CSU Northridge Relief and Support Groups for Japanese Americans During World War II Collection

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Many non-governmental groups sought redress for Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II. This collection contains reports, correspondence, publicity, and other documents issued by the Committee on Resettlement of Japanese Americans, National Japanese American Student Relocation Council, Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play, YMCA, American Friends Service Committee, and Japanese American Citizens League. These groups sought to provide relief and support for incarcerated Japanese Americans.

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1942-1945

1942-1945

0.42 Linear Feet

California State University, Northridge. Delmar T. Oviatt Library

Relief and Support Groups for Japanese Americans During World War II Collection, Special Collections & Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge

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16 Objects

Invitation to freedom - A proposal for a program of liberal adult education (ddr-csujad-18-1)
doc Invitation to freedom - A proposal for a program of liberal adult education (ddr-csujad-18-1)
Detailed proposal for an "adult education system for the Japanese relocation project at Poston, Arizona"; the author credits the American Friends Service Committee for financial support for research and a trial of the plan. Sections of the report include "Background at Poston"; "Foreground of the Problem"; "The Great Books"; "The Seminar"; "The Schedule and Organization"; "The ...
Bulletin, no. 6, September 4, 1942 (ddr-csujad-18-2)
doc Bulletin, no. 6, September 4, 1942 (ddr-csujad-18-2)
Bulletin No. 6, titled: Remember Pearl Harbor. Decrying misinformation accusing people of Japanese descent of sabotage during the attack on Pearl Harbor, the document seeks "to aid in combating the malicious stories which still persist concerning sabotage" there. The report includes numerous items from 1942, including newspaper and magazine articles, and columns from the Chicago Daily ...
Final audit of National Japanese American Student Relocation Council (ddr-csujad-18-3)
doc Final audit of National Japanese American Student Relocation Council (ddr-csujad-18-3)
A report regarding closing operations of the National Japanese American Student Relocation Council. The report covers from May 1, 1946 to June 30, 1946, and regards "the Council's operations during the closing two month period." Topics addressed include financial statements and various aspects of closing operations, including Council staff; treatment of mail; enrollment and referral ...
Suggestions for resolutions about evacuees of Japanese ancestry (ddr-csujad-18-4)
doc Suggestions for resolutions about evacuees of Japanese ancestry (ddr-csujad-18-4)
Presents arguments and supporting "data" to assert that the claim that "America is a white man's country" is "un-American"; that the Government must make a greater effort to supply housing and financial aid for people who are resettling; that those opposing resettlement are "making a mockery of our war aim to ensure justice and freedom ...
College summer service in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-18-5)
doc College summer service in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-18-5)
Call for college students to meet a "desperate need" by serving as group work leaders supporting community activities, arts and recreation, church vacation Bible schools, and boys and girls clubs in either the Gila River or Manzanar Incarceration Camp; flier states that such service would provide the students with the opportunity to "serve significantly in these ...
Church Women Ask: How Can We Help Japanese American evacuees (ddr-csujad-18-6)
doc Church Women Ask: How Can We Help Japanese American evacuees (ddr-csujad-18-6)
Suggestions for church women on how to help Japanese Americans who are forced to evacuate. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: RSG_01-02
Report on Alien Internee Camps (ddr-csujad-18-7)
doc Report on Alien Internee Camps (ddr-csujad-18-7)
This report by Howard W. Elkinton describes three alien internment camps at Seagoville, Kenedy and Crystal City and describes living conditions of the internees. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: RSG_01-06_03
Administrative instruction, no. 22, July 20, 1942 (ddr-csujad-18-8)
doc Administrative instruction, no. 22, July 20, 1942 (ddr-csujad-18-8)
This document discusses about the temporary procedures fro issuance of permits to individuals or single families to leave relocation centers for employment. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: RSG_01-01_05
To all those oncern with securing private employment for the Japanese (ddr-csujad-18-9)
doc To all those oncern with securing private employment for the Japanese (ddr-csujad-18-9)
Administrative Instructions which outlining the conditions under which the Japanese American citizens will be released from "the relocation centers" for the purpose of accepting private employment. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: RSG_01-01_04
Suggestions for Resolutions about Evacuees of Japanese Ancestry (ddr-csujad-18-10)
doc Suggestions for Resolutions about Evacuees of Japanese Ancestry (ddr-csujad-18-10)
This document talks about the suggestions for the resolutions about the Japanese Americans who are forced to evacuate. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: RSG_01-05_01

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