Japanese Americans

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Bill Hosokawa - Career
... The family lived in Seattle in 1941, just before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor ... Bill Hosokawa, his wife, and the couple's infant son were among 120,000 Japanese Americans on the West Coast who were sent to Japanese internment camps during ... were influenced by his time spent interned with fellow second-generation Japanese Americans, who were known as Nisei, and their children, such as his son, who were known as Sansei ...
Memorial To Japanese-American Patriotism In World War II - Description
... The memorial consists of two Japanese cranes caught in barbed wire on top of a tall pedestal made of green Vermont marble ... The wall features inscriptions of the names of World War II battles that Japanese Americans fought in, as well as the names of the ten internment camps where over 100,000 Japanese Americans were placed ...
List Of Concentration And Internment Camps - United States - Japanese-, German-, Italian-Americans and Native Alaskans During WWII
... or all persons may be excluded." Under this order all Japanese and Americans of Japanese ancestry were removed from Western coastal regions to concentration camps in ... The first Japanese American Issei arrived in 1942, but were also transferred to other camps ... were left as the only internees there until February 1945, but then 650 more Japanese Americans were brought in, these being ones who had renounced their U.S ...
Steven Okazaki - Career
... for Unfinished Business, about three Nisei Japanese Americans who challenged the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II in court ... about Estelle Ishigo, a Caucasian artist who went with her Japanese American husband to a World War II internment camp for Japanese Americans ...
Japanese-American Internment
... Japanese American internment was the relocation and internment by the United States government in 1942 of about 110,000 Japanese Americans and Japanese who lived along the Pacific coast of the United States to ... The internment of Japanese Americans was applied unequally throughout the United States ... while in Hawaii, where the 150,000-plus Japanese Americans composed over one-third of the population, an estimated 1,200 to 1,800 were interned ...

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    If we Americans are to survive it will have to be because we choose and elect and defend to be first of all Americans; to present to the world one homogeneous and unbroken front, whether of white Americans or black ones or purple or blue or green.... If we in America have reached that point in our desperate culture when we must murder children, no matter for what reason or what color, we don’t deserve to survive, and probably won’t.
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