interviews ...

Ramsay Yosuke Mori Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-316-9)
vh Ramsay Yosuke Mori Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-316-9)
Witnessing planes and smoke during the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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