California State Government & the Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II

Title

California State Government & the Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II

Date

1939-1982

Subject

Japanese Incarceration

Description

These materials document the State's cooperation with the Federal government in the incarceration of Japanese-Americans and permanent residents of Japanese descent.

Publisher

California State Archives, a division of the California Secretary of State's Office

Rights

There are no known copyright restrictions associated with these digital images. We encourage the use of these images for personal, study, and educational purposes. Please credit “Courtesy of California State Archives.” The California State Archives and the Friends of California Archives cannot be responsible for any use of these images, or any liability resulting from their use. The Archives is interested in learning about any possible copyright restrictions and will gladly remove any image that is in violation.

Language

English

Items in the California State Government & the Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II Collection

Memo on Licenses
Memorandum from A. A. Whitaker for E. J. Clark to All District Liquor Control Administrators regarding provisions of Section 7.1 of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act

Correspondence on Restoration of Licenses
Correspondence from E. J. Clark to District Director regarding restoration of licenses to Japanese who held licenses on December 7, 1941; see Response to Correspondence on Restoration of Licenses (F3718_322_002c-F3718_322_002d)

Response to Correspondence on Restoration of Licenses
Correspondence from Bruce G. Barber to E. J. Clark regarding loyalty of individuals applying for restoration of their liquor licenses; see Correspondence on Restoration of Licenses (F3718_322_002a-F3718_322_002b)

Correspondence on Licenses
Correspondence from E. J. Clark to J. Edgar Hoover regarding loyalty of individuals applying for restoration, of liquor licenses; see Response to Correspondence on Licenses (F3718_322_003c)

Response to Correspondence on Licenses
Correspondence from J. Edgar Hoover to E. J. Clark regarding information on loyalty of individuals applying for restoration of liquor licenses; see Correspondence on Licenses (F3718_322_003a-F3718_322_003b)

Correspondence on Records
Correspondence from E. J. Clark to Lt. General Joseph H. Swing regarding records pertaining to Japanese examined in 1942

Opinion of Edmund G. Brown, Attorney General
Opinion of Attorney General Edmund G. Brown regarding application for restoration of liquor licenses

Pending Applications
List of Japanese applying for reinstatment of licenses and description of circumstances or application

Correspondence on Resident Nationals
Correspondence from Earl Warren (by Warren Olney) to Harry B. Riley regarding resident nationals of enemy countries in respect to the Trading with the Enemy Act of 1917

Correspondence on Registration of Aliens
Correspondence from Earl Warren to John B. Hughes regarding fear of sabotage and federal registration of aliens

Correspondence on Alien Land Laws
Correspondence from Earl Warren to John A. Miller regarding Alien Land Law violations

All Points Bulletin on Alien Land Ownership
All Points Bulletin from Earl Warren to District Attorneys and Sheriffs regarding survey of alien land ownership and conference

Correspondence on District Attorney and Sheriffs Meeting
Correspondence from Earl Warren to L. Strobel regarding a meeting for District Attorneys and Sheriffs on Alien Land Law Violations

Correspondence on Attendance of Meeting
Correspondence from Earl Warren to J. H. McClelland requesting attendance for the District Attorney and Sheriffs meeting

Correspondence on Attacks on Japanese
Correspondence from Earl Warren to Francis Biddle regarding incidents of attacks on Japanese and the relationship between Japanese and Filipinos

Correspondence on Preparation for War
Correspondence from Earl Warren to Culbert L. Olson regarding preparedness for war, including appropriations for the function of the Attorney General's office, Alien Land Laws, coordination with counties, and protection of utilities from sabotage

Correspondence on Incarceration
Correspondence from Earl Warren to Gerald H. Hagar regarding justification for incarceration, possible creation of a committee to determine what aliens may return, and locations for incarceration camps

Correspondence on the Evacuation
Correspondence from Earl Warren to J. Edgar Hoover regarding an update on evacuation and public sentiment

Correspondence on County Maps
Correspondence from Earl Warren (by Sherrill Halbert) to A. H. Brazil regarding use of Alien Land Law maps for general defense work

Correspondence on Locating Japanese
Correspondence from Earl Warren (by Sherrill Halbert) to C. C. McDonald regarding Alien Land Law maps and locating Japanese