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Letter from Walter Frank, Acting Chairman, American Civil Liberties Union, to Rt. Rev. Edward L. Parsons, November 9, 1942
Frank, Walter: author
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection, created by the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California and other parties, was not transferred to the California Historical Society (CHS). Permission for reproduction or publication of materials in this collection beyond that allowed by fair use must be secured from the copyright holder.
Letter from Walter Frank to Bishop Edward L. Parsons regarding Parson's involvement in the Korematsu case. Frank discusses "a controversy concerning the handling of the Korematsu case," and urges that "the Northern California branch, in handling the appeal in the Korematsu case, conform to the policy laid down by the overwhelming joint referendum vote of the National Committee and board." Frank states: "It should be emphasized that the Union does not attack the underlying presidential power."
The ACLU-Northern California case file records contain legal documents and correspondence pertaining to the case argued before the Supreme Court in Korematsu v. United States (1944), challenging the constitutionality of Executive Order 9066.
1 page, 11 x 8.5 inches, typescript
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Exclusion orders
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Japanese American community responses
World War II--Resistance and dissidence--Supreme Court cases--Fred Korematsu
Activism and involvement--Civil rights
Activism and involvement--Civil liberties
New York, New York
California Historical Society
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project; California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California Records--Case Files, 1934-1993--Korematsu, Fred, 1942-1946

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