Emi Kuboyama, Office of Redress Administration (ORA) Oral History Project ddr-densho-1020

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Aaron Zajic Interview (ddr-densho-1020-1)
vh Aaron Zajic Interview (ddr-densho-1020-1)
Born in Baltimore, Maryland. During the Redress Movement, worked for the Department of Justice's Office of Redress Administration (ORA), which was established to identify and administer reparations payments to eligible individuals. Was the ORA's Manager, Stage II Verification Team, from 1990 to 2000. By 1993 some of the ORA staff began working on Civil Rights investigations, …
Martha Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1020-2)
vh Martha Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1020-2)
Born in Chicago, Illinois. During the Redress Movement, worked for the Department of Justice's Office of Redress Administration (ORA), which was established to identify and administer reparations payments to eligible individuals. Worked as an Administrator with the ORA from 1989 to 1991. After leaving the ORA, worked with the Civil Liberties Public Education Fund, the Office …
Lisa Johnson Interview (ddr-densho-1020-3)
vh Lisa Johnson Interview (ddr-densho-1020-3)
Born in Alexandria, Virginia. During the Redress Movement, the Department of Justice's Office of Redress Administration (ORA) was established to identify and administer reparations payments to eligible individuals. Worked as a Project Manager with the ORA from 1990 to 2000.

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Angela Noel Gantt Interview (ddr-densho-1020-4)
vh Angela Noel Gantt Interview (ddr-densho-1020-4)
Born in Wilmington, Delaware. During the Redress Movement, worked for the Department of Justice's Office of Redress Administration (ORA), which was established to identify and administer reparations payments to eligible individuals. Worked as a Program Management Analyst for the Special Verification Unit of the ORA from 1991 to 1995. After leaving the ORA, following a brief …
Joanne Chiedi Interview (ddr-densho-1020-5)
vh Joanne Chiedi Interview (ddr-densho-1020-5)
Born in Washington, D.C. During the Redress Movement, worked for the Department of Justice's Office of Redress Administration (ORA), which was established to identify and administer reparations payments to eligible individuals. Worked as the ORA's Deputy Director, Verification Unit, from 1989 to 1997. After leaving the ORA, went on to work as the Deputy Executive Officer, …
Robert
vh Robert "Bob" Bratt Interview (ddr-densho-1020-6)
Born in Bethesda, Maryland. During the Redress Movement, worked for the Department of Justice's Office of Redress Administration (ORA), which was established to identify and administer reparations payments to eligible individuals. From 1988 to 1992, was Administrator for the Office of Redress Administration as well as Executive Officer for the Civil Rights and Criminal Division. After …
Tink Cooper Interview (ddr-densho-1020-7)
vh Tink Cooper Interview (ddr-densho-1020-7)
Born in Atlanta, Georgia. During the Redress Movement, worked for the Department of Justice's Office of Redress Administration (ORA), which was established to identify and administer reparations payments to eligible individuals. Was Legal Counsel for the ORA from 1991 to 2000. After leaving the ORA, was Chief and Deputy Chief, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Branch, …
Alice Kale Interview (ddr-densho-1020-8)
vh Alice Kale Interview (ddr-densho-1020-8)
Born in Virginia. During the Redress Movement, worked for the Department of Justice's Office of Redress Administration (ORA), which was established to identify and administer reparations payments to eligible individuals. Worked as a Historical Researcher with the ORA from 1988 to 1996. After retirement in 1996, worked as a consultant to DOJ on a variety of …
Pamela Rouse Dixon Interview (ddr-densho-1020-9)
vh Pamela Rouse Dixon Interview (ddr-densho-1020-9)
Born in Newport News, Virginia. During the Redress Movement, worked for the Department of Justice's Office of Redress Administration (ORA), which was established to identify and administer reparations payments to eligible individuals. Worked as a Document Technician with the ORA from 1997 to 2000. After the ORA sunset, continued to work for the Department of Justice/Civil …
Kay Ochi Interview (ddr-densho-1020-10)
vh Kay Ochi Interview (ddr-densho-1020-10)
Born in San Diego, California. During the Redress Movement, the Department of Justice's Office of Redress Administration (ORA) was established to identify and administer reparations payments to eligible individuals. Acted as a community liaison with the ORA from 1989 to 2000 as an officer of the Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress (NCRR) in Los Angeles. …
William
vh William "Bill" Kaneko Interview (ddr-densho-1020-11)
Born in Honolulu, Hawaii. During the Redress Movement, the Department of Justice's Office of Redress Administration (ORA) was established to identify and administer reparations payments to eligible individuals. As President of the Honolulu chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League, worked with the ORA from 1989 to 1998. Later pursued a legal career in Honolulu with …
Emlei
vh Emlei "Emi" Kuboyama Interview (ddr-densho-1020-12)
Born in Honolulu, Hawaii. During the Redress Movement, the Department of Justice's Office of Redress Administration (ORA) was established to identify and administer reparations payments to eligible individuals. Worked as an Attorney with the ORA from 1995 to 1998. After leaving the Department of Justice, continued working as a civil rights attorney with the U.S. Department …
Redress: An Oral History of the Office of Redress Administration (ddr-densho-1020-13)
av Redress: An Oral History of the Office of Redress Administration (ddr-densho-1020-13)
In 1988, Congress passed and President Ronald Reagan signed the Civil Liberties Act, a historic piece of legislation that sought, for the first time, to provide a measure of justice to Japanese Americans nearly 40 years after their incarceration during World War II. The Japanese American Redress program that resulted is a little-known success story of …

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