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Race and racism

Race and racism (287)

287 items
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 120, No. 11 (June 2-15, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-11)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 120, No. 11 (June 2-15, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-11)
Selected article titles: "Honolulu Evacuees Eligible for Redress" (pp. 1, 3-4), "'O.J.' Publisher: It's Not Racism, It's Humor" (pp. 1, 4), "JACL National Board Meeting, May 6-7, 1995: Summary of Motions" (p. 6), and "Peru Nikkei to Host PANA Convention July 5-9" (p. 7).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 120, No. 4 (February 17-March 2, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-4)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 120, No. 4 (February 17-March 2, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-4)
Selected article titles: "Racist Bugs Bunny Cartoon Pulled After Sacramento Efforts" (pp. 1, 9), "Justice Department Announces Minority Language Task Force" (pp. 1, 6), and "Viewpoint: Ad Hoc Budget Committee Report Clarified" (pp. 7, 11).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 121, No. 1 (July 7-20, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-13)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 121, No. 1 (July 7-20, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-13)
Selected article titles: "JACL Leaders Get Grim Message: Immigration on Rough Road in Congress" (pp. 1, 5), "4,000 Potentially Eligible Redress Recipients Sought" (p. 3), "Tule Lake Reunion Features Symposium on JA Legacy" (p. 4), and "Viewpoint: Racism Fueled A-Bomb in WWII" (p. 9).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 120, No. 8 (April 21-May 4, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-8)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 120, No. 8 (April 21-May 4, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-8)
Selected article titles: "Racist Remarks--In Court, In Congress" (pp. 1, 11), "Dissidents Allege Crime in Bank Signature Card Oversight; Legal Counsel Says 'No Harm, No Foul'" (pp. 1, 6), "Insight into D.C. Politics Highlights Leadership Conference" (p. 4), and "First-Hand Experiences Highlight Florin Event" (pp. 7, 10).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 120, No. 7 (April 7-20, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-7)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 120, No. 7 (April 7-20, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-7)
Selected article titles: "Mismanagement, Discrepancies, Missing Records at HQ Revealed by Campbell Report" (pp. 1, 3), "Views on JACL Wartime Role Differ in PSW" (pp. 1, 4), "JACL Success Story: 'Jap' Cut from Musical" (pp. 1, 18), and "To Gila-By the Busloads" (pp. 16-17).
American-made refugees (ddr-densho-381-3)
doc American-made refugees (ddr-densho-381-3)
A report compiling reasons why the forced evacuation of Japanese-Americans from the West Coast was unnecessary and motivated by war hysteria. The report also brings up questions about the constitutionality of the evacuation, in addition to spelling out the effects the evacuation has had in terms of human suffering and economic losses. The report concludes with …
Relocation problems and policies (ddr-densho-381-24)
doc Relocation problems and policies (ddr-densho-381-24)
An address delivered by War Relocation Authority Director, Dillon S. Myer, to the Tuesday Evening Club. Myer discusses a variety of topics, including the creation of the War Relocation Authority, managing the camps, and plans for relocation.
Statement by Dillon S. Myer before the Costello Committee of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-densho-381-10)
doc Statement by Dillon S. Myer before the Costello Committee of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-densho-381-10)
Dillon S. Myer criticizes the Committee for conducting an investigation of the War Relocation Authority in "a manner as to achieve maximum publicity of sensational statements," potentially damaging war efforts and the American reputation.
War Relocation Authority notice on evacuee requests for material from Chambers of Commerce and other local agencies (ddr-densho-381-21)
doc War Relocation Authority notice on evacuee requests for material from Chambers of Commerce and other local agencies (ddr-densho-381-21)
Myer addresses prejudiced responses to Japanese-American high school students' requests for statistical information about the New England area. Myer recommends that staff discourage direct correspondence between detainees and outside agencies.
Conversation between W. Wade Head and Harold H. Townsend (ddr-densho-381-2)
doc Conversation between W. Wade Head and Harold H. Townsend (ddr-densho-381-2)
An investigative interview conducted by W. Wade Head, Project Director, of Harold H. Townsend, Supply and Transportation Officer, who abandoned his post during the Poston Strike claiming he feared for his life.
Project directors report on evacuee resistances to relocation (ddr-densho-381-6)
doc Project directors report on evacuee resistances to relocation (ddr-densho-381-6)
Dillon S. Myer, War Relocation Authority Director, lists twelve reasons why he believes detainees are reluctant to leave the camps.
Aliens in Our Midst (ddr-densho-381-197)
doc Aliens in Our Midst (ddr-densho-381-197)
Transcript of a radio broadcast hosted by the University of Chicago Round Table Broadcast with additional footnotes and illustrations. Ernest Colwell (Dean of the Divinity School, University of Chicago), Carey McWilliams (California Commissioner of Immigration and Housing), and Louis Wirth (Department of Sociology, University of Chicago) discuss immigration and barriers to obtaining citizenship, logistics of the …
Supplementary comments by the War Relocation Authority on newspaper statements allegedly made by Representatives of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-densho-381-12)
doc Supplementary comments by the War Relocation Authority on newspaper statements allegedly made by Representatives of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-densho-381-12)
Additional comments from the War Relocation Authority in response to statements made by to the House Committee on Un-American Activities to the press about living conditions in the camps, rumors of violence and protest, and criticisms of how the camps are being managed.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 9 (August 30, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-35)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 9 (August 30, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-35)
Select article titles: "'Voting rights' bill nears approval, JACL calls for enactment by solons" (p. 1); House, Senate Approves over Million Dollars foor Claimants" (p. 1); "Teaching of English in japan Wide-open Field" (p. 2); "Housewife Urges Canada newspaper Drop use of 'Jap' in Headlines" (p. 5); "'Family Hardship' Immigration Bill O.K. By Congress Predicted" (p. …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 6 (August 9, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-32)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 6 (August 9, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-32)
Select article titles: "Matsudaira sorry on acceptance of 'Jap'" (p. 1); "Senate Passes Civil Rights Bill By 72 to 18 Vote" (p. 1); "Amb. Matsudaira's acceptance of word 'Jap' viewed as setback in JACL national campaign to elimiate racial slur" (p. 1); "L.A. consul feels protest 'appropriate'" (p. 2); "New York: Protest Delegation Planned by Chapter …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 25 (June 23, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-25)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 25 (June 23, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-25)
Selected article titles: "U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Six Cases of Interest to Nisei" (p. 1), "'Command Decision': Evacuation, Part 4" (p. 1), "Nisei Rasslers Making Big Hit in Japan, Great Togo and Toshi Togo Attracting Fans" (p. 2), and "Nebraska Anti-Miscegenation Law Bothers Omaha JACL, Seek Repeal" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 5 (February 4, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-5)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 5 (February 4, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-5)
Selected article titles: "Calif. Assembly Resolution for Anti-Nisei Racist Deplored" (p. 1), "Final Chapter Closes on Nisei Women Accused of Aiding German PWs to Escape" (p. 1), and "JACL Holds Keys to Open Doors for Its Members to Become Better American Citizens, Chuman Tells Venice-Culver Chapter" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 15 (October 13, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-41)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 15 (October 13, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-41)
Selected article titles: "Washington Newsletter: Freedom in Housing" (p. 1), "National Campaign to Rid Anti-Nisei Films from TV Opens for Third Time" (p. 1), "Weigh Problems of Youth, Aged Issei" (pp. 1-2), and "U.S. Civil Rights Commission Issues 'Let's Face the Facts' Type Report" (pp. 1-2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 1 (July 7, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-27)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 1 (July 7, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-27)
Selected article titles: "TV Station Apologizes for Anti-Nisei Film" (p. 1), "Senate Passes Bill to Allow Issei Widow to Remain in U.S., Was to Be Deported" (p. 1), "'Command Decision': Evacuation, Part 6" (p. 1), and "Nisei Americans Show Interest in Visit of Prime Minister Ikeda to Washington; Japan Recognized as Hope in Far East" (p. …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 20 (May 18, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-20)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 20 (May 18, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-20)
Selected article titles: "Ohio Judge Halts Adoption Because Wife Is Japanese" (p.1), "L.A. Hate Group Activity Feared on the Increase" (p.1-2), "Calligraphy, Flower Arrangement, Block Printing, Highlight Detroit Cultural Series" (p.4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 55, No. 18 (November 2, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-44)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 55, No. 18 (November 2, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-44)
Selected article titles: "JACL Program Attracts Youth to Be Leaders" (p.1), "Nat'l Headquarters Prepared for All-Time Membership High" (p.1), "Supreme Court Upholds Voting Rights Decision"(p.1), "JACL's Registered Voter Campaign" (p.2), "Race Prejudice in So. Dakota Reported" (p.3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 12 (March 23, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-12)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 12 (March 23, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-12)
Selected article titles: "To Protect the Consumer" (p.1), "Complacency of Nisei Seen as Danger to Own Security" (p.1), "State Fair Housing Law Gains Support" (p.1), "Firm Military Control by U.S. in Okinawa Rapped by ACLU" (p.1), "Introducing a Nisei 'Dunker': Sim Togasaki" (p.2), "Maryland Law to Ban Racial Bias Defeated in House" (p.3), "Nisei Director of …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 4 (January 26, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-4)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 4 (January 26, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-4)
Selected article titles: "Supreme Court to Review Movie 'Block Booking'" (p.1), Nat'l JACL Youth Commission Formed, Jr. Group Rules Set" (p.1), "NAACP Fears Bias Along Highway 99 to Seattle Fair" (p.3), "Boys Town Brought Second Wave of Japanese Newcomers to Friendly Omaha" (p.3), "Montgomery County First Unit in Maryland to Pass Anti-Bias Law" (p.3).
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