677 items
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 25 (June 21, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-25)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 25 (June 21, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-25)
Select article titles: "1st Nisei Voted Mayor of City in Orange County" (p. 1); "Senate Leaders Urged by JACL To Place Civil Rights Bill Ok'd by House on Calendar, By-Passed Committee" (p. 1); "1st Oriental descent Canada member of parliament elected" (p. 1); "NARTB invited to join JACL campaign to help rid anti-Nisei movies on ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 1, (July 5, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-27)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 1, (July 5, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-27)
Select article titles: "East L.A. athletes dominate at 6th annual Relays; five records broken, one tied" (p. 1); "President Signs $2-Million Bill For Evacuees" (p. 1); "Monthly social security benefits payable to Issei visiting or residing in Japan" (p. 1); "Whereabouts sought by Justice Dep't of 72 missing claimants" (p. 1); "'Miracle man' astounding ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 4 (January 25, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-4)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 4 (January 25, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-4)
Selected article titles: "Builders using gov't financing sued for race bias in selling tract homes" (p. 1); "Eisenhower urges statehood for Hawaii & Alaska" (p.1); "Japan refugee returns home after year stay in California, in Uncle Sam uniform" (p. 1); "Nisei opera soloist set for S.F. season" (p. 2); "Temporary farm worker program extended for Mexicans ...
Interview with James Rowe, Assistant to the Attorney General (ddr-densho-67-83)
doc Interview with James Rowe, Assistant to the Attorney General (ddr-densho-67-83)
Interview with James Rowe, Assistant to the Attorney General. Rowe describes how Executive Order 9066 came about. The Justice Department had been opposed to evacuation but after a meeting with the War Department, Attorney General Francis Biddle changed his mind to support 9066. Rowe and others disagreed with this, but went along with 9066 to keep ...
doc "Japanese Control the Vacaville Labor Situation" (ddr-densho-69-8)
Full headline: "Japanese Control the Vacaville Labor Situation. Building Trades Council Wants Japanese Excluded. Fruit Crop is Now in Danger. Coolie Workmen Threaten Strike That Will Bring Ruin to Orchardists of Valley Unless Terms Are Granted."
Letter from Uhachi Tamesa to A.L. Wirin (ddr-densho-333-28)
doc Letter from Uhachi Tamesa to A.L. Wirin (ddr-densho-333-28)
Letter regarding blocked subscriptions for people with Japanese names
Frank Emi Interview I Segment 2 (ddr-densho-122-5-2)
vh Frank Emi Interview I Segment 2 (ddr-densho-122-5-2)
Dealing with non-Japanese Americans at prewar family business; encountering discrimination

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing ...

Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 5 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-5)
vh Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 5 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-5)
First encounter with discrimination at a neighborhood swimming pool

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Gus J. Solomon Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1012-10-2)
vh Gus J. Solomon Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1012-10-2)
Prewar hostility in Oregon towards Japanese Americans (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 opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this ...

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 16 (April 17, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-16)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 16 (April 17, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-16)
Selected article titles: "Yen debt claimants seeking pre-war exchange rate" (p. 1), "Cal. FEPC bill signature by governor due" (p. 1), "442nd RCT linked with famous U.S. Army regiments of history" (p. 1), "Nisei greeted as 5-millionth visitor of United Nations" (p. 1), "Fair housing bill in Minnesota reported" (p. 1), "'Nothing in common' between ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 9 (February 27, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-9)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 9 (February 27, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-9)
Selected article titles: "Wakamatsu calls for 50,000 in JACL ranks" (p. 1), "JACL-sponsored bill repealing Idaho anti-miscegenation law passes both houses" (p. 1), "Father of author of 'Home Again' vows film will be made" (p. 1), "Holder of top award from Garden Club of America, an Issei widow, revisits Japan" (p. 2), "Hiroshima social worker ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 25 (December 18, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-51)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 25 (December 18, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-51)
Selected article titles: "Pocatello JACL alerts headline writer in Idaho on use of "Jap" (p. 1), "Nisei files to block deportation order issued 8 years ago" (p. 1), "16 states have specialized agencies to enforce anti-minority discrimination laws" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 6 (August 7, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-32)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 6 (August 7, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-32)
Selected article titles: "Sansei teacher denied Virginia position" (p. 1), "36 AJAs elected to Hawaii state senate and house" (p. 1), "Filipino attitude on Japan softens" (p. 3), "Hard work, good water, eating fresh fruit seen as key to longevity of Fowler Issei" (p. 4), "Three neighboring high schools in Turlock to sport Sansei student body ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 1 (July 3, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-27)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 1 (July 3, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-27)
Selected article titles: "Hawaii plebiscite passes 17-1; 58 AJAs win in primaries" (p. 1), "Eagle Scout Ito rescues Sansei from drowning" (p. 1), "Ray Yasui's daughter Joan elected Oregon Girls State governor, named to Girls Nation, chosen 4-H president--all inside a week" (p. 1), "Stomach cancer study on Orientals started" (p. 1), "Suggest Americans of ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 7 (August 14, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-33)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 7 (August 14, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-33)
Selected article titles: "Congressman Inouye to address EDC-MDC" (p. 1), "Linda Yatabe of San Francisco named 'Miss 1960 JACL' Queen" (p. 1), "Sen. Engle remarks on reversal of anti-Nisei feelings" (p. 2), "Old American political truism works for JACLer who writes his congressman" (p. 2), "San Francisco Nipponmachi assured more police protection; businessmen complain" (p. 3 ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 3 (January 16, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-3)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 3 (January 16, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-3)
Selected article titles: "Racial Relocation to ease tension?" (p. 1), "Anti-Nisei housing bias mooted by Utah civil righters" (p. 1), "50 of Calif.'s 80 Assemblymen Co-Author FEPC" (p. 1), "Univ. of Chicago Issei artist retires after 50-year association with college" (p. 1), "Columnist in L.A. Times comments on evacuation, hopes Sansei have as much ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 11 (March 13, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-11)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 11 (March 13, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-11)
Selected article titles: "Hawaii statehood bill passes Senate, 76-15" (p. 1), "Utah House OK's Civil Rights Measure 52-11" (p. 1), "Negro judge urges Philadelphia JACLers work with other minorities to fight bias" (p. 2), "Oldest U.S. Japanese Christian church seeking new building site" (p. 3), "Washington State Alien Land Law Referendum Set for 1959 ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 13 (September 25, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-39)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 13 (September 25, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-39)
Selected article titles: "Inouye prays U.S. stay firm after 'K' visit" (p. 1), "Negroes urged by newspaper columnist to maintain close ties with Nisei" (p. 1), "Private bill signed to admit Japanese ex-TB immigrant" (p. 1), "Nisei VFW post poker palace license fight ends, more clubs may be opened" (p. 3), "JACL's long-standing record ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 12 (March 20, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-12)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 12 (March 20, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-12)
Selected article titles: "Eisenhower signs Statehood bill without fanfare" (p. 1), "Uncle Sam's 50th star now in view. JACL jubilant over Hawaiian statehood and recognition of its citizens" (p. 1), "Japanese American Democratic Club drops racial designation, reaction is mixed" (p. 3), "Chapter eliminates racial restriction in own high school scholarship program" (p. 4), "Civil ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 18 (May 4, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-18)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 18 (May 4, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-18)
Selected article titles: "Use of Confidential Information in Deportation Cases Being Challenged" (p. 1), "Form Group to Rid Alien Land Law at Election" (p. 1), "Reallocation of Asian Refugee Quota Sought" (p. 1), "Delinquency, FEPC topics at East L.A. meeting" (p. 1), "Supreme Court ruling on Jim Crowism in intrastate bus travel pondered" (p. 2 ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 23 (June 8, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-23)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 23 (June 8, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-23)
Selected article titles: "Mayor Taft Cities C.L. for Progress of Nisei in U.S." (p. 1), "Nisei vet bucks housing bias in Las Vegas" (p. 1), "Letter to San Francisco editor bares discrimination against Nisei home-buyer" (p. 1), "Clovis Nisei float wins first prize" (p. 3), "Bookkeeper admits theft from doctors, $10,000 involved" (p ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 2 (July 13, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-28)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 2 (July 13, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-28)
Selected article titles: "President signs claims amendment: Compromise procedure now granted for evacuation claims up to $100,000" (p. 1), "Gov't halts move to deport L.A. Issei couple" (p. 1), "Survey underway in discrimination of Nisei home buyers" (p. 1), "Dream comes true for Denver Nisei with entrance to U.S. Air Force Academy ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No.10 (September 5, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-36)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No.10 (September 5, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-36)
Select article titles: "Snake River Valley potato farmers worry over 'no price" and Sansei" (p.1); "Job discrimination against Nisei going 'underground'" (p.3); "Historical account of Japanese Canadians in British Columbia set for Centennial" (p.8)
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No.24 (December 12, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-50)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No.24 (December 12, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-50)
Select article titles: "Racial bias in Denver reality deals charged" (p.1); "Nevada marriage law upset" (p.1); "Lessening of employment bias on race cited by pres. Comm." (p.8)
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No. 15 (October 10, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-41)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No. 15 (October 10, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-41)
Select article titles: "Change of Warren's anti-Japanese bias to civil rights champion cited" (p.1); "45 of 96 AJA primary candidates survive Terr. of Hawaii elections" (p.1)
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