Race and racism
Race and racism
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 18 (November 1, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-43)
Selected article titles: "To the Point: Racism Within Us" (p. 1), "Alien Farm Labor Issue Confuses Supreme Court" (pp. 1, 4), "Hawaiian 442 Veterans Revisit Europe at 30th Ann'y of Bruyeres Liberation" (p. 1), and "JACL--Sansei Study Tour: Unique Look Through Japan" (p. 3).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 17 (May 3, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-17)
Selected article titles: "'Operation Zebra' Reminds JACL of 1942 Evacuation of Japanese" (p. 1), "Tighter U.S. Policy Seen Reducing Number of Foreign Students This Year" (p. 1), "Washington Newsletter: What Can I Do About P.R.?" (p. 2), and "30-Year Debate of 'Direct Hit' Off Oregon Coast by Japanese Sub Ends" (p. 3).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 21 (May 30, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-21)
Indochina refugees issue. Selected article titles: "Nikkei and U.S. Foreign Policy" (p. 1), "20,000 Parade in N.Y. Chinatown for Civil Rights" (pp. 1-2), "Asian Americans Mistaken for Illegal Aliens Working in Hawaii Tourist Trade" (p. 1), and "After Camp Pendleton: California Must Do More" (p. 2).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 15 (April 18, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-15)
Selected article titles: "National Dialogue: Planning and Research" (pp. 1-2), "Wider Ethnic Tally Likely in 1980, Says Census Chief" (p. 1), "U.S. Emotions High to Assist V'Nam Refugees" (p. 1), and "PC Coverage, Features Weighed" (p. 1).
doc Guide to Relocation (ddr-densho-390-147)
A guide for detainees "to supply essential information... in working out their relocation plans." Also included is a transcription of a speech by James G. Lindley, a list of relocation offices, and a map with detainee relocation destinations.
doc The Evacuation of the Japanese During World War II (ddr-densho-390-141)
An essay describing the evacuation of Japanese and Japanese Americans during World War II, including a list a recommended further readings.
doc Letter from Helen Hopt Kleven, 1945, page 11 (ddr-csujad-55-791)
Correspondence (page 11 only) from Helen Hopt Kleven regarding attitudes towards resettlement of Japanese Americans to the west coast. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0793
doc Report of survey on West Coast (ddr-csujad-55-790)
Report regarding a survey of incarcerees who intend to return to the west coast after leaving the incarceration camp. Conducted by Rev. John M. Yamazaki. Yamazaki provides a descriptive account of his travel to survey the conditions on the west coast and outlines several factors impacting incarcerees return including "housing problem," "job situation," and "local sentiment …
doc Proposed conference on nine relocation centers: evacuees' future at stake (ddr-csujad-55-796)
Statement regarding the proposed "Relocation Center" conference by Thomas T. Sashihara, Chairman, Heart Mountain Community Council. Sashihara comments on the complexities of "evacuees" relationship with the W.R.A. and discusses proposed topics for the conference. Includes additional commentary on the following topics: transportation, freight, aid rendered for group relocation, loans and assurance of financial aid, W.R.A. field …
doc Tenth of a million people: an address by Dillion S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authority, before the Des Moines Adult Education Forum, Des Mines, Iowa, Thursday evening, October 26, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-1647)
Transcription of a speech given by Dillon Myer to the Des Moines Adult Education Forum regarding the history and activities of the "relocation program," the displacement of Japanese Americans, attitude of the American public towards individuals of Japanese ancestry, the 100th Infantry Battalion, and other issues related to race relations. See this object in the California …
doc My only crime is my face (ddr-csujad-55-2118)
Clipping from the magazine "Liberty" detailing one Japanese-American woman's experience of being removed from the west coast military zone during World War II and incarcerated in Heart Mountain incarceration camp before relocating to Denver, Colorado with her family. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2221
doc School assignment (ddr-csujad-48-21)
Assignment by Midori Kunitomi (first name missing due to torn upper right corner, determined via class roster) for Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Kunitomi describes the United States as a melting pot of the world, where everyone has a equal chance and racial difference is not …
doc Relocation problems and policies: address by Director D. S. Myer of the War Relocation Authority (ddr-csujad-55-1644)
Transcription of a speech by Dillon Myer to the Tuesday Evening Club regarding the history and activities of the War Relocation Authority, the "relocation program," incarceration camps, registration (also known as the "loyalty questionnaire"), Tule Lake and segregation, military service, propaganda, and opposition to the WRA program. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
doc Sociology essay (ddr-csujad-55-1916)
Sociology essay written by Yoko Watanabe for a class assignment at Tri-State High School at Tule Lake incarceration camp. Covers racial issues and democracy. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1919
doc California and the Japanese (ddr-csujad-19-83)
This article from a periodical, "The new republic" vol. 106, no. 9, number 1422 (March 1942), by Cary McWilliams talks about the few instances of violence towards resident Japanese in California after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. It also addresses the riot between Filipino and Japanese people that occurred on December 27, 1942 in Stockton. …
doc Race Tension: Second Phase (ddr-csujad-19-80)
This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," vol. IV, no. 1, autumn 1943, which describes about the growing race tensions in the United States. It also talks about a technique of cultural analysis that can be applied to the problem of race tension from which some further important perspectives can be acquired. See this …
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
doc Letter from An American Mother to Rev. Wendell L. Miller, May 2, 1942 (ddr-csujad-20-1)
Vociferous indictment of the Ladies aid of the Methodist Church for holding a luncheon picnic for "Japanese leaving Santa Anita," and similar efforts, stating that such overtures to "entertain enemies of their native land" are "traitor[ous]" and "disgrace the good sense of American woman hood." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
doc Postcard to brother Wendell Millermura [Wendell L. Miller], 1942 May 6 (ddr-csujad-20-2)
Backside of postcard with cartoon of U.S. plane bombing Tokyo and an angry Japanese citizen reacting, saying "Ho! You cannot do this to me! I am the son of heaven! What the hell?" Postcard is addressed to "My dear brother Wendell Millermura" and describes the writer as "a member of the Christian Church," asking Miller, "Where …
av Oral history with Lillian Baker (ddr-csujad-29-383)
An oral interview with Lillian Baker, founder of the Americans for Historical Accuracy and opposer of the words "concentration camp" to describe incarceration camps during WWII. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0946. See this object in the California State Universities …
vh An Oral History with Norman Y. Mineta (ddr-csujad-29-55)
Japanese American congressman, representing the Thirteenth Congressional District of California, born and raised in San Jose, California, discusses his early life, graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, and receiving a commission and serving in the armed forces from 1953-1956. Recalls the removal, "relocation," and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II at the Heart …