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Box 3, Folder 1

Amache/Colorado circa 1942

Scope and Contents

Promotional pamplet for the Granada Relocation Center in Amache, Colorado.
Box 3, Folder 2

California State Law on Rights of Citizens

Box 3, Folder 3

Chester B. Himes, "Common Ground", Winter 1944 1944

Box 3, Folder 4

Democracy Demands Fair Play for America's Japanese undated

Box 3, Folder 5

From Camp to College circa 1945

Box 3, Folder 6

Issei/Nisei/Kibei 1944

Box 3, Folder 7

Japanese American Citizens League circa 1944

Box 1

Japanese-American Relations Committee of the American Friends Service Committee information bulletins

Historical note

The American Friends Service Committee, founded in 1917, began working actively with Japanese Americans during World War II. The AFSC focused its efforts on Japanese resettlement and helping Japanese-Americans adjust to the relocations. Members visited Japanese-Americans in their homes and later in the camps to provide moral support; they spoke publically about the relocations; and they collected food for interned families. The Information Bulletin was published by the Japanese-American Relocations Committee of the AFSC, which was based in Pasadena, and which supplied news of the committee's work to its members.
[Source: Densho Encyclopedia, http://encyclopedia.densho.org>]

Scope and Contents

The Information Bulletins begin with number 1 (February 1942).
Box 2

Manzanar Free Press

Historical note

The Manzanar Free Press was a typeset, printed newspaper published at the Manzanar relocation camp. Its publication spanned Manzanar's time as both an assembly center and a War Relocation Authority Camp. Publication began on April 1, 1942 and ended on October 19, 1945. Story coverage in the paper was typical of a small town newspaper, with stories on social events, religious activities, classified ads, etc.
[Source: Densho Encyclopedia, http://encyclopedia.densho.org>]
Box 3, Folder 8

A Message from the Director of the War Relocation Authority circa 1945

Box 3, Folder 9

Myths and Facts About the Japanese Americans 1945 June

Box 3, Folder 10

Nisei in Uniform undated

Box 3, Folder 11

Problems of Evacuee Resettlement in California 1945 June 19

Box 3, Folder 12

Racism and Reason 1944 October 2

Box 3, Folder 13

Relocating Japanese Americans 1945 May

Box 3, Folder 14

Relocation of Japanese-Americans 1943 May

Box 3, Folder 15

70,000 American Refugees undated

Box 3, Folder 16

A Statement of Guiding Principles of the War Relocation Authority undated

Box 3, Folder 17

[Statement by Harold Ickes re post-war relocation] 1944 December

Box 3, Folder 18

[Statement by John J. McCloy re Japanese post-war relocation] 1944 December

Box 3, Folder 19

[Statement by Wallace H. Moore re post-war relocaiton] 1945 December

Box 3, Folder 20

A Statement on the Present Policies of the War Relocation Authority 1945 May 15

Box 3, Folder 21

The Story of the Nittas by MIlton C. Phinney 1945 July

Box 3, Folder 22

[Talk by Wallace H. Moore re post-war employment of Nisei] 1945 November 3

Box 3, Folder 23

The test of a free country....q 1944

Box 3, Folder 24

They Work for Victory undated

Box 3, Folder 25

A Touchstone of Democracy 1943 June

Box 3, Folder 26

Uprooted Americans in Your Community 1945 May

Box 3, Folder 27

[War Relocation Authority letter] 1946 April 30

Box 3, Folder 28

What About Our Japanese-Americans? undated

Box 3, Folder 29

What We're Fighting For circa 1944