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Interview with Edward Ennis (ddr-densho-67-97)
doc Interview with Edward Ennis (ddr-densho-67-97)
Interview with Edward Ennis, U.S. Department of Justice attorney. Ennis recalls his feelings about evacuation, internment and reparations. He also describes the roles and opinions of President Roosevelt, J. Edgar Hoover, General DeWitt, Attorney General Francis Biddle and others.
Letter from Edward Ennis (ddr-densho-67-126)
doc Letter from Edward Ennis (ddr-densho-67-126)
Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Hughes from Edward Ennis. Ennis is responding to a letter written by the couple protesting internment. Ennis assures them that the government will not take away the constitutional rights of Japanese Americans.
Memo from Edward Ennis to Charles Fahy (ddr-densho-67-113)
doc Memo from Edward Ennis to Charles Fahy (ddr-densho-67-113)
Memo from Edward Ennis to Charles Fahy on the Korematsu case. Ennis discusses the possibility of an appeal by Korematsu and what actions they would have to take. Also warns that this case and others are the first that question the constitutionality of internment.
Memo regarding DeWitt's Final Report (ddr-densho-67-101)
doc Memo regarding DeWitt's Final Report (ddr-densho-67-101)
Memo from Edward Ennis to Francis Biddle regarding DeWitt's Final Report. Ennis describes how the War Department tried to keep the report away from the Department of Justice until he saw it by accident. Ennis is protesting the way that DeWitt portrayed the Attorney General and the Justice Department. He suggests that they convince the War …
Memo regarding the Endo case (ddr-densho-67-117)
doc Memo regarding the Endo case (ddr-densho-67-117)
Memo from Edward Ennis to Lewis Sigler regarding the Mitsuye Endo case.
Memo regarding DeWitt's Final Report (ddr-densho-67-114)
doc Memo regarding DeWitt's Final Report (ddr-densho-67-114)
Memo from Edward Ennis to Paul Freund on DeWitt's Final Report. Ennis does not want the government to use the report to justify internment because of all the false statements in it.
Memo to Edward Ennis from J.L. Burling (ddr-densho-67-103)
doc Memo to Edward Ennis from J.L. Burling (ddr-densho-67-103)
Memo to Edward Ennis from J.L. Burling on DeWitt's final report and the Korematsu brief. States that the Department of War and the Department of Justice are fighting over a footnote in the Korematsu brief that mentions the Final Report. They eventually compromise in order to reduce departmental tension.
Statement of Edward J. Ennis at Hearings on H.R. 4110 (ddr-densho-122-303)
doc Statement of Edward J. Ennis at Hearings on H.R. 4110 (ddr-densho-122-303)
Hearing to accept and implement the findings and recommendations of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC)
Letter from Edward Ennis to Issei internee (September 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-129)
doc Letter from Edward Ennis to Issei internee (September 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-129)
Excerpt: Sent from Edward Ennis, director of the Alien Enemy Control Unit, in response to a letter written to him by an issei internee.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 70, No. 23 (June 12, 1970) (ddr-pc-42-23)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 70, No. 23 (June 12, 1970) (ddr-pc-42-23)
Selected article titles: "Unexpected election due, 3 seek president's job" (p. 1), "Japanese in U.S. feature topic for school newspaper" (p. 1), "Asian Studies task force sought for San Francisco city schools" (p. 3).
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