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Certificate of Commendation to William Minoru Hohri (ddr-csujad-24-47)
doc Certificate of Commendation to William Minoru Hohri (ddr-csujad-24-47)
William Minoru Hohri was honored by the Manzanar Committee for his leadership of the class action lawsuit Hohri v. U.S., a civil suit filed against the U.S. government demanding compensation for Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_02_006
Patricia Mariko Morikawa Sakamoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-167)
vh Patricia Mariko Morikawa Sakamoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-167)
Sansei female. Born April 20, 1944, in Manzanar, California. Parents married in camp, but separated soon after when father returned with his family to Japan. Left Manzanar for the Burbank trailer camp, then moved with mother and stepfather to Los Angeles, California. Active with the Manzanar Committee.
Memorandum from Howard Marumoto, Fair Practice Chairman, Fair Practice Committee, to members of the administrative staff, November 3, 1942 (ddr-csujad-48-134)
doc Memorandum from Howard Marumoto, Fair Practice Chairman, Fair Practice Committee, to members of the administrative staff, November 3, 1942 (ddr-csujad-48-134)
A memorandum from Howard Marumoto, chairman of the Fair Practice Committee at the Manzanar incarceration camp, outlining the purpose of the committee and more broadly of the Manzanar Work Corps. Transcription is found in item: ecm_wells_9943. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_wells_0943
Meeting Minutes from the Advisory Relocation Board (ddr-densho-356-975)
doc Meeting Minutes from the Advisory Relocation Board (ddr-densho-356-975)
Meeting minutes from the Advisory Relocation Board Meeting on December 4, 1943. Topics covered include: purpose of the Evacuee Relocation Information Committee, formation of the advisory board, formation of the executive committee of the board, function of the executive committee, elections of members of the executive committee. Attached to the meeting minutes were fare rates for …
Sue Kunitomi Embrey Interview (ddr-manz-1-2)
vh Sue Kunitomi Embrey Interview (ddr-manz-1-2)
Nisei female. Born January 6, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, incarcerated at Manzanar concentration camp. Wrote for Manzanar Free Press while incarcerated. Resettled during World War II in Madison, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Illinois. Returned to Los Angeles, California, in 1948. Founding member of Nisei Progressives and the Manzanar Committee. Ms. Embrey passed …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 108, No. 13 (April 7, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-13)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 108, No. 13 (April 7, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-13)
Selected article titles: "Nikkei Groups Urge $500 Million Redress for '89" (p. 1), "Manzanar Committee: 20th Annual Pilgrimage to Manzanar Set for April 29th" (p. 1), "Commentary: Redress Payments Seen as $84 Million Windfall for Toronto, Vancouver, B.C." (pp. 1, 5), and "Moshi Moshi: Japan's Retrogression into the Past" (p. 5).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 53 (December 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-298)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 53 (December 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-298)
Selected article titles: "War Relocation Authority Stops Leave Clearance Processing" (p. 1), "Christmas Gift Committee Tells of Gift to Children of Manzanar" (p. 1), "Project Attorney to Handle Legal Requests in City" (p. 1).
Pacific Citizen, Vol.76, No.1, (January 5-12, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-1)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol.76, No.1, (January 5-12, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-1)
Select article titles: "JACL to Boycott Hilton Inns" (p.1); "Manzanar Project Committee Due All Credit for Proposed Landmark Text" (p.1); "'Outwhiting the Whites'" (p.4); "Sonoma County Thrives in 1972" (p.5).

Narrator Patricia Mariko Morikawa Sakamoto

Sansei female. Born April 20, 1944, in Manzanar, California. Parents married in camp, but separated soon after when father returned with his family to Japan. Left Manzanar for the Burbank trailer camp, then moved with mother and stepfather to Los Angeles, California. Active with the Manzanar Committee.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 25 (June 26, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-25)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 25 (June 26, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-25)
Selected article titles: "Redress Still a Goal of Nikkei in Canada" (pp. 1, 6), "House Judiciary Committee Passes Redress Legislation" (p. 1), "Ex-Internees Lend a Hand to Refugee Students" (p. 1), and "Manzanar Reunion Planned" (p. 2).
Letter to Anne Margrave from Tom C. Clark (ddr-densho-342-15)
doc Letter to Anne Margrave from Tom C. Clark (ddr-densho-342-15)
Letter from Tom C. Clark, Chief of Civilian Staff, Western Defense Command, asking Anne Margrave, Librarian of the Inyo County Free Library of Independence, Calfornia, to serve on an advisory committee about the development of the Manzanar camp.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 82, No. 13 (April 2, 1976) (ddr-pc-48-13)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 82, No. 13 (April 2, 1976) (ddr-pc-48-13)
Selected article titles: "'Tokyo Rose' Accusers Told to Lie" (pp. 1-2), "Seattle JACL Committee Started Move to Eliminate E.O. 9066" (p. 1), "Editorials: Supreme Court Decisions" (p. 2), and "'Go for Broke!' vs. 'Farewell to Manzanar'" (p. 4).
Evan Johnson Collection (ddr-manz-3)
Collection Evan Johnson Collection (ddr-manz-3)
The Evan Johnson Collection consists of photographs taken by Evan Johnson when he came to Manzanar in December, 1969 with a group from UC Davis Asian American Studies Department. In these images, he captured a moment in history: the birth of a grassroots movement that led to the creation of the Manzanar Committee, which in turn …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 123, No. 1 (July 5-18, 1996) (ddr-pc-68-13)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 123, No. 1 (July 5-18, 1996) (ddr-pc-68-13)
Selected article titles: "House Resources Committee Passes Manzanar Legislation" (p. 1), "The Ups and Downs of Leadership and Volunteerism" (p. 6), "The Barracks: They Tell a Powerful Story" (p. 7), and "Medals of Valor for a 442 Hero, Finally" (p. 12).
Sam H. Ono Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1003-2-22)
vh Sam H. Ono Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1003-2-22)
Participation with the Manzanar Committee

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 are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Takenori Yamamoto Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1003-7-16)
vh Takenori Yamamoto Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1003-7-16)
Involvement with the Manzanar Committee

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 are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Narrator Sue K. Embrey

Nisei female. Born January 6, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, was incarcerated at Manzanar concentration camp, California. Wrote for the Manzanar Free Press while incarcerated. Resettled during World War II in Madison, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Illinois. Returned to Los Angeles, California, in 1948. Founding member of Nisei Progressives and the Manzanar Committee.
Tulean Dispatch Vol. 5 No. 99 (July 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-253)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. 5 No. 99 (July 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-253)
Selected article titles: "Hospitality Committee is Organized in New England" (p. 1), "Myer Talks Tonight" (p. 1), "More Civil Service Exams to Be Given in Project" (p. 1), "Manzanar Has Jr. College" (p. 1), "Four-Week Period Mess Hall Judgings Given" (p. 1), "Advisory Committee: Avoid Starting New "Little Tokios" in Relocating" (p. 2), "Speeches Made in …
Arnold T. Maeda Interview Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1003-5-26)
vh Arnold T. Maeda Interview Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1003-5-26)
Involvement with the Manzanar Reunion Committee

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 are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Rose Matsui Ochi Interview II Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-277-6)
vh Rose Matsui Ochi Interview II Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-277-6)
Testifying before the House Committee on behalf of Manzanar

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 are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the …

Narrator Sam H. Ono

Nisei male. Born July 10, 1926, in Sacramento, California. Moved frequently as a child after mother passed away. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Graduated from high school in Manzanar. Left camp to attend Morningside College in Iowa. Drafted into the army and served in the medical corps. Eventually returned to …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 27 (December 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-191)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 27 (December 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-191)
Selected article titles: "'White Christmas' in Manzanar? First Snow Here Since Evacuation" (p. 1), "Adams Tells Assembly of Local Clearance Hearings" (p. 1), "'War Front Exciting' Says Nisei" (p. 1), "Name Four From Community to Complete Advisory Committee" (p. 1), "Eberharter Defends Constitution Rights" (p. 2).
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4309 (May 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-22)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4309 (May 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-22)
Selected article titles: "Featuring... Nisei-Grams"; "Nisei's Home Stoned in S.F."; "Wounded Nisei Soldier Gets Ovation in Los Angeles"; "Californians' Worry Grows at Treatment of Evacuees"; "Plenty to Eat at Spring Retreat"; "Nisei Committee Aids Resettlers and Organizes in Philadelphia"; "Manzanar Light Levy Suit Asked"; "California Anti Japanese League is Organized."
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