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Title
Letter from Ernest Besig, Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, to Fred Korematsu, September 4, 1943
Creator
Besig, Ernest: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1943-09-04
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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.
Description
Letter from Ernest Besig to Fred Korematsu, discussing Besig's vacation, his daughter, garden, and an update on the Korematsu case. 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.
Type
text
Format
Correspondence
1 page, 11 x 8.5 inches, typescript
application/pdf
Identifier
MS-3580-1387_0051
chs_ms3580_0161
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/48736
Subject
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
Place
San Francisco, California
Source
California Historical Society
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
https://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt009nf073/
American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California Records--Case Files, 1934-1993--Korematsu, Fred, 1942-1946

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