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Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1002-5-4)
vh Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1002-5-4)
Discussion of family's legal case involving the alien land law

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, …

An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-56-1)
vh An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-56-1)
Chairman of Japanese American Cultural Center and former president of Japanese Chamber of Commerce recounts conditions of prewar Los Angeles's Little Tokyo, its wartime conversion into a black community, postwar reestablishment as a Japanese-American cultural and commercial center. Includes comments on discriminatory legislation, prewar Japan-American relations. World War II removal and incarceration, camp conditions, wartime repatriation …
Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1002-5-6)
vh Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1002-5-6)
Discussion of prewar legal cases involving Issei

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing …

Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview Segment 11 (ddr-jamsj-2-7-11)
vh Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview Segment 11 (ddr-jamsj-2-7-11)
Impact of the alien land law on California's Japanese American agricultural community
Kara Kondo Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-139-5)
vh Kara Kondo Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-139-5)
Impact of the Washington State alien land law on Japanese farmers
Frank Miyamoto Interview I Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-50-10)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview I Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-50-10)
The establishment of business associations in Seattle's Japantown
Frank Miyamoto Interview II Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-51-15)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview II Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-51-15)
Impact of Immigration Act of 1924 upon the Japanese American community and businesses
Frank Miyamoto Interview II Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-51-14)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview II Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-51-14)
The Immigration Act of 1924: "perhaps the worst thing that could have happened to international relations"
James Yamazaki Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-175-11)
vh James Yamazaki Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-175-11)
Changes in the Japanese American community after the Immigration Act of 1924

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the …

Daniel Inouye Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-28-3)
vh Daniel Inouye Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-28-3)
Mother's loss of citizenship

This interview was conducted at the senator's office in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of a series of interviews with veterans attending the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, the interviews were generally shorter in length than the typical Densho interview …

California and her less favored minorities: a study in the background of the evacuation of persons of Japanese ancestry from the Pacific Coast (ddr-csujad-55-1648)
doc California and her less favored minorities: a study in the background of the evacuation of persons of Japanese ancestry from the Pacific Coast (ddr-csujad-55-1648)
Historical narrative by Ruth E. McKee, WRA Historian discussing California statehood, early immigration to California, race and racism, Chinese immigration to California, Japanese immigration to California, attitudes towards Japanese, laws and legislation, and a chronology of events related to California immigration. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1650
Opinion (War Relocation Authority), no. 82 (September 8, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1673)
doc Opinion (War Relocation Authority), no. 82 (September 8, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1673)
Report and analysis from Philip M. Glick, Solicitor, War Relocation Authority of Oregon alien land laws and individuals of Japanese ancestry. Covers a summary and discussion of the Oregon alien land laws. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1675
Executive board meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, March 14, 1935 (ddr-csujad-44-63)
doc Executive board meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, March 14, 1935 (ddr-csujad-44-63)
Minutes of the third executive board meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Topics include anti-alien land bills and related legislation discussed at a special session of the Northern California District Council, the appointment of Hal Higashi as chairman of the Public Relations Board, and the purchase of an American flag for club use. …
Executive meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, March 8, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-128)
doc Executive meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, March 8, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-128)
Minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League executive meeting. Topics discussed include the meeting with the San Francisco chapter concerning the anti-alien fishing bill, the garden project at the Monterey Union High School, and committee appointments. Also discussed are suggestions of how to make the meetings more lively, a proposal to sponsor a camera …
Special meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, March 31, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-130)
doc Special meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, March 31, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-130)
Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Topics include the donation of cherry trees for the garden project at the Monterey Union High School, updates on the lawn project at the Japanese Association Hall, the status of the anti-alien fishing bill, and the proposal to hold a rally in support of the membership …
General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, May 18, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-133)
doc General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, May 18, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-133)
Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Topics include the anti-alien fishing bills, the Japanese Association Hall lawn project, and the proposal to have the Southern District Council pay the deficit incurred by the anti-alien legislation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csumb_ms15_0132
Special meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, January 26, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-125)
doc Special meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, January 26, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-125)
Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Includes reports on the Northern California District Council meeting, and disagreements between first- and second-generation Japanese immigrants about the anti-alien fishing bill. Discussion topics include changes to the composition of the Executive Board, delegate nominations, and payment of member dues. See this object in the California …
General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, February 22, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-127)
doc General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, February 22, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-127)
Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Discussion topics include the JACL-sponsored garden project at the Monterey Union High School, the anti-alien fishing bill, and the proposal that the Monterey Peninsula JACL sponsor the district convention in 1941. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csumb_ms15_0126
Executive meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, April 14, 1937 (ddr-csujad-44-80)
doc Executive meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, April 14, 1937 (ddr-csujad-44-80)
Minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League executive meeting. Topics discussed include a telegram asking for help fighting anti-alien legislation, the membership drive, and picnics the chapter is organizing. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csumb_ms15_0079
General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, January 12, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-123)
doc General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, January 12, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-123)
Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Topics discussed include the upkeep of the Japanese Association Hall, the anti-alien fishing bill, the Northern California District Council gathering, and the skating party for the commemoration of the President's Ball. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csumb_ms15_0122
General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, July 15, 1937 (ddr-csujad-44-91)
doc General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, July 15, 1937 (ddr-csujad-44-91)
Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Includes reports from the treasurer, the Feast Of Lanterns boat parade committee, and the Fourth of July committee. Also includes discussion on matters relating to the Watsonville JACL, dues, the tea garden project, the donation drive to raise funds against anti-alien legislation, and the Northern California …
Executive board meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, April 3, 1935 (ddr-csujad-44-65)
doc Executive board meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, April 3, 1935 (ddr-csujad-44-65)
Minutes of the fourth executive board meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Topics addressed include JACL's petition to protest anti-Japanese legislation, policies and recommendations for future meetings, and plans for upcoming community events. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csumb_ms15_0065
Executive meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, February 28, 1941 (ddr-csujad-44-178)
doc Executive meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, February 28, 1941 (ddr-csujad-44-178)
Minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League executive meeting. Topics include the anti-alien fishing bill, the membership drive, and the suggestion to create a calendar of activities for the year to present to prospective members. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csumb_ms15_0177
Executive board meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, February 13, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-126)
doc Executive board meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, February 13, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-126)
Minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League executive board meeting. Topics discussed include profits from recent JACL-sponsored events, the "lawn proposition" for the Japanese Association Hall, and the anti-alien fishing bill. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csumb_ms15_0125
General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, April 22, 1937 (ddr-csujad-44-81)
doc General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, April 22, 1937 (ddr-csujad-44-81)
Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Topics addressed include the anti-alien bill, transportation for the JACL picnic, and details regarding a planned outing in May. Also discussed are plans for the garden project and JACL's participation in Fourth of July festivities. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
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