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Letter from Dillon Wesley Throckmorton, Minister, Trinity Methodist Church, to Caleb Foote, 1942
Throckmorton, Dillon Wesley: author
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Letter from Dillon Wesley Throckmorton to Caleb Foote: "1. The Japanese families here are anxious to be evacuated and resettled together, to that end we have place_ a plea with the W.C.C.A. That means I have no families for you to suggest to mid-west FOR folk. 2. The list will be sent you soon. Miss Round promised me Tuesday night she would get it out to you right away. Some time she is a bit slow doing things. I have written a letter announcing the next meeting for her. 3. The Methodist Aid committee for the Japanese Evacuation which we formed here last week has already done several small things to stone for the sins of our time, with the Japanese people. We have some real heart breaks here. I think I have answered the three requests. Funds seem to be a great difficulty with us. Some send direct to the N.Y. office, etc., others feel that we must do something here for a few needy cases, so we have been unable to send any your way yet. I know when they get your news sheet they will want to help however so getting the list to you right away is important. Success and service to you, Dillon."
Personal correspondence, organizational records, government documents, publications, and other papers created or collected by Joseph R. Goodman documenting the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, as well as organized resistance to incarceration. Included in the collection are records of the Japanese Young Men's Christian Association and the Japanese American Citizens' League in San Francisco, including papers of the Japanese YMCA's executive secretary Lincoln Kanai; Sakai family papers; Goodman's correspondence to and from Japanese American incarcerees, organizations opposing forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans, the War Relocation Authority, and others; publications, photographs, and ephemera from the Topaz Relocation Center, where Goodman taught high school; War Relocation Authority records and publications; and newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and reports about forced removal and incarceration created by various government, religious, and civic organizations, in California and nationwide.
1 page, 11 x 8.5 inches, typescript
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Support from the non-Japanese American community
Religion and churches--Christianity
Community activities--Associations and organizations
Bakersfield, California
California Historical Society
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Joseph R. Goodman papers on Japanese American incarceration

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