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Letter from Fred Korematsu to Ernest Besig, written from Tanforan Assembly Center and received July 8, 1942. Korematsu mentions a letter from the United States Navy Yard in Vallejo that he wonders would be useful in the case. Korematsu also mentions a car, and asks Besig to let him know if he gets it. 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.
Correspondence 1 page, 10 x 8 inches, handwritten application/pdf
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
San Bruno, California Temporary Assembly Centers--Tanforan