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Document:
doc Document: "Obstructing Justice" (ddr-densho-274-68)
Piece written by Shosuke Sasaki regarding Mike Masaoka's response to H.R. 5977, "World War II Japanese American Human Rights Violations Redress Act."
Letter regarding a campaign against use of the term
doc Letter regarding a campaign against use of the term "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-6)
Letter from Shosuke Sasaki to Raymond Okamura regarding the revival of a campaign against publishing companies for their use of "Jap." In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Sasaki was the leader in a movement against the use of the word "Jap" in movies and print media.
Letter to the editor:
doc Letter to the editor: "Hayakawa discredits only himself" (ddr-densho-274-35)
Letter to the editor from Shosuke Sasaki in response to a previous article written by S.I. Hayakawa, which was highly critical of the redress movement.
Letter regarding JACL involvement in campaign against the term
doc Letter regarding JACL involvement in campaign against the term "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-7)
Letter from Shosuke Sasaki to Raymond Okamura. In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Sasaki was the leader of a movement against the use of the word "Jap" in movies and print media.
Letter regarding the dictionary definition of
doc Letter regarding the dictionary definition of "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-5)
Letter from Shosuke Sasaki to Ben Nakagawa of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) urging the JACL to take up the campaign against publishing companies for their use of the word "Jap."
Letter regarding JACL involvement in campaign against the term
doc Letter regarding JACL involvement in campaign against the term "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-8)
Letter from Shosuke Sasaki to Clifford Uyeda. In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Sasaki was the leader of a movement against the use of the word "Jap" in movies and print media.
An Appeal for Action to Obtain Redress for the World War II Evacuation and Imprisonment of Japanese Americans (ddr-densho-274-157)
doc An Appeal for Action to Obtain Redress for the World War II Evacuation and Imprisonment of Japanese Americans (ddr-densho-274-157)
Prepared by the Editorial Group of the Evacuation Redress Committee, Seattle JACL Chapter: Shosuke Sasaki, Mike Nakata and Henry J. Miyatake.
Letter regarding reparations payments (ddr-densho-274-79)
doc Letter regarding reparations payments (ddr-densho-274-79)
This letter is signed by John Matsumoto, president of the Seattle chapter of the JACL, and Shosuke Sasaki and Henry Miyatake of the Evacuation Redress Committee.
Seattle Evacuation Redress Committee (ddr-densho-10-13)
img Seattle Evacuation Redress Committee (ddr-densho-10-13)
The Seattle Evacuation Redress Committee was formed in 1973. The original committee members were filmed for a video on the redress movement. Left to right: Chuck Kato, Mike Nakata, Henry Miyatake, Ken Nakano, and Shosuke Sasaki. Videographer Dean Hayasaka stands behind Sasaki.
Letter regarding the dictionary definition of
doc Letter regarding the dictionary definition of "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-4)
Letter from Raymond Okamura to Shosuke Sasaki regarding a dictionary changing its definition of the word "Jap." In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Sasaki was the leader of a movement against the use of the word "Jap" in movies and print media.

Narrator Shosuke Sasaki

Issei male. Born March 26, 1912, in Yamaguchi-ken, Japan. Immigrated to United States in 1919. Lived in Pomeroy, Washington, and Seattle, Washington, before World War II. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled in New York. As a member of the Newspaper Guild, led effort to eliminate pejorative use …
Letter regarding a publishing company's use of term
doc Letter regarding a publishing company's use of term "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-2)
Letter from Raymond Okamura to Shosuke Sasaki about a recently revived campaign against a large publishing company for use of the term "Jap" in its printed materials. In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Sasaki was the leader of a movement against the use of the word "Jap" in movies and print media.
Letter regarding a publishing company's use of term
doc Letter regarding a publishing company's use of term "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-3)
Letter from Neil Gotanda of the Asian Law Caucus to Shosuke Sasaki about a recently revived campaign against a large publishing company for use of the term "Jap" in its printed materials. In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Sasaki was the leader of a movement against the use of the word "Jap" in movies and print …
Letter regarding a publishing company's use of term
doc Letter regarding a publishing company's use of term "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-1)
Letter from Clifford Uyeda to Shosuke Sasaki about a recently revived campaign against a large publishing company for use of the term "Jap" in its printed materials. In the 1950s and 1960s, Mr. Sasaki was the leader of a movement against the use of the word "Jap" in movies and print media.
JACL booklet:
doc JACL booklet: "What's in a Word?" (ddr-densho-274-30)
Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) booklet based on Shosuke Sasaki's campaign against the use of the word "Jap" in print media. Contains a narrative of the campaign as well as letters written by Mr. Sasaki to various people in the publishing industry. Note: Correspondence between Mr. Sasaki and JACL leaders about the publication of this booklet …
Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XV, No. 12, December 1978 (ddr-sjacl-1-274)
doc Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XV, No. 12, December 1978 (ddr-sjacl-1-274)
Newsletter covering the following topics: Installation January 19th, Bush Garden, Ellison Onizuka Keynote, $12.50/person; Day of Remembrance Recap, ?Large Community Turnout? 300 cars, speakers Mayor Royer, Gordon Hirabayashi, Monica Sone, Shosuke Sasaki, Min Masuda MC.
Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XV, No. 12, December 1978 (ddr-sjacl-1-219)
doc Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XV, No. 12, December 1978 (ddr-sjacl-1-219)
Newsletter covering the following topics: Installation January 19th, Bush Garden, Ellison Onizuka Keynote, $12.50/person; Day of Remembrance Recap, ?Large Community Turnout? 300 cars, speakers Mayor Royer, Gordon Hirabayashi, Monica Sone, Shosuke Sasaki, Min Masuda MC.
Wedding party photograph (ddr-densho-490-1)
img Wedding party photograph (ddr-densho-490-1)
Photograph of Umeko Peggy Sasaki and Toru Araki's wedding party. Front row from left to right: unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, Shinsaku Kaneda, Nisaku Araki, Masa Araki, Minoru Araki, Minoru Tamesa, Toru Araki, Umeko Peggy (Sasaki) Araki, Moto Sasaki with two unidentified flower girls, Shosuke Sasaki, Kikki, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, Second row from left …
Seattle Evacuation Redress Committee (ddr-densho-10-12)
img Seattle Evacuation Redress Committee (ddr-densho-10-12)
The Seattle Evacuation Redress Committee was formed in 1973. The original committee members were photographed during a video session on the redress movement. Left to right: Shosuke Sasaki, Henry Miyatake, Chuck Kato, Mike Nakata, and Ken Nakano.
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