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Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Walter B. Alsky papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7043
Abstract Walter B. Alsky was born on June 30, 1917 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1941, and was assigned to the IV Fighter Command, Signal Headquarters, in Oakland, California. After his discharge in 1945, he returned to Monterey Park and marrked Victoria H. Sladik, from whom he was divorced by 1947. Alsky never remarried, but his obituary notes that he was survived by his domestic partner of 47 years, Cliff Bagwell, a hairstylist who operated a salon in Alhambra. Alsky...
Dates: 1930s-1950s

Allan A. Hunter papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0397
Abstract Mt. Hollywood Congregational Church, founded in 1905, is located in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles. Its longest-serving pastor, Allan A. Hunter, led the congregation from 1926 until his retirement in 1963, but stayed actively involved until his death almost twenty years later. This collection reflects the activities of the church throughout the twentieth century, as well as the progressive ideas and religious teachings of Reverend Hunter. His correspondence with other religious thinkers...
Dates: 1905 - 2000

Japanese American Relocation photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 0246-1
Abstract This collection of photographs from the Hearst Collection of the Los Angeles Examiner in the USC Regional History Collection, documents the relocation of Japanese Americans in California during World War II. These 222 photographs provide a glimpse into the lives of Japanese immigrants and native born Japanese Americans (a.k.a. Nisei) residing in California from 1921 to 1958, with primary emphasis on 1941-1946. Much of the coverage documents scenes of: a) the relocation process; b) life in...
Dates: 1940 - 1945

Japanese Internment collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0296
Abstract

The collection consists of copies of the Manzanar Free Press, the Information Bulletin published by the Japanese-American Relations Committee of the American Friends Service Committee, and various pamphlets and fliers published and/or distributed by the War Relocation Authority and various private social service agencies. The bulk of the material is sympathetic to the plight of the interned Japanese and their eventual return (resettlement) to their homes.

Dates: 1942-1946

Tamotsu Shibutani papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3317
Abstract

This collection chiefly consists of the professional papers of Japanese-American sociologist and professor Tamotsu Shibutani (1920-2004). The bulk of the collection relates to Shibutani’s academic career at the University of California, Santa Barbara, in the form of research and writing materials, course files, and professional correspondence. In addition, there are photograph albums of his mother, Taka Shibutani (1892-1986), dating from the early 1900s to 1980s.

Dates: ca. 1900-1999