CSU Northridge War Relocation Authority Collection ddr-csujad-19

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Alien Enemy Program--So Far (ddr-csujad-19-51)
doc Alien Enemy Program--So Far (ddr-csujad-19-51)
This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," summer 1942, which talks about the classification of the Japanese American people as enemies after the attack on Pearl Harbor. It discusses about the Act of 1798 which states that an alien enemy is a person who is an alien who happens to have enemy nationality. See …
From the Immigrant and Negro Press-AMERICA'S YOUNGEST NEWSPAPER (ddr-csujad-19-52)
doc From the Immigrant and Negro Press-AMERICA'S YOUNGEST NEWSPAPER (ddr-csujad-19-52)
This is an article form the magazine "Common Ground," summer 1942, which discusses in detail about a lively mimeographed news paper called the "Manzanar Free Press" from the Manzanar incarceration camp which was one of the first camps in California for the people of the Japanese ancestry forced to evacuate. See this object in the California …
Manzanar Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-19-53)
doc Manzanar Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-19-53)
This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," autumn 1942, by Robert L. Brown which provides a detailed description of the Manzanar incarceration camp in California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-10_01
This isn't Japan (ddr-csujad-19-54)
doc This isn't Japan (ddr-csujad-19-54)
This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," autumn 1942, by Mary Oyama which describes the cultural differences between the younger Japanese American Nisei and the older Issei generations. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-10_02
Japanese Evacuation-Policy and Perspectives (ddr-csujad-19-55)
doc Japanese Evacuation-Policy and Perspectives (ddr-csujad-19-55)
This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," summer 1942, by Carey McWilliams which discusses the policy for the "evacuation and resettlement" of virtually the entire Japanese population on the West Coast. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-11-01
Summary Notes on Segregation Conference of W.R.A. Officials (ddr-csujad-19-56)
doc Summary Notes on Segregation Conference of W.R.A. Officials (ddr-csujad-19-56)
The summary notes on the Segregation Conference of W.R.A. Officials, Colorado, July 26-27, 1943. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-12_01
Extracts from statements regarding the Americans of Japanese Ancestry (ddr-csujad-19-57)
doc Extracts from statements regarding the Americans of Japanese Ancestry (ddr-csujad-19-57)
This document is a text of letter sent by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Henry L. Stimson, Secretary of War, which mainly talks about the President approving the proposal of the War Department to organize a combat team consisting of loyal American citizens of Japanese descent. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Community analysis report, no. 8, January 28, 1944 (ddr-csujad-19-58)
doc Community analysis report, no. 8, January 28, 1944 (ddr-csujad-19-58)
This issue is titled as Japanese Americans educated in Japan. The document describes about what happened to the children who grew up in California for a while, then went to school in Japan and finally returned back to California. It emphasizes on what effect did living and growing up in two such different places have on …
Weekly Press Review, no. 43, November 17, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-59)
doc Weekly Press Review, no. 43, November 17, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-59)
This is the weekly press review which talks about the disturbances and significant incidents in the Tule Lake segregation center. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-13_02
Jap relocation probe begins, June 28, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-60)
doc Jap relocation probe begins, June 28, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-60)
The document describes the investigation of conditions in the incarceration camps in the West. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-14_01
Poston Camp hearing bares shameful facts (ddr-csujad-19-61)
doc Poston Camp hearing bares shameful facts (ddr-csujad-19-61)
An article from "Los Angeles examiner" published on June 20, 1943. It describes the training of a tactical unit, mob rule and open rebellion in the Poston incarceration camp in Arizona. It also discusses the reasons for these shameful activities to be the lack of central authority to assume responsibility and the confusion among the administration. …
Citizens of Subjects? An Editorial (ddr-csujad-19-62)
doc Citizens of Subjects? An Editorial (ddr-csujad-19-62)
An article probably from the periodical, "The Christian century." It talks about the staggering blows received by American Democracy during the early months of the war. It describes how actions taken under the guise of military necessity have deprived many citizens of their constitutionally guaranteed equality before the law. See this object in the California State …
Weekly Press Review, no. 50, January 1944 (ddr-csujad-19-63)
doc Weekly Press Review, no. 50, January 1944 (ddr-csujad-19-63)
Survey by the War Relocation Authority "for use of the WRA Staff" of press activity, including stories published; clippings received and the work of clipping services; reporting from visits to "relocation centers"; summaries of editorial opinion and of "public attitudes" as reflected the work of columnists and in articles, letters to the editor, and reports during …
Weekly Press Review, no. 49, January 5, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-64)
doc Weekly Press Review, no. 49, January 5, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-64)
Survey by the War Relocation Authority "for use of the WRA Staff" of press activity, including stories published; clippings received and the work of clipping services; reporting from visits to "relocation centers"; summaries of editorial opinion and of "public attitudes" as reflected the work of columnists and in articles, letters to the editor, and reports for …
Statement on Testimony of Harold H. Townsend (ddr-csujad-19-65)
doc Statement on Testimony of Harold H. Townsend (ddr-csujad-19-65)
This is the Statement of Testimony of Harold H. Townsend before the House of Representatives Subcommittee of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities, Los Angeles, California, 1943 May 26. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-18_01
Supplementary Comments by the War Relocation Authority on Newspaper Statements Allegedly Made by Representatives of .the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-csujad-19-66)
doc Supplementary Comments by the War Relocation Authority on Newspaper Statements Allegedly Made by Representatives of .the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-csujad-19-66)
This document consists of the supplementary comments made by the War Relocation Authority on the statements which were allegedly made by representatives of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-19_01
Constitutional principles involved in the relocation program (ddr-csujad-19-67)
doc Constitutional principles involved in the relocation program (ddr-csujad-19-67)
This document is the statement by the Director of the War Relocation Authority regarding the constitutional principles involved in "the relocation program" as the program raises important questions of constitutionality. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-19_02
Letter from Mr. Myer, WRA Director, to the chairman of the special committee to investigate Un-American Activities, Mr. Martin Dies, June 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-68)
doc Letter from Mr. Myer, WRA Director, to the chairman of the special committee to investigate Un-American Activities, Mr. Martin Dies, June 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-68)
This is a letter from the WRA Director, Mr. Myer to the special committee to investigate Un-American Activities. He speaks about the serious effect of interference by the committee in the work of the WRA. He mentions that the statements made by the committee are fraught with errors, half truths and are completely misleading to the …
Weekly Press Review, No. 26, July 11, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-69)
doc Weekly Press Review, No. 26, July 11, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-69)
Survey by the War Relocation Authority "for use of the WRA Staff" of press activity, including stories published; clippings received and the work of clipping services; reporting from visits to "relocation centers"; summaries of editorial opinion and of "public attitudes" as reflected the work of columnists and in articles, letters to the editor, and reports during …
What happened at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-19-70)
doc What happened at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-19-70)
This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," volume III, no. 3, spring 1943, which discusses about the first violent outbreak at the Manzanar incarceration camp on the eve of the first anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-22_01
Relocating A People (ddr-csujad-19-71)
doc Relocating A People (ddr-csujad-19-71)
This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," volume III, no. 4, summer 1943, which discusses about the manpower shortage and the considerable expense to the government due to the relocation of 110,000 people of Japanese descent. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-23_01
Student Relocation (ddr-csujad-19-72)
doc Student Relocation (ddr-csujad-19-72)
This article by Robert W. O'Brien discusses about the relocation of thousands of students in colleges throughout the United States to resume their studies, "a year after the mass evacuation of the West Coast Japanese American people into inland camps." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-23_02
Get the Evacuees Out (ddr-csujad-19-73)
doc Get the Evacuees Out (ddr-csujad-19-73)
This is an article in the magazine "Common Ground," volume III, no. 4, summer 1943, which discusses about the important job of resettling the incarcerated Japanese Americans outside the war relocation centers. It describes in detail about how the government has done wrong in detaining and relocating about 100,000 Japanese American people,most of which are American …
ST. Paul extends a hand (ddr-csujad-19-74)
doc ST. Paul extends a hand (ddr-csujad-19-74)
This article written by Alice L. Sickels describes St. Paul living up to its traditions of hospitality and friendliness to all people of all nationalities by welcoming resettled Japanese Americans. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-23_05
Treatment of Japanese in America; Churches and Enemy Aliens; Japanese- Americans to be resettled (ddr-csujad-19-75)
doc Treatment of Japanese in America; Churches and Enemy Aliens; Japanese- Americans to be resettled (ddr-csujad-19-75)
Contains three articles from "Federal Council bulletin," published in vol. 25, no. 1 (January 1942), no. 3 (March 1942), and no. 8 (October 1943). Titles include "Treatment of Japanese in America," "Churches and Enemy Aliens," and "Japanese- Americans to be resettled." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-24_01

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