"Memorandum for the Attorney General"
ddr-densho-67-125 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i67-00125)
Memo to Francis Biddle from J. Edgar Hoover about Japanese Americans living on the Yakima Indian Reservation. Local sheriffs want to raid Japanese homes and eventually remove them from the reservation. Hoover describes the history of tension due to the Japanese leasing Yakima Reservation lands. He concludes that the FBI will not sanction any raids or removal.
Courtesy of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians