Resistance and dissidence

Resistance to exclusion and incarceration took many different forms: non-compliance with exclusion orders and concomitant court cases challenging them, refusal to obey draft orders, labor strikes, and individual and group protests within the camps.

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Resistance and dissidence (80)

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Petition to The President of the United State of American (ddr-densho-122-397)
doc Petition to The President of the United State of American (ddr-densho-122-397)
From American Citizens of Japanese Ancestry for the restoration of the Rights to Citizens
FBI report on incidents at various camps (ddr-densho-122-890)
doc FBI report on incidents at various camps (ddr-densho-122-890)
Report filed by Edward Kirby based on information provided by confidential informants inside the camps, pages identifying names of informants redacted from report
FBI report on incidents at various camps (ddr-densho-122-891)
doc FBI report on incidents at various camps (ddr-densho-122-891)
Report files by Blaney Barton and George Blair based on information provided by confidential informants inside the camps, pages identifying names of informants redacted from report,
doc "We Should Know" Speech by Kiyoshi Okamoto (ddr-densho-122-395)
Speech re: rights of Japanese Americans as citizens defined by Constitution
Transcript of leave clearance hearing for Frank Emi and Min Tamesa (ddr-densho-122-821)
doc Transcript of leave clearance hearing for Frank Emi and Min Tamesa (ddr-densho-122-821)
Hearing conducted after Emi and Tamesa attempted to leave camp without leave clearance
Letter from Guy Robertson to Dillon Meyer (ddr-densho-122-449)
doc Letter from Guy Robertson to Dillon Meyer (ddr-densho-122-449)
Reviewing confidential reports of subversive activities at Heart Mountain
doc "Proclamation and Notice of Dissatisfaction and Demand" (ddr-densho-122-823)
By Kiyoshi Okamoto, addressed to The citizens and voters of the U.S.A.; the Hon. Franklin D. Roosevelt; The Hon. Henry L. Stimson; Lieutenant General Delos C. Emmon; The War Relocation Authority; the Department of Justice, the Congress of the United States and any and all the agents or agencies and individuals and groups of individuals that …
Memo to FBI Inspector M.E. Gurnea (ddr-densho-122-391)
doc Memo to FBI Inspector M.E. Gurnea (ddr-densho-122-391)
Notes on illicit activities in internment camps, incomplete document
WRA Tule Lake Center special project regulations (ddr-densho-284-60)
doc WRA Tule Lake Center special project regulations (ddr-densho-284-60)
A list of regulations regarding Japanese nationalism and "anti-American" activities deemed as punishable offenses by the camp administration.
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 14 (April 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-63)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 14 (April 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-63)
Selected article titles: "Stop List Interviews, Deportation Hearings Being Conducted Here" (pp. 1-2), "Center's End of Year Population Figures Given" (p. 1), "Four Violators Plead Guilty at Project Trials" (p. 2), and "Hana Matsuri: Center Buddhist Churches to Hold Gotanye Services" (p. 3).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 12 (March 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-61)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 12 (March 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-61)
Selected article titles: "Statement Given on Special Project Rules" (p. 1), "Relocators Get Kindly Welcome on Return Home" (p. 2), "Japanese School Damaged in Second Delano Fire" (p. 2), and "Two-Day 'Shibai and Buyo' Begins Tonight at Aud." (p. 4).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 13 (March 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-62)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 13 (March 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-62)
Selected article titles: "Spain Quits as Protecting Power: Vice Consul of Spain Leaves Center After Receiving Order" (p. 1), "Nisei Inducted into U.S. Army Now Total 17,600" (p. 1), "9 Sentenced on Charges of Violating Regulations" (pp. 1-2), and "Procedure Given for Those Planning Return to Hawaii" (p. 3).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 8 (February 22, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-57)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 8 (February 22, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-57)
Selected article titles: "2 Society Leaders Sentenced 30 Days at Project Trial" (pp. 1-2), "Second Statement Made on Center Situation" (p. 2), and "Tule Lake: Funeral Parlor Opens Saturday" (p. 2 ).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 7 (February 15, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-56)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 7 (February 15, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-56)
Selected article titles: "Dept. of Justice: Status of Renunciants Defined by Rothestein" (pp. 1-2), "WRA Closes Quarters of Hoshi, Hokoku Seinen Dan" (pp. 1-2), "Excludees Now Able to Relocated East and South" (p. 2), and "Contact with Japan Through Red Cross" (p. 4).
The Newell Star, Supplement (July 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-27)
doc The Newell Star, Supplement (July 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-27)
This supplemental article discusses the resignation of the camp's entire colonial police staff.
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