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Report on forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans, prepared by Richard C. Mills, Regional Student Office, YMCA and YWCA in Los Angeles. Report includes numbers of Japanese Americans affected, current construction and organization of camps, estimated crop losses suffered by Japanese American farmers, the importance "that only factual material be used in looking at this situation," the impact on Japanese American students, propaganda in the press, "Caucasians using unethical business methods, and in some cases intimidations by impersonating the F.B.I., the Army Intelligence Service, or the Navy Intelligence Service, or the local police, all of which has led to selling at less than ten percent of present value." Report includes names and addresses of Wartime Civil Control Administration officials, urging a letters be sent to them. 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.
Reports 4 pages, 11 x 8.5 inches, typescript application/pdf
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation') World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers World War II--Incarceration camps World War II--Economic losses World War II--Administration--Wartime Civil Control Administration World War II--Resistance and dissidence World War II--Support from the non-Japanese American community Education--Higher education Community activities--Associations and organizations Activism and involvement Race and racism--Discrimination