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Postcard from Lincoln Kanai to Joseph R. Goodman: How's the reaction of the Co-op in practice? Dear Joe, Kindly extend my deepest sympathies to the Sakai's in camp. I have heard the father passed away and certainly I do know that many of these things that are now happening is hanging heavy on the minds of many of the elderly. This political football that is being played by the Army and the political elements and then the considerable freedom of having everyone use these things for their local pent up thoughts of hate and prejudice. Sure wish that the time is at hand for the German and Italian aliens so that the pressure is relieved somewhat and more sanity is done for the welfare of the projects, on the present internees. Still plugging along and wishing you the best. How's your draft? Regards to gang at 2031. Linc. 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.
Correspondence 3.25 x 5.5 inches, typescript application/pdf