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I. Committee for Christian Democracy
A. Procedural Papers
Agendas and minutes, 1942-46.
Reports and histories, 1942-48.
Publicity principles, plans, and lists of names, 1942-45.
Miscellaneous invoices and bank records, 1943-45.
1. Internal organization and administration
2. Religious services to evacuees
Incoming from various individuals, 1942-44,
Outgoing to individuals, 1942-46.
Correspondence with Charles M. Warren, 1942-44.
Incoming from Japanese ministers, 1942-45.
Outgoing to Japanese ministers, 1942-45.
Incoming from other denominations, 1942-45.
Outgoing to other denominations, 1942-44.
Correspondence regarding Santa Maria (California) Japanese Union Church, 1942-45.
3. Resettlement of evacuees
Incoming from sponsors, 1942-45.
Outgoing to sponsors, 1942-45.
Incoming from evacuees, 1942-43.
Outgoing to evacuees, 1943-44.
Correspondence with evacuees regarding Selective Service registration at Topaz and Tule Lake, March, 1943.
Incoming from other organizations, 1943-45.
Outgoing to War Relocation Authority, 1943-44.
Correspondence regarding return of Japanese Americans to the West Coast, 1945-46.
4. Student aid
Administrative correspondence, summaries and notes, 1943-46.
Incoming from colleges and other organizations, 1942-44.
Outgoing to colleges and some individuals, 1942-44.
A-F, 9 individuals.
H, 6 individuals.
I, 4 individuals.
K, 5 individuals.
M-O, 7 individuals.
S, 7 individuals.
T, 5 individuals.
U-Y, 6 individuals.
Incoming from National Japanese American Student Relocation Council, 1942-46.
Outgoing to the National Japanese American Student Relocation Council, 1942-46.
5. Publicity and information
Correspondence with media representatives, 1943-44.
Persuasive correspondence, 1943-44.
Correspondence regarding mailing lists and distribution of literature, 1943-46.
Correspondence with publishers, 1943-45.
Correspondence to and about speakers, 1943-44.
Clarence S. Gillett speaking engagements, 1943-45.
Incoming from other groups, 1942-46.
Outgoing to other groups, 1942-45.
Correspondence with Pacific Citizen regarding subscriptions, 1942-45.
Responses from Federal representatives to resolutions, 1944.
6. Personal correspondence, notes and clippings
Personal correspondence, 1942-43.
Miscellaneous notes and clippings, undated.
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1942-45.
C. Publicity Material
Persuasive and instructional material, most undated (ca. 1943-46).
Gillett speaking engagements--programs and clippings, 1943-44.
Matsunaga speaking engagements--publicity and clippings, 1943.
Typed statements, n.d.
Resolutions by various bodies, 1942-45.
Circular letters sent, 1942-44.
Circular letters received, 1942-46.
Galen Fisher articles.
Charlotte Susu-Mago stories.
Miscellaneous journal and magazine articles, 1943-45.
Statements and press extracts, 1942-45.
Congregational Church internal publicity, 1943-44.
Truman B. Douglass, “70,000 American Refugees, Made in USA.” Saint Louis, Mo.: Citizens Committee for Resettlement, 1944.
Special number, Envelope Series, Vol. 45, No. 4, October, 1942. Published by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
“A Touchstone of Democracy: The Japanese in America.” Council for Social Action of the Congregational Christian Churches, 1942.
Ben Kuroki speech, 1944.
Milton C. Phinney. “The Story of the Nittas: A Touching Human Document.” “Reprinted from NOW through co-operation with the Congregational Committee on Christian Democracy from original manuscript supplied by the Reports Division of the War Relocation Authority, Los Angeles. July, 1945.”
II. Protestant Church Commission for Japanese Service
A. Procedural Papers
Minutes and agendas, 1942-45.
Role statements and other related procedural documents, 1942-43.
III. National Japanese American Student Relocation Council
Agendas and minutes, 1943-46.
Reports and newsletters, 1942-45.
Southern California Student Relocation Committee. Minutes of meeting, December 11, 1944.
IV. Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play
Reports, histories and lists of names, 1943-45.
Conference on Interracial Coordination, San Francisco, California, January 10-11, 1945. Correspondence, agenda, and notes.
V. Los Angeles Coordinating Committee for Resettlement
A. Procedural Papers
Minutes, lists of names and notes, 1945.
Notes on integration subcommittee meeting, August 10, 1945.
Lists of services, hotels and hostels, and Japanese ministers, for aid to returning evacuees.
Gardena incident, March 1, 1945.
Anonymous typed statements, n.d.
VI. Other Organizations
A. Welfare Council of Metroplitan Los Angeles. Community Relations Committee
Papers, March-May, 1946.
B. Southern California Council of Protestant Churches
Reports of activities, 1944, 1945.
VII. Miscellaneous Typed Materials
Ted Tajima. Draft essay on Japanese American life, n.d.
John Espey. Letter to Ted Tajima regarding the draft essay, April 12, 1941.
Anonymous. Survey of Portland, Oregon ministerial attitudes toward Negroes. October, 1942.
Kazuo Ikebasu. History of Rohwer Community Activities Section... as of May 20, 1943.
Daisuke Kitagawa. Report on resettlement prospects and religious needs. n.d.
List of visitors to the Americans All Exhibit, Southern California Industrial Exposition, September 1-9, 1945.
VIII. Duplicated Materials
A. Relocation Center Church Materials
Granada Center, Amache, Colorado.
“Granada Christian Church News,” August 22, 29, 1943.
Circular letters from Rev. Lester Suzuki, August 17, 1943, and April 27, 1944.
Jerome Center, Denson, Arkansas.
“Church Bulletin,” June 13-July 18 and August 22-29, 1943.
Mary Nakahara. “The Exit We Search.” Script of play presented by the Drama Department, Jerome Christian High School Fellowship, July 18, 1943.
Rivers Center, Rivers, Arizona.
“Rivers Tidings.” January 1-15 and May 28, 1943.
“Canal Christian Church Bulletin.” November 12-26, 1943.
Paul S. Osumi. Miscellaneous writings.
Rohwer Center, McGehee, Arkansas.
“The Rohwer Transmitter.” Various issues, May 23, 1943-August 27, 1944. Includes “Literary Editions” for May-August, 1943, and April, 1944.
Flyer: “Rohwer Christian Mission, November 5-9, 1944.”
Topaz Center, Delta, Utah.
W. Carl Nugent. “Your Visiting Pastor.” February-July, 1944.
Harley Gill and Norio Ozaki. Mimeographed letter, December 20, 1943.
B. Other Center Materials
Topaz Times, May 15-September 14, 1943.
Miscellaneous material regarding Tule Lake Center.
C. Other Religious Material
Thomas Alfred Tripp. “Japanese Churches and Ministers.” Mimeographed report, December, 1942.
“Dockets, Reports, and Other Data in preparation for Congregational Christian Midwinter Meetings, January 24-27, 1944, Cleveland, Ohio.”
D. Non-Center Serial Publications
Christian Union Church (Ogden, Utah). “Y.P.F. News.”July, August, 1944.
Committee on Resettlement of Japanese Americans. Resettlement Bulletin.June, 1943-July, 1945 (broken run).
Fellowship of Reconciliation (St. Louis, Missouri Chapter). Fellowship News.November, 1943-September, 1944 (broken run).
E. Individual Items
Minutes of Japanese American Citizens League Special Emergency National Conference, November 17-24, 1942, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Supplement to minutes.
“Evacuation! A Selected Bibliography.” Fellowship of Reconciliation, January 22, 1943.
Charles F. Ernst. “Progress Report on the Relocation of Japanese.” California State Conference of Social Work, Los Angeles, California, May 11, 1943.
Joe Yamashita. Travel report, April-June, 1944.
Adon Poli. “Japanese Farm Holdings on the Pacific Coast.” December, 1944.
Robert W. Kenny. Speech to sheriffs' meeting, Sacramento, California, March 16, 1945.
Speeches prepared for Southern California Manpower Commission Conference on Utilization of Minority Group Workers, April 20, 1945.
Marian Schibsby. Foreign Festival Customs. Common Council for American Unity, n.d.
IX. Organizational Publications
Congregational Christian Churches.
Committee on Resettlement, Federal Council of Churches. 1943-45.
Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play.
Japanese American Citizens League.
Santa Maria, California, First Methodist Church.
Friends of the American Way.
Institute for American Democracy.
Miscellaneous promotional pieces, including posters, flyers, advertising material.
X. War Relocation Authority Material
Report: “Evacuee Resistances to Relocation.”
Information for relocating evacuees.
Policy and directives.
Community Analysis Report No. 6: “Nisei Assimilation,” July 21, 1943.
Material relating to Congressional committees, 1943.
Dillon S. Myer. Speeches, 1943-44.
Speeches and statements by others duplicated by WRA, 1942-44.
Press releases and information statements, ca. 1943-46.
Press extracts reproduced by WRA, ca. 1944.
Press summaries, 1944, 1945.
Harry Kleiner. “They Call Me Joe.” Radio script, October 7, 1944.
“After WRA--What? A Pre-liquidation Inventory.” April, 1946.
“National and Local Organizations and Agencies Maintaining Programs for Japanese Americans: A Directory.” June, 1946.
Quarterly Reports, July-December, 1942.
Semiannual Reports, January-June, 1943, and January-June, 1944.
War Department Statements, 1943-44.
Printed informational material.
XI. Miscellaneous Materials
Judicial and legislative materials. 1943-46.
Samuel Nagata. “O California, Dear California.” Pamphlet.
“The Sunday Before. (Sermons by Pacific Coast Pastors of the Japanese race on the Sunday before Evacuation to Assembly Centers in the late spring of 1942.” Allan A. Hunter and Gurney Binford, eds. American Friends Service Committee.
Miscellaneous newspaper clippings.
Brochures, fliers, etc., received by the Committee.
Election campaign materials and sample ballots, November, 1946.
Miscellaneous publications regarding Japanese Americans.
Miscellaneous publications regarding race relations in general.
Miscellaneous periodical issues.
Miscellaneous materials regarding Fair Employment Practices, conscientious objectors, etc.