Japanese Internment

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Naval Dispatch Announcing Attack on Pearl Harbor
December 7, 1941

Transcript of the Naval dispatch announcing attack on Pearl Harbor

 

House Joint Resolution proposing 14th Amendment to the Constitution
June 16, 1868

Excerpt from the resolution which provides for due process of law and equal protection for citizens

Executive Order No. 9066
February 19, 1942

Presidential order that authorizes the Secretary of War to prescribe military areas

Born Free and Equal
1943-44

Excerpt from a photographic essay by Ansel Adams taken at the Manzanar internment camp


Foreward, Born Free and Equal
1944

Excerpt from the foreward to the book, Free and Equal, written by Harold Ickes, Secretary of the Interior

Letter to Clara Breed from Fusa Tsumagari
September 8, 1942

A letter from Tsumagari to her local children's librarian who asked her Japanese students to write her from the internment camps

Letter to Clara Breed from Tetsuzo Hirasaki
November 16, 1942

A letter to Clara Breed, librarian, from Hirasaki, interned at a camp during World War II

Letter to Clara Breed from Louise Ogawa
September 27, 1942

A letter to Clara Breed, librarian, from Ogawa, interned at a camp during World War II

Letter to Clara Breed from Margaret and Florence Ishino
April 23, 1942

A letter to Clara Breed, librarian, from the Ishino's, interned at a camp during World War II


Letter to Clara Breed from Fusa Tsumagari
September 27, 1943

A letter to Clara Breed, librarian, from Tsumagari, interned at a camp during World War II

   

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