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Finding aid for the William Hohri Papers
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Box 1

Series 1 Camp Materials

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contain materials relating to camps. The majority are correspondences between government agencies regarding the riots in Manzanar and the resisters in Heart Mountain.
Box 2-3

Series 2 Government Correspondences

Series Scope and Content Summary

This is a collection of interagency correspondences between agencies such as the WRA, Executive Office, and the FBI. These correspondences are photocopies retrieved from National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) by Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga. The series is arranged in chronological order by the year the correspondence was transmitted.
Box 4-7

Series 3 NCJAR

Series Scope and Content Summary

The NCJAR series is divided into two sub-series: Correspondences, and Administrative Records.
The Correspondences sub-series contains William Hohri's personal and NCJAR related letters. There are two boxes of NCJAR correspondences. The first is arranged chronologically, while the second is in alphabetical order. The two-level arrangement was maintained in order to preserve William Hohri's original order.
The Administrative Records sub-series contains financial records, events, and newsletters.



Administrative Records

Box 8-10

Series 4 CWRIC Hearings

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series offers the complete CWRIC hearings. The first two boxes are loose documents arranged by the date and location of the hearing. The third box contains bound copies of the hearings printed by the U.S. Government Printing Office and miscellaneous files that William Hohri labeled CWRIC.
Box 10

Series 5 Photographs

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series includes two folders of photographs. The first folder contains photographs used for William Hohri's book. A listing of the photographs and captions are included.
Box 11-13

Series 6 Publications

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series houses opinion pieces, government publications, and court cases. The first box contains opinion literature and government publications that focus on the WRA and the internment of Japanese American citizens. The second box is a combination of bounded and loose publications of landmark court cases including William Hohri, et al., v. the United States and Korematsu v. United States.
Box 14

Series 7 Newspaper Clippings

Series Scope and Content Summary

A series of newspaper clippings collected by William Hohri during the redress movement.
Box 14

Series 8 Speeches/Sermons

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains speeches and sermons given by Mr. Hohri. Some of the speeches focused on the efforts of the NCJAR, and others were sermons given through the United Methodist Church.
Box 15-17

Series 9 WRA Research Materials

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of correspondences and administrative records of the WRA.