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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 …
Resolution by the Native Sons of the Golden West (ddr-densho-67-91)
doc Resolution by the Native Sons of the Golden West (ddr-densho-67-91)
A list of resolutions adopted by the Native Sons of the Golden West. They believe that the War Relocation Authority and Dillon Myer cannot properly control the internees at Tule Lake and suggest the U.S. Army take over. Also call for the permanent ban on Japanese immigration as well as the execution of Japanese in charge …
doc "Japanese Excluded!" (ddr-densho-68-86)
Full headline: "Japanese Excluded! Illinois City Won't Have 2 Island Nisei"
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."
doc "Assembly Adopts the Resolution Unanimously" (ddr-densho-69-5)
Full headline: "Assembly Adopts the Resolution Unanimously. Strong Arguments Against Japanese Labor Expressed Even by Representatives of Farmers and Miners."
American Concentration Camps VOLUME 6 June, 1942- December, 1942 (ddr-densho-372-6)
doc American Concentration Camps VOLUME 6 June, 1942- December, 1942 (ddr-densho-372-6)
Volume 6 divides into six sections. Description about this volume reads directly from the book as follows: Section 1 presents archival documents from June 1942 that show the first major modifications of relocation policies and depict the resistance by Western Defense Command to any amelioration of the condition of the Japanese Americans. Section 2 contains selected …
American Concentration Camps VOLUME 8 1944 and 1945 Japanese of Hawaii (ddr-densho-372-8)
doc American Concentration Camps VOLUME 8 1944 and 1945 Japanese of Hawaii (ddr-densho-372-8)
Volume 8 divides into five sections. Description about this volume reads directly from the book as follows: Part 1 features archival documents from 1944 and 1945 that depict the winding down of the relocation program. Part 2 features selected pages of a Congressional Record from February 23, 1944 and June 23, 1944 that resulted in the …
American Concentration Camps VOLUME 7 1943 (ddr-densho-372-7)
doc American Concentration Camps VOLUME 7 1943 (ddr-densho-372-7)
Volume 7 divides into three sections. Description about this volume reads directly from the book as follows: The first section containing archival documents from 1943 depict the continuing resistance of General De Witt and his subordinates to the "liberalization" of policies toward Japanese Americans. This section also contains the White House response to the congressional criticism …
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