Japanese American community responses

World War II (66)
Mass removal ("evacuation") (161)
Japanese American community responses (68)

68 items
Frank Miyamoto Interview III Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-52-9)
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Confusion within the Japanese American community about mass removal
Frank Miyamoto Interview III Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-52-6)
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Atmosphere and events following the outbreak of war: rumors and fear
Frank Miyamoto Interview III Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-52-5)
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Community reactions to the bombing of Pearl Harbor: false rumors of espionage, Japanese American Citizens League flagwaving
Fred Matsumura Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-46-7)
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Community responses to Pearl Harbor: no animosity towards Japanese Americans in Hawaii; FBI pick-ups

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Given the full conference schedule, interviews conducted at the reunion were shorter in length than typical Densho interviews. Beverly Kashino, one of the interviewers, …

Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-122-10-4)
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Deciding to join the Fair Play Committee; thoughts on the JACL's wartime stance

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life …

Fred Hirasuna Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-122-29-7)
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Thoughts on the wartime stance of the JACL: "I think it was the real practical thing to do"

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this …

Fred Hirasuna Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-122-29-2)
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Thoughts on what would have happened had Japanese Americans resisted mass removal

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, …

Fred Hirasuna Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-122-29-4)
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Defense of the Japanese American Citizens League's wartime stance

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing …

Roger Daniels Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-122-25-1)
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The Japanese American Citizens League's response to those who protested the mass removal

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life …

Roger Daniels Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-122-25-7)
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Discussion of the JACL and the issue of loyalty

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing …

James Omura Interview I Segment 8 (ddr-densho-122-4-8)
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Thoughts on the JACL's role during mass removal

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on …

Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-122-26-4)
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Discussion of mass removal and incarceration: decision of whether or not to protest
Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-122-26-1)
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Thoughts on the role of the JACL during mass removal, and suspected community informants
James Omura Interview I Segment 13 (ddr-densho-122-4-13)
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Thoughts on whether JACL members informed on community members during mass removal

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, …

Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-122-26-3)
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Mike Masaoka and Minoru Yasui's positions on creating test cases
Kats Kunitsugu - Paul Tsuneishi Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-122-17-7)
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Thoughts on the Japanese American Citizens League

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on issues …

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