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Letter from Lincoln Kanai to Joseph R. Goodman, June 5, 1942
Kanai, Lincoln: 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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Letter from Lincoln Kanai to Joseph R. Goodman: Dear Joe - Just a beginning on my interviews and here's my letter to you of my trip. Hope the PA system and the rest of the things from Berkeley have gone to Tanforan. Getting some very interesting reactions along the very direction I have been thinking. Just my luck to miss the F.O.R. [Fellowship of Reconciliation] mtg at Estes Park. By the way hope you can help pushing for some ___ for transfer of individual families, settlement of properties, marriages, college students within camps. My regards to Josephine, Joe and family, Betty, Clara, Grace, Virginia, etc. Here's a good job pointing to right direction. Show it to F.O.R. - Lincoln.
Personal correspondence, organizational records, government documents, publications, and other papers created or collected by Joseph R. Goodman documenting the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, as well as organized resistance to incarceration. Included in the collection are records of the Japanese Young Men's Christian Association and the Japanese American Citizens' League in San Francisco, including papers of the Japanese YMCA's executive secretary Lincoln Kanai; Sakai family papers; Goodman's correspondence to and from Japanese American incarcerees, organizations opposing forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans, the War Relocation Authority, and others; publications, photographs, and ephemera from the Topaz Relocation Center, where Goodman taught high school; War Relocation Authority records and publications; and newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and reports about forced removal and incarceration created by various government, religious, and civic organizations, in California and nationwide.
2 pages, 7 x 5 inches, handwritten
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Resistance and dissidence
World War II--Support from the non-Japanese American community
Identity and values--Nisei
Community activities--Associations and organizations--Community and social service organizations
Religion and churches--Christianity
Activism and involvement
California Historical Society

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