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Press Releases for Nebraskans for Norman Thomas (ddr-densho-468-222)
doc Press Releases for Nebraskans for Norman Thomas (ddr-densho-468-222)
Five press releases notifying media of upcoming convention of Nebraskans for Norman Thomas and attempts to form new political party in Nebraska. Various dates, August 1948
Nonfiction manuscript:
doc Nonfiction manuscript: "Road to Freedom" with submission letter and rejection letter (ddr-densho-468-158)
Manuscript of nonfiction narrative describing experience as Japanese-American seeking student leave from World War II incarceration. The manuscript incorporates letters to various college admission staff. Page one is a submission letter to the Yale Review. Page two is a rejection slip.
Swimming pool test (ddr-densho-468-192)
doc Swimming pool test (ddr-densho-468-192)
Description of attempt for a mixed race group to access municipal swimming pool.
Letter from RW Goss to Joseph Ishikawa (ddr-densho-468-117)
doc Letter from RW Goss to Joseph Ishikawa (ddr-densho-468-117)
Letter noting that transcript from UCLA lists honorable dismissal, not bachelor's degree.
Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Bill (ddr-densho-468-210)
doc Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Bill (ddr-densho-468-210)
Draft of letter explaining poor turnout at Nebraska Socialist Party convention meeting with updates on fundraising and promising recruits.
Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Harry Fleischman (ddr-densho-468-207)
doc Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Harry Fleischman (ddr-densho-468-207)
Update on attempts to add Norman Thomas to ballot in Nebraska with request for assistance.
Daily Nebraskan:
doc Daily Nebraskan: "Students Criticize Thompson's Letter" (ddr-densho-468-185)
Article responding to Dean Thompson's letter on April 25, 1946. Ishikawa's response notes that, while legislation cannot eradicate prejudice, it can prevent the manifestations of prejudice.
Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Marguerite Davis (ddr-densho-468-204)
doc Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Marguerite Davis (ddr-densho-468-204)
Thank you on behalf of Nebraskans for Norman Thomas for news coverage
Interview with Zora Tennant and Jimmy Lewis (ddr-densho-468-190)
doc Interview with Zora Tennant and Jimmy Lewis (ddr-densho-468-190)
Description of interview [note: not a transcript] regarding Ishikawa's efforts to desegregate municipal swimming pool
Interview with Homer Kyle (ddr-densho-468-191)
doc Interview with Homer Kyle (ddr-densho-468-191)
Description of interview [note: not a transcript] regarding Ishikawa's efforts to desegregate municipal swimming pool, including discussion of a legal challenge. Second note describes Kyle's follow-up on July 22, 1946
Draft for 2 letters (ddr-densho-468-197)
doc Draft for 2 letters (ddr-densho-468-197)
Draft of letter to Ray McConnell (ddr-densho-468-194) with note to Samuel Waugh expressing frustration at refusal to see Ishikawa the day previously
Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Lloyd Marti (ddr-densho-468-186)
doc Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Lloyd Marti (ddr-densho-468-186)
Thank you letter for hitchhiking with appeal for assistance. Ishikawa mentions being the assistant director for one of the city's playgrounds.
Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Bill Becker (ddr-densho-468-203)
doc Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Bill Becker (ddr-densho-468-203)
Update on requirements to add Norman Thomas to state ballot and efforts to establish Socialist Party in Nebraska.
Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Ray McConnell (ddr-densho-468-194)
doc Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Ray McConnell (ddr-densho-468-194)
Thank you and correction for article in Lincoln Journal on swimming pool integration efforts
Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Nebraskans for Norman Thomas (ddr-densho-468-224)
doc Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Nebraskans for Norman Thomas (ddr-densho-468-224)
Political appeal to attend campaign rally for Norman Thomas on August 22, 1948
Testimony before the Lincoln City Council (ddr-densho-468-193)
doc Testimony before the Lincoln City Council (ddr-densho-468-193)
Testimony given in protest of segregation of municipal swimming pool
Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to the Voice (ddr-densho-468-211)
doc Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to the Voice (ddr-densho-468-211)
Response to September 23 issue with thoughts about two-party system
Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Claude Canaday (ddr-densho-468-227)
doc Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Claude Canaday (ddr-densho-468-227)
Thank you for letter of August 17 with expression of disappointment, concerns that the loss of American prosperity may lead to totalitarianism, and invitation to attend campaign rally for Norman Thomas on August 22.
Joseph Ishikawa (ddr-densho-468-264)
img Joseph Ishikawa (ddr-densho-468-264)
Black and white photo of Joe Ishikawa wearing glasses. Caption written on album page: "Appeared in Lincoln Journal sometime in summer, 1943. Probable caption: "Monster in Lincoln" written in black ink or pencil.
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