Guide to the Relief and Support Groups for Japanese Americans During World War II Collection, 1942-1945

Special Collections & Archives

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Relief and Support Groups for Japanese Americans During World War II Collection
Dates: 1942-1945
Identification: SC/RSG
Creator: Delmar T. Oviatt Library
Physical Description: 0.42 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: Many non-governmental groups sought redress for Japanese Americans interned during World War II. This collection contains reports, correspondence, publicity, and other documents issued by the Committee on Resettlement of Japanese Americans, National Japanese American Student Relocation Council, Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play, YMCA, American Friends Service Committee, and Japanese American Citizens League. These groups sought to provide relief and support for interned Japanese-Americans.

Historical Note:

The Oviatt Library created this collection of materials for study and research.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Paper records
Publications

Topical Term:

Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

Tony  Gardner

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Relief and Support Groups for Japanese-Americans During World War II , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Related Materials:

Scope and Contents

This collection contains reports, correspondence, publicity, and other documents issued by the Committee on Resettlement of Japanese Americans, National Japanese American Student Relocation Council, Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play, YMCA, American Friends Service Committee, and Japanese American Citizens League. These groups sought to provide relief and support for interned Japanese-Americans.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

American Friends Service Committee, 1942-1943

Box 1, Folder 2

Committee on Resettlement of Japanese Americans, 1943

Box 1, Folder 3

Japanese American Citizens League, 1942-1965

Box 1, Folder 4

National Japanese American Student Relocation Council, 1943-1946

Box 1, Folder 5

Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles, 1943-1945

Box 1, Folder 6

Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), 1943-1944