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Title
Letter from Helen to Joseph R. Goodman and Elizabeth B. Goodman, February 16, 1943
Date Created and/or Issued
1943-02-16
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
The California Historical Society (CHS) has no information about copyright ownership for this item, and is not authorized to grant permission to publish or reproduce it. Copyright is assumed to be held by the original creator of the item. Unpublished works are expected to pass into the public domain 120 years after their creation; works published before 1923 have entered the public domain. Upon request, digitized works can be removed from public view if there are rights issues that need to be resolved.
Description
Letter from Helen to Joseph R. and Elizabeth B. Goodman describing the reaction and complications that arose after the incarcerees were required to fill out the Loyalty Questionnaire. Question #28, which asked if people would be willing to fight in a war, was specifically concerning, especially for conscientious objectors.
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.
Type
text
Format
Correspondence
2 pages, 11 x 8.5 inches, typescript
application/pdf
Identifier
MS-840_0189
chs_ms840_0189
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/48515
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Administration--Registration and 'loyalty questionnaire
Source
California Historical Society

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