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Karl Akiya shows a camp poster from Topaz incarceration camp calling for discussion of free speech (ddr-csujad-52-33)
img Karl Akiya shows a camp poster from Topaz incarceration camp calling for discussion of free speech (ddr-csujad-52-33)
Caption below image reads, "CONCERNED JAPANESE UNITE--Karl Akiya, a former Japanese American inmate of the Topaz, Utah internment camp, shows a camp poster calling for public discussions of free speech during a day of remembrance program at the Japanese Christian Church Saturday in New York. Approximately 300 former inmates of the camp attended the gathering which …
Gordon Hirabayashi talks press before the first day of trial against the U.S. government (ddr-csujad-52-39)
img Gordon Hirabayashi talks press before the first day of trial against the U.S. government (ddr-csujad-52-39)
Caption under image reads, "HEADING FOR COURT--Gordon Hirabayashi talks to reporters Monday on his way to the Federal Courthouse in Seattle for the first day of a trial in which he seeks to prove the U.S. government suppressed, destroyed and altered evidence attesting to the loyalty of Japanese-Americans in order to justify their wartime internment." See …
Minutes from the Heart Mountain Block Chairmen meeting, November 23, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-323)
doc Minutes from the Heart Mountain Block Chairmen meeting, November 23, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-323)
Minutes from the Heart Mountain Block Chairmen meeting. Includes discussion on "cooperation between Issei and Nisei" and civil rights issues. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0325
General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, April 18, 1935 (ddr-csujad-44-66)
doc General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, April 18, 1935 (ddr-csujad-44-66)
Minutes of the fourth general meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Topics discussed include the creation of an advisory board, expatriation and single citizenship, and protests against anti-alien fishing legislation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csumb_ms15_0066
Letter from Otis D. Richardson, Chair of English Department, Los Angeles City College, March 21, 1943 (ddr-csujad-48-56)
doc Letter from Otis D. Richardson, Chair of English Department, Los Angeles City College, March 21, 1943 (ddr-csujad-48-56)
Letter from Otis Richardson highlighting the need to educating the Nisei about conforming to cultural norms. He discusses the unwillingness of Nisei and Kibei to educate themselves about the current issue regarding mass evacuation and the need for Americanization of all Japanese. He concludes the letter with "A Social Plan for Minority Groups." Richardson provides a …
Democracy demands: fair play for America's Japanese (ddr-csujad-55-2623)
doc Democracy demands: fair play for America's Japanese (ddr-csujad-55-2623)
A brochure that demands Democracy and fair play for America's Japanese. The brochure includes photographs of Japanese American's helping and working in communities. It also includes newspaper clippings speaking up for the Japanese Americans. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2787
One for all-all for one (ddr-csujad-55-530)
doc One for all-all for one (ddr-csujad-55-530)
Statement, "One for All - All for One" by the Heart Mountain Fair Play Committee. Covers the purpose of the committee and perspectives on the selective service program, Heart Mountain Community Council, and freedom of expression. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0532
Letter from C. Walter Borton and Homer L. Morris to Dear Friend, May 21, 1943 (ddr-csujad-16-4)
doc Letter from C. Walter Borton and Homer L. Morris to Dear Friend, May 21, 1943 (ddr-csujad-16-4)
Report to people who have contributed financial support for the Gordon Hirabayashi case on the hearing before the Supreme Court. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: JAIC_1-07_02
Letter to Dear Friend from the Gordon Hirabayashi Defense Committee, January 1943 (ddr-csujad-16-3)
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
Restricted Citizen (ddr-csujad-19-47)
doc Restricted Citizen (ddr-csujad-19-47)
This article, "The Restricted Citizen," from "Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science," by Everett V. Stonequist discusses the difference between democratic constitutional theory and democratic social practice in the treatment of minorities. The article also describes the social structure of the United States and the early process of migration to America. See …
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"; and …
An Oral History with Sumiye Takeno, Part II (ddr-csujad-29-60)
vh An Oral History with Sumiye Takeno, Part II (ddr-csujad-29-60)
An oral history with Sumiye Takeno, a current resident of Denver, Colorado. This interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. The purpose of this interview was to gather information regarding Takeno's incarceration and resettlement experience during World War II. Specifically, the interview covers her childhood in Florin, California, …
Frank Emi (ddr-csujad-29-170)
img Frank Emi (ddr-csujad-29-170)
Photograph of Frank S. Emi. Oral history with Frank Emi, 1993-02-20, COPH, Japanese American Collection. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P111
An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda (ddr-csujad-29-56)
vh An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda (ddr-csujad-29-56)
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 …
[Portrait of Elaine Black Yoneda] (ddr-csujad-29-115)
img [Portrait of Elaine Black Yoneda] (ddr-csujad-29-115)
Portrait of Elaine Black Yoneda. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P035
Oral history with Frank Emi, Art Emi, and James Omura (ddr-csujad-29-390)
av Oral history with Frank Emi, Art Emi, and James Omura (ddr-csujad-29-390)
An oral interview with Frank Emi, Art Emi, and James Omura. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0960. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2331.2_T01
An Oral History with Sumiye Takeno, Part I (ddr-csujad-29-59)
vh An Oral History with Sumiye Takeno, Part I (ddr-csujad-29-59)
An oral history with Sumiye Takeno, a current resident of Denver, Colorado. This interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. The purpose of this interview was to gather information regarding Takeno's incarceration and resettlement experience during World War II. Specifically, the interview covers her childhood in Florin, California, …
[Photograph of President Ronald Reagan signing the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 on August 10, 1988] (ddr-csujad-29-247)
img [Photograph of President Ronald Reagan signing the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 on August 10, 1988] (ddr-csujad-29-247)
Photograph of President Ronald Reagan signing the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 on August 10, 1988 with Congressmen and women looking on. From left to right: Norman Mineta, Pat Saiki, Pete Wilson, Don Young, Ronald Reagan, Bob Matsui, Bill Lowery, Harry Kajihara. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P190
Oral history with Frank Emi (ddr-csujad-29-389)
av Oral history with Frank Emi (ddr-csujad-29-389)
An oral interview with Frank Emi, a civil rights activist and leading figure of the Heart Mountain Fair Play Committee. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0958. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2331.1_T01
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