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Preliminary Inventory to the Grace Nichols Pearson Papers, 1941-1973.
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Box 1., Folder 1

General correspondence, 1941-1945. Letters regarding loyalties of Japanese Americans, relocation of Japanese students, and letters from Japanese Americans in the relocation camps in Colorado, Arizona, Utah, and California

Folder 2

List of correspondents

Folder 3

Correspondence, reports, and general information to Miss Nichols from Professor Robert Emerson regarding Guayule Rubber Project at Camp Manzanar, California (for meeting rubber emergency in World War II), 1942. Original paper on guayule rubber production in relocation centers, by Grace Nichols

Folder 4

Correspondence between Miss Nichols and Dean Maddox regarding the loyalty of Japanese Americans and Quakers, 1942

Folder 5

Correspondence between Miss Nichols and Bishop G. Bromley Oxnam regarding Nazi domination, conscientious objectors, and Japanese relocation, 1942

Folder 6

Correspondence from Miss Nichols and others to Attorney Frank J. Hennessy in regard to the transfer of Japanese American R. Yokoyama, 1942

Folder 7

Correspondence, questionnaire, and memoranda regarding the religious connections of Wilfred D. Pearson, 1942

Folder 8

Pamphlets, brochures, newspaper clippings, and bulletins regarding Japanese American evacuation and re-settlement


Description of camps at Tanforan, Poston, Topaz, and Tule Lake


Educational programs at several location camps




"The History of California's Japanese Problem and the Part Played by the Native Sons of the Golden West," by Peter T. Conmy, Grand Historian of the N.S.G.W.


"Evacuation of Alien Enemies from West Coast Areas," by Common Council for American Unity


"California and Her Less Favored Minorities," by Ruth E. McKee, WRA historian

Box 2., Folder 1

Greeting cards, religious church bulletins, and several photographs sent to Miss Nichols by various Japanese Americans in the centers