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Title
Letter from Ray Roberts, Chairman, and Mary Farquharson, Secretary and Treasurer, Gordon Hirabayashi Defense Committee, April 16, 1943
Creator
Farquharson, Mary: author
Roberts, Ray: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1943-04-16
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 the Gordon Hirabayashi defense committee addressed "dear friend" and signed by Ray Roberts and Mary Farquharson. Letter says that the Hirabayashi case has moved to the Supreme Court, and asks for financial support to help raise $1500 for court fees and costs.
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-3580-1386_0033
chs_ms3580_0053
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/48751
Language
English
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--Gordon Hirabayashi
Activism and involvement--Civil rights
Activism and involvement--Civil liberties
Place
Seattle, Washington
Source
California Historical Society

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