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Title
Letter from Fred Korematsu to Ernest Besig, Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, July 8, 1842
Creator
Korematsu, Fred, 1919-2005: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-07-08
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 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.
Type
text
Format
Correspondence
1 page, 10 x 8 inches, handwritten
application/pdf
Identifier
MS-3580-1387_0007
chs_ms3580_0117
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/48601
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--Fred Korematsu
Activism and involvement--Civil rights
Activism and involvement--Civil liberties
Place
San Bruno, California
Temporary Assembly Centers--Tanforan
Source
California Historical Society
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
https://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt009nf073/
American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California Records--Case Files, 1934-1993--Korematsu, Fred, 1942-1946

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