Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XVI, No. 4, April 1979

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Newsletter covering the following topics: Japanese Doctor to examine hibakusha victims in Seattle, Ken Nakano chair; Akemi Matsumoto announces 4 scholarship, 3-$450 and 1-$300; Ron Mamiya out as National Redress Committee Member?Interesting article on rift between National JACL and Seattle over carrying out the mandate from JACL National Council votes. Some big names like Bill Marutani and Min Yasui will not support Seattle?s program. Ron believed National was trying to exclude PNW leadership in redress and thus resigned; Seattle JACL confronted by Nikkei parents on desegregation. A letter to the Superintendent was postponed until more facts on the plan could be uncovered; Gov Dixy Lee Ray proclaims February 19, 1979 a State wide ?Day of Remembrance? in honor and recognition of Washington?s Japanese Americans; Pike Place Market Preservation Authority to begin oral history project.

Apr. 1979




Courtesy of the University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter Records Collection, #0494