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Finding Aid for the Lincoln Kanai papers, 1938-1946, (bulk 1942-1945)
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Box 1, Folder 1

Lincoln Kanai Correspondence and Governmental Documents, 1938, 1942, 1943, and undated.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence to and from Lincoln Kanai regarding Japanese and Japanese American relocation, and governmental documents released by the War Relocation Authority and the United States Senate. Organized chronologically with undated material last.
Box 1, Folder 2

Letters to Mrs. L.R. Carter and Miss Paula Gillett from Japanese- American Internees at Manzanar, 1943, 1945, and undated.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Carter's and Gillett's former students, a year book from the Manzanar High School, and a partial roundup of news clippings and editorial comments produced by the War Relocation Authority.
Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence and documents regarding relocation centers, 1942.

Scope and Content Note

Letters written by internees, and letters written by various college universities to the government protesting relocation. Also includes documents concerning the Tanforan relocation center, and college students facing relocation.
Box 1, Folder 4

Pamphlets and Bulletins relating to relocation, 1945 and undated.

Scope and Content Note

Includes pamphlets and bulletins issued by the War Relocation Authority regarding new job opportunities for families, the induction of American citizens of Japanese descent for military service, and an issued bibliography that includes materials published on the War Relocation Authority, the Japanese, and Japanese Americans in the United States, Hawaii and Canada between July 1943 and December 1944. Organized chronologically, with undated material last.
Box 1

Administrative Subdivisions of Japan: with separate appendix of 47 prefectural maps, 1946.

Scope and Content Note

A bound listing of Japanese prefectures, cities, counties, towns, and townships, giving for each the area, the population for 1940 (adjusted to 1943 boundaries), and the population for 1945, with characters, romanized names, and a code showing location on accompanying maps. All changes in civil status and names shown through November 1943. Published in 1946 by the United States, Department of State. The book was acquired by the UCLA library in 1947.