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Japanese evacuation and the minority problem, vol. I
Nagata, Samuel: author
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Contact San Jose State University Department of Special Collections & Archives
Argues that the mass forced removal of people of Japanese descent from the Pacific Coast states because of their race was contrary to American democratic principles. Also discusses Issei; details about the people incarcerated, including students who had to stop their schooling; the "minority problem"; and specific details about life at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp.
The War Relocation Authority (WRA), together with the Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA), the Civil Affairs Division (CAD) and the Office of the Commanding General (OFG) of the Western Defense Command (WDC) operated together to segregate and house some 110,000 men women and children from 1942 to 1945. The collection contains documents and photographs relating to the establishment and administrative workings of the (WDC), the (WRA) and the (WCCA) for the year 1942.
4 pages, typescript
Identity and values--Issei
Identity and values--Japanese American identity
Immigration and citizenship
Race and racism--Cross-racial relations
Race and racism--Discrimination
World War II--Incarceration camps
World War II--Incarceration camps--Impact of incarceration
World War II--Incarceration camps--Work and jobs
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Japanese American community responses
Geographic communities--Wyoming
Cody, Wyoming
Incarceration Camps--Heart Mountain
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
John M. Flaherty Collection of Japanese Internment Records

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