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  • Tags: Minority Groups
Cpl. Jack E. Kirby of Freedom, captured by the Japs at the fall of Corregidor in May, 1942, and prisoner in various prison camps in the Philippines until Sept. 3, 1945, writes the following to the Register-Pajaronian:"Since my return from the prison…

Date: 1945-10-11
Source: Watsonville Register-Pajaronian , page 6
Type: NEWS

To the Editor:On behalf of many of the enlisted men stationed at Camp McQuaide, I am directing this letter to you to protest the action taken by the Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce against the Japanese, former residents of this locality who upon…

Date: 1945-10-06
Source: Watsonville Register-Pajaronian , page 5
Type: NEWS

To the Editor:Attention: Aiko Masada;Referring to your recent letter addressed to the writer you scornfully quoted "dusty Arizona" and "muddy Arkansas" as two of the barbed-wire relocation centers your people were forced to accept. These two terms…

Date: 1945-10-04
Source: Watsonville Register-Pajaronian , page 8
Type: NEWS

Seattle - The Rev. U. G. Murphy, chairman of the Evacuees Service council, 305 17th Ave., south Seattle, has written the following letter to the Hon. James F. Byrnes, secretary of state, Washington, D.C., regarding return of Japanese evacuees:"We…

Date: 1945-10-04
Source: Watsonville Register-Pajaronian , page 8
Type: NEWS

To the editor:Quoting from G. W. Cornell's letter of Sept. 20 to the editor, "everything possible should be done to encourage all Japanese to return to their native land and..." Perhaps we could have just as easily relocated elsewhere but, my dear…

Date: 1945-09-26
Source: Watsonville Register-Pajaronian , page 3
Type: NEWS

Acts of violence against returning Japanese evacuees will not be tolerated.Watsonville police and Santa Cruz county authorities, investigating the first public hostility here against the returned evacuees, lost no time in declaring that persons found…

Date: 1945-09-25
Source: Watsonville Register-Pajaronian , page 6
Type: NEWS

Watsonville had its first case of public hostility against returning Japanese Monday, 2:10 a.m., when unidentified persons threw or shot a flare toward the Buddhist temple, corner of Bridge and Union St., which is being used as a hostel by the…

Date: 1945-09-24
Source: Watsonville Register-Pajaronian , page 1
Type: NEWS

Second large group of returning Japanese to the Pajaro valley arrived Friday morning with 97 men, women and children leaving the train at Watsonville Junction, Fred Rhodes, local WRA official, announced.With the exception of 10 or 15 Japanese going…

Date: 1945-09-21
Source: Watsonville Register-Pajaronian , page 1
Type: NEWS

To the Editor:I have just noted the very recent C. C. survey concerning the ever-present Japanese problem in our midst. This report certainly demonstrates that our locality has a goodly majority of red-blooded Americans.Of late we have been learning…

Date: 1945-09-20
Source: Watsonville Register-Pajaronian , page 8
Type: NEWS

President Don O. Colegrove of the Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture of the Pajaro Valley, Tuesday issued the following report on the recent survey regarding the public attitude of members on the return of Japanese evacuees:"At the request of many…

Date: 1945-09-18
Source: Watsonville Register-Pajaronian , page 1
Type: NEWS

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