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Guide to the Emory Fast Letters to his Wife Ethel Barker Fast
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0528
    Creator: Fast, Emory.
    Title: Emory Fast letters to his wife Ethel Barker Fast
    Dates: 1944-1945
    Physical Description: 0.25 linear foot
    Summary: Fast's personal letters to his wife, Sept. 1944 and August to December 1945 when he was located in Santa Rose, CA, include mention of other WRA personnel, his visits to Japanese internment camps, and his work relocating Japanese Americans into towns and jobs after the war, especially in Northern California and the Central Valley. Many Japanese families are mentioned by name, along with local reactions, both positive and negative, to their return.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of Emory Fast, 1993.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Emory Fast Letters to His Wife Ethel Barker Fast (SC0528). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Emory Fast, who earned a degree in political science at Stanford University in 1938, worked for the War Relocation Authority during World War II.

    Description of the Collection

    Fast's personal letters to his wife, Sept. 1944 and August to December 1945 when he was located in Santa Rose, CA, include mention of other WRA personnel, his visits to Japanese internment camps, and his work relocating Japanese Americans into towns and jobs after the war, especially in Northern California and the Central Valley. Many Japanese families are mentioned by name, along with local reactions, both positive and negative, to their return.

    Access Terms

    Fast, Emory.
    Fast, Ethel Barker.
    United States. War Relocation Authority.
    Japanese Americans--California, Northern.
    Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans.