Besides personal correspondence and materials, the Hugh Anderson Collection (1921-1959) includes newspaper clippings, correspondence
and materials regarding the World War II evacuation of Japanese-Americans to relocation centers and correspondence with wartime
government and military officials. The collection includes correspondence and newspaper clippings about Esther Takei, the
first Japanese-American readmitted to California from a relocation center in 1944, and the controversy surrounding her return
Hugh H. Anderson was born in Pasadena on September 12, 1912. He graduated from Pasadena High School in 1929. He received an
AB in Social Science and Economics from Stanford University in 1934.
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