Bassi

Title

Bassi

Description

Japanese relocation and internment from 1942 to 1946

Contributor

Daniel Bassi

Collection Items

"All Packed Up and Ready to Go"
An editorial cartoon showing loyal Japanese Americans being relocated to an internment camp facility located outside of a military zone and far from the city, supposedly "out of harm's way" as the sign next to the truck says.

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Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin Roosevelt. Enabled the creation of military zones. The government built and maintained internment camps within these zones, and it was these camps to which the Japanese Americans were relocated. The purpose…

D. Lange picture of a racist Sutro pool sign
A gross caricature of a Japanese man adorns a sign at the Sutro pool encouraging people to swim there so they are better prepared to fight the Japanese.

WESTERN DEFENSE COMMAND AND FOURTH ARMY
WARTIME CIVIL CONTROL ADMINISTRATION
Presidio of San Francisco, California
May 3, 1942
INSTRUCTIONS
TO ALL PERSONS OF
JAPANESE
ANCESTRY
Living in the Following Area:
All of that portion of the City of…

Speech, Constitutional Principles Involved in the Relocation Program
A speech by Dillon S. Meyer about the constitutional principles of a relocation program. See item metadeta for more information.

Speech, Racism and Reason
Speech by Dillon S. Myer to an interfaith meeting sponsored by the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles on October 2, 1944

Evacuation Report
A copy of Final Report: Japanese Evacuation from the West Coast, 1942, Headquarters Western Defense Command and Fourth Army, Office of the Commanding General, Presidio of San Francisco, California; Chapters 1and 2 (Docket filing 39), 1942

"Conference with General De Witt"
"Conference with General De Witt" at Office of Commanding General, Headquarters Western Defense Command and Fourth Army; January 4, 1942 (Docket filing 39), 01/04/1942

Picture of DeWitt
Portrait photo of Lt. Gen. John L. DeWitt.

One Thousandth of a Nation
Speech, One Thousandth of the Nation, by Dillon S. Myer to a joint meeting of the civic organizations in Salt Lake City, Utah, March 23, 1944. Papers of Dillon S. Myer.
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