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Newspaper clipping from Nichi Bei Times, reporting that the Sacramento chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League "has been requested by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farm Security Administration, to forward to them a list of Japanese in this area who can qualify as architects, engineers, plumbers, painters, carpenters, or as skilled laborers in other lines of building and construction work." 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.
Journalism and media--Community publications--Nichi-Bei Geographic communities--California--Sacramento World War II--Japanese American Citizen League activities World War II--Incarceration camps--Construction World War II--Incarceration camps--Work and jobs