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Poston Christian Church (August 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-193)
doc Poston Christian Church (August 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-193)
Selected article titles: "Young Peoples Mass Meeting Next Sunday. Dr. Frank H. Smith, Dr. Ralph L. Mayberry, Speakers" (p. 1).
California Polytechnic State Smith Family Papers on World War II (ddr-csujad-21)
Collection California Polytechnic State Smith Family Papers on World War II (ddr-csujad-21)
Papers of two generations of the Smith family, Dr. Frank Herron Smith and his son Dr. Morris Eugene “Gene” Smith, including vintage broadsides and government reports on the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II and correspondence from the elder Smith to government officials advocating for improved treatment and safety for returning incarcerees.

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Letter from Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, to Frank Herron Smith, May 8, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-4)
doc Letter from Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, to Frank Herron Smith, May 8, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-4)
Biddle's response to Smith's letter to Harry Truman requesting that J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI become involved in stopping the arson and shootings perpetrated against Japanese Americans (see Letter from Frank Herron Smith to President Harry S. Truman, May 4, 1945) informs Smith that unless a federal law is violated, he can not be involved. …
Letter from Frank Herron Smith to C. I. O. Reporter, Station KYA, San Francisco, May 5, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-3)
doc Letter from Frank Herron Smith to C. I. O. Reporter, Station KYA, San Francisco, May 5, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-3)
Letter to popular local radio reporter requests that he speak out against injustices perpetrated against Japanese American citizens during World War II. Smith notes his responsibility for "the care of our 37 Japanese churches," states that he is concerned that church members are not being allowed to work in canneries in Sacramento by the union, and …
Letter from Frank Herron Smith to J. H. Peiper, Federal Bureau of Investigation, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-1)
doc Letter from Frank Herron Smith to J. H. Peiper, Federal Bureau of Investigation, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-1)
Smith urges FBI action be taken to stop injustices done to Japanese American citizens during World War II. Letter mentions correspondence from a Japanese pastor in Livingston, California, near Modesto and Merced, describing "no less than eight shooting incidents in which night-riders have shot into the homes of our church members." Smith also describes shooting and …
Letter from Frank Herron Smith to President Harry S. Truman, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-2)
doc Letter from Frank Herron Smith to President Harry S. Truman, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-2)
Smith urges Truman to ask "Edgar J. Hoover and his organization" to help control "the arsonists and night-riders who are terrorizing the few Japanese Americans who have returned to the West Coast." Smith states that approximately 60,000 of the "110,000" people who were "evacuated" seek to return to their homes, under pressure from the War Relocation …
Clipping regarding Alfred E. Smith (ddr-njpa-1-1935)
doc Clipping regarding Alfred E. Smith (ddr-njpa-1-1935)
Caption on front: "The University of the State of New York honors a former governor: Alfred E. Smith receives the diploma of the degree of Doctor of Laws, conferred upon him by the University, from Dr. Frank P. Graves, Commissioner of Education. (Times Wide World Photos.)"
img "The Hood River Japanese Methodist Church Camp" (ddr-densho-259-285)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "The Hood River Japanese Methodist Church Camp at Tilly Jane Campground in the Mount Hood National Forest We actually camped out in tents then, and the supplies had to be hauled across the Tilly Jane Creek canyon on a cable car [This picture] includes Raymond Hiroshige (a U of O college classmate …
Letter from Tom C. Clark,  Assistant Attorney General of the United States, to Frank Herron Smith, May 31, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-7)
doc Letter from Tom C. Clark, Assistant Attorney General of the United States, to Frank Herron Smith, May 31, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-7)
Referencing Clark's May 4, 1945 letter to Harry Truman regarding violence against Japanese Americans on the West Coast, Clark informs Smith that unless a federal law is violated, the FBI can not be involved. See related Letter from Frank Herron Smith to President Harry S. Truman, May 4, 1945. See this object in the California State …
Memo from Frank Smith, Chief, Employment Division, to all teacher interviewers, February 12, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-192)
doc Memo from Frank Smith, Chief, Employment Division, to all teacher interviewers, February 12, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-192)
Memorandum of understanding from Frank Smith, Chief of Employment Division in Tule Lake camp, to teacher interviewers regarding the responsibilities of teachers. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0194
Letter from Earl Warren, Governor of California, to Frank Herron Smith May 29, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-5)
doc Letter from Earl Warren, Governor of California, to Frank Herron Smith May 29, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-5)
Response to Smith's letter detailing incidents against Japanese Americans returning to California informs Smith that law enforcement is a local responsibility, and that Warren has "personally urged every Mayor and every principal law enforcement officer in the state to support the government and do his full duty in this situation." Warren states that he is aware …
Letter from Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, to Frank Herron Smith, May 30, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-6)
doc Letter from Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, to Frank Herron Smith, May 30, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-6)
Response to information from Smith states that, unless a federal law is violated, Biddle can not be involved, but that this "serious" matter "should be taken up directly with the Governor of California." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 065-1-a-01-01-06
Young People's Christian Conference (ddr-densho-259-288)
img Young People's Christian Conference (ddr-densho-259-288)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Posed group photo of many young Nisei This surely must have been another YPCC gathering this conference likely took place at a church in Portland."
Young People's Christian Conference (photocopy) (ddr-densho-259-286)
img Young People's Christian Conference (photocopy) (ddr-densho-259-286)
Photocopy. Caption by Homer Yasui: "Posed group photo of many young Nisei This surely must have been another YPCC gathering this conference likely took place at a church in Portland."
Memoirs 1943 - Minidoka High School Yearbook (ddr-densho-474-48)
doc Memoirs 1943 - Minidoka High School Yearbook (ddr-densho-474-48)
Yearbook for the Minidoka High School, property of Starr Urakawa. The school included grades 8-12. Individual students are photographed in senior portraits or class photos. Student activities are represented, including student labor/work experience program ("part-time workers"), May Day royalty, and sports. Student signatures are included throughout the book.
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