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Form letter sent to Japanese American community members from Gordon Hirabayashi and Cherry Kinoshita of the Community Committee on Redress/Reparations (ddr-densho-383-498)
doc Form letter sent to Japanese American community members from Gordon Hirabayashi and Cherry Kinoshita of the Community Committee on Redress/Reparations (ddr-densho-383-498)
Encouraging community members to participate in the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians hearings in person or in writing. Pages 2 and 3 contain response from George Tokuda.
Bert Nakano Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-67-7)
vh Bert Nakano Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-67-7)
National Coalition for Redress and Reparations (NCRR) lobbying efforts

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were limited to …

Bert Nakano Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-67-6)
vh Bert Nakano Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-67-6)
National Coalition for Redress and Reparations (NCRR), efforts to mobilize community

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were …

Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 120 (October 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-206)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 120 (October 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-206)
Selected article titles: "Limit Meaning of Statement"; "Kido Asks Investigation of Reparations Statement"; "More Than Thousand Leave Colorado Camp This Week"; "6000 Tuleans Eligible for Relocation Now"; "4 Chicagoans Decorated"; "Prisoners of War Head for Coast Cotton Farms"; "Hayashi Flies Home to Aid Returnee Parents"; "Valley Viewpoint Undergoes Change"; "Private Worried"; "Matron Believes They Can be …
Witness preparation information packet to submit written testimony and testify before the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (ddr-csujad-55-109)
doc Witness preparation information packet to submit written testimony and testify before the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (ddr-csujad-55-109)
Information created for the purpose of assisting individuals in preparing testimony for the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians. Packet includes information on the investigation and review process, location of hearings, hearing formats, preparing oral testimony, post-hearing procedures, and a list of groups in the redress and reparations effort. See this object in the …
Fred Hirasuna Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-21-6)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-21-6)
Differences between efforts of the National Coalition for Redress/Reparations and Japanese American Citizens League

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, …

Chico Uyeda Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1012-4-5)
vh Chico Uyeda Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1012-4-5)
Thoughts on redress and reparations (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material …

Narrator Lillian Nakano

Sansei female, born April 30, 1928, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Grew up in Hawaii, where family ran a successful wholesale bakery business. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, father was picked up by the FBI and sent to Sand Island internment camp. Moved with rest of the family to Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, to be reunited with …
Frank Abe Collection (ddr-densho-122)
Collection Frank Abe Collection (ddr-densho-122)
Accession 1: The Frank Abe Collection consists of three photographs from the Heart Mountain draft resistance movement. Included are two photographs of the trial of the Heart Mountain draft resisters and one photograph of Fair Play Committee leader Frank Emi. All photographs are from the website www.resisters.com. This website is a companion to the documentary Conscience …
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.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, …

Fred Hirasuna Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-21-5)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-21-5)
Building support for the redress movement in the Japanese American community, and differences between efforts of the National Coalition for Redress/Reparations and Japanese American Citizens League

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School …

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 113, No. 18 [November 29, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-43)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 113, No. 18 [November 29, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-43)
Select article titles: "Developments in Phoenix murder case: Four men charged in case are dismissed" (p. 1), "Asian American leaders meet to discuss communication" (p. 1), "The Rap on Ice: Rapper Ice Cube's latest album has rocked the world because of what many consider to be racist lyrics" (p. 1), "Handling hate crimes" (p. 1), "Manzanar …
Bert Nakano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-67)
vh Bert Nakano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-67)
Nisei male. Born March 5, 1928, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Incarcerated at the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Resettled in Gardena, California. Member of the Little Tokyo People's Rights Organization (LTPRO) and National Coalition for Redress/Reparations (NCRR).

(This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the …

John
vh John "Jack" Herzig Interview (ddr-densho-1004-10)
White male. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II and worked with Japanese American interpreters during the U.S. occupation of Japan. Husband of Nisei Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga, and the couple was instrumental in helping to obtain redress and reparations for Japanese Americans in the 1980s.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant …

Tsuyako Kitashima Collection (ddr-janm-4)
Collection Tsuyako Kitashima Collection (ddr-janm-4)
Various materials from Topaz, Redress, the National Coalition for Redress and Reparations (NCRR), and the Japanese American Citizens' League (JACL) by Tsuyako "Sox" Kitashima. Kitashima was born in Hayward, California in 1918. Her and her family were among the 120,000 Japanese Americans forcefully interned in war relocation camps during World War Two. They were first taken …
Letter from Brian Tatsuo to the friends of Michi Weglyn and the NCRR members present at the Tribute to Michi meetings (ddr-csujad-24-176)
doc Letter from Brian Tatsuo to the friends of Michi Weglyn and the NCRR members present at the Tribute to Michi meetings (ddr-csujad-24-176)
A letter from Brian Tatsuo to the friends of Michi Weglyn and the NCRR members present at the Tribute to Michi meetings, in which offers a lengthy critique of the leadership of the National Coalition for Redress/Reparations (NCRR), with the exception of Frank Emi. In the letter he also refers to Weglyn as "the mother of …
Lillian Nakano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-254)
vh Lillian Nakano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-254)
Sansei female, born April 30, 1928, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Grew up in Hawaii, where family ran a successful wholesale bakery business. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, father was picked up by the FBI and sent to Sand Island internment camp. Moved with rest of the family to Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, to be reunited with …
Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XIV, No. 5, May 1977 (ddr-sjacl-1-201)
doc Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XIV, No. 5, May 1977 (ddr-sjacl-1-201)
Newsletter covering the following topics: Redress report, Chuck Kato very upset with National reparation committee chair, Mike Honda, for conducting new survey when one already was done. Chapter felt Honda?s explanation unacceptable; Boar meeting to address fast moving issue of desegregation; Keiro raised $419,000 of $500, 000 goal; Cherry Kinoshita takes National Office to task for …
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 …
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 …
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, …
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 …

Narrator Aaron Zajic

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, …

Narrator Angela Noel Gantt

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 …
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 …
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