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.

World War II (66)
Resistance and dissidence (73)

73 items
Dillon S. Myer's National Broadcasting Company network address (ddr-densho-381-7)
doc Dillon S. Myer's National Broadcasting Company network address (ddr-densho-381-7)
An advance release copy of Dillon S. Myer's address over the National Broadcasting Company network about the loyalty of Japanese-Americans incarcerated in concentration camps and their living conditions.
Investigative report of Takami Hibiya (ddr-densho-381-138)
doc Investigative report of Takami Hibiya (ddr-densho-381-138)
A previously confidential federal investigation of Takami Hibiya's history, family, and American loyalty.
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
doc "We Should Know" Speech by Kiyoshi Okamoto (ddr-densho-122-395)
Speech re: rights of Japanese Americans as citizens defined by Constitution
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,
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
doc "The Soliloquy of an African Ant-Eater" (ddr-densho-419-2)
A poem Min Yasui wrote under the pseudonym, "The Mad Mongolian" while he was in Multnomah County Jail. The original poem is a part of the Minoru Yasui Collection which is held at the Auraria Library Special & Digital Collections Department, University of Colorado Denver. Contact [email protected] for use permissions and more information.
doc "Japanese Nisei" (ddr-densho-419-1)
A poem written by Min Yasui. The original poem is a part of the Minoru Yasui Collection which is held at the Auraria Library Special & Digital Collections Department, University of Colorado Denver. Contact [email protected] for use permissions and more information.
doc "Why Are We Here?" (ddr-densho-419-4)
A poem written by Min Yasui. The original poem is a part of the Minoru Yasui Collection which is held at the Auraria Library Special & Digital Collections Department, University of Colorado Denver. Contact [email protected] for use permissions and more information.
doc "That Damned Fence" (ddr-densho-419-3)
A poem written by Min Yasui while he was incarcerated in Minidoka concentration camp. The original poem is a part of the Minoru Yasui Collection which is held at the Auraria Library Special & Digital Collections Department, University of Colorado Denver. Contact [email protected] for use permissions and more information.
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