Japanese American community responses

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Japanese American community responses (68)

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Japanese American Citizens League bulletin board (ddr-densho-151-212)
img Japanese American Citizens League bulletin board (ddr-densho-151-212)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Bulletin board in Japanese American Citizens League office, during period when farmers of Japanese ancestry were preparing for evacuation. Farmers and other evacuees will be given opportunities to follow their callings at War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Fred Hirasuna Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-122-29-2)
vh Fred Hirasuna Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-122-29-2)
Thoughts on what would have happened had Japanese Americans resisted mass removal

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, ...

James Omura Interview I Segment 13 (ddr-densho-122-4-13)
vh James Omura Interview I Segment 13 (ddr-densho-122-4-13)
Thoughts on whether JACL members informed on community members during mass removal

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, ...

Roger Daniels Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-122-25-7)
vh Roger Daniels Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-122-25-7)
Discussion of the JACL and the issue of loyalty

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 ...

Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-122-26-1)
vh Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-122-26-1)
Thoughts on the role of the JACL during mass removal, and suspected community informants
Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-122-26-3)
vh Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-122-26-3)
Mike Masaoka and Minoru Yasui's positions on creating test cases
Shigeko Sese Uno Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-98-32)
vh Shigeko Sese Uno Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-98-32)
Defending the Japanese American Citizens League's role during the mass removal: "It's very easy to say things...in hindsight, but at the time..."
The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 68 (September 19, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-55)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 68 (September 19, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-55)
"Asks for Unity on Bainbridge in Hall Issue" (p. 1), "Canada Ends Voluntary "Repatriation' of Japanese at Government Expense" (p. 1), "Backs Americanism Body's Action" (p. 1), "LARA Reports Relief Aid to Needy Japan" (p. 1).
Mike Masaoka with friends prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-129)
img Mike Masaoka with friends prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-129)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Mike Masaoka (second from left), national secretary and field executive of Japanese American Citizens League, and a group of friends chat before evacuation of residents of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese American Citizens League office (ddr-densho-151-196)
img Japanese American Citizens League office (ddr-densho-151-196)
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. The man in the gray hat is reading a religious book written in Japanese.
Japanese American Citizens League stenographer (ddr-densho-151-119)
img Japanese American Citizens League stenographer (ddr-densho-151-119)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Stenographer for Japanese American Citizens League of Mt. Eden township. Helps the farmers of the vicinity to close out their affairs before evacuation.
Mid-Columbia Bulletin Vol. VII (ddr-one-3-9)
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 "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."
Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-122-26-4)
vh Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-122-26-4)
Discussion of mass removal and incarceration: decision of whether or not to protest
Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-122-10-4)
vh Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-122-10-4)
Deciding to join the Fair Play Committee; thoughts on the JACL's wartime stance

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 ...

Kats Kunitsugu - Paul Tsuneishi Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-122-17-7)
vh Kats Kunitsugu - Paul Tsuneishi Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-122-17-7)
Thoughts on the Japanese American Citizens League

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 on issues ...

Florence Ohmura Dobashi Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-434-11)
vh Florence Ohmura Dobashi Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-434-11)
Father encouraged to destroy Japanese Association records after the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Frank Miyamoto Interview III Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-52-6)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview III Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-52-6)
Atmosphere and events following the outbreak of war: rumors and fear
Frank Miyamoto Interview III Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-52-9)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview III Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-52-9)
Confusion within the Japanese American community about mass removal
Japanese American News Clippings, August 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-16)
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 ...
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