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Hotoru Matsudaira, Mako Nakagawa, and Masao Takahashi, who testified at a hearing before the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Caption below image reads, "NO VACATION--Hotoru Matsudaira, right, a feisty 79-year-old grandmother, told a federal commission Thursday that the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II was anything but a 'three-year vacation,' as described by Sen. S.I. Hayakawa, R-Calif. 'He is a Canadian and he lived in the East all during the war. He is not one of us,' Mrs. Matsudaira told the commission through and interpreter, Mako Nakagawa, center. 'His face is Japanese but that is all.' Ms. Nakagawa's father, Masao Takahashi, left, also testified at the second of three hearings before the commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians. "
The Newspaper Photograph Collection is made up of photographs that were printed in the Long Beach Press-Telegram and Independent newspapers, between the 1950s and early 2000s.
black and white, 8 x 9.25 inches
Activism and involvement--Civil rights
Identity and values--Japanese American identity
Redress and reparations--Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC)
Seattle, Washington
Historical Society of Long Beach, Long Beach, California
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Newspaper Photograph Collection

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