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Title
Letter from John J. McCloy, Assistant Secretary of War to Clarence F. Lea from the House of Representatives, December 6, 1944
Creator
McCloy, John J. (John Jay), 1895-1989: author
United States. War Relocation Authority: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1944-12-06
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
For more information on copyright or permissions for this image, please contact Honnold Mudd Library Special Collections at http://libraries.claremont.edu/sc
Description
A letter in response to questions about the reasoning behind the War Department's exclusion policy toward people of Japanese ancestry.
The collection contains material used by Carey McWilliams in writing the book, Prejudice: Japanese Americans, symbol of racial intolerance (Little, Brown, 1944). It includes U.S. War Relocation Authority records, confidential reports, bibliographies, clippings and compilations of articles, legal papers, correspondence between McWilliams and Japanese American evacuees, relocation camp newspapers and other publications, two copies of his book, and five copies of the 1994 videocassette (40 min.), Something Strong Within.
Type
text
Format
Correspondence
4 pages, typescript, 11 x 8.5 inches
application/pdf
Identifier
tccl_jai00149
tccl_wra_00149
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/27215
Language
English
Subject
Identity and values--Japanese American identity
Identity and values--Nisei
Identity and values--Issei
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Exclusion orders
Place
San Francisco, California
Source
Special Collections, The Claremont Colleges Library
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt3b69q445
War Relocation Authority Records

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