Title:Files relating to the evacuation of Japanese and Japanese Americans: Berkeley, Calif., 1942-1975
Creator/Contributor:First Congregational Church of Berkeley (Berkeley, Calif.), creator
Creator/Contributor:Loper, Vere Vander Huden, 1893-
Creator/Contributor:Breed, Eleanor D.
Creator/Contributor:Henderson, Shirley Q.
Brief account researched and written by Shirley Q. Henderson in 1975 describes the role of the church and the use of its Pilgrim
Hall, which was designated a Civilian Control Station for the registration and evacuation of Japanese Americans in 1942 April.
Accompanied by photocopies of research materials, including transcripts of interviews with Pastor Vere V. Loper, Eleanor D.
Breed, Mrs. Chiura Obata, and others; copies of diary entries for the period by Dr. Loper and Miss Breed; and copies of letters
to Dr. Loper. With these: original letters written to Miss Breed, Chairman of International House, Berkeley, Calif. by Japanese
American evacuees held at assembly centers during 1942 June-Sept.
Breed, Eleanor D
Obata, Mrs. Chiura
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
Japanese -- California
Collection cataloged 02/28/1986.
Gift; of First Congregational Church, Berkeley, Calif.; in 1982.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1983.097--PIC)
BANC MSS 83/36 c