World War II

World War II (20)
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"War hysteria" (91)
Decision to incarcerate (88)
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"Voluntary evacuation" (39)
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Japanese American community responses (69)
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Santa Anita Pacemaker (105)
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Mercedian (21)
Pinedale Logger (9)
Pomona Center News (24)
Salinas Village Crier (8)
Stockton El Joaquin (34)
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Publications (23)
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Social and recreational activities (455)
Weddings (29)
Funerals (59)
Support from the non-Japanese American community (129)
Department of Justice camps (146)
"Enemy alien" classification (277)
Military service (202)
442nd Regimental Combat Team (870)
522nd Field Artillery Battalion (56)
Military Intelligence Service (379)
U.S. Counterintelligence Corps (20)
Office of Strategic Services (10)
1800th Engineer General Service Battalion (6)
100th Infantry Battalion (77)
Medals and awards (6)
Varsity Victory Volunteers
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Women's Army Corps/Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (10)
Resistance and dissidence (10)
Segregation and Tule Lake (162)
Hoshidan
No no boys (1)
Stockade (2)
Renunciation of citizenship (83)
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Fair Play Committee (3)
Supreme Court cases (10)
Gordon Hirabayashi (86)
Fred Korematsu (75)
Minoru Yasui (31)
Other forms of resistance (40)
Community responses to resistance (49)
Impact of resistance on families (17)
Expatriation/repatriation/deportation (129)
Leaving camp (82)
Student leave (32)
Work leave (74)
Temporary agricultural work leave (27)
Permanent agricultural work leave (43)
"Resettlement" (793)
Returning home (799)
Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (62)
Japanese American Citizens League activities (20)
Administration (1)
Registration and the "loyalty questionnaire" (150)
Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA) (5)
War Reloaction Authority (WRA) (102)
Citizen isolation centers (1)
Immigration detention centers (1)
Propaganda
U.S. government propaganda (21)
Media propaganda (1)
U.S. Army internment camps (96)
U.S. federal prisons
German and Italian detainees

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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 16 (November 13, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-41)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 16 (November 13, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-41)
Selected article titles: "Section-by-Section Report: Committee's Analysis of S.100[9]" (pp. 1, 4), "Tenure Was Denied: UCLA Professor Files Racial Discrimination Suit" (pp. 1, 4), "Committee Okays 4 of Matsunaga's Amendments" (pp. 2-3), and "Attorney Aided Nikkei During WW2 Internment" (pp. 3, 11).
Transcript of internment hearing (ddr-densho-314-1)
doc Transcript of internment hearing (ddr-densho-314-1)
Besides the transcript of the internment hearing, this document also includes Kasuichi Takanishi's warrant of arrest.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 2 (January 15, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-2)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 2 (January 15, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-2)
Selected article titles: "New Alien Law Eliminates Annual Address Reporting" (p. 1), "The Other Internees of World War II" (pp. 2-3), "Peter Imamura: Separate but Equal" (p. 3), and "Chapter Report: JACL in Japan Keeps Rolling" (p. 10).
Captured Japanese weapons (ddr-densho-299-100)
img Captured Japanese weapons (ddr-densho-299-100)
Caption: "As word of the surrender spreads, Japanese forces on the various Pacific [sic] isles / surrender to our troops and the mountain of captured weapons rises."
Citizen's Indefinite Leave Card (ddr-densho-308-1)
doc Citizen's Indefinite Leave Card (ddr-densho-308-1)
Iwao Hara's Indefinite Leave Card allowed him to leave Minidoka concentration camp and move to Chicago, Illinois to pursue a new job with United Fundraising.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 19 (December 4-11, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-44)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 19 (December 4-11, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-44)
Selected article titles: "Voter Registration Bill Introduced, Has Support of JACL, 90 Civic Groups" (pp. 1, 7), "Asian Success Story a Myth, Says Furutani" (pp. 1, 9), "Debunking the Fairy-Tale of WW2 Internment" (p. 4), and "Facing the Truth of 'Relocation'" (p. 5).
Information Bulletin No. 2 (January 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-49)
doc Information Bulletin No. 2 (January 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-49)
Tule Lake Center information bulletin with answers to evacuee questions regarding WRA policy.
Japanese surrender in Korea (ddr-densho-299-99)
img Japanese surrender in Korea (ddr-densho-299-99)
Caption: "In the DukSoo palace in Korea, the Japanese Generals in command of the forces on / the mainland surrender in formal ceremonies."
Special Purpose Application for Sugar Purchase Certificate (ddr-one-3-7)
doc Special Purpose Application for Sugar Purchase Certificate (ddr-one-3-7)
Application for a Sugar Purchase Certificate allowing the recipient to receive a quantity of sugar. Used for sugar rationing.
Application for Exemption from Military Evacuation (ddr-one-3-10)
doc Application for Exemption from Military Evacuation (ddr-one-3-10)
Four copies of an application for exemption from military evacuation for use by Japanese, German, and Italian nationals, as well as US citizens of Japanese ancestry.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 95, No. 9 (August 27, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-34)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 95, No. 9 (August 27, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-34)
Selected article titles: "SF Civil Rights Groups File Suit Against INS for 'Raids'" (pp. 1-2), "Senate Immigration Bill Was Opposed by Civil Rights Groups" (pp. 1, 12), "Ye Editor's Desk: When Mike Spoke Up" (pp. 4, 6), and "Behind the War Clouds: A Story of Unsung Valor and Devotion" (pp. 8-9).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 20 (November 14, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-45)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 20 (November 14, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-45)
Edition contains Travel Section, A-B, between pages 4 and 5. Selected article titles: "New Lineup in House, Senate May Help Redress Legislation" (pp. 1, 3), "Prop. 63 Passes; Opponents Plan Next Move" (pp. 1-2), "From the Frying Pan: Diary of an 'Enemy'" (p. 4), and "NJAHS Project: Liberators of WW2 Death Camp Sought" (p. 7).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 13 (October 23, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-38)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 13 (October 23, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-38)
Selected article titles: "Studies Fuel Admissions Controversy" (pp. 1, 10), "Berkeley Conference on WW2 Internment Held" (pp. 1, 3), "Job Discrimination Focus of Seminar" (pp. 3, 6), and "Center Would Be Reminder of U.S. Camps" (p. 4).
Japanese troops training (ddr-densho-299-104)
img Japanese troops training (ddr-densho-299-104)
Caption: "Recruits in training at the time of surrender."
Group of Issei and Nisei in front of barrack (ddr-densho-310-2)
img Group of Issei and Nisei in front of barrack (ddr-densho-310-2)
Ichikawa family in front of their barrack at Minidoka concentration camp. Also pictured are family friends, Yahachi Suzuki and Mr. Hino. (Front Row, left to right) Akira Ichikawa, Hiroko Ichikawa (Back Row, left to right) Satoru Ichikawa, Mr. Hino, Etsuko Ichikawa, Yasashi Ichikawa, Shinya Ichikawa (In Yasahi's arms), Kazuya Ichikawa, Noriko Ichikawa, Yahachi Suzuki
Citizen's Indefinite Leave Card (ddr-densho-308-2)
doc Citizen's Indefinite Leave Card (ddr-densho-308-2)
Mae Hara's Indefinite Leave Card allowed her to leave Minidoka concentration camp and move to Chicago, Illinois with her husband, Iwao. While in Chicago she worked with the American Friends Field Service as a Social Worker.
List of Justice Department internment camp papers (ddr-densho-314-3)
doc List of Justice Department internment camp papers (ddr-densho-314-3)
This set of Justice Department papers include documents spanning from 1942-1945. The papers include a family welfare report of the Takanishis from the Red Cross, a petition for parole from internment and return to Hawaii, a letter concerning unblocking interned Japanese bank accounts, a CGRB review, and Kazuichi Takanishi's recommendation for return to Hawaii.
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