University of California, Los Angeles - Charles E. Young Research Library
Carr was a real estate agent in Pasadena, California, who founded the Friends of the American Way in February 1944 with a group of Pasadena residents and served as the organization's first chairman. The Friends of the American Way worked towards the restoration of the civil rights of Japanese Americans. He also founded the Pasadena Chapter of the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play. He helped many Japanese American families during the time of internment and resettlement. The collection consists of correspondence, pamphlets, leaflets, reports, clippings, and other printed materials related to William C. Carr and the activities of the Friends of the American Way. Carr's correspondence with various state and local officials includes Earl Warren, Chester F. Gannon, Fletcher Bowron, Lloyd W. Lowrey, and Fred N. Howser. The collection also includes various samples of printed hate materials opposing the return and resettlement of Japanese Americans at the end of ... Read More
University of Arkansas, Little Rock - Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains digital photographs from Lisa Hasegawa, concerning her family's incarceration at Jerome Relocation Center, an internment camp in Jerome, Arkansas, for Japanese Americans during World War II.
University of Washington
Art photographs of Seattle and vicinity by Japanese-American photographer, Henry Takayoshi
California State University, Dominguez Hills - Department of Archives and Special Collections
The collection documents personal and business records of Ishibashi family, one of the pioneer Japanese farmers on the coastline of Palos Verdes Peninsula, California. The Ishibashi’s is a three-generation produce farmer, started approximately in 1910 and closed in 2012.
Japanese American National Museum
This collection consists of letters written to the Nicholson family, largely related to the Friendship Home in Pasadena, California. Herbert Nicholson was a reverend and a missionary in Japan for much of his adult life. The collection also includes publications, including books written by Herbert Nicholson, and photographs.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
The papers of F. Hilary Conroy consist of sundry material from his teaching and research files, including but not limited to correspondence (1972-1985), newspaper clippings (1972-1988), and various publications from Asian American associations, such as the Asian American Council of Greater Philadelphia, the Association for Asian Studies, the Interagency Task Force on Indochina Refugees, and the Center for Migration Studies. There are also numerous essays written by students of Conroy while he was a Professor at Penn. His correspondence reveals that these essays were of particular interest to Conroy and were filed for his future reference. The essays are written on various topics in Asian History, such as, Chinese Influence in Indonesia, 1964-1965, The Asian-American Quandary: Combating Discrimination, Curbing Organized Crime, and Citizen Participation in New York's Chinatown With a Focus on the Housing and Healthcare Issues. Drafts of essays written by Conroy can be found in the ... Read More
University of Utah - J. Willard Marriott Library
The David Hisato and Tamaki Tsubokura Yamate papers (1942-1968) contain correspondence, business and personal documents, photographs and other miscellaneous materials. The correspondence relate to the life of the Yamates inside and outside of the Central Utah Relocation Center, Topaz, Utah. The documents concern the actions taken by the War Relocation Authority in regards to the relocation of David Yamate and his family.
University of California, Los Angeles - Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection consists of correspondence, pamphlets, leaflets, reports, clippings, and other printed materials related to William C. Carr and the activities of the Friends of the American Way. Carr's correspondence with various state and local officials includes Earl Warren, Chester F. Gannon, Fletcher Bowron, Lloyd W. Lowrey, and Fred N. Howser. The collection also includes various samples of printed hate materials opposing the return and resettlement of Japanese Americans at the end of World War II. Includes reports and printed materials related to the War Relocation Authority (WRA). Also contains photographs and five large scrapbooks
History Colorado
Scope and Contents note . 4 Administrative Information .5 Controlled Access Headings 5 General note . 6 Collection
Minnesota Historical Society
Records describing the activities of a Twin Cities social club established in 1947 to foster friendship and understanding among individuals of different racial, cultural, and religious backgrounds.