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Letter from Fred Korematsu to Ernest Besig, Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, 1942
Korematsu, Fred, 1919-2005: author
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
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 Fred Korematsu to Ernest Besig, written from Tanforan Assembly Center. Korematsu writes he received Besig's letter and copy of the case. He asks Besig to bring Ida to visit. Stamped "confidential."
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.
4 pages, 10 x 8 inches, handwritten
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
San Bruno, California
Temporary Assembly Centers--Tanforan
California Historical Society
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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