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Anti-Japanese Feeling Briaks [Breaks] out in Hawaii (ddr-csujad-19-89)
doc Anti-Japanese Feeling Briaks [Breaks] out in Hawaii (ddr-csujad-19-89)
An issue of a newspaper, "The Christian Science monitor," vol. 35, no. 225 (August 29, 1943) describes the upsurge of anti-Japanese sentiment, and discusses rising racism and criticism towards Japanese people in Hawaii. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-31_07
Grace Tanabe (ddr-csujad-11-176)
img Grace Tanabe (ddr-csujad-11-176)
A photograph of Grace Tanabe taken in Hawaii. Addressed to "Tazuko" [Tazu Kawamoto]. From page 63 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_63_001
Minority Groups in Hawaii (ddr-csujad-19-48)
doc Minority Groups in Hawaii (ddr-csujad-19-48)
This article from "Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science," published in September 1942, by William C. Smith describes about the minority groups in Hawaii, the labor problems and immigration. It also describes in brief about the race relations in Hawaii. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project ...
Excerpts from speech given at the University of Hawaii Forum, March 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-3)
doc Excerpts from speech given at the University of Hawaii Forum, March 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-3)
Excerpts from speech given at the University of Hawaii Forum, March 1943. The document presents three quoted passages from the speech, one concerning the role of people of "the Japanese race" in serving as liaisons who can provide the most reliable check on the morale, needs, and activities of "the Japanese community"; one comparing the United ...
Japanese in Hawaii (ddr-csujad-19-86)
doc Japanese in Hawaii (ddr-csujad-19-86)
An article from "The new republic," vol. 107, no. 11, number 1450 (September 14, 1942), by Blake Clark describes the feeling in mainland United States, that the Japanese in Hawaii cannot be trusted as a result of the many rumors that came out after the attack on Pearl Harbor. See this object in the California State ...
Hawaii's 150,00 Japanese (ddr-csujad-19-84)
doc Hawaii's 150,00 Japanese (ddr-csujad-19-84)
An article from "The nation," vol. 155, no. 4 (July 25, 1942). It is written by Albert Horlings and describes the historic gamble by the United States government in Hawaii by trusting the loyalty of 150,000 Japanese Americans and Japanese, 40,000 of whom were aliens and and majority of those who cannot read or speak English. ...
Headquarters of Hawaiian Department (ddr-csujad-24-107)
doc Headquarters of Hawaiian Department (ddr-csujad-24-107)
Written by . What appears to be an official document, addressed to the adjutant general of the War Department by O. H. McDole, Lt. Col., Assistant Adjutant General, about deporting people in Hawaii of Japanese descent to Japan. The document mentions Kenzi Kimura, Torataro Onoda, Ryoichi Tanaka. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 6 (August 8, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-31)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 6 (August 8, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-31)
Selected article titles: "Hawaii Has Too Many AJA Teachers and Administrators, Committee Concludes" (p. 1), "Anti-Asian Violence" (p. 6), "Nikkei Parenting" (pp. 6-7), and "U.S./Japan Relations" (pp. 7-8).
Acadia Arriving at Port of Honolulu (ddr-one-2-282)
img Acadia Arriving at Port of Honolulu (ddr-one-2-282)
Black and white photographic print of voyage on ship Acadia from Seattle, Washington, to Japan, arriving at Honolulu, Hawaii, harbor with view of ocean and land in far distance.
Aboard Acadia (ddr-one-2-290)
img Aboard Acadia (ddr-one-2-290)
Black and white photographic print of a passenger aboard the Acadia en route to Japan. An unidentified woman is standing on deck wearing white headscarf and facing ocean with her back to camera. Inscribed on the back: "HAWAII DEC. 6 46."
Acadia Arriving at Port of Honolulu (ddr-one-2-283)
img Acadia Arriving at Port of Honolulu (ddr-one-2-283)
Black and white photographic print of voyage on ship Acadia from Seattle, Washington, to Japan, arriving at Honolulu, Hawaii, harbor with view of harbor.
Acadia Arriving at Port of Honolulu (ddr-one-2-284)
img Acadia Arriving at Port of Honolulu (ddr-one-2-284)
Black and white photographic print of voyage on ship Acadia from Seattle, Washington, to Japan, arriving at Honolulu, Hawaii, harbor with view of Diamond Head in distance.
Testimony of Lawrence D. Kumabe (ddr-densho-67-146)
doc Testimony of Lawrence D. Kumabe (ddr-densho-67-146)
Written testimony of Lawrence D. Kumabe of Hawaii. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "The Hawaiian Experience." Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Franklin Odo (ddr-densho-67-140)
doc Testimony of Franklin Odo (ddr-densho-67-140)
Written testimony of Franklin Odo, Associate Professor and Director of the Ethnic Studies Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "The Hawaiian Experience." Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Henry Tanaka (ddr-densho-67-143)
doc Testimony of Henry Tanaka (ddr-densho-67-143)
Written testimony of Henry Tanaka, from Hawaii. He was incarcerated at Sand Island and Honouliuli internment camps, Hawaii. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "The Hawaiian Experience." Personal information excised by Densho.
Series of responses to a letter (ddr-densho-67-46)
doc Series of responses to a letter (ddr-densho-67-46)
A series of responses to a letter written by Congressman Charles F. Ayer to John W. McCormack regarding the "Jap menace" in Hawaii. Urges the evacuation of all Japanese from Hawaii to the mainland to protect from invasion. McCormack forwards this letter to Henry L. Stimson. Thos. T. Handy, assistant chief of staff, forwards the McCormack ...
Testimony of Iwao Kosaka (ddr-densho-67-144)
doc Testimony of Iwao Kosaka (ddr-densho-67-144)
Written testimony of Iwao Kosaka, born in Honolulu Hawaii. Spent most of childhood in Japan, incarcerated in Sand Island internment camp, Hawaii. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "The Hawaiian Experience." Personal information excised by Densho.
Memo:
doc Memo: "Japanese Problem in Hawaii" (ddr-densho-67-64)
Memo to Col. Scobey from G.S. Eckhardt regarding the Japanese in Hawaii, specifically Gen. Emmons' power to evacuate. Suggests that Emmons is currently evacuating all aliens and "dangerous" citizens to the mainland, but cannot send more than 5,000.
Testimony of Patsy Saiki (ddr-densho-67-141)
doc Testimony of Patsy Saiki (ddr-densho-67-141)
Written testimony of Patsy Saiki of Honolulu, Hawaii. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "The Hawaiian Experience." Personal information excised by Densho.
Memo from the office of John J. McCloy (ddr-densho-67-58)
doc Memo from the office of John J. McCloy (ddr-densho-67-58)
Memo from the office of John J. McCloy to an unknown recipient regarding transfer of Hawaiian Kibei to Tule Lake. Author states that Kibei cannot be transferred due to lack of facilities and the fear that the Kibei will add to a growing militant section of internees. This would be problematic because the Japanese military might ...
Memo:
doc Memo: "Evacuation of Japanese from Hawaii" (ddr-densho-67-48)
Memo from John McCloy to General Eisenhower giving reasons against incarcerating Hawaiian Japanese: lack of materials and shipping, labor shortage that would ensue, and possible tensions between mainland and Hawaiian Japanese. McCloy also worries about the legalities of evacuating Hawaiian Japanese. Suggests that General Emmons should be in charge of evacuating a select number of "enemy ...
Series of memos regarding the Japanese in Hawaii (ddr-densho-67-65)
doc Series of memos regarding the Japanese in Hawaii (ddr-densho-67-65)
Series of memos regarding the Japanese in Hawaii. Memo 1: from Frank Knox to President Roosevelt. He suggests that proper action against the Japanese in Hawaii is not being taken and urges the President to look into the matter. Memo 2: Henry Stimson to President Roosevelt. Assures the President that the situation is under control -- ...
Transcript of conversation between Col. Bendetsen and Lt. Hall (ddr-densho-67-49)
doc Transcript of conversation between Col. Bendetsen and Lt. Hall (ddr-densho-67-49)
Conversation between Col. Bendetsen and Lt. Hall on General Emmons and his powers regarding evacuation to the mainland. They discuss how Emmons does not wish to evacuate more than 3,000 Japanese. References to his relationship to the Hawaiian economy are made. They also discuss legal technicalities of Hawaiian evacuation - what powers General Emmons possesses and ...
Message to John J. McCloy (ddr-densho-67-57)
doc Message to John J. McCloy (ddr-densho-67-57)
Message from unknown source to John J. McCloy on Kibei in Hawaii. Discusses the professed loyalty or disloyalty to the U.S. of the Kibei - author states that all Kibei are probably disloyal. Requests transfer of interned, "loyal" Hawaiian Kibei to mainland camps because if those loyal Kibei filed a writ of habeas corpus in Hawaii, ...
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