Japanese American community responses
img Fronts of two businesses owned by Japanese Americans forced to close after issuance of Executive Order 9066 (ddr-csujad-7-3)
Fronts of two businesses owned by Japanese Americans forced to close after issuance of Executive Order 9066. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_JA_f03
doc Japanese American News Clippings, August 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-16)
This document contains news clippings and articles about Japanese Americans from different tabloids describing significant events like the "first Mass Evacuation" which took place in the United States and how the Japanese people adjusted to the new way of life in the War Relocation Centers during the period of August 1943. See this object in the …
doc Letter from Michi Weglyn to Frank Chin, September 19, 1991 (ddr-csujad-24-71)
A letter from Michi Weglyn to Frank Chin in which she references the Lim Report, a report commissioned by the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) in 1989 to determine the extent of JACL collaboration with Japanese American incarceration during World War II. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_05_005
doc Letter to Dear Friend from the Gordon Hirabayashi Defense Committee, January 1943 (ddr-csujad-16-3)
Fundraising letter requesting contributions for taking Gordon Hirabayashi's case to the Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. At the time of writing, Hirabayashi was imprisoned in King County, Washington. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: JAIC_1-07_01
doc Mid-Columbia Bulletin Vol. VI (ddr-one-3-8)
Mid-Columbia Bulletin newsletter. Vol. VI, April 22, 1942. Written by the J.A.C.L. (Japanese American Citizens League). Covers preparations for the incarceration of the Japanese American community, including packing, property sales, personal documents (e.g. wills, letters of recommendations, etc.), financial concerns, and other information regarding the evacuation order. Includes a description about what life at the Assembly …
doc Mid-Columbia Bulletin Vol. VII (ddr-one-3-9)
Mid-Columbia Bulletin newsletter. Vol. VII, April 30, 1942. First page in English, gives information about what the Assembly Centers are like and what items may be brought to the Center. Mentions the sale of rice and a typhoid inoculation clinic. The remaining 5 pages are in Japanese.
doc Denounces Japan (December 15, 1941) (ddr-densho-56-550)
The Seattle Daily Times, December 15, 1941, p. 12
doc U.S.-Japanese Schools Likely To Stay Closed (January 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-583)
The Seattle Daily Times, January 27, 1942, p. 22
doc Army Orders Alien Curfew (March 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-710)
The Seattle Daily Times, March 24, 1942, p. 3
doc 1,300 Seattle Japanese Pledge Loyalty. Young, Old Japanese Grim in Denouncing Treachery. (December 23, 1941) (ddr-densho-56-560)
The Seattle Daily Times, December 23, 1941, p. 8
doc "League Presents Evacuation Plan" (ddr-densho-96-20)
Full headline: "League Presents Evacuation Plan. National Secretary Before Solons With Ideas About Dealing With Aliens."
doc "Certificates Can Identify Members" (ddr-densho-96-19)
Full headline: "Certificates Can Identify Members. National JACL Officers Devise Plan For Protection Of All; Should Act Soon; Chapters To Conduct Program. May Renounce Dual Citizenship."
doc "Dislocations Hit California Young" (ddr-densho-96-15)
Full headline: "Dislocations Hit California Young. National Headquarters And All Chapters Busy Lending Assistance; Jobs Lost In Civil Service; No More Later. Los Angeles Will Make Survey"
doc "Federal Officials Send JACL Praise" (ddr-densho-96-5)
Full headline: "Federal Officials Send JACL Praise. State, Navy And Justice Departments Are Appreciative Of Messages Of Assurances Sent By Headquarters. Wire Pledge Given to Roosevelt"
doc "Chairman States Evacuation View" (ddr-densho-96-14)
Full headline: "Chairman States Evacuation View. Sakamoto Thinks Young Can Be of Greater Service Helping In Defense"
doc "Chairman Asking For Co-operation With Army Heads" (ddr-densho-96-24)
Full headline: "Chairman Asking For Co-operation With Army Heads. Federal Authorities Kindly In Course; Promise Given To Soften Hardship. Council Needing Help."
img Nisei man leaving Japanese American Citizens League office (ddr-densho-151-183)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Harry Konda leaves the quarters of the Japanese American Citizens League of this township for the last time. He is about to board the first bus for the Tanforan Assembly center to which all people of Japanese ancestry of this community are being evacuated on this day. He is wearing his identification …
img Japanese American Citizens League office (ddr-densho-151-195)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry waiting in front of the Japanese American Citizens League quarters for evacuation buses which will take them to the Tanforan Assembly center.
img Japanese Americans registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-132)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Lining up before Japanese American Citizens League auditorium at 2031 Bush Street to register for evacuation. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.