Shosuke Sasaki Collection ddr-densho-274

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Letter regarding a publishing company's use of term
doc Letter regarding a publishing company's use of term "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-1)
Letter from Clifford Uyeda to Shosuke Sasaki about a recently revived campaign against a large publishing company for use of the term "Jap" in its printed materials. In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Sasaki was the leader of a movement against the use of the word "Jap" in movies and print media.
Letter regarding a publishing company's use of term
doc Letter regarding a publishing company's use of term "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-2)
Letter from Raymond Okamura to Shosuke Sasaki about a recently revived campaign against a large publishing company for use of the term "Jap" in its printed materials. In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Sasaki was the leader of a movement against the use of the word "Jap" in movies and print media.
Letter regarding a publishing company's use of term
doc Letter regarding a publishing company's use of term "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-3)
Letter from Neil Gotanda of the Asian Law Caucus to Shosuke Sasaki about a recently revived campaign against a large publishing company for use of the term "Jap" in its printed materials. In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Sasaki was the leader of a movement against the use of the word "Jap" in movies and print …
Letter regarding the dictionary definition of
doc Letter regarding the dictionary definition of "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-4)
Letter from Raymond Okamura to Shosuke Sasaki regarding a dictionary changing its definition of the word "Jap." In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Sasaki was the leader of a movement against the use of the word "Jap" in movies and print media.
Letter regarding the dictionary definition of
doc Letter regarding the dictionary definition of "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-5)
Letter from Shosuke Sasaki to Ben Nakagawa of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) urging the JACL to take up the campaign against publishing companies for their use of the word "Jap."
Letter regarding a campaign against use of the term
doc Letter regarding a campaign against use of the term "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-6)
Letter from Shosuke Sasaki to Raymond Okamura regarding the revival of a campaign against publishing companies for their use of "Jap." In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Sasaki was the leader in a movement against the use of the word "Jap" in movies and print media.
Letter regarding JACL involvement in campaign against the term
doc Letter regarding JACL involvement in campaign against the term "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-7)
Letter from Shosuke Sasaki to Raymond Okamura. In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Sasaki was the leader of a movement against the use of the word "Jap" in movies and print media.
Letter regarding JACL involvement in campaign against the term
doc Letter regarding JACL involvement in campaign against the term "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-8)
Letter from Shosuke Sasaki to Clifford Uyeda. In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Sasaki was the leader of a movement against the use of the word "Jap" in movies and print media.
Letter:
doc Letter: "Efforts to Circumvent Individual Reparations Payments" (ddr-densho-274-9)
Open letter from the Seattle Evacuation Redress Committee refuting the arguments against individual redress payments.
Letter:
doc Letter: "Case for Individual Reparations Payments" (ddr-densho-274-10)
Open letter from the Seattle Evacuation Redress Committee arguing for individual redress payments.
doc "Summary Data of Responses from 'Appeal for Action'" (ddr-densho-274-12)
Summary of responses from the "Appeal for Action" mailing and survey, which aimed to gauge the general concensus of all the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) chapters on the topic of redress.
National Council for Japanese American Redress Newsletter, Vol. I No. 1 (ddr-densho-274-13)
doc National Council for Japanese American Redress Newsletter, Vol. I No. 1 (ddr-densho-274-13)
Selected article titles: "Dear Friends" (p. 1), "Internment was a Tragic Mistake" (p. 2), "HR 442 reintroduced in 100th Congress" (p. 3), "Forty-Five Years Ago" (p. 4), "Executive Order 9066 Remembered" (p. 4), "Letters" (p. 5), "Contributors" (p. 5), "For an American Hero Dying Young" (p. 7), "Book Review" (p. 8).
Booklet:
doc Booklet: "New Neighbors Among Us" (ddr-densho-274-16)
Booklet published by the War Relocation Authority (WRA) about Japanese American "resettlement."
Booklet:
doc Booklet: "'What We're Fighting For'" (ddr-densho-274-17)
Booklet published by the War Relocation Authority (WRA) containing letters of support written by U.S. servicemen about Japanese Americans.
Booklet:
doc Booklet: "'A Voice that Must be Heard'" (ddr-densho-274-18)
Booklet published by the War Relocation Authority (WRA) containing statements about Japanese Americans by government officials.
Fortune Magazine article:
doc Fortune Magazine article: "Issei, Nisei, Kibei" (ddr-densho-274-19)
This article discusses the problems created by the mass removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans. It also critiques the policies of the War Relocation Authority (WRA), in particular the idea of "protective custody."
Booklet:
doc Booklet: "Nisei in Uniform" (ddr-densho-274-21)
Booklet published by the War Relocation Authority (WRA) on Japanese Americans in the military during World War II.
Article:
doc Article: "Want to Know Dates of Internment?" (ddr-densho-274-22)
Newspaper article informing Japanese Americans how to obtain the dates of their World War II incarceration.
Intelligence memo:
doc Intelligence memo: "Individuals Blacklisted by Nisei" (ddr-densho-274-24)
Intelligence memo on individuals in the Japanese American community reported to be "suspicious" by other Japanese Americans. Information was provided by a handful of nisei informants, whose opinions were "possibly...colored by personal feelings or desire for gain."
Document describing alleged torture in Tule Lake (ddr-densho-274-25)
doc Document describing alleged torture in Tule Lake (ddr-densho-274-25)
Document of unknown origin giving the account of Tokio Yamane, a nisei who was allegedly tortured in Tule Lake concentration camp.
JACL emergency meeting minutes (ddr-densho-274-26)
doc JACL emergency meeting minutes (ddr-densho-274-26)
Minutes of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) National Board emergency meeting held on March 8-10, 1942 in San Francisco, CA. Among the topics discussed: JACL stance on mass removal, budget review, reports from JACL committees and district chapters and Mike Masaoka's controversial "branding" statement.

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