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Title
Letter to Walter Frank, Acting Chairman, American Civil Liberties Union, November 11, 1942
Creator
Besig, Ernest: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-11-11
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
Author's name omitted from bottom of page, is likely Ernest Besig. Letter responds to Walter Frank's letter to Bishop Edward L. Parson on November 9, 1942. Author asserts that at the time of taking on the Korematsu case, ACLU of Northern California was in accordance with national policy. Author writes that the case will go forward, and hopes that the Board of ACLU national will reconsider its position.
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_0016
chs_ms3580_0036
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/48657
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--Fred Korematsu
Activism and involvement--Civil rights
Activism and involvement--Civil liberties
Place
San Francisco, California
Source
California Historical Society
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project; 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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