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Memorandum from J. Edgar Hoover to Francis M. Shea, Assistant Attorney General (ddr-densho-67-20)
doc Memorandum from J. Edgar Hoover to Francis M. Shea, Assistant Attorney General (ddr-densho-67-20)
Memorandum from J. Edgar Hoover to Francis M. Shea, Assistant Attorney General regarding "alien enemies" and internal security. Hoover states his belief that there should be an identification and registration process for all "alien enemies" in the U.S. He recommends that there should be an authority permitted to apprehend citizens and aliens under suspicion. States that …
doc "Memorandum for the Attorney General" (ddr-densho-67-125)
Memo to Francis Biddle from J. Edgar Hoover about Japanese Americans living on the Yakima Indian Reservation. Local sheriffs want to raid Japanese homes and eventually remove them from the reservation. Hoover describes the history of tension due to the Japanese leasing Yakima Reservation lands. He concludes that the FBI will not sanction any raids or …
Memo:
doc Memo: "Reported Bombing and Shelling of the West Coast" (ddr-densho-67-19)
Memo to the Attorney General from J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the FBI. Refutes statements made in J.L. DeWitt's Final Report that there was espionage activity conducted by Japanese on the West Coast immediately following Pearl Harbor. The FBI investigated all allegations, and found no evidence to support such claims.
Excerpt from a memo from J. Edgar Hoover to Francis Biddle (ddr-densho-67-102)
doc Excerpt from a memo from J. Edgar Hoover to Francis Biddle (ddr-densho-67-102)
Excerpt from a memo from J. Edgar Hoover to Francis Biddle regarding evacuation. Hoover assesses the situation on the West Coast due to the pending Executive Order. Concludes that although mass removal is based on race hysteria, Japanese Americans still pose a threat because of their loyalty to Japan. Suggests that in the case of an …
Letter from J. Edgar Hoover to Director of naval Intelligence (ddr-densho-122-863)
doc Letter from J. Edgar Hoover to Director of naval Intelligence (ddr-densho-122-863)
Re: rumor that internees at Minidoka listened to a short wave broadcast from Japan
Booklet:
doc Booklet: "A Voice That Must Be Heard" (ddr-densho-356-844)
Booklet titled: "A Voice That Must Be Heard" containing excerpts about Japanese Americans from statements by various government officials including: President Franklin Roosevelt, Henry L. Stimson, Joseph C. Grew, Elmer Davis, W.P. Scobey, Milton S. Eisenhower, Harold L. Ickes, J. Edgar Hoover, Paul V. McNutt, Delos C. Emmons, Kendell Fielder, and Chester C. Davis.
Coram Nobis Exhibit W (ddr-densho-405-25)
doc Coram Nobis Exhibit W (ddr-densho-405-25)
Correspondence from J. Edgar Hoover to Francis Biddle denying any evidence in the FBI of espionage activities on the West Coast after Pearl Harbor. This document was Exhibit W in the coram nobis litigation. This document was available in conjunction with "Race, Rights and Reparation: Law and the Japanese American Internment" by Eric K. Yamamoto, Margaret …
Coram Nobis Exhibit T (ddr-densho-405-22)
doc Coram Nobis Exhibit T (ddr-densho-405-22)
Memo from J. Edgar Hoover regarding the combat zone designation on the West Coast. This document was Exhibit T in the coram nobis litigation. This document was available in conjunction with "Race, Rights and Reparation: Law and the Japanese American Internment" by Eric K. Yamamoto, Margaret Chon, Carol Izumi, Jerry Kang, and Frank Wu.
Memo recommending the detention (ddr-densho-411-2)
doc Memo recommending the detention (ddr-densho-411-2)
Form memo to L. M. C. Smith from J. Edgar Hoover recommending the arrest and detainment of Dr. Rikita Honda.
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