Through a new collection of primary documents about Japanese internment during World War II, this book enables a broader understanding of the injustice experienced by displaced people within the United States in the 20th century.
• Enables readers to seethrough primary documents comprising letters written by the internees and banker J. Elmer Moorish in Redwood City, CAhow Japanese-American citizens who were interned during World War II handled their financial affairs
• Analyzes the interactions between Japanese Americans and Anglo-Americans during a period of widespread xenophobia and racial tension in the United States
• Helps readers to better understand the important issues of citizenship and race in America during and just after World War II
• Reveals new information on the day-to-day lives of Japanese Americans while residing in internment camps located in various areas of the United States
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About the Author
Linda L. Ivey, PhD, is associate professor of history at California State University, East Bay.
Kevin W. Kaatz, PhD, is assistant professor of history at California State University, East Bay.
Table of Contents
Part 1 The Idea of the Citizen Internee
Chapter 1 Citizen Internees 3
Chapter 2 History of the Japanese and Anti-Japanese Sentiment in California 15
Chapter 3 Planning for Relocation and the Protection of Properly 33
Chapter 4 The Move to Tanforan 59
Chapter 5 The Move to Topaz 79
Chapter 6 Citizenship Restored? Joining the Army, Going Home 121
Part 2 The Banker and His Documents
Chapter 7 What Morrish Was Doing during This Period (Transcribed Letters) 143
Original Letters with Annotations 181
Epilogue: History of Morrish 263