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Finding Aid for the Karl G. Yoneda papers, 1892-1998, bulk 1925-1989
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1. Communist and Labor Union Activities 1909-1993

Scope and Content Note

Series comprises materials regarding Yoneda's activities as a communist and labor union member. Included are his membership materials, communist and socialist publications, such as leaflets, brochures, periodicals, and monographs published mostly between 1923 and 1942, photographs of events and incidents, meeting minutes, news clippings, and others. There are also folders containing materials regarding Yoneda's activities as a member of the Alaskan Cannery Workers Union, the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, and the American Communist Party.
 

1.1. Membership, 1927-1992 bulk 1927-1979

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's membership cards, work books, strike cards, identification cards, a press card, and certificates issued by various labor unions and workers groups mainly in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, between 1927 and 1979. Also includes other identifications and cards, driver's license, and permits. Consists of mainly original items; some items are available in photocopy format only.
Box 1, Folder 1

Membership Cards, 1927-1979

Scope and Content Note

Various labor unions and workers' groups include: Agricultural Workers Industrial League affiliated with the Trade Union Unity League; American Federation of Labor; Alaska Cannery Workers Union; Cannery Workers Union; Workers (Communist) Party of America; Communist Party USA, New York; 同胞 Dōhō; International Longshoremen's Association; International Labor Defense; International Longshoremen's & Warehousemen's Union; Japanese Restaurant Worker's Union of Los Angeles; League of Struggle for Negro Rights New York City; 日本人勞働協會 Nihonjin Rōdō Kyōkai = Japanese Worker's Association; 日本人農園勞働者組合 Nihonjin Nōen Rōdōsha Kumiai = Japanese Agricultural Workers Union; Pacific Coast Fisheries Organization and Coordinate Committee United Cannery, Agricultural, Packing and Allied Workers of America, an affiliate of the C.I.O.; Pacific Maritime Association; Sonoma County Poultry Growers Association; The Southwest Labor Studies Association; and Unemployed Council affiliated with the Trade Union Unity League.
Box 1, Folder 2

Certification Letters, 1934-1936, 1992

Scope and Content Note

Certificates of Yoneda's membership issued by Japanese Workers Association; Pan-Pacific Trade Union Secretariat; San Francisco Bay Area District Council No. 2 Maritime Federation of the Pacific Coast; and the Unity of the International Working Class.
 

1.2. Political Events and Incidents 1931-1936, 1953-1956, 1964-1977

Scope and Content Note

Contains materials regarding political events and incidents in which Yoneda was involved. Includes a workers' event calendar recording the political events in 1933; photographs capturing Yoneda's participation in political events in 1931, and between 1971 and 1972; materials filed by particular events and incidents that took place in 1930s, containing letters, photographs, news clippings, and others.
Box 1, Folder 3

Workers' Event Calendar, 1933

Scope and Content Note

A 1933 calendar recording workers events. In English and Japanese.
Box 1, Folder 4

Photographs, 1931-1936, 1960, 1971-1973

Scope and Content Note

Four black and white photographs of Karl and Elaine Yoneda participating in political activities in 1931-1936, 1960, and 1971-1973: The Free Tom Mooney/Kentucky Harlan Miners/Scottsboro Nine Conference in Long Beach, California, on October 4, 1931; the hunger march to the unemployed state convention in San Francisco, California, on January 11, 1931; the World Conference Against A-H Bombs, Tokyo, Japan, on August 5, 1960; the 1971-1972 Longshoremen strike picket line, San Francisco, California; the World Peace Congress, Moscow, on October 26, 1973; and one unknown event on August 8, 1936. Also includes a portrait of Karl and Elaine Yoneda taken in March 1933.
Box 1, Folder 5

Communist Party Nomination, 1934

Scope and Content Note

Materials regarding Yoneda's nomination as a candidate for the office of member of assembly, 22nd assembly district, the Communist Party at the primary election on August 28, 1934. Includes a certificate of nomination issued by Office of Secretary of State, Sacramento, California; a letter issued by the State of California, Department of State; a photograph of Yoneda; and photocopies of news clippings and leaflets featuring Yoneda's candidacy.
Box 1, Folder 6

Los Angeles "Red Squad" Incidents, 1931, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Materials regarding two incidents of Los Angeles "Red Squad" in 1931 and 1938. Yoneda was arrested by the "Red Squad" during a hunger march in Los Angeles, on February 10, 1931. Los Angeles "Red Squad" led by Captain Hynes raided a "Japan Night", an event sponsored by 労働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun, Japanese Proletarian Cultural League, and International Labor Defense, at the Hollywood John Reed Club on February 11, 1933. Includes photographs of Yoneda after released on bail and the scene of the Hollywood John Reed Club, and news clippings.
Box 1, Folder 7

Political Deportation Cases, 1953, 1956, 1964-1965, 1973-1977

Scope and Content Note

Documents regarding Japanese political deportees caused by the Long Beach incident in 1932, deporting nine Japanese members of the Communist Party, USA. and other deportees leaving for the Soviet Union, between 1931 and 1935. Also includes materials regarding deportees as a result of the Walter McCarrran act in 1956, arresting allegedly illegal aliens on charges of their past membership with the Communist Party.
Box 1, Folder 8

Nichi-Bei Strikes in 1931 and 1938, 1970

Scope and Content Note

Strikes against the Nichi-Bei, a Japanese newspaper press, in San Francisco, California, in 1931 and 1938. Includes chronologies compiled by Yoneda in 1970, his notes, photographs of the 1931 strike leaders, and a photocopy of a news clipping.
Box 1, Folder 9

U.S. Café Chain Restaurant Strikes in 1930s, 1974

Scope and Content Note

Leaflets, news clippings, bulletins regarding the Los Angeles U.S. Cafés' strikes and labor disputes in the 1930s. Includes correspondence; research notes on Thomas G. Toyama; a retainer agreement for attorneys' fees signed by Yoneda; and news clippings. The correspondence includes letters from attorneys, James A. Miller and Neil Gotanda, copies of Yoneda's letters to the Rafu Shinpō editor to correct the newspaper article about the 1974 Horikawa Strike in Little Tokyo, and letters to Kikue and Shūji Fujii.
 

1.3. Leaflets and Brochures 1923-1939

Scope and Content Note

Leaflets and brochures published by communists, labor union members, and leftists groups, including 同胞社 Dōhōsha, 労働新聞社 Rōdō Shinbunsha, 在米沖縄靑年會 Zaibei Okinawa Seinenkai, 解放運動犠牲者救援會 Kaihō Undō Giseisha Kyūenkai, 國際赤色救援会 Kokusai Sekishoku Kyūenkai, and Proletarian groups in Los Angeles, San Francisco, other areas in California, Seattle, Alaska, New York, Hawaii, Canada, Japan, and Shanghai, China, between 1923 and 1939. The materials were distributed among the Japanese communities to call for community participation internationally in the political fight against Japanese imperialism and in the support of communists and the Soviet Union, and advocating improvement of local working conditions and a higher wage for labor workers in California. The materials are predominantly in English and Japanese, with some in Chinese; English translation texts are attached to some of Japanese leaflets. All files are arranged by publication location.
Box 1, Folder 10

Manuscripts of Leaflets in Los Angeles, California, 1929 March 23, 1929 October 23

Scope and Content Note

Two manuscripts of leaflets written by: 全米日本人労働協会代表者会表 Zenbei Nihonjin Rōdō Kyōkai Daihyōsha Kaigi [= Japanese Workers Association of America Representatives Council]; and 在羅府日本人打倒田中内閣講演会 Zai Rafu Nihonjin Datō Tanaka Naikaku Kōenkai. In Japanese.
Box 1, Folder 11

Leaflets and Brochures Published and Distributed in Los Angeles, California, 1925-1931

Box 1, Folder 12

Leaflets and Brochures Published and Distributed in Los Angeles, California, 1932

Box 1, Folder 13

Leaflets and Brochures Published and Distributed in Los Angeles, California, 1933

Box 1, Folder 14

Leaflets and Brochures Published and Distributed in Los Angeles, California, 1934

Box 1, Folder 15

Leaflets and Brochures Published and Distributed in Los Angeles, California, 1935-1939, undated

Box 2, Folder 1

Leaflets and Brochures Published and Distributed in San Francisco, California, 1923-1933

Box 2, Folder 2

Leaflets and Brochures Published and Distributed in San Francisco, California, 1934-1935

Box 2, Folder 3

Leaflets and Brochures Published and Distributed in San Francisco, California, 1936-1937, undated

Box 2, Folder 4

Leaflets and Brochures Published and Distributed in Sacramento, Oakley, Tulare, Stockton, Lodi, and Walnut Grove, California, 1933-1937

Box 2, Folder 5

Leaflets and Brochures Published and Distributed in New York, 1929-1935

Box 2, Folder 6

Leaflets and Brochures Published and Distributed in Seattle and Alaska, 1929-1938

Box 2, Folder 7

Leaflets and Brochures Published and Distributed in Hawaii, 1928-1936

Box 2, Folder 8

Leaflets and Brochures Published and Distributed in Vancouver, Canada, 1929

Box 2, Folder 9

Manuscripts of Leaflets and Brochures in Japan, circa 1925-1926

Box 2, Folder 10

Leaflets and Brochures Published and Distributed in Japan and Shanghai, 1929-1934

 

1.4. Periodicals 1911-1975, bulk 1925-1937

Scope and Content Note

Periodicals, including bulletins, newspapers, and newsletters, issued and distributed by communist, socialist, and other political groups in United States, Canada, China, Vladivostok, and Japan, in 1911, between 1923 and 1942, 1945, 1946, and between 1954 and 1975. Also includes collection of news clippings. The materials are in Japanese and English; and arranged by publication location.
Box 2, Folder 11

ナショナル・ビューロー・ブルテン Nashonaru Byūrō Buruten = National Buro Bulletin. [United States], 1929 November-1930 March

Scope and Content Note

ナショナル・ビューロー・ブルテン Nashonaru Byūrō Buruten = National Buro Bulletin. [United States]: Japanese Buro, Communist Party, USA. V.1-2 (Nov.-Dec. 1929), v.4 (Mar. 1930).
Box 2, Folder 12

黨建設者 Tō Kensetsusha = Party Builder. [United States], 1932 August, 1935-1938

Scope and Content Note

黨建設者 Tō Kensetsusha = Party Builder. [United States]: Kokusai Kyōsantō Nihon Shibu Kyōsantō Chūō Iinkai. V. 1, no. 2 (Aug. 29, 1932); [United States]: Kokusai Kyōsantō Shibu Beikoku Kyōsantō Chūō Iinkai Nihongo Shokikyoku. V. 1, no. 1 (June 10, 1935)-no. 2 (Dec. 10, 1935), v. 2, no. 1 (Jan. 10, 1936)-no. 4 (Nov. 29, 1936), v. [3], no. 5 (July, 1937), v. [3], no. 8 (Oct., 1937)-no. 9 (Nov., 1937) and 1938.
Box 2, Folder 13

救援ブリテン Kyūen Buriten; 救援ニュース Kyūen Nyūsu; 救援の友 Kyūen no Tomo = Friend of the I.L.D. Los Angeles, California, 1930-1934

Scope and Content Note

救援ブリテン Kyūen Buriten. Los Angeles: International Labor Defense Nihonjin Shibu. Oct., 1930-Dec., 1931; 救援ニュース Kyūen Nyūsu. Los Angeles: Kokusai Rōdōsha Kyūenkai Horiuchi Shibu. No. 4 (July, 1931), no. 7 (Jan., 1932); 救援の友 Kyūen no Tomo = Friend of the I.L.D. Los Angeles: Kokusai Rōdō Yōgo Renmei Rafu-ku Sano Manabu Shibu. No. 1 (Mar., 1934)-no. 2 (Apr., 1934), no. 6 (Feb., 1934).
Box 3, Folder 1

働く人 Hataraku Hito. Los Angeles, California, 1933-1935

Scope and Content Note

働く人 Hataraku Hito. Los Angeles: Nanka Puroretaria Bunka Dōmei. No. [1] (May/June, 1933), no. 11 (Aug., 1934), no. 14 (Nov., 1934)-no. 18 (May, 1935).
Box 3, Folder 2

電車 Densha. Beverly Hills, California, 1937 April

Scope and Content Note

電車 Densha. Beverly Hills: Romey Yamashita. No. [1] (Apr., 1937).
Box 3, Folder 3

Twelve Periodicals Published and Distributed in Los Angeles, California, 1933-1937

Scope and Content Note

下町通信 Shitamachi Tsūshin. No. [1] (Aug. 15, 1935); 食料品産業労働者レストラント従業員 Shokuryōhin Sangyō Rōdōsha Resutoranto Jūgyōin = Restaurant Employees. No. 1 (Jan. 30, 1934)-no. 2 (Feb. 28, 1934); ストライキニュー ス Sutoraiki Nyūsu = Strike News. No. 1 (Mar. 18, 1934)-no. 3 (Mar. 20, 1934); 農園ストライキニュース Nōen Sutoraiki Nyūsu = Agricultural Strike News. No. 1 (May 3, 1936)-no. 2 (May 13, 1936), no. 4 (May 25, 1936), no. 6 (May 25, 1936)-no. 9 (June 14, 1936); 月刊農園労働者南加版 Gekkan Nōen Rōdōsha Nankaban = Monthly Agricultural Worker, Southern California Edition. No. 1 (May 1, 1934); 二世の聲 Nisei no Koe. V. 1, no. 2 (Nov., 1933)-no. 3 (Dec., 1933); マーケットランク ・アンド・ファイル Māketto Ranku Ando Fairu = Market Rank & File. V. 1, no. 1 (May, 1937)-no.3 (Aug. 1937), no.5 (May 19, 1937); Market Rank & File. No. 2 (July 27, [1937?]), no. 4 (July 31, [1937?]), no. 7 (Aug. 7, 1937); フルーツスタンド 従業員 Furūtsu Sutando Jūgyōin. v. [1], no. [1] (Jan. 15, 1933), v. 1, no. 2 (1933); ガーデナーの友 Gādenā no Tomo. No. 2 (1934); 無産大衆 Musan Taishū = The Musan Taishu. No. 2 (Apr. 1, 1934); and The Market Worker. V. 1, no. 2 (Apr. 1, 1937).
Box 3, Folder 4

Four Periodicals Published and Distributed in Los Angeles, California, 1933-1935, 1937

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 3, Folder 5

前進 Zenshin. Los Angeles, California, 1937 January 1

Scope and Content Note

前進 Zenshin. Los Angeles: Henrī Sugimura. No. 1 (Jan. 1, 1937). In Japanese.
Box 3, Folder 6

同胞 Dōhō = Doho. Los Angeles, California, 1937 February 1-1939 December 15

Scope and Content Note

同胞 Dōhō = Doho. Los Angeles: Dōhōsha. No. 2 (Feb. 1, 1937)-no. 3 (Mar. 1, 1937), no. 5 (May 1, 1937)-no. 6 (June 1, 1937), no. 9 (Oct. 15, 1937)-no. 15 (Apr. 10, 1938), no. 17 (May 21, 1938)-no. 18 (June 10, 1938), no. 20 (Aug. 1, 1938), no. 22 (Sept. 15, 1938)-no. 42 (July 15, 1939), no. 44 (Aug. 15, 1939)-no. 52 (Dec. 15, 1939). No. 2-3, 5-6, 9-15, 17-18 are published in Japanese only; no. 20, 22-42, 44-52 in Japanese and English.
Box 3, Folder 7

同胞 Dōhō = Doho. Los Angeles, California, 1940 February 15-1941 November 25

Scope and Content Note

同胞 Dōhō = Doho. Los Angeles: Dōhōsha. No. 56 (Feb. 15, 1940), no. 58 (Mar. 15, 1940), no. 60 (May 1, 1940), no. 65 (July. 15, 1940), no. 73 (Nov. 15, 1940), no. 75 (Dec. 15, 1940)-no. 86 (June 1, 1941), no. 88 (July 1, 1941)-no. 100 (Nov. 25, 1941). In Japanese and English.
Box 3, Folder 8

同胞 Dōhō = Doho. Los Angeles, California, 1942 February 15-March 13, 1942 April 23-May 4

Scope and Content Note

同胞 Dōhō = Doho. Los Angeles: Dōhōsha. No. 109 (Feb. 15, 1942)-no. 120 (Mar. 13, 1942), no. 127 (Apr. 23, 1942)-no. 128 (May 4, 1942). In Japanese and English.
Box 3, Folder 9

Doho: San Francisco Supplement. San Francisco, California, 1941 December 13-22

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 3, Folder 10

階級戰 = Kaikyūsen. San Francisco, California, 1926 September 5-1928 January 5

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 3, Folder 11

桑港タイムス Sōkō Taimusu = Soko Times. San Francisco, California, 1935 May 30-1936 June 25

Scope and Content Note

桑港タイムス Sōkō Taimusu = Soko Times. San Francisco: Kyōsantō Sōkō Nihongohan = Unit 2, Fillmore Section, Communist Party, USA. No. 1 (May 30, 1935)-no. 25 (June 25, 1936), three issues of special edition. Publisher changed to Soko Times Sha from no. 17 (Jan. 1, 1936); Editor: Karl Hama (=Karl Yoneda).
Box 3, Folder 12

Japan Letter. San Francisco, California, 1954 January

Scope and Content Note

Japan Letter. San Francisco: San Francisco Kibei Group. V. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 1954). Chief editor: Mike Masato Deguchi. In English.
Box 4, Folder 1

救援の友 Kyūen no Tomo. San Francisco, California, 1934-1935 October

Scope and Content Note

救援の友 Kyūen no Tomo. San Francisco: International Labor Defense Nagura Branch. No. [1] (Oct., 1934)-no. 4 (1935). In Japanese.
Box 4, Folder 2

在米勞働新聞 Zaibei Rōdō Shinbun = The Japanese Worker in America. San Francisco, California, 1929

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 4, Folder 3

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco, California, 1930 January 10-December 10

Scope and Content Note

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco: Rōdō Shinbunsha. No. 35 (Jan. 10, 1930)-no. 46 (July 25, 1930), no. 49 (Sept. 25, 1930)-no.53 (Dec. 10, 1930). In Japanese.
Box 4, Folder 4

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco, California, 1931 January 10-December 1

Scope and Content Note

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco: Rōdō Shinbunsha. No. 54 (Jan. 10, 1931)-no. 58 (Mar. 25, 1931), no. 60 (May 1, 1931)-no. 68 (Oct. 15, 1931), no. 70 (Nov. 15, 1931)-no. 71 (Dec. 1, 1931). In Japanese.
Box 4, Folder 5

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco, California, 1932 January 1-December 25

Scope and Content Note

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco: Rōdō Shinbunsha. No. 72 (Jan. 1, 1932)-no. 88 (Dec. 25, 1932). In Japanese.
Box 4, Folder 6

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco, California, 1933 January 5-December 31

Scope and Content Note

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco: Rōdō Shinbunsha. No. 89 (Jan. 5, 1933)-no. 113 (Dec. 31, 1933). In Japanese.
Box 4, Folder 7

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco, California, 1934 January 20-December 15

Scope and Content Note

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco: Rōdō Shinbunsha. No. 114 (Jan. 20, 1934)-no. 140 (Dec. 15, 1934). In Japanese.
Box 4, Folder 8

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco, California, 1935 January 1-November 30

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 4, Folder 9

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco, California, 1936 January 1-May 1

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 4, Folder 10

Duplicate Copies of: 勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco, California, 1935-1936

Scope and Content Note

Nine issues of: 勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco: Rōdō Shinbunsha. No. 147, 150-151, 157-162. Duplicate copies. In Japanese.
Box 4, Folder 11

Rodo Shimbun: English. San Francisco, California, 1934 June 25-July 20

Scope and Content Note

Rodo Shimbun: English. San Francisco: Rodo Shimbunsha. Four issues published in June 25-July 20, 1934. One issue (June 25, 1934) was published in English; the other three issues (July, 16-17, 20, 1934) in Japanese.
Box 4, Folder 12

新聞勞働者 Shinbun Rōdōsha = The Press Worker. San Francisco, California, 1933 December-1934 December 22

Scope and Content Note

新聞勞働者 Shinbun Rōdōsha = The Press Worker. San Francisco: Press Worker. Sixteen issues published from December, 1933 to December, 1934. In Japanese and English.
Box 4, Folder 13

Eight Periodicals Published and Distributed in San Francisco, California, 1929-1938

Scope and Content Note

漁業・鑵詰業労働者 Gyōgyō, Kanzumegyō Rōdōsha = Fishermen's and Cannery Worker's Bulletin. San Francisco: Gyōgyō Kyanarī Rōdōsha Kumiai & Sōkō Nōgyō Tōitsu Iinkai = Fishermen's & Cannery Workers Industrial Union, TUUL. V. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 1, 1935). In Japanese; 印刷労働ニュース Insatsu Rōdō Nyūsu. San Francisco: Nihonjin Insatsu Rōdō Kumiai. No. 1 (June 1, 1929). In Japanese; 国サイ労働者救援会週報 Kokusai Rōdōsha Kyūenkai Shūhō. San Francisco: ILD Nagura Shibu. No. 1 (Oct. 14, 1934). In Japanese; 救援新聞 Kyūen Shinbun. San Francisco: Kokusai Rōdōsha Yōgo Dōmei Nihongobu. No. 1 (Aug. 1935). In Japanese; 日米新聞 Nichi-Bei Shinbun = The Japanese American News. San Francisco: Japanese American News. (Nov. 3, 1935). In English; Western Worker Special Edition. San Francisco: Western Organ of the Communist Party, USA. Apr. 10, 1933. In English and Japanese; and People's World. San Francisco: People's World. V. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 1, 1938). In English.
Box 4, Folder 14

Shinbun Jūgyōin Kumiai Jihō = The Union Times; Taiyō Shinpōsha; and Han Taiheiyō Suijō Rōdōsha = The Pan-Pacific Marine Worker. San Francisco, California, 1931, 1933, 1937-1938

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 4, Folder 15

Five Periodicals Published and Distributed in San Francisco, California, 1927-1938

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 4, Folder 16

組合新聞 Kumiai Shinbun; 農園労働者 Nōen Rōdōsha = Agricultural Worker; and 農業労働者 Nōgyō Rōdōsha. Sacramento, California, 1933-1934

Scope and Content Note

組合新聞 Kumiai Shinbun = Kumiai Shinbun. Sacramento: C + AWIU Section Board of SACTO. V. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 15, 1933); 農園労働者 Nōen Rōdōsha = Agricultural Worker. Sacramento: Kyanarī Nōgyō Rōdōsha Sangyō Kumiai. No. 4 (June 25, 1934)-no. 6 (Dec. 1, 1934), no. 9 (Dec., [1934?]); 農業労働者 Nōgyō Rōdōsha = Nōgyō Rōdōsha. Sacramento: C + AWIU Section Board of SACTO. V. 1, no. 2 (Dec. 15, 1933), v. 2, no. 5 (Mar. 15, 1934). All in Japanese.
Box 4, Folder 17

國際通信 Kokusai Tsūshin. New York, 1935-1936, unknwon

Scope and Content Note

國際通信 Kokusai Tsūshin. New York: Kokusai Tsūshin. V. 2, no. 5 (May 1935), no. [?] (Oct. 30, 1935), no. 6 (Nov. 1935), special issue (July, 1936), and no. [?] (May 193?).
Box 5, Folder 1

NY文藝 NY Bungei. New York, 1955 May 20-1975 February

Scope and Content Note

NY文藝 NY Bungei. New York: N.Y. Bungei Dōjinkai. No. [1] (May 20, 1957)-no. 3 (Dec., 1957), and no. 8 (Jan., 1963)-no. 11 (Feb., 1975). In Japanese.
Box 5, Folder 2

勞働者文化 Rōdōsha Bunka; and 労働者の力 Rōdōsha no Chikara = The Workers' Power. New York, 1923, 1932-1933

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 5, Folder 3

Seven Periodicals Published and Distributed in New York, 1911, 1929-1934

Scope and Content Note

Mother Earth. New York: Mother Earth. V. 5, no. 12 (Feb., 1911). In English; 鋒先 Feng Xian = The Chinese Vanguard. No. 85 (Jan. 15, 1933). In Chinese; ILD ニュース ILD Nyūsu. V. 1, no. 1. (Jan., 1933). In Japanese; 會報 Kaihō. New York: Japanese Workers Association. May/June-July, 1929. In Japanese; 勞働者之聲 Rōdōsha no Koe. New York: Rōdōsha no Koe. May, 1934. In Japanese; and 食料労働者 Shokuryō Rōdōsha. New York: Japanese Group of F.W.I.U. V. 1, no. 4 (May, 1933); 特別ニュース Tokubetsu Nyūsu. Sept. 10, 1933, special issue (Apr. 25, 1934). In Japanese.
Box 5, Folder 4

Nyūsu = The News; Kaijō Rōdō Tsūshin Hokubeiban; and Rōdōsha no Koe. Seattle, Washington, 1930-1934, 1938

Scope and Content Note

ニュース Nyūsu = The News. Seattle: Nyūsusha. No. 4 (Jan. 1, 1938); 海上労働通信北米版 Kaijō Rōdō Tsūshin Hokubeiban. Seattle: Kaitsūsha. Oct. 30, 1934; 労働者ノ聲 Rōdōsha no Koe. Seattle: Rōdōsha no Koesha. V. [1], no. [2] (Nov. 15, 1930)-no.3 (Dec. 1, 1930), v. [1], no. 5 (Jan. 15, 1931)-v. 2, no. 7 (Feb. 15, 1931), v. 2, no. 9 (Mar. 15, 1931), v. 2, no. 11 (Apr. 15, 1931), v. 2, no. 13 (June 1, 1931)-no. [15] (July 1, 1931), v. 2, no. 17 (Aug. 1, 1931). All in Japanese.
Box 5, Folder 5

海上通信 Kaijō Tsūshin; 帰米市民 Kibei Shimin = Kibei Shimin; and 勞働 Rōdō = The Labour. Seattle, Washington, 1927, 1934-1938

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 5, Folder 6

歯車 Haguruma. Honolulu, Hawaii, 1932

Scope and Content Note

歯車 Haguruma. Honolulu: Hawai Puroretaria Seinen Dōmei. No. 5 (June, 1932). In Japanese.
Box 5, Folder 7

勞働者の聲 Rōdōsha no Koe = The Voice of Labor; and 新時代 Shin Jidai = The Shin Jidai. Honolulu and Maui, Hawaii, 1933, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 5, Folder 8

労働者の聲 Rōdōsha no Koe = Workers' Voice. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1933

Scope and Content Note

労働者の聲 Rōdōsha no Koe = Workers' Voice. Vancouver, British Columbia: N.U.W.A. & L.W.I.U. Japan Section. No. 7 (June 18, 1933). In Japanese.
Box 5, Folder 9

労働時報 Rōdō Jihō = The Rodo Jiho. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1933-1934

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 5, Folder 10

海員新聞 Kaiin Shinbun = The Kaiin Shimbun. Shanghai Shi, China; and 亜洲赤色海員新聞 Ashū Sekishoku Kaiin Shinbun. Vladivostok, Soviet Union, 1928, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 5, Folder 11

赤旗 Akahata. [Tokyo], Japan, 1929-1936

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 5, Folder 12

赤旗 Akahata; and アカハタ Akahata = Akahata. Tokyo, Japan, 1945-1946

Scope and Content Note

赤旗 Akahata. Tōkyō: Akahata Shuppanbu. No. 3 (Nov. 22, 1945)-no. 4 (Nov. 29, 1945); 赤旗 Akahata. Tōkyō: Akahata Hakkōjo. No. 1 (Oct. 20, 1945): 赤旗 Akahata = Akahata. Tōkyō: Akahata Henshūkyoku. New ser. no. 5 (Dec. 5, 1945)-no. 9 (Jan. 1, 1946); アカハタ Akahata = Akahata. Tōkyō: Akahata Henshūkyoku. New ser. no. 10 (Jan. 8, 1946)-no. 29 (Apr. 23, 1946), new ser. no. 31 (May 6, 1946)-no. 44 (July 8, 1946). In Japanese.
Box 5, Folder 13

前衛 Zen'ei = The Zenei. Tokyo, Japan, 1946 February 15-May 15

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 5, Folder 14

無産者新聞 Musansha Shinbun = The Musansha Shimbun: the Proletarian News. Tokyo, Japan, 1928 September 20-1929 July 20

Scope and Content Note

無産者新聞 Musansha Shinbun = The Musansha Shimbun: The Proletarian News. Tōkyō: Musansha Shinbunsha. No. 178 (Sept. 20, 1928), no. 200 (Jan. 11, 1929)-no. 201 (Jan. 15, 1929), no. 203 (Jan. 25, 1929), no. 205 (Feb. 5, 1929), no. 210 (Mar. 6, 1929), no. 229 (June 22, 1929), no. 232 (July 11, 1929)-no. 233 (July 20, 1929). In Japanese.
Box 5, Folder 15

Four Periodicals Published in Tokyo, Japan, 1928-1933

Scope and Content Note

赤い星 Akai Hoshi = Akai Hoshi. Tōkyō: Musansha. No. 15 (Apr. 1, 1928), no. 17 (June 1, 1928)-no. 18 (July 1, 1928), no. 20 (Sept. 1, 1928); and 文学新聞 Bungaku Shinbun = La Literatura Gazeto. Tōkyō: Nihon Puroretaria Sakka Dōmei Shuppanbu. No. 25 (Jan. 1, 1932)-no. 26 (Jan. 15, 1932); 社會新聞 Shakai Shinbun. Tōkyō: Shakai Shinbunsha. No. 33 (Jan. 21, 1933); and 勞働農民新聞 Rōdō Nōmin Shinbun. Tōkyō: Rōdō Nōmin Shinbunsha. No. 75 (Jan. 12, 1929). In Japanese.
Box 5, Folder 16

Four Periodicals Published in Tokyo, Japan, 1930-1932

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 5, Folder 17

靑年大衆 Seinen Taishū = The Seinen Taishu; and 勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun = The Rodo Shimbun. Osaka, Japan, 1926-1933

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 47 (oversize).
Box 6, Folder 1

Clippings (1 of 2), circa 1925-1926, 1929-1939

Scope and Content Note

News clippings mainly from Japanese newspapers published in the United States. Includes two news clippings published in Japan, circa 1925-1926.
Box 6, Folder 2

Clippings (2 of 2), 1929-1935

Scope and Content Note

Articles on communist and socialist organizations and activities from journals and miscellaneous periodicals.
Box 47, Folder 1

Four Periodicals Published and Distributed in Los Angeles, California, 1933-1935, 1937

Scope and Content Note

聖林日本人庭園業者組合月報 Seirin Nihonjin Teien Gyōsha Kumiai Geppō = The Japanese Gardener's Monthly. No. 12 (Sept. 5, 1933); 農園勞働者 Nōen Rōdōsha = The Farm Labour. V.1, no.1 (Aug. 1, 1935)-no. 2 (Sept. 1, 1935); 南加ガーデナ聯盟月報 Nanka Gādena Renmei Geppō = The Japanese Gardeners Monthly. No. 2 (June 10, 1937), no. 4 (Aug. 10, 1937), no. 6 (Oct. 10, 1937); and 米國高野山大師教會時報 Beikoku Kōyasan Daishi Kyōkai Jihō = The U. S. Daishi Kyokai News. No.2 (Jan. 14, 1934).
Box 47, Folder 2

階級戰 = Kaikyūsen. San Francisco, California, 1926 September 5-1928 January 5

Scope and Content Note

階級戰 Kaikyūsen = Kaikyūsen. San Francisco: Kaikyūsensha. No. 4 (Sept. 5, 1926)-no. 18 (Jan. 5, 1928). In Japanese.
Box 47, Folder 3

在米勞働新聞 Zaibei Rōdō Shinbun = The Japanese Worker in America. San Francisco, California, 1929

Scope and Content Note

在米勞働新聞 Zaibei Rōdō Shinbun = The Japanese Worker in America. San Francisco: Zaibei Nihonjin Rōdō Kyōkai = Japanese Worker's Association of America. No. 7 (Mar. 5, 1929), no. 19 (Mar. 5, 1928)-no. 26 (Jan. 5, 1929), no. 28 (Apr. 4, 1929)-no. 34 (Oct. 5, 1929). In Japanese.
Box 47, Folder 4

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco, California, 1935 January 1-November 30

Scope and Content Note

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco: Rōdō Shinbunsha. No. 141 (Jan. 1, 1935)-no. 159 (Nov. 30, 1935). In Japanese.
Box 47, Folder 5

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco, California, 1936 January 1-May 1

Scope and Content Note

勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun. San Francisco: Rōdō Shinbunsha. No. 160 (Jan. 1, 1936)-no. 162 (Feb. 1, 1936), no. 164 (Apr. 1, 1936)-no. 165 (May 1, 1936), extra (Feb. 27, 1936). In Japanese.
Box 47, Folder 6

Doho: San Francisco Supplement. San Francisco, California, 1941 December 13-22

Scope and Content Note

Doho: San Francisco Supplement. Published tri-monthly and distributed in San Francisco, California. Agent: Karl G. Yoneda; Circulation manager: Karl I. Akiya; Editor and publisher: Shūji Fujii. No. 1 (Dec. 13, 1941)-no.2 (Dec. 22, 1941). No. 1 in English only; no. 2 in English and Japanese.
Box 47, Folder 7

Shinbun Jūgyōin Kumiai Jihō = The Union times; Han Taiheiyō Suijō Rōdōsha = The Pan-Pacific Marine Worker; Taiyō Shinpō. San Francisco, California, 1931, 1933, 1937-1938

Scope and Content Note

新聞従業員組合時報 Shinbun Jūgyōin Kumiai Jihō = The Union Times. San Francisco: Union Times. V. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 10, 1931); 汎太平洋水上勞働者 Han Taiheiyō Suijō Rōdōsha = The Pan-Pacific Marine Worker. San Francisco: International Seamen's Club. V. 2, no. 10 (June/July, 1933); and 大洋新報社 Taiyō Shinpōsha. San Francisco: Taiyō Shinpōsha. V. 1, no. 1 (May 15, 1937)-no. 3 (July 30, 1937), v. 1, no. 5 (Oct. 30, 1937), and v. 2, no. 1 (Jan. 30, 1938). All in Japanese.
Box 47, Folder 8

Five Periodicals Published and Distributed in San Francisco, California, 1927-1938

Scope and Content Note

アメリカ新聞 Amerika Shinbun = The America Shinbun: Japanese Weekly News. San Francisco: America Shinbun. V. 2, no. 1 (March 28, 1936); v. 3, no. 13 (May 14, 1938). In Japanese; 北米時報 Hokubei Jihō = The Hokubei Jihoo. San Francisco: Hokubei Jihoo. V. 2, no. 3 (June 15, 1936)-no. 7 (Oct, 1936). In Japanese and English; 桑港労協ニュース Sōkō Rōkyō Nyūsu = Rokyo News. San Francisco: Rōkyō Nyūsu. No. 2 (Sept. 25, 1938), no. 3 ([193?]) In Japanese; and 青年日本 Seinen Nippon = Seinen Nippon. San Francisco: Seinen Nippon. Special issue (Sept. 7, 1933). In Japanese; 照魔鏡 Shōmakyō. San Francisco: Sōkō Taiheiyō Birudingu. 1927. In Japanese.
Box 47, Folder 9

勞働者文化 Rōdōsha Bunka; and 労働者の力 Rōdōsha no Chikara = The Workers' Power. New York, 1923, 1932-1933

Scope and Content Note

勞働者文化 Rōdōsha Bunka. New York: Workers Culture. No. 1 (May 1, 1932), no. 7 (May 1, 1933). In Japanese; and 労働者の力 Rōdōsha no Chikara = The Workers' Power. New York: Japanese Labour Association of New York. V. 1, no. 2 (Nov. 20, 1923). In Japanese.
Box 47, Folder 10

海上通信 Kaijō Tsūshin; 帰米市民 Kibei Shimin = Kibei Shimin; and 勞働 Rōdō = The labour. Seattle, Washington, 1927, 1934-1938

Scope and Content Note

海上通信 Kaijō Tsūshin. Seattle: Kaijō Tsūshinsha. No. 1 (Dec. 21, 1934), no. 9 (Dec. 20, 1935), extra (1938); 帰米市民 = Kibei Shimin. Seattle: Kibei Nikkei Shimin Kyōkai. V. 1, no. 3 (Mar. 1, 1934); and 勞働 Rōdō = The Labour. Seattle: The Labour. V. 7, no. 76 (May 15, 1927), v. 7, no. 78 (July 15, 1927), v. 15, no. 217 (May 10, 1934).
Box 47, Folder 11

勞働者の聲 Rōdōsha no Koe = The Voice of Labor; and 新時代 Shin Jidai = The Shin Jidai. Honolulu and Maui, Hawaii, 1933, 1938

Scope and Content Note

勞働者の聲 Rōdōsha no Koe = The Voice of Labor. Honolulu: [The Voice of Labor]. V. 1, no. 4 (July 9, 1938)-no. 6 (July 21, 1938), v. 4, no. 1 (Nov. 10, 1938). V. 1, no. 4-6 in Japanese and v.4, no. 1 in English and Japanese; and 新時代 Shin Jidai = The Shin Jidai. Maui, Hawaii: The Shin Jidai. V. 3, no. 132 (Dec. 26, 1933). In Japanese.
Box 47, Folder 12

労働時報 Rōdō Jihō = The Rodo Jiho. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1933-1934

Scope and Content Note

労働時報 Rōdō Jihō = The Rodo Jiho. Vancouver, British Columbia: The Rodo Jiho. V. [1], no. 4 (Apr. 10, 1933), v. [1], no. 12 (July 30, 1933), v. [1], no. 15 (Sept. 15, 1933), extra (Sept. 15, 1933), v. [1], no. 16 (Oct. 10, 1933)-no. 18 (Nov. 25, 1933), v. 2, no. 19 (Jan. 1, 1934), v. 2, no. 21 (Feb. 15, 1934), v. 2, no. 23 (May 1, 1934)-no. 24 (June 1, 1934).
Box 47, Folder 13

海員新聞 Kaiin Shinbun = The Kaiin Shimbun. Shanghai Shi, China; and 亜洲赤色海員新聞 Ashū Sekishoku Kaiin Shinbun. Vladivostok, Soviet Union, 1928, 1933

Scope and Content Note

海員新聞 Kaiin Shinbun = The Kaiin Shimbun. Shanghai Shi: Kokusai Kaiin oyobi Kōwan Rōdōsha Dōmei Taiheiyō Shokikyoku = The Organ of the Pan-Pacific Secretariat of the I. S. H. No. 32 (May 1, 1933), no. 35 (Aug. 1, 1933), no. 37 (Nov. 15, 1933); and 亜洲赤色海員新聞 Ashū Sekishoku Kaiin Shinbun. Vladivostok: Kokusai Kaiin Kurabu Sekishoku Rōdō Kumiai Kokusai Dōmei = The Red Seamen of Asia International Seamen's Club. Vol. 4, no. 18 (Nov. 25, 1928). In Japanese.
Box 47, Folder 14

赤旗 Akahata. [Tokyo], Japan, 1929-1936

Scope and Content Note

赤旗 Akahata. [Tokyo]: Nihon Kyōsantō. No. [1] (July 1, 1929), no. 3 (Jan. 25, 1931), no. 54 (July 15, 1932), special issue (Sept. 22, 1932), no. 100 (Oct. 5, 1932), no. 117 (Feb. 5, 1933), no. 120 (Feb. 20, 1933), and photocopies of one issue published in Aug. 1, 1936. In Japanese.
Box 47, Folder 15

前衛 Zen'ei = The Zenei. Tokyo, Japan, 1946 February 15-May 15

Scope and Content Note

前衛 Zen'ei = The Zenei. Tōkyō: Nihon Kyōsantō. V. 1, no. 1 (Feb. 15, 1946)-no. 5 (May 15, 1946). In Japanese.
Box 47, Folder 16

Four Periodicals Published in Tokyo, Japan, 1930-1932

Scope and Content Note

救援新聞 Kyūen Shinbun. Tōkyō: Kaihō Undō Giseisha Kyūenkai, Nihon Sekishoku Kyūenkai. No. 6 (Apr. 16, 1930), no. 23 (Oct. 20, 1931), extra (Oct. 28, 1932); 労救ニュース Rōkyū Nyūsu. Tōkyō: Nihon Rōnō Kyūenkai Junbikai. No. 9 (Feb. 10, 1933), extra (Mar. 15, 1933); 勞農同盟ニュース Rōnō Dōmei Nyūsu. [Tokyo]: Rōnō Dōmei Zenkoku Iinkai. No. 14 (Aug. 27, 1929); and 全国労農大衆新聞 Zenkoku Rōnō Taishū Shinbun. Tōkyō: Zenkoku Rōnō Taishū Shinbunsha. No. 34 (Sept. 10, 1931). All in Japanese.
Box 47, Folder 17

靑年大衆 Seinen Taishū = The Seinen Taishu; and 勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun = The Rodo Shimbun. Osaka, Japan, 1926-1933

Scope and Content Note

靑年大衆 Seinen Taishū = The Seinen Taishu. Ōsaka-shi: Seinen Taishūsha. No. 41 (Apr. 20, 1927)-no. 42 (July 15, 1927); 勞働新聞 Rōdō Shinbun = The Rodo Shimbun. Ōsaka- shi: Rōdō Shinbunsha. No. 23 (Jan. 12, 1926), no. 67 (Oct. 25, 1932).
 

1.5. Monographs 1909-1911, 1925-1938, and undated

Scope and Content Note

Books and pamphlets published by communist, socialist, and other political groups in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Seattle, Chicago, and Japan, between 1909 and 1911, and between 1926 and 1938, written in Japanese, English, and Esperanto. All folders are arranged by publication location.
Box 6, Folder 3

Monographs Published in Los Angeles, California, 1926, 1936-1938

Scope and Content Note

三田平八 Sanda, Heihachi. 詩集「あしあと」 Shishū "Ashiato." Los Angeles: Sanda Heihachi, 1936.; Marx, Karl and Frederick Engels. 共産黨宣言 Kyōsantō Sengen = The Communist Manifesto. Translated by 幸徳秋水 Kōtoku Shūsui, 堺利彦 Sakai Toshihiko. Los Angeles: Nihonjin Rōdō Kyōkai, Taishō 15 [1926]; Japanese translation of: Marx, Karl and Frederick Engels. The Communist Manifesto. [Los Angeles: s.n.]; Litvinov., M. ソ聯は戦ふか? Soren wa Tatakau ka? Los Angeles: Dōhōsha, 1938; Japanese translation of: Litvinov., M. Election Speech [Los Angeles: s.n.]; 米國事情案内: 排日問題について: 歓迎日本海軍 Beikoku Jijō Annai: Hainichi Mondai ni Tsuite: Kangei Nihon Kaigun. Los Angeles: Dōhōsha, 1936; 幸徳秋水 Kōtoku, Shūsui. 社會主義神髄 Shakai Shugi Shinzui. [Los Angeles]: Rafu Nihonjin Rōdō Kyōkai, Taishō 15 [1926]; 米国共産党日本語中央書記局 Beikoku Kyōsantō Nihongo Chūō Shokikyoku. 東洋と世界平和 Tōyō to Sekai Heiwa. [Los Angeles]: Beikoku Kyōsantō Nihongo Chūō Shokikyoku, 1937.
Box 6, Folder 4

Monographs Published in San Francisco, California, 1909-1911, 1934-1937

Scope and Content Note

ファシズムと戦争 Fashizumu to Sensō. San Francisco: Rōdō Shinbunsha, 1934.; Workers Songs. San Francisco: Friends of the Soviet Union, [19??]; Stalin, Joseph. ソヴエートの新憲法論 Sovuēto no Shinkenpōron. Translated by 勞働者書房 Rōdōsha Shobō. San Francisco: Workers Book Shop, 1937.; Kropotkin, P. 青年に訴う Seinen ni Uttau = An Appeal to the Young. Edited by 革命叢書第一 Kakumei Sōsho Daiichi. San Francisco: Kakumeisha, 1909; Kropotkin, Peter. 國家論 Kokkaron = The State: Its Historic Role. San Francisco: Beikoku Kakumeisha, 1911; Stanley. E. 無政府社会主義原理 Museifu Shakai Shugi Genri. San Francisco: Kakumeisha, 1910.
Box 6, Folder 5

Monographs Published in New York, 1930, 1937, undated

Scope and Content Note

Stalin, Joseph. [レーニン主義の基礎.] 政党編 [Rēnin Shugi no Kiso.] Seitō hen. New York: Kokuritsusha, 1937.; Photocopies of: Specter, Frank. Story of the Imperial Valley: International Labor Defense. Pamphlet no. 3. New York: International Labor Defense, 1930; A photocopy of the cover of: 畑中秀雄 Hatanaka, Hideo. 日本はなぜ飢える? Nihon wa Naze Ueru? = Why Poverty in Japan? New York: Workers Library Publishers, [19??].
Box 6, Folder 6

Monographs Published in Seattle, Washington, 1935-1936

Scope and Content Note

Two pamphlets published by 太平洋労働者 Taiheiyō Rōdōsha, Seattle, Washington, in 1935 and 1936: "奮きを倒すもの Furuki o Taosu Mono"; and "固き握手全的合同に向つて Kataki Akushu Zenteki Gōdō ni Mukatte."
Box 6, Folder 7

Monographs Published in Chicago, Illinois, and Unknown, circa 1936-1938

Scope and Content Note

民族、民衆とファシズム戦争 Minzoku, Minshū to Fashizumu Sensō. Chicago: Workers Book House, 1935.; The Truth about the AFL-CIO Fight in Hawaii. [United States?: s.n., 1937-1938?]; Eronsenko, Veselj. La Gemo de Unu Soleca Animo. Sanhajo: Eldonita de Orienta Esperanto-Propaganda Instituto, 1923. In Esperanto; 燃えあがる支那問題 Moeagaru Shina Mondai. [S.l.]: Ajia Dōshikai, [1936].
Box 6, Folder 8

Manuscripts of a Monograh. Japan, circa 1925-1926

Scope and Content Note

Two manuscripts: "山本潔小品集 Yamamoto Kiyoshi Shohinshū," including Communist poetry compiled by Yamamato Kiyoshi, and "サンチカリズム研究 Sanchikarizumu Kenkyū." Created in Japan.
Box 6, Folder 9

Fifteen Monographs and Two Song Books Published in Japan, 1928-1933

Scope and Content Note

プロレタリア歌曲集 Puroretaria Kakyokushū. Edited by プロレタリア音樂家同盟 Puroretaria Ongakuka Dōmei. [Japan: Senkisha, 1931]; プロレタリア歌集 Puroretaria Kashū. [Japan: s.n.], 1932; 渡邊政之輔 Watanabe, Masanosuke. 勞働者夜話: 三・一五事件記念出版 Rōdōsha Yawa: San'ichigo Jiken Kinen Shuppan. [Japan: s.n.], 1929; 或る兵士の手記 Aru Heishi no Shuki. [Japan]: Tsuwamono Henshūbu, 1934; 英雄論: 或る無期囚の手紙. Eiyūron: Aru Mukishū no Tegami. Edited by 加藤稔 Katō Minoru. Ōsaka: Kawai Kōzō Ikō Kankōkai, 1928; 赤旗リーフレット Akahata Rīfuretto. [Japan]: Nihon Kyōsantō Chūō Iinkai, 1932; 兵士諸君に興ふ Heishi Shokun ni Kou. [Japan]: Kokusai Kyōsantō Nihon Shibu, Nihon Kyōsantō Chūō Iinkai, 1932; 勤勞婦人人間の活 動に於ける吾黨當面の方針 Kinrō Fujin Ningen no Katsudō ni Okeru Wagatō Tōmen no Hōshin. [Japan]: Nihon Kyōsantō Chūō Iinkai, 1932; 國際的闘争經驗から學べ Kokusai-teki Tōsō Keiken kara Manabe. Edited by 日本勞働組合全國協議會中央常任委員會 Nihon Rōdō Kumiai Zenkoku Kyōgikai Chūō Jōnin Iinkai. [Japan]: Nihon Rōdō Kumiai Zenkoku Kyōgikai, 1931; ペク日本本局 Peku Nihon Honkyoku. PEKの正しい認識のために PEK no Tadashii Ninshiki no Tame ni. Tōkyō: Peku Nihon Honkyoku, 1932; 戰争と國際プロレタリアト Sensō to Kokusai Puroretariato. [Japan]: Nihon Kyōsantō Chūō Iinkai Azipurobu, 1932; 共産党のボルシェビキ化に関するテーゼ Kyōsantō no Borushiebiki-ka ni Kansuru Tēze. [Japan: s.n.], 1932; 山本懸三 Yamamoto, Kenzō. 階級的労働組合 Kaikyu-teki Rōdō Kumiai. [Japan]: Zenkyō Nihon Kaiin Kōwan Rōdōsha Kumiai Junbi Iinkai, 1933; Sokol, E. 如何にして彼等は勝ったか: ワルソウ市電從業員のストライキ Ika ni Shite Karera wa Katta ka: Warusō Shiden Jūgyōin no Sutoraiki. [Japan: s.n.], 1929; 全党員は共産青年同盟拡大強化の先頭に立て! Zentōin wa Kyōsantō Seinen Dōmei Kakudai Kyōka no Sentō ni Tate! [Japan]: Nihon Kyōsantō Kansai Chihō Iinkai, 1932; and 「日本共産党史」"Nihon Kyōsantō Shi" [Japan]: Nihon Kyōsantō Chūō Iinkai Ajipurobu, 1932.
 

1.6. Alaskan Cannery Workers Union 1930-1942, 1947-1989

Scope and Content Note

Contains materials regarding the Alaska Cannery Workers Union of which Yoneda was the vice president and delegate. Includes code hearing documents, scrapbooks, leaflets, bulletins, pamphlets, photographs, news clippings, and others. The materials were created and collected mainly between 1936 and 1942; other related materials were collected between 1947 and 1989.
Box 7, Folder 1

Cannery Code Hearings, 1934 February 27

Scope and Content Note

One paper binder including 115 pages of documents from the cannery code hearing held in San Francisco, California, on February 27, 1934.
Box 7, Folder 2

Scrapbook: Alaska Red Salmon, 1938 June 1-August

Scope and Content Note

One scrapbook compiled by Yoneda when he was the first vice president and delegate of Diamond X Cannery, Alaska Cannery Workers Union #5, UCAPAWA-CIO, San Francisco, California. Contains news clippings, photographs, incoming letter envelopes, and the Red Salmon's canned food labels.
Box 7, Folder 3

Scrapbook: Organizing Alaska Cannery Workers (1), 1913, 1934-1942, 1974-1989

Scope and Content Note

One scrapbook containing Yoneda's membership cards and books, photographs, an agreement between the Red Salmon Co., San Francisco, California, and their employees, the Union's election document, letters, newsletters, news clippings, and other materials issued between 1934 and 1942. There is a membership card for S. Abe issued in 1913. Also includes a copy of "Brief history of Japanese and other ethnic cannery workers in Alaska" complied by Yoneda on March 1, 1977, news clippings, and newsletters collected between 1974 and 1989.
Box 7, Folder 4

Leaflets Published and Distributed by the Alaska Cannery Workers Union, #5, C.I.O., in Seattle, Washington, 1930, 1936-1939

Scope and Content Note

Contains leaflets published and distributed by the Alaska Cannery Workers Union, #5, C.I.O., in Seattle, Washington, to the Japanese cannery workers. Includes one leaflet written by Yoneda.
Box 7, Folder 5

Bulletins, Leaflets, and Pamphlet Issued by the Alaska Cannery Workers Union, Local 20195, A.F. of L., San Francisco, California, 1937-1938

Scope and Content Note

アラスカ・キャナリー労働者組合ブルテン Arasuka Kyanarī Rōdōsha Kumiai Buruten = Alaska Cannery Workers Union. No. 1 (Jan., 1937)-no. 2 (Feb./Mar., 1937), Sept. 1937, no. 2 (Feb., 1938)-no. 3 (Mar., 1938), Apr. 5, 1938, Apr. 20, 1938, and Apr. 28, 1938; one leaflet published in 1938; and a pamphlet: Yoneda, Karl G. 一九三六・三七年の太平洋海運罷業 Sen-kyūhyaku-sanjūroku, sanjūshichi-nen no Taiheiyō Kaiun Higyō = The Pacific Coast Maritime Strike of 1936, '37. San Francisco: Alaska Cannery Workers Union A.F. of L. Local 20195, 1937.
Box 7, Folder 6

Miscellaneous Materials Regarding the Alaska Cannery Workers' Union, 1934-1942

Scope and Content Note

Includes one document listing "opening prices of canned salmon" in 1937; seventeen leaves of documents on Alaska Packers Association; Resolution #1 for Alaska Cannery Workers' Union; the Union's rules and order; nineteen leaves of the court hearing on Cannery Workers' and Farm Labors' Union Local no. 18257 vs. the American Federation of Labor in the Superior Court, King county, the State of Washington; photographs; a meeting announcement; news clippings; and photocopies of letters and membership books, etc.
Box 8, Folder 1

News Clippings, 1936-1938, 1947-1984

Box 8, Folder 2

Materials Related to ILWU Local 37 Alaska Cannery Workers, 1983-1984

 

1.7. International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU) 1946-1992

Scope and Content Note

Contains materials regarding Yoneda's ILWU activities. Includes arbitration documents regarding Yoneda's re-registration as a longshoreman after his incarceration to the Manzanar War Relocation Center and enlistment of the U.S. military service during World War II; and meeting minutes, reports, a photograph, transcripts of his speech, resolutions, bulletins, fliers, news clippings, and other miscellaneous materials related to ILWU.
Box 8, Folder 3

Arbitration Regarding Yoneda's Re-registration as a Longshoreman, 1946-1968

Scope and Content Note

Documents regarding Yoneda's appeal for re-registration as a longshoreman after his incarceration to the Manzanar War Relocation Center and enrollment in the U.S. Military Service during World War II along with subsequent documents of his injuries and retirement. Includes Yoneda's application letters listing Yoneda's earnings as a longshoreman from 1936 to 1942, with evidential documents, including his workbooks and receipts for the International Longshoremen's Association during 1936 to 1938; correspondence between Yoneda and the Union Local 10; arbitration documents for Yoneda's re-granting his status issued on February 14, 1946; his application forms; news clippings; and photocopies of Yoneda's registration for ILWU and membership card and workbook.
Box 8, Folder 4

ILWU Conventions, 1973-1985

Scope and Content Note

Materials regarding ILWU conventions, including transcripts of Yoneda's speech, meeting minutes, resolutions, a photograph of Yoneda attending the 24th convention, and news clippings.
Box 8, Folder 5

Pacific Coast Pensioners Association, 1974, 1979

Scope and Content Note

Minutes and news clippings for the seventh Annual Convention held in September 1974 and bulletins.
Box 8, Folder 6

Warehouse Union Local 6 for the Duty Free Shoppers Employees, 1981-1982

Scope and Content Note

Local 6 bulletins, letters, fliers, Yoneda's drafts of the fliers for the employees of the Duty Free Shoppers, news clippings, a pamphlet for the ILWU, and other documents.
Box 8, Folder 7

Miscellaneous Materials Regarding the ILWU, 1956-1992

 

1.8. American Communist Party 1968-1993

Scope and Content Note

Contains minutes, reports, conference materials, transcripts of Yoneda's talk, and resolutions of the Communist Party of America, Northern California district Asian Pacific Islander Commission meetings and conferences from 1968 to 1993. Also includes correspondence, news clippings, negatives, and other miscellaneous materials related to the Communist Party of America.
Box 9, Folder 1

Northern California District Asian Pacific Islander Commission Meetings and Conferences, 1971-1975

Box 9, Folder 2

Northern California District Asian Pacific Islander Commission Meetings and Conferences, 1976-1982

Box 9, Folder 3

Northern California District Asian Pacific Islander Commission Meetings and Conferences, 1983

Box 9, Folder 4

Northern California District Asian Pacific Islander Commission Meetings and Conferences, 1984-1991

Box 9, Folder 5

Northern California District Asian Pacific Islander Commission Meetings and Conferences, 1987

Box 9, Folder 6

Northern California District Asian Pacific Islander Commission Meetings and Conferences, 1988-1991

Box 9, Folder 7

Miscellaneous Materials Regarding the American Communist Party, 1968-1993

 

2. World War II Internment 1941 December 8-1994

Scope and Content Note

Series comprised of materials regarding the Japanese American World War II internment experience. Materials written by Yoneda include postal telegrams, correspondence, leaflets, reports, meeting minutes, and evacuation claim forms. There are folders containing materials created or circulated in the Manzanar War Relocation Center during Yoneda's incarceration; and folders containing materials collected after the war. Includes correspondence, photographs, pamphlets, brochures, fliers, and news clippings.
 

2.1 Manzanar War Relocation Center 1941 December 8-1945 August 15

Scope and Content Note

Comprised of materials regarding the Manzanar War Relocation Center. Contains materials collected from immediately after the Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 through the end of the war. There are materials collected in the Manzanar War Relocation Center during Yoneda's incarceration, including announcements for internees, a blue print of the camp, block managers' reports and meeting minutes, a draft of the constitution of the camp, instruction to evacuees volunteering for employment outside, and petition to the president for U.S. military enlistment. In the camp, Yoneda served as a block leader as well as a member of the Manzanar Citizens Federation. Materials regarding the Manzanar Citizens Federation, including its rules and regulations, and transcripts of Yoneda's speech delivered at the meeting, are included. There are reports and letters written by Yoneda and/or Tom Yamazaki and Koji Ariyoshi, documenting activities and conditions of the camp. There is also a report by the War Relocation Authority, "Background for the Relocation Program," describing the evacuees and justifying the relocation program. The materials include postal telegrams, correspondence, leaflets, meeting minutes, a blue print, photographs, pamphlets, brochures, and news clippings.
Box 10, Folder 1

Documents Collected before Evacuation, 1941 December 8-1942 March 21

Scope and Content Note

Documents collected starting from immediately after the Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 through March 21, 1942, two days before Yoneda voluntarily evacuated to the assembly center at the Manzanar War Relocation Center. Contains materials written by Yoneda, including postal telegrams, correspondence, leaflets, and meeting minutes. Also includes materials issued by the government offices and news clippings, depicting Anti-Japanese sentiment in the United States.
Box 10, Folder 2

Camp Records (1 of 6), 1942 March 23-April 30

Scope and Content Note

Documents collected during Yoneda's incarceration in the Manzanar War Relocation Center, from March 23, 1942 through April 30, 1942.
Box 10, Folder 3

Camp Records (2 of 6), 1942 May 1-31

Scope and Content Note

Documents collected during Yoneda's incarceration in the Manzanar War Relocation Center, May 1-31, 1942.
Box 10, Folder 4

Camp Records (3 of 6), 1942 June 1-30

Scope and Content Note

Documents collected during Yoneda's incarceration in the Manzanar Relocation Center, June 1-June 30, 1942.
Box 10, Folder 5

Camp Records (4 of 6), 1942 July 1-31

Scope and Content Note

Documents collected during Yoneda's incarceration in the Manzanar War Relocation Center, July 1-31, 1942.
Box 10, Folder 6

Camp Records (5 of 6), 1942 August 1-October 6

Scope and Content Note

Documents collected during Yoneda's incarceration in the Manzanar War Relocation Center, August 1-October 6, 1942.
Box 10, Folder 7

Camp Records (6 of 6), 1942 October-December 31

Scope and Content Note

Documents collected after Yoneda left the Manzanar War Relocation Center. Mainly includes publications, such as "A Chronology of Evacuation and Relocation from Dec. 7, 1941 through Oct. 30, 1942," and news clippings. There are extracts from Japanese journals published in 1942, including articles about the internment camps written by Japanese citizens who were deported from the United States after evacuation.
Box 10, Folder 8

Materials Regarding the World War II Internment Collected between 1943 and 1944, 1943-1944, undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes a bibliography, "Evacuation!: A Selected Bibliography on the Japanese Evacuation," by Northern California Office Fellowship of Reconciliation; letters; pamphlets, 'segregation of Loyal and Disloyal Japanese in Relocation Centers, Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting Report on Senate Resolution no. 166 Relating to Segregation of Loyal and Disloyal Japanese in Relocation Centers and Plans for Future Operation of Such Centers' and "The Displaced Japanese-Americans" by American Council on Public Affairs.
Box 11, Folder 1

Photographs, 1942

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda and his family photographs during their incarceration in the Manzanar War Relocation Center in 1942. Depicting their life in the camp, there are photographs of their barracks with other internees, Taeko and Kōji Ariyoshi's wedding, and other internees' funerals. Includes negatives, slides, and some reproduction.
Box 11, Folder 2

News Clippings (1 of 3), 1941 February 7, 1941 December 8-1942 December 10

Box 11, Folder 3

News Clippings (2 of 3), 1943 January 29-1945 August 15

Box 11, Folder 4

News Clippings (3 of 3), 1943 February 18-August 16

Scope and Content Note

One unbound scrapbook.
Box 48, Folder 2

Jap Hunting Licenses, 1941 December 15

Scope and Content Note

The sign, "Jap hunting licenses, issued here, open season--now no limit," and the license issued pasted on a paperboard (44 x 35 cm.).
Box 48, Folder 3

"Gripping Scenes Mark Departure of Jap Auto Caravan", 1942 March 23

Scope and Content Note

A news clipping from "Los Angeles Evening and Express" on March 23, 1942, "Gripping Scenes Mark Departure of Jap Auto Caravan." The article is pasted on a paperboard (44 x 35 cm.)
 

2.2 Postwar Materials Relating to the World War II Internment 1945-1990

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, photographs, news clippings, and pamphlets collected after World War II. Materials are arranged by subjects or events related to the Japanese American internment, and listed on the basis of greater value of the materials.
Box 11, Folder 5

Evacuation Claim, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's evacuation claim forms under the Evacuation Claim Act of July 2, 1948, itemizing loss suffered as a result of evacuation from a military area during the war.
Box 11, Folder 6

Black Dragon Society, 1979-1980

Scope and Content Note

Materials regarding 黒龍會 Kokuryūkai = Black Dragon Society, which consists of pro-Japan militarists, who are mostly Kibei Nisei (=Japanese American second generation but grown up in Japan). Includes photographs of inscription etched on the ridge at the Manzanar reservoir in 1943, a leaflet, a letter from George Thow, a hand drawn map, and news clippings. Photographs and the leaflet are annotated in English by Yoneda. Negatives are also included.
Box 11, Folder 7

Manzanar Riot, Joe Kurihara, and Harry Ueno, 1967-1987

Scope and Content Note

Includes photocopies of documents by the U.S. Naval Intelligence Service on the disloyal elements in the Manzanar, collection of news clippings of "Point of No Return" by Tad Ueno published in Rafu Shimpo along with Yoneda's comments, other review articles, notes of interview with Satoru Kamikawa, letters, photocopies of interview transcripts of Harry Y. Ueno and Togo Tanaka, conducted by the California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program Japanese American Oral History Project.
Box 11, Folder 8

Earl Warren Controversy over the Japanese American Evacuation, 1958-1977

Scope and Content Note

Contains mainly news clippings about Earl Warren's controversy over the Japanese American evacuation.
Box 12, Folder 1

Farewell to Manzanar, 1973, 1976

Scope and Content Note

Reviews and comments on a film, "Farewell to Manzanar." Also includes correspondence among Yoneda and James D. Houston and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston.
Box 12, Folder 2

Japanese Americans: The Untold Story, 1970-1971

Scope and Content Note

Reviews and comments on a book, "Japanese Americans: The Untold Story." Includes Yoneda's comments and a booklet, "Critical Reviews of Japanese Americans: The Untold Story" edited and published by Ethnic Studies Committee, Asian- American Student Alliance, Stanford University, in 1971.
Box 12, Folder 3

Reviews on Publications about the World War II Internment, 1949-1990

Scope and Content Note

News clippings including reviews on publications about the World War II Internment.
Box 12, Folder 4

Executive Order 9066 Exhibition, 1971-1976, 1985

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs, letters, news clippings, and brochures.
Box 12, Folder 5

News Clippings on the World War II Internment, 1945-1962

Box 12, Folder 6

News Clippings on the World War II Internment, 1973-1988

Box 12, Folder 7

Miscellaneous Materials, 1946-1986

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters, brochures, maps, and fliers. There is an office memorandum from the United States government regarding the detention of Communists in the event of sudden difficulty with Russia in photocopied format.
 

2.3 Pilgrimages and Reunions 1954, 1969-1994

Scope and Content Note

Materials regarding the Manzanar pilgrimage, Manzanar reunion, Tule Lake pilgrimage, and pilgrimages of other Japanese American concentration camps, including Topaz, Poston, Heart Mountain, Amache, Minedoka, Rohwer, Walerga Assembly Center, and Payallup camps. Contains transcripts of Yoneda's speeches, poems, and a tribute delivered at the Manzanar pilgrimages, photographs, correspondence, programs, lyrics of songs, pamphlets, articles, and documents regarding the Manzanar State project by State of California Department of Parks and Recreation. There are materials issued by the Manzanar Committee, including correspondence, statements, booklets, and pamphlets.
Box 13, Folder 1

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1954, 1969-1971

Box 13, Folder 2

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1972

Box 13, Folder 3

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1973

Box 13, Folder 4

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1974

Box 13, Folder 5

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1975

Box 13, Folder 6

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1976

Box 13, Folder 7

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1977

Box 13, Folder 8

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1978

Box 13, Folder 9

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1979

Box 13, Folder 10

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1980

Box 13, Folder 11

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1981

Box 13, Folder 12

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1982

Scope and Content Note

Includes drafts of Yoneda's speech and poem titled as "Manzanar After 40 Years."
Box 13, Folder 13

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1983

Box 13, Folder 14

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1984

Scope and Content Note

Includes Yoneda's speech and poem titled as "Manzanar: For Peace."
Box 14, Folder 1

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1985

Box 14, Folder 2

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1986

Box 14, Folder 3

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1987

Box 14, Folder 4

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1988

Box 14, Folder 5

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1989

Scope and Content Note

20th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage: Dedicated to the Memory of Elaine Black Yoneda. There are two copies of drafts compiled by Yoneda, "A Few Reminders of Manzanar: 1942-1989," and Yoneda's transcripts of "Tribute to Elaine."
Box 14, Folder 6

Manzanar Pilgrimage, 1990-1994

Box 14, Folder 7

Manzanar Reunion, 1984

Box 14, Folder 8

Tule Lake Pilgrimage, 1974

Box 14, Folder 9

Tule Lake Pilgrimage, 1975-1982, 1991

Box 14, Folder 10

Topaz, Poston, Heart Mountain, Amache, Minedoka, Rohwer, Walerga Assembly Center, Payallup Camps Pilgrimages, 1975-1981

 

3. Military Services of Japanese Americans 1940-1995, bulk 1944-1950

Scope and Content Note

Series contains materials regarding Japanese American military servivces during World War II. Includes propaganda materials, campaign maps, interrogation reports of the Japanese prisoners of war, correspondence, documents circulated in the Manzanar War Relocation Center, photographs, documents for the Veterans Affairs, publications by the U.S. military organizations, pamphlets, brochures, news clippings, and others.
 

3.1 Office of the War Information Psychological Warfare Team, the China- Burma-India Office 1940-1995, bulk 1944-1950

Scope and Content Note

Comprised mainly of propaganda materials issued by the Office of the War Information (OWI) Psychological Warfare Team, the China-Burma-India Office, including 伝単 dentan [= airborne leaflets], newspapers, pamphlets, and a military song book produced between 1944 and 1945. There are maps of Asia, Burma, and China, with handwritten notes of the US Office of the War Information's campaign and battle planning in English and Japanese. Also includes interrogation reports of Japanese prisoners of war conducted by Yoneda and photographs depicting the USOWI activities in Burma, India, and China during the battles. There are two postcards with drawings by Keiko Akiba (= Keiko Fukuda), which were sent to her father who was a Japanese soldier killed during the Burma Campaign. Materials collected after the war include issues of "Ex-CBI Roundup: China, Burma, India" and materials regarding Veterans Affairs.
Box 15, Folder 1

Propaganda Materials (1 of 6), 1944 April 16

Scope and Content Note

One scrapbook titled: USOWI CBI Powai, Assam, India: Book A, with a label, "Psychological Warfare Team U.S.O.W.I. A.P.O. 689 I.B.T Book no. 16 issued to T/3 Karl Yoneda." Dated on April 16, 1944. Contains propaganda materials, such as 伝単 dentan [= airborne leaflets], pamphlets, maps, and newspapers (時勢 Jisei; 戰陣ニュース Senjin Nyūsu; ビルマ新聞 Biruma Shinbun; 南太平洋週報 Minai Taiheiyō Shūhō; 盟聲 Meisei; 軍陣新聞 Gunjin Shinbun; and 新生 Shinsei), match cases, pins, letters, and postcards, in Japanese, English, Chinese, and Burmese. English translation, synopsis, and explanatory paragraphs are attached to most of the materials. The propaganda materials were prepared by Ledo, India, U.S. Office of War Information (OWI), New Delhi, India Office of Strategic Services (OSS), Chungking, China, Political Military Committee of National Government of China (PMNC), and New Delhi, India, South East Asian Command-British Psychological Warfare Division (SEAC-BPWD). Also includes a content list in English compiled by Yoneda.
Box 15, Folder 2

Propaganda Materials (2 of 6), 1944-1945

Scope and Content Note

One scrapbook titled: Book B, with a label, "Psychological Warfare branch U.S.O.W.I. A.P.O. 627 C.T. Kunming, China issued to Karl Yoneda." Contains propaganda materials, such as 伝単 dentan [= airborne leaflets], pamphlets, and newspapers (東亜ニュース Tōa Nyūsu; 東亜畫報 Tōa Gahō; 時事報導 Jiji Hōdō; 時事畫報 Jiji Gahō; 時勢 Jisei; 國際 Kokusai = The International; マリヤナ時報 Mariyana Jihō; 布哇週報 Hawai Shūhō; 落下傘ニュース Rakkasan Nyūsu; 自由画報 Jiyū Gahō; and 緊要新聞 Jin Yao Xin Wen), in Japanese, Chinese, and Burmese. English translation and synopsis are attached to most of the materials. The propaganda materials were issued by Kunming OWI (K-OWI), South East Asian Command- British Psychological Warfare Division (SEAC-BPWD), Political Military Committee of the National Government of China (PMNC), Central Propaganda Section of the Chinese Government (CPSCG), the Association of Japanese Democratic Revolutionary Comrades (AIDRC), Manila Psychological Warfare Branch-U.S. Army (PWB-USA), Kunming OWI Chinese Section (K-OWI-CS), and the Japanese People's Emancipation League (JPEL) in Yenan, China. Also includes a handwritten content list in English compiled by Yoneda. In pocket, one booklet, including information on a Japanese POW, 高田睦夫 Takada Bokuo, his biographical information and experience with the US military after being captured, in Japanese and Chinese; "慰問帳 Imonchō = A Japanese Consolatory Letter" by 半澤昭 Hanzawa Akira, including his consolatory cartoons; and the Japanese POW interrogation documents of "Ogata, Kōichi" and "Kawashima, Junsei" conducted by Yoneda in 1944.
Box 15, Folder 3

Propaganda Materials (3 of 6), 1945

Scope and Content Note

One scrapbook titled: USOWI APO 627. Contains propaganda materials, such as 伝単 dentan [= airborne leaflets] and a newspaper, 自由画報 Zi You Hua Bao, in English and Chinese, issued by Kunming OWI (K-OWI). English translation and synopsis are attached to each material.
Box 16, Folder 1

Propaganda Materials (4 of 6), circa 1944-1945

Scope and Content Note

伝単 dentan [= airborne leaflets] propaganda materials, including some issues of a newspaper, 琉球週報 Ryūkyū Shūhō, and leaflets in Japanese. English translation and synopsis are attached to each material.
Box 16, Folder 2

Propaganda Materials (5 of 6), 1943, 1944-1945

Scope and Content Note

Includes a military song book: 最新流行軍歌集 Saishin Ryūko Gunkashū. Ed. by 大日本青年連盟会 Dai Nihon Seinen Rengōkai. [United States]: Shōwa Shobō, 1943?; a list of propaganda materials; and manuscripts of the propaganda materials, including "Kiri leaflets" with English annotation. In Japanese, English, and Chinese.
Box 16, Folder 3

Propaganda Materials and Booklets (6 of 6), 1944

Scope and Content Note

Items are stored in Box 48 (oversize).
Box 16, Folder 4

Documents Including Reports, Photographs, Propaganda Leaflets, Correspondence, News Clippings, and Postcards, 1940-1991, bulk 1944-1946

Scope and Content Note

Documents including interrogation reports with photographs of Japanese POWs (Kōichi Ogata and Junsei Kawashima) conducted by Yoneda in 1945; a report of interrogations conducted at Myitkyina, from July 28 to August 4, 1944, including thirty one Japanese prisoners; Yoneda's membership and certificate cards for Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and the OWI Psychological Warfare Team; 伝単 dentan [= airborne leaflets] propaganda leaflets with English translation and synopsis; a book list on anti-Japanese soldiers published in China; correspondence; and news clippings. Also includes Yoneda's writings, including "Propaganda Work in CBI" and a review article, and two postcards with drawings by Keiko Akiba (= Keiko Fukuda).
Box 16, Folder 5

Photographs and Portraits, 1944-1955

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs and a negative depicting the USOWI activities in Burma, India, and China during the battles. Includes the USOWI staff group photographs. Also includes three pieces of Yoneda's portraits drawn by G. Corley, an OWI artist. Most of the items are annotated in English.
Box 16, Folder 6

Ex-CBI Roundup: China, Burma, India. Laurens, Iowa: Ex-CBI Roundup, 1978 December-1995 July

Scope and Content Note

Four issues and some extracts from a magazine, "Ex-CBI Roundup: China, Burma, India", which was published by and for former members of U.S. units stationed in China-Burma-India theater during World War II.
Box 16, Folder 7

Veterans Affairs Documents, 1945-1980, bulk 1945-1950

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's application forms, letters, and certificate card for Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, to request patient care, federal benefits to himself and his dependents, including home purchase, business use purchase, and educational assistance.
Box 48, Folder 4

Propaganda Materials and Booklets (6 of 6), 1944

Scope and Content Note

One scrapbook titled: Leaflets in Japanese, Book C, with a label, "Psychological Warfare Team U.S.O.W.I. A.P.O. 689 I.B.T Book no. 21 issued to T/3 Karl Yoneda 18184307." Dated on March, 1944. Contains propaganda materials, such as 伝単 dentan [= airborne leaflets], newspapers (軍陣新聞 Gunjin Shinbun; 前線画報 Zensen Gahō; 南太平洋週報 Minami Taiheiyō Shūho; 時勢 Jisei; 軍陣畫報 Gunjin Gahō; 兵士の友 Heishi no Tomo; 時事報導 Jiji Hōdō), and songs, in Japanese, Chinese, and English. English translation and synopsis are attached to most of materials. The propaganda materials were prepared by Allies. Also includes a content list in English compiled by Yoneda. In pocket, Japanese and English booklets are included: 日本人民開放聯盟: 綱領と規約草案及びその他 Nihon Jinmin Kaihō Renmei: Kōryō to Kiyaku Sōan oyobi Sonota = Japanese People's Emancipation League: Its Program and Activities. Ed. by 聯盟創立準備委員会 Renmei Sōritsu Junbi Iinkai = The Japanese American Committee for Democracy. New York: The Japanese American Committee for Democracy, 1944.
Box 48, Folder 5

Campaign Maps, 1942-1945

Scope and Content Note

Three campaign maps of Asia, Burma, and China, with handwritten notes of the USOWI's campaign and battles in English and Japanese.
 

3.2 Materials Related to Japanese American Military Service 1942-1993

Scope and Content Note

Contains materials regarding the U.S. Military recruitment of Japanese Americans, including materials regarding recruitment of Japanese American internees for the U.S. Army's language schools circulated in the Manzanar War Relocation Center, and news clippings and other materials regarding the Office of Strategic Services and the Japanese American military service.
Box 16, Folder 8

US Military Recruitment, 1942-1948

Scope and Content Note

Contains an announcement for recruiting Japanese American internees for the U.S. Army's language schools circulated in the Manzanar War Relocation Center, and other documents indicating Yoneda's enlistment of the Army of the United States and his assignments of departments. There are photographs of Yoneda and Lou Goldblatt, ILWU Secretary and Treasures, and of his family taken in the camp. Includes benefit application forms, such as "War saving bond, class A pay reservation application," 'family allowances, and national service life insurance." Also includes a booklet, "Nisei in the War against Japan" by Department of the Interior War Relocation Authority, Washington, D. C., April, 1945, which is a collection of news clippings about Japanese American Nisei soldiers.
Box 16, Folder 9

Office of Strategic Services, 1974-1987

Scope and Content Note

Contains mainly news clippings on Office of Strategic Services (OSS) members and activities. Correspondence includes letters between Yoneda and Howard Schonberger, a professor of the Department of History, University of Maine at Orono, and incoming Japanese letters from Paul Shinsei Kōchi, an OSS Kunming member Okinawan activist. There is a list, "Issei, Nisei, Kibei OSS/OWI WWII Activists," compiled by Yoneda on March 20, 1987, listing names and short description of each OSS member. Also includes English summaries for 伝単 dentan [= airborne leaflets]; and documents on the Japanese American OSS staff members issued by the OSS in photocopied format.
Box 16, Folder 10

Miscellaneous Materials Regarding the Japanese American Military Service, 1943-1979

Scope and Content Note

Includes pamphlets, brochures, and news clippings.
Box 16, Folder 11

Miscellaneous Materials Regarding the Japanese American Military Service, 1980-1993

Scope and Content Note

Includes news clippings and other materials.
 

3.3 Publications by the Military Intelligence Service Association and the Go for Broke 1966-1992

Scope and Content Note

Materials issued by the Military Intelligence Service Association of Northern California, Inc. and the Go for Broke, Inc., from 1966 to 1992. Includes periodicals, pamphlets, brochures, and other documents.
Box 17, Folder 1

Materials Issued by the Military Intelligence Service Association of Northern California, Inc., 1966-1991, undated

Scope and Content Note

Reunion pamphlets, brochures, documents, and correspondence, issued by the Military Intelligence Service Association of Northern California, Inc. There is a roster for 1981 membership of the association.
Box 17, Folder 2

M.I.S. Intelligencer. San Francisco, California, 1970 July-1992 February

Scope and Content Note

M.I.S. Intelligencer. San Francisco: MIS Association of Northern California, Inc. V. 1, no. 2 (July, 1970)-v. 25, no. 1 (Feb. 1992). Some issues are missing.
Box 17, Folder 3

Update. San Francisco, California, 1985 June-1987 November

Scope and Content Note

Update. San Francisco,: Go for Broke, Inc. V. 1, no. [1] (June, 1985)-v. 3, no. 6 (Nov. 1987). Some issues are missing. Also includes Yoneda's comments on the issue published in Apr. 1986.
 

3.4 Materials Related to Exhibitions Featuring Japanese American Soldiers 1966, 1978-1988

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of Yoneda's materials exhibited in Japan, exhibition brochures and pamphlets, correspondence, and news clippings. There is also a contract for loan of personal property signed by Yoneda and the curator of the Presidio Army Museum.
Box 17, Folder 4

Materials Related to Exhibitions Featuring Japanese American Soldiers, 1966, 1978-1988

 

3.5 World War II Propaganda Artifacts circa 1942-1945

Scope and Content Note

World War II propaganda buttons, pins, stickers, and ribbons, collected by Yoneda. All items are pasted on a paperboard (44 x 35 cm.).
Box 48, Folder 1

World War II Propaganda Artifacts, circa 1942-1945

 

4. Manuscripts, Publications, and Lectures 1923-1994

Scope and Content Note

Series comprise Yoneda's manuscripts, publications, and an audiotape and transcripts of his lectures and talks. Some folders contain Yoneda's research materials, including his notes, letters, photographs, books, pamphlets, and news clippings. Also includes manuscripts and publications forwarded by individual authors to Yoneda.
 

4.1 Manuscripts by Yoneda 1927-1942, 1963-1990

Scope and Content Note

Comprised primarily of manuscripts and outlines of Yoneda's publications, subject bibliographies and chronologies, interview transcripts, and poems compiled under his various pseudonyms. Most of the manuscripts are accompanied with research materials, including Yoneda's handwritten notes, letters, news clippings, photographs, books, and pamphlets. There is also a list of Yoneda's works and lectures.
Box 17, Folder 5

Autobiography, 1969, 1977, 1990

Scope and Content Note

Biographical sketch complied by Yoneda.
Box 17, Folder 6

Asian Labor History: Outline, 1972, 1976, 1987

Scope and Content Note

Brief outlines of Asian labor history compiled by Yoneda. Titles included: "Brief Outline: Asian Pacific American Labor History"; "Brief Outline: U.S. Asian Labor History"; and "Outline on Asian Labor in U.S.A."
Box 17, Folder 7

History of Japanese and Other Ethnic Cannery Workers in Alaska, 1977 March 1

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's manuscripts titled as: Brief History of Japanese and Other Ethnic Cannery Workers in Alaska.
Box 17, Folder 8

History of Asian Labor in Hawaii, 1977 January 12, undated

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's manuscripts titled as: "Asian Labor History in Hawaii"; "Brief Outline: Asian Labor History in Hawaii"; and "Japanese Labor in Hawaii". Also includes a handwritten note on Hawaii sugar plantations.
Box 17, Folder 9

History of Asian labor in Hawaii: Research Materials (1 of 3), undated

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of Japanese sugar plantation workers in Hawaii. Includes photographs of Katsu Gotō's grave and former "Olowalu" sugar plantation area.
Box 17, Folder 10

History of Asian Labor in Hawaii: Research Materials (2 of 3), 1942-1987

Box 18, Folder 1

History of Asian Labor in Hawaii: Research Materials (3 of 3), 1942-1987

Scope and Content Note

Also includes letters from Jack Kimoto and Kenji Higuchi.
Box 18, Folder 2

在米日本人労働史 Zaibei Nihonjin Rōdōshi = A History of Japanese Labor in the United States, 1966

Scope and Content Note

A manuscript of: 在米日本人労働史 Zaibei Nihonjin Rōdōshi = A History of Japanese Labor in the United States.
Box 18, Folder 3

在米日本人労働者の歴史 Zaibei Nihonjin Rōdōsha no Rekishi = History of Japanese Labor in the United States, 1967

Scope and Content Note

A copy of Yoneda's publication, "在米日本人労働者 の歴史 Zaibei Nihonjin Rōdōsha no Rekishi," published in 1967 with his comments for revision.
Box 18, Folder 4

在米日系労働者の歴史 Zaibei Nikkei Rōdōsha no Rekishi = History of Nikkei Labor in the U.S., 1986

Scope and Content Note

A manuscript of the revised edition of: 在米日系労働者の歴史 Zaibei Nikkei Rōdōsha no Rekishi = History of Nikkei Labor in the U.S.
Box 18, Folder 5

在米日系人労働者史 Zaibei Nikkeijin Rōdōshashi = The Nikkei Labor History in the U.S.A., 1989

Scope and Content Note

A manuscript of the revised edition of: 在米日系人労働者 史 Zaibei Nikkeijin Rōdōshashi = The Nikkei Labor History in the U.S.A.
Box 19, Folder 1

History of Japanese Labor in the United States: Research Materials, 1950s-1980s

Scope and Content Note

Also includes photographs of I.W.W. strike in San Pedro, 1923.
Box 19, Folder 2

Japanese American History: Research Materials (1 of 2), 1950s-1980s

Box 19, Folder 3

Japanese American History: Research Materials (2 of 2), 1970s-1980s

Box 19, Folder 4

一日系人沖中仕のスト日記 Ichi Nikkeijin Okinakashi no Suto Nikki = Strike Diary, 1971 July 1

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's manuscripts.
Box 19, Folder 5

一日系人沖中仕の百日スト日記 Ichi Nikkeijin Okinakashi no Hyakunichi Suto Nikki, 1971 November 12

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's manuscripts.
Box 19, Folder 6

カナダ日本人労働小史 Kanada Nihonjin Rōdō Shōshi, 1963-1975

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's manuscripts. Also contains his handwritten notes and news clippings on 田村俊子 Tamura Toshiko.
Box 19, Folder 7

Asian Activists during the 60s Civil Rights Movement, undated

Scope and Content Note

A chronological list compiled by Yoneda. Titled as: Among Some Asian Activists During the 60s Civil Rights Movement.
Box 19, Folder 8

Peasant Uprisings in Japan, 1973-1975

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's drafts of: "Partial History of Peasant Uprisings in Japan"; "A Chronological Table of the Socialist Movement in Japan"; and "Some Historical Activities of Farmers and Peasants in Japan."
Box 19, Folder 9

Peasant Uprisings in Japan: Research Materials (1 of 3), circa 1972

Scope and Content Note

Research materials on 佐倉惣五郎 Sakura, Sōgorō.
Box 20, Folder 1

Peasant Uprisings in Japan: Research Materials (2 of 3), 1971-1982

Scope and Content Note

Research materials on 大塩平八郎 ōshio, Heihachirō.
Box 20, Folder 2

Peasant uprisings in Japan: Research Materials (3 of 3), 1971

Scope and Content Note

Research materials on 西本屋武一 Nishimotoya, Buichi.
Box 20, Folder 3

Japanese Radical Heritage, 1972-1975

Scope and Content Note

A manuscript with research materials.
Box 20, Folder 4

Radical Heritage of the U.S. Japanese, 1978 March 3

Scope and Content Note

"Brief Outline on Radical Heritage of the U.S. Japanese: 1975 to 1951" compiled by Yoneda.
Box 20, Folder 5

Radical Pioneer Japanese Women in U.S., 1920s-1980

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's manuscripts of "Radical Pioneer Japanese Women in U.S.", his handwritten notes on Japanese women activists in the United States in English and Japanese, and research materials.
Box 20, Folder 6

Political Activities of Japanese Refugees and Japanese Socialists in America, 1965 March 26

Scope and Content Note

A manuscript titled as: A Brief Summary of the Political Activities of Japanese Refugees and Japanese Socialists in America (1880-1934).
Box 20, Folder 7

U.S. Japanese Socialists-Communists in the 1930s and 1940s, 1977-1979

Scope and Content Note

Also includes "Brief Outline: U.S. Japanese Socialists-Communists Prior to and during '30s and '40s" and "在米日本人共産党に関しての略史 Zaibei Nihonjin Kyōsantō ni Kanshite no Ryakushi = A Brief History of U.S. Japanese Communists." There are incoming letters, news clippings and other documents on 野坂参三 Nosaka, Sanzō.
Box 20, Folder 8

Mosukuwa de Jūkeisareta Rokumei no Issei Kyōsan Shugisha = Six Issei Communists Executed in Moscow, 1965, 1992

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of Yoneda's writing, "モスクワで銃刑された六名の一世共産主義者 Mosukuwa de Jūkeisareta Rokumei no Issei Kyōsan Shugisha" and its English translation, "Six Issei Communists Executed in Moscow." There are a list of the deportees compiled by Yoneda, documents mailed by Fuji Television Network, Inc. Japan.
Box 20, Folder 9

私刑された後藤潤 Rinchisareta Gotō Katsu = The lynching of Katsu Goto in 1889, 1971-1989

Scope and Content Note

Includes Japanese and English manuscripts of "The Lynching of Katsu Goto" and his article in English, "Katsu Goto Lynched: 1989 Will Mark the 100th Anniversary of His Murder!"
Box 20, Folder 10

Sen Katayama, 1970-1982

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's writings on Sen Katayama. Includes "Heritage of Sen Katayama"; a chronological table titled: "Sen Katayama"; "Sen Katayama: Issei World Revolutionary: 40th Memorial"; "Sen Katayama: Pioneer Socialist in Japan and Untied States"; and "Brief History of Sen Kayatama's Activities Mainly in the USA."
Box 20, Folder 11

Sen Katayama: Research Materials (1 of 3), 1909-1929

Scope and Content Note

Photographs and illustrations of Sen Katayama, with English and Japanese annotations.
Box 21, Folder 1

Sen Katayama: Research Materials (2 of 3), 1916-1919

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of articles from a journal, 平民 Heimin = The Heimin.
Box 21, Folder 2

Sen Katayama: Research Materials (3 of 3), 1933-1936, 1959-1984

Box 21, Folder 3

幸徳秋水 Kōtoku Shūsui, 1968-1971

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's Japanese manuscripts titled: "幸徳秋水の在米時代 Kōtoku Shūsui no Zaibei Jidai" and "幸徳秋水の桑港時代 Kōtoku Shūsui no Sanfuranshisuko Jidai." There is incoming correspondence from 藤川幽 Fujikawa Yū, 塩田庄兵衛 Shioda Shōbei, and 樋口見治 Higuchi Kenji, and 幸徳秋水全集編集委員会 Kōtoku Shūsui Zenshū Henshū Iinkai.
Box 21, Folder 4

幸徳秋水 Kōtoku Shūsui: Research Materials (1 of 2), 1906-1909

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of 幸徳秋水 Kōtoku Shūsui and 平民社 Heiminsha.
Box 21, Folder 5

幸徳秋水 Kōtoku Shūsui: Research Materials (2 of 2), 1906-1911, 1933, 1960-1985

Box 21, Folder 6

U.S. Pioneer Japanese Language Publications, 1976, undated

Scope and Content Note

A draft of "U.S. Pioneer Japanese Language Publications." There is Yoneda's letter regarding Bunzō Washizu and Kōsen Takahashi.
Box 21, Folder 7

Manzanar Diary: March 23rd-December 2nd, 1942, 1968

Scope and Content Note

Outline for Yoneda's publication, "Manzanar Diary," beginning from March 23 through April 8, 1942. Also includes drafts of its introduction and photocopies of camp materials.
Box 21, Folder 8

Sino-Japanese War and World War II Events, 1937-1942

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's handwritten chronological lists including subsequent entries made on Sino-Japanese War and World War II events.
Box 21, Folder 9

Revision, 1989, undated

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's manuscripts for revision of his publications. Also includes a letter from James Oda.
Box 21, Folder 10

Research Notes, undated

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's handwritten research notes on various subjects.
Box 21, Folder 11

Interview Transcripts, 1974 August 8, 1982 April 20

Scope and Content Note

Two Yoneda's interview transcripts regarding his World War II experience conducted by Yvonne Yoneda, Yoneda's granddaughter, and regarding President Nixon conducted by Akahata on August 8, 1974.
Box 21, Folder 12

Poems, 1927-1933, 1977-1984

Scope and Content Note

Poems compiled by Yoneda under his pseudonyms and Japanese song lyrics with English translation.
Box 21, Folder 13

Bibliographies, circa 1965-1979

Scope and Content Note

Subject bibliographies compiled by Yoneda, listing publications on Japanese labor workers in the United States and Canada, communist activities in Japan, etc. The items listed were published from 1888 to 1957, mainly selected from Yoneda's own collection.
Box 21, Folder 14

List of Yoneda's Works and Lectures, 1967-1985

Box 22, Folder 1

Book Reviews, Comments, etc., 1965-1987

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts of Yoneda's review articles and letters to publishers. Includes incoming correspondence from Michi Weglyn.
 

4.2 Publications by Yoneda 1923-1989

Scope and Content Note

Comprised of Yoneda's publications, including books, pamphlets, journal articles, and newspaper articles. There is a collection of news clippings including his newspaper articles and poems published from 1923 to 1988 under various pseudonyms, such as 堀田更次 Hotta Kōji, 濱淸 Hama Kiyoshi, 濱淸日 Hama Kiyohi, 米剛 Yone Tsuyoshi, 米田愛珂 Yoneda Aika, カール濱 Kāru Hama, etc. There is also a file containing book reviews and announcements about his publications.
Box 22, Folder 2

アメリカ情報兵士の日記 Amerika Jōhō Heishi no Nikki = A Nikkei M.I.S. Soldier's Diary 1942-1945, 1989

Scope and Content Note

ヨネダカール Yoneda, Kāru. アメリカ情報兵士の日記 Amerika Jōhō Heishi no Nikki = A Nikkei M.I.S. Soldier's Diary 1942-1945. Tōkyō: PMC Shuppan, 1989. In Japanese.
Box 22, Folder 3

マンザナー強制収容所日記 Manzanā Kyōsei Shūyōjo Nikki = Manzanar Concentration Camp Diary 12/7/41-12/17/42, 1988

Scope and Content Note

ヨネダカール Yoneda, Kāru. マンザナー強制収容所日記 Manzanā Kyōsei Shūyōjo Nikki = Manzanar Concentration Camp Diary 12/7/41-12/17/42. Tōkyō: PMC Shuppan, 1988. In Japanese.
Box 22, Folder 4

Ganbatte: Sixty-Year Struggle of a Kibei Worker, 1983

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda, Karl G. Ganbatte: Sixty-Year Struggle of a Kibei Worker. Los Angeles: Resource Development and Publications Asian American Studies Center, c1983. In English.
Box 22, Folder 5

がんばって: 日系米人革命60年の奇跡 Ganbatte: Nikkei Beijin Kakumeika 60-nen no Kiseki, 1984

Scope and Content Note

ヨネダカール Yoneda, Kāru. がんばって: 日系米人革命家60年の奇跡 Ganbatte: Nikkei Beijin Kakumeika 60-nen no Kiseki. Translated by 田中美智子 Tanaka Michiko, 田中礼蔵 Tanaka Reizō. Tōkyō: Ōtsuki Shoten, 1984. In Japanese.
Box 23, Folder 1

アメリカもうひとつの顔 Amerika Mōhitotsu no Kao, 1978

Scope and Content Note

ヨネダカール Yoneda, Kāru. アメリカもうひとつの顔 Amerika Mōhitotsu no Kao. Tōkyō: Shin Nihon Shuppansha, 1978. In Japanese.
Box 23, Folder 2

在米日本人労働者の歴史 Zaibei Nihonjin Rōdōsha no Rekishi, 1967

Scope and Content Note

ヨネダカール Yoneda, Kāru. 在米日本人労働者の歴史 Zaibei Nihonjin Rōdōsha no Rekishi. Tōkyō: Shin Nihon Shuppansha, 1967. In Japanese.
Box 23, Folder 3

The Heritage of Sen Katayama, 1975

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda, Karl G. The Heritage of Sen Katayama. San Francisco: distributor Book Center, [1975]. A pamphlet includes Yoneda's article reprinted from the March 1975 issue of "Political Affairs, Theoretical Journal of the Communist Party U.S. A." In English.
Box 23, Folder 4

A Brief History of U.S. Asian Labor, 1976

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda, Karl G. A Brief History of U.S. Asian Labor. New York: Political Affairs Reprints, [1976]. A pamphlet includes Yoneda's article reprinted from the September 1976 issue of "Political Affairs, Theoretical Journal of the Communist Party U.S. A." In English.
Box 23, Folder 5

NY文藝 NY Bungei, 1957-1975

Scope and Content Note

Extracts of Yoneda's articles from "NY文藝 NY Bungei." Also includes news clippings on Yoneda's articles. In Japanese.
Box 23, Folder 6

Journal Articles, 1966-1991

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's articles published in various journals in English and Japanese.
Box 23, Folder 7

News Clippings (1 of 6), 1923-1935

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's newspaper articles and poems published from 1923 to 1935. Mostly in Japanese, with some English.
Box 24, Folder 1

News Clippings (2 of 6), 1946-1955

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's newspaper articles published from 1946 to 1955. Mostly in Japanese, with some in English.
Box 24, Folder 2

News Clippings (3 of 6), 1956-1960

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's newspaper articles published from 1956 to 1960. Mostly in Japanese, with some in English.
Box 24, Folder 3

News Clippings (4 of 6), 1961-1971

Scope and Content Note

Materials are stored in Box 49 (oversize box).
Box 24, Folder 4

News Clippings (5 of 6), 1972-1979

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's newspaper articles published from 1972 to 1979. Also includes some articles written by Elaine Yoneda. In Japanese and English.
Box 24, Folder 5

News Clippings (6 of 6), 1980-1988

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's newspaper articles published from 1980 to 1988. In Japanese and English.
Box 24, Folder 6

Book Reviews and Announcement, 1967-1992

Scope and Content Note

Book reviews and publication announcements for Yoneda's books. In English and Japanese.
Box 49, Folder 2

News Clippings (4 of 6), 1961-1971

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's newspaper articles published from 1961 to 1971. In Japanese and English.
 

4.3 Lectures and Talks by Yoneda 1969-1989

Scope and Content Note

Comprised primarily of transcripts of Yoneda's lectures delivered to classes and programs of various academic institutions on the West Coast and Hawaii, from 1969 to 1989, along with related materials and research materials. There are also files containing transcripts of his talks given at other occasions, such as conferences, annual meetings, symposiums, forums, and the Communist Party, USA events with the materials related to the events. Also includes an audiocassette tape of his lecture, and a list of Yoneda's lectures given at classes and programs at the academic institutions.
Box 24, Folder 7

A List of Lectures Given at Academic Institutions, 1969-1979

Scope and Content Note

A list of Yoneda's lectures compiled by Yoneda, documenting the names of the academic institutions, coordinators, dates, number of attendees, and lecture fees.
Box 24, Folder 8

Lectures Outlines, 1970-1983, undated

Scope and Content Note

Lecture titles include: "100 Years of Japanese Labor in U.S.A."; "Japanese Labor History in U.S.A"; "Asian Labor in the U.S."; "U.S. Asian Labor History"; "U.S. Asian Pacific Americans' Labor History"; "California Asian Farm Labor History"; "Chinese Labor History"; "Japanese Labor and Radical Heritages in USA"; and "Radical Heritage of the U.S. Japanese."
Box 24, Folder 9

History of Japanese Labor in the United States, 1969 February 25-1974 October 22

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's lectures. Titles include: "100 Years of Japanese Labor in the U.S.A"; "A Brief History of Japanese Labor in the USA"; "Japanese Labor History in the United States"; "Japanese Labor Heritage in USA"; and "U.S. Japanese History and Japanese Community."
Box 25, Folder 1

History of Japanese Farm Labor in California, 1969-1981 December 13

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's lectures. Titles include: "History of Japanese Labor in California"; "Japanese Farm Labor History in California"; "Japanese Labor Heritage in California"; "A Brief History of U.S. Japanese Labor"; "A Partial History of California Japanese Farm Workers"; and "Japanese Labor and Fascism."
Box 25, Folder 2

History of Japanese Farm Labor in California: Research Materials, 1960-1980

Scope and Content Note

Includes photocopies of articles, Yoneda's handwritten notes, and other materials on California agricultural strikes from 1930 to 1936.
Box 25, Folder 3

History of Japanese Labor in Hawaii, 1970 October 27-1971 April 21

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's lectures. Titled as: Brief History of Japanese Labor in Hawaii.
Box 25, Folder 4

History of Asian Labor in the United States, 1973 March 22-1979

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's lectures. Titles include: "Asian Labor History in USA"; "Asian Labor in the U.S."; "California Asian Farm Labor History"; "A Brief History of U.S. Asian Labor and Related Events"; "Recent Trends in Asian American Labor Studies"; and "U.S. Asian Labor: Yesterday and Today."
Box 25, Folder 5

Nikkei Radicals and Japanese in the United States, 1972 March 9-1986 May 19

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's lectures. Titles include: "Labor and Radical Heritage of Japanese in U.S.A."; "Radical Heritage of U.S. Japanese: 1975 to 1951"; "Nikkei Labor History and Radical Artists"; "Brief California Nikkei Radical and Labor History"; and "Early Radicals Among U.S. Japanese Workers."
Box 25, Folder 6

Chinese and Japanese Labor in the United States, 1969 April 10-15

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's lecture. Titled as: Notes on History of Chinese and Japanese Labor in the U.S.A.
Box 25, Folder 7

Evacuation and Camp Experience, 1971 January 29-1988 February 7

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's lectures. Titles include: "U.S. Concentration Camps"; "Evacuation Experiences"; "Concentration Camp Experience: Loyalty Issue, the Other Side"; "Evacuation: Why?"; "Our Concentration Camp Experiences"; "Japanese American and Concentration Camps"; and "Pearl Harbor and Manzanar."
Box 25, Folder 8

Racism and Evacuation, 1970 January 27-1975 March 31

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's lectures. Titles of his lectures include: "Racism and Its Relation to Evacuation"; "Evacuation and Racism"; and "Racism and Evacuation."
Box 25, Folder 9

Racism, 1969 July 10-1971 October 13

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's lectures. Titles include: "Racism and Our Yellow Heritage"; and "Racism and It's Relationship to Militarism."
Box 25, Folder 10

Autobiography, 1984 August 31-1992 May 30

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's talks. His talks were given at Association for Asian American Studies; and Japanese American Historical Society of Southern California Meeting, Torrance, California.
Box 25, Folder 11

Labor Organizing Experiences, 1979 February 10

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's lecture titled as: My Labor Organizing Experiences.
Box 25, Folder 12

Asian/Pacific Pioneers, 1984 April 19

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's talk titled as: A Tribute to Asian/Pacific Pioneers.
Box 25, Folder 13

Asian/Pacific Immigration, 1980 December 12-13

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's talk given at a conference on Asian/Pacific immigration, University of Southern California, on December 13, 1980. Also includes the conference brochures and pamphlets, a news clipping, and correspondence.
Box 25, Folder 14

Asian/Pacific Workers and US Labor Movement, 1987 November 12-15

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's talk given at West Coast Marxist Scholars Conference, UC Berkeley, December 12-15, 1987. Also includes the conference brochure.
Box 26, Folder 1

Comments on Papers, 1978 May 5, 1980 April 10

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's comments on Yuji Ichioka's paper, "Asian Coal Miners and the UMWA" delivered at Asian American Labor History Conference, UC Los Angeles on May 5, 1978, along with the conference brochures, correspondence, and other materials.
Box 26, Folder 2

San Francisco Bay Area Labor Workshop, 1979 July 30, 1984 November 18

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's talk, "Organizing Alaska Cannery Workers", given at the San Francisco Bay Area Labor Workshop, on November 18, 1984. Also includes correspondence from Prof. Donald L. Guimary, Dept. of Journalism, Portland State University.
Box 26, Folder 3

Communist Party, USA Events, 1972-1985

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's talk given at various events for the Communist Party, USA. Titles include: "Asian Labor in the USA"; "Asians and Pacific Islanders"; "Anti- Fascism: World War II"; "62nd Anniversary Celebration of the CPUSA"; "Asian Pacific Americans and CPUSA"; "Asian Pacific Island Americans and CPUSA"; "The Asian/Pacific Island American Question"; "Racism and Black Liberation"; "Our Trip to Koyagi (Near Nagasaki)"; and "CPUSA and Its Relation with Japanese Americans Including WWII."
Box 26, Folder 4

American Issues Forum of San Francisco, 1976

Scope and Content Note

Questionnaire and Yoneda's answer for the symposium at the forum. Also includes a brochure, a pamphlet, and correspondence.
Box 26, Folder 5

Southwest Labor Studies Association Annual Conferences, 1980, 1985

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's talks given at the 6th and 11th annual conferences of the Southwest Labor Studies Association, correspondence, and brochures. Titles include: "Japanese Radicals and Laborites in the San Francisco Bay Area from 19875 to 1925"; and "Organizing Alaska Cannery Workers."
Box 26, Folder 6

The Nisei and the Japanese Immigrant Press Symposium, 1985

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's talks given at the Nisei and the Japanese Immigrant Press International Conference, "Coming of Age in the Thirties", at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Los Angeles, California, September 14-15, 1985. Titles include: "Radical Nikkei Press During the '20s and '30s"; and his comments on Professor Norio Tamura's paper, titled as: Japan and the Japanese American Leftist Press. Also includes correspondence, the conference brochures, and news clippings.
Box 26, Folder 7

Japan Visit, 1972 September 29

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's talk on his Japan trip when attending the international symposium, "Problems of Revolutionary Movements in Developed Capitalist Countries" sponsored by the Japanese Communist Party for its 50th anniversary celebration, given at the Pine United Methodist Church, San Francisco, California, on September 29, 1972.
Box 26, Folder 8

Other Talks, 1971-1989

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of Yoneda's talks given at various occasions, including the 14th anniversary of the People's World; the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians; the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute Symposium; a buffet dinner, "A Salute to Asian/Pacific American Labor"; the Stonewall Gay Democratic Club; the Stonestown YMCA Senior Club; and others. Titles include: "San Francisco's Asians"; "The Right to Earn a Living in the U.S.: Yesterday and Tomorrow"; "A Benefit for Asian/Pacific American Federation of Union Members"; "Evacuation of Japanese Americans During WWII and Pending Voting on Prop 64"; "Japanese American Aleut Evacuation and Redress/Reparation Campaign"; "The July 5th Bloody Thursday"; and "Meaning of Hiroshima and Nagasaki."
Box 26, Folder 9

Lecture Audiotape, 1969 February 25

Scope and Content Note

An audiotape of Yoneda's lecture given at 100X class, Asian American Studies, UC Berkeley.
Box 27, Folder 1

Marxist Study Series, 1974-1984

Scope and Content Note

Programs of the Marxist Study Series including Yoneda's lectures.
Box 27, Folder 2

Programs, 1969-1982, undated

Scope and Content Note

Brochures, announcements, correspondence, and news clippings regarding Yoneda's lectures and talks given at various programs.
 

4.4 Manuscripts and Publications by Others 1972-1994

Scope and Content Note

Contains manuscripts and publications forwarded from individual authors to Yoneda. Correspondence from the authors, Yoneda's comments, and news clippings, are also included. Files are listed by the authors' names in alphabetical order.
Box 27, Folder 3

Doug Forester and Joan Zoloth, 1976

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of: "Like Outlaws, Like Thieves: How 'Illegal Aliens' Take the Rap for Our Economic Problems." Mother Jones (Apr. 1976): 11-17.
Box 27, Folder 4

Friday, Chris, 1984-1985

Scope and Content Note

Two papers written by Chris Friday. "Huagong Amongst the Salmon: A Preliminary Study of the Chinese in the Salmon Canning Industry, from the Mouth of the Columbia River to the Cascades, 1870-1910"; and "Asian Contractors and Contract Labor on the Columbia River 1870-1910."
Box 27, Folder 5

Glenn, Evelyn Nakano, 1980-1981

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of two articles written by Glenn, Evelyn Nakano. "The Dialectics of Wage Work: Japanese-American Women and Domestic Service, 1905-1940." Feminist Studies vol. 6 no. 3 (Fall 1980): 432-471; and "Occupational Ghettoization: Japanese American Women and Domestic service, 1905-1970." Ethnicity 8 (1981).
Box 27, Folder 6

Hanawa, Yukiko, 1980

Scope and Content Note

A paper written by Yukiko Hanawa, "Issei Women: Some Preliminary Observations."
Box 27, Folder 7

Hansen, Arthur A., 1994

Scope and Content Note

Hansen, Arthur A., "A Riot of Voices: Racial and Ethnic Variables in Interactive Oral History Interviewing," in "Interactive Oral History Interviewing", ed. Eva M. McMahan et al. (New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1944), 107-139.
Box 27, Folder 8

Arthur A. Hansen and David A. Hacker, 1974-1977

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts of: "The Manzanar 'Riot': An Ethnic Perspective," written by Arthur A. Hansen and David A. Hacker; and its published article in: Amerasia Journal vol. 2 no. 2 (Fall 1974): 112-157.
Box 27, Folder 9

Harrington, Joseph H., 1977-1982

Scope and Content Note

Interview transcripts of Yoneda for Joseph H. Harrington's publication, "Yankee Samurai."
Box 27, Folder 10

Ichioka, Yuji (1 of 4), 1976-1980

Scope and Content Note

A preliminary draft of Yuji Ichioka's article, "Ameyuki-san: Japanese Prostitutes in 19th Century America," and its published article in: Pacific Historical Rreview vol. 49 no. 2 (May 1980): 339-357.
Box 27, Folder 11

Ichioka, Yuji (2 of 4), 1977

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts of: "Japanese Immigrant Labor Contractors and the Northern Pacific and the Great Northern Railroad Companies, 1898-1907"; and its published article in: Labor History vol. 21 no. 3 (Summer 1980): 325-350.
Box 27, Folder 12

Ichioka, Yuji (3 of 4), 1978-1979

Scope and Content Note

Ichioka, Yuji, "Asian Immigrant Coal Miners and the United Mine Workers of America: Race and Class at Rock Springs, Wyoming, 1907." Amerasia 6:2 (1979): 1-23. Also includes photocopies of letters regarding Japanese coal miners.
Box 27, Folder 13

Ichioka, Yuji (4 of 4), 1979

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts of: "Private Japanese Diplomacy: Suzuki Bunji, Organized American Labor, and Japanese Immigrant Workers, 1915-1916" written by Yuji Ichioka.
Box 27, Folder 14

Larson, Ronald C., 1973

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts of: "Doho: the Communist Japanese American Press 1938- 1942" written by Ronald C. Larson. Includes a photograph of Kazumaro Buddy Uno and other JACL leaders with a message from Arthur Hansen and Ron Larson to Yoneda.
Box 27, Folder 15

Magnus, Randy, circa 1991

Scope and Content Note

A VHS tape, "Ganbatte: 60 Year Struggle of Karl Yoneda," by Randy Magnus.
Box 28, Folder 1

Mitson, Betty E., 1974-1979

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts of: "Looking Back in Anguish: Oral History and Japanese- American Evacuation"; and its published article in: "The Oral History Review" (1974): 24-51.
Box 28, Folder 2

Sawada, Noriko, circa 1979

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts of: "Mother: an Autobiographical Story" written by Noriko Sawada.
Box 28, Folder 3

Schonberger, Howard, 1990

Scope and Content Note

Schonberger, Howard, "Dilemmas of Loyalty: Japanese Americans and the Psychological Warfare Campaigns of the Office of Strategic Services, 1943-45." Amerasia 16:1 (1990): 20-38.
Box 28, Folder 4

Shibata, Etsuko, 1972

Scope and Content Note

柴田悦子 Shibata, Etsuko, "一三六日間の不屈の港湾ストライキ: コンテナ化による「合理化」と ILWUの闘争 Hyaku-sanjūrokunichikan no Fukutsu no Kōwan Sutoraiki: Kontena-ka ni Yoru "Gōrika" to ILWU no Tōsō." Gendai no Rōdō Kumiai Undō (1972): 256-284.
Box 28, Folder 5

Sohner, Charles, circa 1983

Scope and Content Note

Sohner, Charles. Power in Transition: Labor's Political Influence. Huntington Beach: American Studies Publishing Company, c1983.
Box 28, Folder 6

Tamura, Norio, 1984-1989

Scope and Content Note

Articles by Norio Tamura published in various issues of "日系新聞研究ノー ト Nikkei Shinbun Kenkyū Nōto," and "在米日系新聞の発達史研究 Zaibei Nikkei Shinbun no Hattatsushi Kenkyū." Also includes one issue of "移民研究会会報 Imin Kenkyūkai Kaihō."
Box 28, Folder 7

Tanaka, Michiko, 1981

Scope and Content Note

田中美智子 Tanaka, Michiko. "シスコの婦人デー Shisuko no Fujindē." Fujin Tsūshin (May 1981): 34-36.
 

5. Japanese American/Canadian Redress and Reparations 1971-1992

Scope and Content Note

Series comprises materials regarding Japanese American/Canadian redress and reparations. Contains testimonies of Karl and Elaine Yoneda and other Japanese American individuals and related materials to the Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians Hearings, including letters, Yoneda's writings, materials issued by U.S. government agencies and other organizations, and news clippings. There is also a folder containing materials regarding Canadian American redress.
 

5.1 Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians Hearings 1981

Scope and Content Note

Materials regarding Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians Hearings, held in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Chicago in 1981. Includes testimonies of Karl and Elaine Yoneda and other Japanese American individuals to testify against the U.S. government.
Box 28, Folder 8

Los Angeles Hearing on August 5, 1981, and San Francisco Hearing on August 11-12, 1981, 1981

Scope and Content Note

Contains a list of the commissioners and the hearing schedule; a photograph of Yoneda attending the hearing in San Francisco; agendas for the hearings held in Los Angeles and San Francisco in 1981, listing Japanese Americans individuals who testify against the US government; testimony of Yoneda and other witnesses; correspondence; Yoneda's manuscripts for news articles, describing the hearings; camp documents; and news clippings. Also includes photocopies of "Euphemistic and Accurate Terminology" by Raymond Y. Okamura, prepared for the Japanese American Citizens League National Committee for Redress for Presentation to the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians.
Box 28, Folder 9

Elaine Yoneda's Testimony, 1981

Scope and Content Note

Documents regarding Elaine Yoneda's testimony. Contains instructional materials for the testimony prepared by the JACL, including a question and answer fact sheet on the Commission, and guidelines and examples for testimony; correspondence; drafts of Elaine Yoneda's testimony; testimonies of other individuals; and news clippings.
Box 28, Folder 10

Testimonies for Hearings in San Francisco, 1981 August 11-13

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of documents including, written testimonies by Japanese American individuals and a historian, and a memorandum by the Bay Area Attorneys for Redress attached to John Franklin Carter's summary of the Munson's Report and a report on the West Coast Japanese Americans by Curtis B. Munson.
Box 28, Folder 11

Chicago Hearings, 1981

Scope and Content Note

Documents issued by the National Council for Japanese American Redress after the Chicago hearings of the CWRIC on September 23, 1981, photocopies of the testimony of Rev. Martin Deppeand, and camp materials.
 

5.2 Materials Related to Japanese American Redress and Reparations 1975-1992

Scope and Content Note

Contains letters, Yoneda's writings, copies of documents issued by the U.S. government agencies, materials issued by various organizations and groups to support and pursue the Japanese American redress and reparation, fliers for the Days of Remembrance; news clippings regarding Japanese American Redress and Reparations collected between 1975 and 1992, Samuel Ichie Hayakawa, and Frank Chin.
Box 28, Folder 12

Drafts and Resolutions, 1981-1990

Scope and Content Note

Letters; a draft of a paper, "Redress for 9066," by Linda Walsh; drafts of Yoneda's comments sent to editors; drafts of "Resolution," "Resolution on Illegal Internment of Japanese Americans and Aleuts during WWII," and "Resolution against Confirmation of Bork to the U.S. Supreme Court;" and handwritten letters by John Edgar Hoover.
Box 28, Folder 13

Government Documents, 1980-1990

Scope and Content Note

Copies of documents issued by U.S. government agencies, including Congressional records of the 97th 2nd session, the 98th 1st session, and the 99th 1st session, a booklet, "Redress Regulations: Questions and Answers," correspondence, and photocopies of $20,000 reparations check. Also includes two original letters sent from the Office of the Vice President.
Box 29, Folder 1

International Longshoremen's & Warehousemen's Union, 1979-1988

Scope and Content Note

Copies of "Resolution on Redress/Reparations for Japanese Americans" delivered at the 23rd ILWU Biennial Convention, "Resolution on Reparations for Japanese- American and Aleutian Victims of Wartime Internment" at the 27 ILWU Convention, Yoneda's writings of "Resolution" submitted to ILWU, and the 27th ILWU convention materials.
Box 29, Folder 2

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), 1978-1990

Scope and Content Note

Materials issued by JACL. Includes pamphlets of "The Japanese American Incarceration: A Case for Redress," 1st, 2nd, and 3rd ed., published between 1978 and 1980, with Yoneda's comments on 1st edition; a booklet, "Personal Justice Denied: Summary and Recommendations of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians"; photocopies of "Redress Question and Answer Fact Sheet"; some issues of "The Redress Monitor"; announcements; brochures; and news clippings.
Box 29, Folder 3

National Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression (NAARPR), 1981

Scope and Content Note

Materials from the 6th conference of the NAARPR in 1981. Includes "Resolution on Illegal Internment of Japanese Americans and Aleuts during WWII" submitted by Yoneda.
Box 29, Folder 4

National Coalition for Redress/Reparations (NCRR), 1980-1990

Scope and Content Note

Materials issued by NCRR, including brochures, a bulletin, and announcements.
Box 29, Folder 5

National Coalition for Japanese American Redress (NCJAR), 1979-1986

Scope and Content Note

Announcements and newsletters issued by NCJAR. Includes photocopies of Yoneda's remarks, "Proposition 64," given to the Stonewall Gay Democratic Club on October 6, 1986, talking about evacuation of Japanese Americans during WWII and pending voting on Prop 84.
Box 29, Folder 6

Day of Remembrance, 1979-1988

Scope and Content Note

Fliers for the Days of Remembrance. Also includes materials on Tanforan Detention Center issued by the Tanforan Committee.
Box 29, Folder 7

Programs, 1979-1981

Scope and Content Note

Programs and event announcements organized by various groups.
Box 29, Folder 8

News Clippings (1 of 10), 1975-1979

Box 29, Folder 9

News Clippings (2 of 10), 1980

Box 29, Folder 10

News Clippings (3 of 10), 1981 January-July

Box 30, Folder 1

News Clippings (4 of 10), 1981 August

Box 30, Folder 2

News Clippings (5 of 10), 1981 September-December

Box 30, Folder 3

News Clippings (6 of 10), 1982

Box 30, Folder 4

News Clippings (7 of 10), 1983-1984

Box 30, Folder 5

News Clippings (8 of 10), 1985-1987

Box 30, Folder 6

News Clippings (9 of 10), 1988-1989

Box 30, Folder 7

News Clippings (10 of 10), 1990, 1992

Box 31, Folder 1

Pacific Citizen. Los Angeles, California, 1981 July 24-1982 Oct 22

Scope and Content Note

Pacific Citizen. Los Angeles: Japanese American Citizens League. Uncut issues featuring the Japanese American redress and reparations.
Box 31, Folder 2

News Clippings: S. I. Hayakawa, 1976-1984

Scope and Content Note

News clippings on Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa's opposition against the redress of Japanese Americans.
Box 31, Folder 3

News Clippings: Frank Chin, 1981 August-September

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper article, "A Circus of Freaks" by Frank Chin issued on Rafu Shimpo on August 21, 1981, describing the hearings of Japanese American witnesses and responses to his article.
 

5.3 Canadian American Redress 1971-1988

Scope and Content Note

Contains news clippings, brochures, and a pamphlet: "The exodus of the Japanese" by Janice Patton. Includes materials on the National Association of Japanese Canadians Redress Campaign.
Box 31, Folder 4

Canadian American Redress, 1971-1988

 

6. Investigation Case Files 1941-1980

Scope and Content Note

Series comprised primarily of photocopies of the investigation case files for Yoneda held by U.S. government agencies, including the National Archives, the Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of the Army, and the Department of the Air Force. There are missing pages withheld by the agencies.
Box 31, Folder 5

Freedom of Information Act Request, 1978-1980

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, receipts for certified mail, and news clippings.
Box 31, Folder 6

War Relocation Authority Evacuee Case Files, 1942-1943

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of documents obtained from the National Archives. Contains War Relocation Authority evacuee case files for Karl, Elaine, and Thomas Yoneda during their incarceration in the Manzanar War Relocation Center. Record Group 210.
Box 31, Folder 7

Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation Files (1 of 7), 1941-1956

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of documents held by the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. Reference number: 100-19133-1 (April 10, 1941) to 100-19133-38 (January 27, 1956)
Box 31, Folder 8

Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation Files (2 of 7), 1956 July 6-1962 April 2

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of documents held by the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. Reference number: 100-19133-40 (July 6, 1956) to 100-19133-87 (April 2, 1962).
Box 32, Folder 1

Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation Files (3 of 7), 1962 April 23-1967 September 22

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of documents held by the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. Reference number: 100-19133-89 (April 23, 1962) to 122-3192-125 (September 22, 1967).
Box 32, Folder 2

Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation Files (4 of 7), 1967 October 23-1974 January 23

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of documents held by the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. Reference number: 122-3192-126 (October 23, 1967) to 100- 19133-152 (January 23, 1974).
Box 32, Folder 3

Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation Files (5 of 7), 1961 January 23-1962 April 24

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of documents held by the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. Reference number: 158-298-1 (January 23, 1961) to 158-298-15 (April 24, 1962).
Box 32, Folder 4

Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation Files (6 of 7), 1962 April 27-1968 July 5

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of documents held by the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. Reference number: 158-298-16 (April 27, 1962) to 158-298-NR (July 5, 1968).
Box 32, Folder 5

Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation Files (7 of 7), 1962 April 24-1967 July 24

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of documents held by the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. Reference number: 122-3192-1 (April 24, 1962) to 122-3192-2 (July 24, 1967).
Box 32, Folder 6

Criminal Division of the Department of Justice and the Central Intelligence Agency, 1941 December 24-1968 June 25

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of documents forwarded by the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. The documents were held by the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice and the Central Intelligence Agency. Also includes letters from the Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation. Reference number: 100-19133-15 (July 28, 1942); 100-19133-8 (December 24, 1941); 100-19133-84 (January 23, 1962); 158- 298-3 (April 11, 1961); 158-298-22 (July 30, 1962); 158-298-25 (September 13, 1962); 158- 298-31 (April 23, 1963); 158-298-14 (March 30, 1962); 158-298-NR (June 25, 1968); 100- 19133- 46 (December 2, 1959); 100-19133-54 (July 29, 1960); 100-19133-71 (February 28, 1961); 100-19133-71 (February 28, 1961); 100-19133-72 (April 5, 1961); 100-19133-87 (April 2, 1962).
Box 32, Folder 7

Department of the Army, 1942 May 21-1968 July 3

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of documents forwarded by the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. The documents were held by the Department of Army. Also includes a letter from the Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation. Reference number: 100- 19133- 14 (July 16, 1942); 100-19133-52 (July 8, 1960); 100-19133-62 (October 4, 1960); 100-19133-64 (October 21, 1960); 100-19133-66 (November 15, 1960); 100-19133-71 (February 28, 1961); 100-19133-71 (March 17, 1961); 100-19133-72 (April 5, 1961); 100-19133-96 (November 5, 1962); 100-19133-109 (March 29, 1965); 100-19133- 116 (July 28, 1965); 158-298-NR (July 3, 1968); 100-19133-13 (May 21, 1942); 100-19133- 52 (Doc. Nr.: 102160); 100-19133-64; 100-19133-65 (August 15, 1960); 100-19133-109 (March 4, 1965); 100-19133-116 (July 19, 1965).
Box 32, Folder 8

Department of the Air Force, 1960 September 30

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of documents held by the Department of the Air Force. Also includes a letter from the Department of the Air Force. Reference number: 100-19133-62 (September 30, 1960).
 

7. Japanese American Citizens League 1950-1989

Scope and Content Note

Series comprised of materials regarding the Japanese American Citizens League. Includes newsletters, leaflets, pamphlets, letters, notes, and news clippings.
 

7.1 Bay Area Community Chapter and Golden Gate Chapter 1970-1989

Scope and Content Note

Contains newsletters, leaflets, letters, notes, and news clippings of the Bay Area Community Chapter and the Golden Gate Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) from 1970 to 1989.
Box 33, Folder 1

Bay Area Community Chapter, 1970-1971

Box 33, Folder 2

Bay Area Community Chapter, 1972

Box 33, Folder 3

Bay Area Community Chapter, 1973-1974

Box 33, Folder 4

Bay Area Community Chapter, 1975

Box 33, Folder 5

Bay Area Community Chapter, 1976-1977

Box 33, Folder 6

Golden Gate Chapter, 1984-1989

 

7.2 Events and Related Materials 1950-1989

Scope and Content Note

Contains materials regarding events supported by the JACL, including the campaign for the repeal of Title II of the Emergency Detention Act and the campaign for the Tokyo Rose case. There is also a file containing materials on Mike Masaoka, who was the national executive secretary of the JACL. The materials mainly include letters, leaflets, pamphlets, notes, and news clippings.
Box 33, Folder 7

Campaign for the Repeal of Title II of the Emergency Detention Act, 1968-1972

Box 33, Folder 8

Campaign for the Tokyo Rose Case, 1973-1977

Box 33, Folder 9

Mike Masaoka, 1963-1988

Box 33, Folder 10

Miscellaneous Materials Regarding the JACL, 1950-1989

 

8. Correspondence 1925-1996

Scope and Content Note

Series contains mainly incoming correspondence from individuals, organizations, and institutions. Also includes Yoneda's letters.
 

8.1 Family Correspondence 1941, 1950-1993

Scope and Content Note

Incoming correspondence from Yoneda's family members.
Box 34, Folder 1

Kazu Yoneda, 1941 February 22, 1950 December 27-1976 August 3

Scope and Content Note

Mostly photocopies of correspondence from Kazu Yoneda. In Japanese.
Box 34, Folder 2

Other Relatives, 1954-1993

Scope and Content Note

Incoming correspondence from Kubo family, siblings, son, grandchildren, and other relatives.
 

8.2 Japanese American Oral History Program 1973-1975

Scope and Content Note

Letters from members of the Japanese American Oral History Program, California State University, Fullerton.
Box 34, Folder 3

Japanese American Oral History Program, 1973-1975

Scope and Content Note

Incoming correspondence from Arthur A. Hansen, Ronald C. Larson, and Susan McNamara, and Betty E. Mitson. Some letters address Elaine Yoneda. Also includes abridged translation from "History of 100 Years of Japanese Immigrants in America" by Shinkichi Katō, excerpts from interview of Herbert V. Nicholson, and a news clipping.
 

8.3 Japanese Publishers 1975-1993

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Japanese publishers, including 講談社 Kōdansha, 日本放送協会 Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai, PMC出版 PMC Shuppan, 新日本出版社 Shin Nihon Shuppansha, and 東邦出版社 Tōhō Shuppansha.
Box 34, Folder 4

講談社 Kōdansha, 1977, 1983, 1993

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence regarding "Encyclopedia of Japan", to which Yoneda contributed by submitting his articles. Also includes drafts of Yoneda's articles and letters, and a news clipping.
Box 34, Folder 5

日本放送協会 Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai, 1989 September 1

Scope and Content Note

One letter from Yoshiki Inomata.
Box 34, Folder 6

PMC出版 PMC Shuppan, 1987-1991

Scope and Content Note

Incoming correspondence from Kazuhisa Imai and copies of Yoneda's letters, receipts for loyalty payments, and the agreement documents signed by Yoneda and the PMC.
Box 34, Folder 7

新日本出版社 Shin Nihon Shuppansha, 1978-1989

Scope and Content Note

Incoming correspondence from Kunio Takano, Takashi Tsuda, and Shirō Tanaka, copies of Yoneda's letters to Shun Nishizawa, Kunio Takano, and Shirō Tanaka.
Box 34, Folder 8

東邦出版社 Tōhō Shuppansha, 1975

Scope and Content Note

One letter from Mahito Fujiyama.
 

8.4 Ordering Letters for Yoneda's Publication 1967-1969

Scope and Content Note

Incoming correspondence from individuals and institutions requesting copies of Yoneda's book, "History of Japanese Labor in the United States," and a list of the requesters compiled by Yoneda. Receipts from the publisher and news clippings on the book are also included.
Box 34, Folder 9

Ordering Letters for Yoneda's Publication, 1967-1969

 

8.5 Incoming Correspondence 1925-1946, 1951-1996

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence from individuals, including communist members, labor union members, other activists, scholars, individual researchers, organizations, and institutions. There are two folders containing early correspondence including incoming letters and postcards from Japanese activists, which were mailed to Yoneda in Hiroshima between 1925 and 1926, prior to his returning to the United States in 1927. Also Includes copies and drafts of Yoneda's letters.
Box 34, Folder 10

Early Correspondence (1 of 2), circa 1925-1926

Scope and Content Note

Includes incoming correspondence to Yoneda from 丹悦太 Tan Etsuta, T. Kubo, 泉茂雄 Izumi Shigeo, and 前田絹子 Maeda Kinuko, and also includes two postcards mailed to Yoneda from 中濱哲 Nakahama Tetsu, who was imprisoned in an Osaka prison, and a photograph of 中濱哲 Nakahama Tetsu, the Guillotine league, Osaka, Japan, in 1925. All in Japanese.
Box 34, Folder 11

Early Correspondence (2 of 2), circa 1925-1926, 1929

Scope and Content Note

Includes one letter from 丹野セツ Tanno Setsu mailed to 渡辺テツ Watanabe Tetsu written on January 30, 1929, with a stamp of 解放運動犠牲者救援會 Kaihō Undō Giseisha Kyūenkai, and letters addressing 河東稔 Kawatō Minoru. Also includes letters mailed from China. All written in Japanese.
Box 34, Folder 12

Individuals: A, 1952-1954, 1966-1969, 1976-1991

Scope and Content Note

Includes Akita, Karl; Ariyoshi, Kōji.
Box 34, Folder 13

Individuals: B, 1968, 1977-1980

Box 34, Folder 14

Brown, Archie, 1942 April-1943 October

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence from Yoneda to Archie Brown, including postcards and letters mailed from the Owens Valley Reception Center, Manzanar, California; F.S.A. Camp Filer Idaho; Camp Shelby, Miss.; and Camp Savage, Minn. There is one photograph of Yoneda with other crews at sugar beets fields, Filer, Idaho, taken on October 11, 1942.
Box 34, Folder 15

Individuals: C-E, 1972-1984

Box 34, Folder 16

Individuals: F, 1956, 1964, 1971-1985, 1993, and undated

Box 34, Folder 17

Forsyth, Ian, 1992-1993

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence from Ian Forsyth. Also includes photocopies of Forsyth's academic records, English translation of the preface in Yoneda's publication, and other documents.
Box 34, Folder 18

福田恵子 Fukuda, Keiko, 1961-1965, 1982-1989, 1994

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence from 福田恵子 Fukuda, Keiko (= 秋庭恵子 Akiba, Keiko) who is an artist and author of "ビルマの花 Biruma no Hana = Flower of Burma." Includes documents regarding the NHK TV program based on her book, Yoneda's newspaper articles, news clippings, pamphlets, photographs, and postcards of paintings by Keiko Fukuda and his father.
Box 35, Folder 1

Individuals: G-H, 1958, 1968-1983, and undated

Box 35, Folder 2

Individuals: I, 1977-1985, 1992-1993

Scope and Content Note

Includes Yoneda's letters to Prof. Yuji Ichioka.
Box 35, Folder 3

伊藤一男 Itō, Kazuo, 1988

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence from 伊藤一男 Itō Kazuo and copies of Yoneda's letter. Includes newspaper articles by Kazuo Itō, titled: 加州ドキュメンタ リーアメリカでんでん虫 Kashū Dokyumentarī Amerika Dendenmushi.
Box 35, Folder 4

Individuals: J-K, 1931, 1953-1993, and undated

Box 35, Folder 5

笠間昭三 Kasama, Shōzō, 1984-1986

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence from Shōzō Kasama, the representative of ジャック白井研究会 Jakku Shirai Kenkyūkai.
Box 35, Folder 6

川成洋 Kawanari, Yō, 1983-1985

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence from Yō Kawanari, a member of ジャック白井研究会 Jakku Shirai Kenkyūkai, including his publications.
Box 35, Folder 7

幸地ポール新政 Kōchi, Pōru Shinsei, 1971-1979

Box 35, Folder 8

Individuals: L-M, 1968-1989

Scope and Content Note

Also includes interview transcripts of Karl and Elaine Yoneda with Edward Murata, Joyce Sakamoto, and Linda Fujikawa.
Box 35, Folder 9

松尾章一 Matsuo, Shōichi, 1982-1992

Box 35, Folder 10

Individuals: N, 1966-1992

Scope and Content Note

Includes Jimmy [Arima] Nakamura.
Box 35, Folder 11

西氏恒次郎 Nishiuji, Tsunejirō, 1963-1988

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence from Tsunejirō Nishiuji, a member of Japanese Communist Party.
Box 35, Folder 12

野坂参三 Nosaka, Sanzō, 1965-1989

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence from Sanzō Nosaka, the Chairman of the Japanese Communist Party. Also includes Yoneda's letters and his draft of meeting notes when meeting with Sanzō Nosaka.
Box 35, Folder 13

North American Committee for Democratic Japan New York Members, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Includes incoming correspondence from the members of the North American Committee for Democratic Japan, New York.
Box 35, Folder 14

Individuals: O, 1963-1978

Box 35, Folder 15

大前仙渓 Ōmae, Senkei and His Family, 1960-1973

Scope and Content Note

Letters from 大前明子 Ōmae Akiko; 大前仙渓 Ōmae Senkei; 大前菊子 Ōmae Kikuko; Ōmae Asaichi. Also includes photographs and pamphlets.
Box 35, Folder 16

Individuals: P-R, 1953-1954, 1969-1988

Box 35, Folder 17

Individuals: S, 1940, 1971-1992

Box 35, Folder 18

関幸造 Seki, Kōzō, 1983-1988

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence from Kōzō Seki, a member of ジャック白井研究会 Jakku Shirai Kenkyūkai.
Box 35, Folder 19

塩田庄兵衛 Shiota, Shōbei, 1964-1993

Scope and Content Note

Contains mainly correspondence from Yoneda, including his articles and news clippings. Also includes one letter from 西氏恒次郎 Nishiuji Tsunejirō.
Box 36, Folder 1

Individuals: T-W, 1941, 1967, 1976-1993

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Karl Akihito Tsuji.
Box 36, Folder 2

Weglyn, Michi Nishiura, 1986-1989

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence from Michi Nishiura Weglyn along with photocopies of documents. Includes tribute to her and one issue of "Japanese American National Museum."
Box 36, Folder 3

Individuals: Y, 1946, 1960-1993

Box 36, Folder 4

Individuals: Unidentified, 1951-1996

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from unidentified individuals.
Box 36, Folder 5

Organizations: Acknowledgment Letters, 1964-1995

Scope and Content Note

Acknowledgment letters for donations, subscriptions, etc.
Box 36, Folder 6

Institutions: Talks and Lectures, 1970-1986

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Yoneda's talks and lectures.
 

9. Personal Memorabilia 1933-1998

Scope and Content Note

Series contains letters for the Japanese American Research Project/Issei History Project; Yoneda's family photographs; travel journals; news clippings; and other personal materials. There are folders containing materials regarding Kazu Yoneda and Elaine Yoneda.
 

9.1 Japanese American Research Project/Issei History Project 1965-1990

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence from Joe Grant Masaoka, the UCLA Japanese American Research Project, Prof. Yuji Ichioka, and Rio Yamane; copies of Yoneda's letters with his handwritten notes on Issei and Nisei socialists, communists, trade unionists, and liberals; and copies of Ben Kobashigawa's proposal for his postdoctoral research project.
Box 36, Folder 7

Japanese American Research Project/Issei History Project, 1965-1990

 

9.2 Photographs 1933-1986

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of Yoneda and his family members.
Box 36, Folder 8

Photographs of Yoneda and His Family Members, 1933-1986

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of Karl and Elaine Yoneda with their family members and others. English captions are attached to some of the photographs.
Box 49, Folder 1

Karl G. Yoneda, circa 1988

Scope and Content Note

A black and white photograph of Yoneda.
 

9.3 Journals and Tour Materials 1967-1995

Scope and Content Note

Contains journals documenting Yoneda's activities between 1967 and 1955.
Box 36, Folder 9

NJAHS Calendars, 1989-1995

Scope and Content Note

National Japanese American Historical Society's calendars of 1989, 1990, 1992, and 1995, recording Yoneda's daily activities. In English.
Box 36, Folder 10

Japan Travel Journals, 1972 and 1979

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's handwritten Japan travel journals in 1972 and 1979. In English and Japanese.
Box 36, Folder 11

Moscow Travel Journal, 1973 October 23-29

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten Moscow travel journal from October 23 through 29, 1973. In Japanese.
Box 36, Folder 12

USSR Tour Materials, 1967 October-November

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence from American Russian Institute, International Longshoremen's & Warehousemen's Union, Communist Party of Northern California, and a tour agency, Globe Tours. Includes itineraries In Russian and a brochure in English.
 

9.4 Personal Information 1942, 1961-1967, 1984-1988, 1993

Scope and Content Note

Contains materials for Yoneda's personal events, including wedding anniversary announcements, moving announcements, his loan agreement, receipts, photocopies of his birth certificate, his request for revocation of dual citizenship issued in 1942 with English translation, and a letter from a social worker of the Kimochi Care and Support for Japanese American Elders informing his son of Yoneda's condition.
Box 37, Folder 1

Personal Information, 1961-1967, 1984-1988, 1993

Box 37, Folder 2

Personal Events, 1947-1983

 

9.5 News Clippings on Elaine and Karl Yoneda 1952, 1971-1998

Scope and Content Note

News clippings, fliers, featuring Elaine and Karl Yoneda. Includes an illustration of Yoneda.
Box 49, Folder 3

News Clippings on Elaine and Karl Yoneda, 1952, 1971-1998

 

9.6 Kazu Yoneda 1976

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of Yoneda's mother, Kazu Yoneda, and her grave stone in Japan; her obituaries; a telegram from Japan to inform of her death; her biographies compiled by Yoneda; announcement of her memorial services held in Los Angeles with notes for the expenses; and sympathy letters received.
Box 37, Folder 3

Kazu Yoneda, 1976

 

9.7 Elaine Yoneda 1976

Scope and Content Note

Documents regarding Elaine Yoneda, including photographs depicting her political activities; a diary written during her incarceration in the Manznar War Relocation Center between March 16 and December 19, 1942; materials documenting her grievances at the ILWU-PMA Benefit Fund Office; documents regarding her archive collection donated to the Labor Archives and Research Center; and other documents, including news clippings, membership cards, correspondence, transcripts of her talks, her obituaries, and her biographical information. There is a folder for the Elaine Yoneda Memorial Book Committee including meeting notes, letters, fliers, and news clippings.
Box 37, Folder 4

Labor Archives and Research Center, 1986-1997

Scope and Content Note

Release agreement regarding Elaine Black Yoneda's archive collection donated to the Labor Archives and Research Center, letters, and other documents.
Box 37, Folder 5

Photographs, 1934-1936, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of Elaine Yoneda's political activities, including visiting Tom Mooney and other political prisoners; participating in Herndon's nation tour for "Free the Scottsboro Boys and Angelo Herndon;" attending memorial services of the 1935 Holmes Eureka Lumber strike victims; visiting the Holmes Eureka Lumber Co. with Archie Brown; attending the funeral for Jim B. McNamara, a Los Angeles Times case victim; and leading the ILWU Auxiliaries at the 1937 San Francisco Labor Day march.
Box 37, Folder 6

Elaine Yoneda's Manzanar Diary, 1942 March 16-December 19

Scope and Content Note

A diary written by Elaine Yoneda during her incarceration in the Manzanar War Relocation Center, March 16-December 19, 1942. In English.
Box 37, Folder 7

International Longshoremen's & Warehousemen's Union Pacific Maritime Association Benefit Funds, 1957-1972

Scope and Content Note

Materials regarding Elaine Yoneda's grievances at the ILWU-PMA Benefit Fund Office.
Box 37, Folder 8

Miscellaneous Documents on Elaine Yoneda, 1934-1993

Scope and Content Note

News clippings on Elaine Yoneda's ILWU activities, membership cards, transcripts of her radio speech broadcasted on October 26, 1939 and talk on women in Japan given on September 29, 1972, correspondence to her received in 1930s, obituaries, transcripts of Yoneda's tribute to her, and her biographical information.
Box 37, Folder 9

Elaine Yoneda Memorial Book Committee, 1988-1989

Scope and Content Note

The committee's meeting notes, letters, fliers, and news clippings.
 

10. Political Subject Files 1892-1995 bulk 1945-1995

Scope and Content Note

Series includes folders of activists, Japanese American individuals, and political activities and subjects. Contains Yoneda's notes, photographs, correspondence, and collected publications, including pamphlets, brochures, newsletters, fliers, and news clippings.
 

10.1 Activists and Japanese American Individuals 1892-1937, 1945-1995

Scope and Content Note

Contains Yoneda's notes, photographs, correspondence, pamphlets, news clippings, and obituaries regarding activists and Japanese American individuals. Includes photocopied materials originally published from 1892 to 1937. In English and Japanese. All folders are arranged alphabetically.
Box 38, Folder 1

安孫子久太郎 Abiko, Kyūtarō, 1980

Box 38, Folder 2

馬場小三郎 Baba, Kosaburō, 1985

Scope and Content Note

Includes materials regarding the Oxnard strike.
Box 38, Folder 3

Brown, Archie, 1977

Box 38, Folder 4

Bridges, Harry and Noriko, 1972-1981

Box 38, Folder 5

Goldblatt, Louis, 1946, 1973-1983

Box 38, Folder 6

Imada, Mary, 1977

Box 38, Folder 7

伊藤律 Itō, Ritsu, 1980-1981

Scope and Content Note

Materials are stored in Box 49 (oversize box).
Box 38, Folder 8

Jackson, Jesse, 1985, 1988

Box 38, Folder 9

加藤勘十 Katō, Kanjū, 1935, 1982

Scope and Content Note

Also includes a group photograph of the Kanjū Katō Reception Committee taken on July 27, 1935 and reception announcements.
Box 38, Folder 10

上条恒彦 Kamijō, Tsunehiko, 1973-1987

Box 38, Folder 11

金子喜一 Kaneko, Kiichi and Josephine Conger, 1977-1983

Box 38, Folder 12

Koide, Joe (= 鵜飼信道 Ukai, Nobumichi), 1953-1977

Scope and Content Note

Also includes correspondence from James Oda and Paul Shinsei Kōchi.
Box 38, Folder 13

宮城与徳 Miyagi, Yotoku, 1962-1965, 1991

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence from Seiichi Nishitsuji, 酒井常二 Sakai Tsuneji (= Nishiuji Tsunejirō), and Paul Shinsei Kōchi, and Yotokūs illustration for a cover of "Puroretaria Geijutsu" no. 3 (May, 1931).
Box 38, Folder 14

野坂参三 Nosaka, Sanzō, 1961-1992

Box 38, Folder 15

Oda, James (1 of 2), 1978, 1992-1995

Scope and Content Note

Also includes Yoneda's letters to Yuji Ichioka.
Box 38, Folder 16

Oda, James (2 of 2), 1970-1978

Scope and Content Note

Restricted. Closed to access until May 1, 2015.
Box 39, Folder 1

Onizuka, Kamezō, 1972

Scope and Content Note

Includes materials about Onizuka Kamezō, a Hawaii sugar plantation worker.
Box 39, Folder 2

Reynolds, Malvia, 1970, 1978

Box 39, Folder 3

Shirai, Jack, 1960-1990

Box 39, Folder 4

竹内鉄五郎 Takeuchi, Tetsugorō, 1971-1972, 1980

Scope and Content Note

Also includes correspondence from H. Kawakami.
Box 39, Folder 5

塚原太郎 Tsukahara, Tarō, 1980

Box 39, Folder 6

Williams, Robert F., 1971

Box 39, Folder 7

横井久美子 Yokoi, Kumiko, 1979-1988

Box 39, Folder 8

Early Japanese Socialists in the United States, 1971-1979

Scope and Content Note

Kaneko, Kiichi; 田中忠七 Tanaka, Chūshichi; Yamaguchi, Kumao; Baba, Tatsui; Tachibana, Sōichi; 赤羽一 Akaba, Hajime; Takano, Fusatarō; 中濱哲 Nakahama, Tetsu; and others.
Box 39, Folder 9

Japanese American Leftists, 1972-1974

Scope and Content Note

Japanese American leftists under Japan's surveillance. Also includes lists of "1934-1941 U.S. Japanese Communists" with Yoneda's comments.
Box 39, Folder 10

Japanese American Activists: 在米日本人無名戦士 Zaibei Nihonjin Mumei Senshi = Japanese American Unknown Soldiers, 1963-1969

Scope and Content Note

"在米日本人合葬者名簿 Zaibei Nihonjin Gassōsha Meibo" compiled by Yoneda, and materials by 解放運動犠牲者合葬追悼会 Kaihō Undō Giseisha Gassō Tsuitōkai and 解放運動無名戦士追悼会 Kaihō Undō Mumei Senshi Tsuitōkai, and correspondence from Hotta Kiyoshi.
Box 39, Folder 11

Japanese Americans: Issei and Kibei, 1952-1993

Box 40, Folder 1

Japanese Americans: Nisei, 1975-1993

Box 40, Folder 2

Japanese American Individuals in Politics, 1964-1985

Scope and Content Note

Also includes other Asian Americans.
Box 40, Folder 3

Individual Activists, 1945, 1970-1992

Scope and Content Note

Erickson, Oscar A.; Fee, Benjamin; Gold, Sam; Hermosa, Mario; King, Martin Luther, Jr.; Kroll, Leo; Mercado, Victoria; Olsen, Tillie; Rapport, Morris; Schmidt, Henry; Stalinger, Preston; Taylor, John C.; Winston, Henry; and others. Also includes Yoneda's tributes to some of the activists.
Box 40, Folder 4

Women Activists, 1975

Scope and Content Note

News clippings on individual women activists published from 1942 to 1945.
Box 49, Folder 4

伊藤律 Itō, Ritsu, 1980-1981

 

10.2 Political Activities and Subjects 1905-1995, bulk 1962-1995

Scope and Content Note

Comprised mainly of collected publications, including news clippings, fliers, brochures, and newsletters regarding political activities and subjects. Some files include Yoneda's notes and correspondence. In English and Japanese. All folders are listed in alphabetical order.
Box 40, Folder 5

Angel Island Detention Center, 1974-1984

Box 40, Folder 6

Anti-Marcos Campaign, 1971-1982

Box 40, Folder 7

Asian American Federation of Union Members, 1982-1987

Scope and Content Note

Also includes the transcripts of Yoneda's speech, "A Benefit for Asian/Pacific American Federation of Union Members" delivered on November 18, 1983, and meeting minutes, bylaws, etc.
Box 40, Folder 8

Asian and Asian American Community: Asian Immigrants, Workers, and Strikes, 1973-1987

Box 40, Folder 9

Asian and Asian American Community: Asian Population in the U.S., 1982-1991

Scope and Content Note

Materials are stored in Box 49 (oversize box).
Box 40, Folder 10

Asian and Asian American Community: Filipinos in the U.S., 1970-1985

Box 41, Folder 1

Asian American Newspapers, 1969-1983

Scope and Content Note

The Activist; Ang Katipunan; Asian Law Caucus; Bay Area Asian Coalition against the War Newsletter; Getting Together; Gidra; In Struggle; Kalayaan; Korea Bulletin; Korea Focus; Philippine Liberation Courier; Puerto Rico Libre; Red Guard; The Worker; U.S. Vietnam Friendship Association Newsletter; and Yellow Pearl.
Box 41, Folder 2

Asian American Publications, 1969-1977

Scope and Content Note

Also contains lists of books on Asian Americans available in the United States compiled by the Japanese American Curriculum Project, Inc. (JACP, Inc.) and "A Chronological History of the Japanese Newspapers in America 1880s-1941" compiled by Seizō Oka.
Box 41, Folder 3

Asian Pacific American Advocates of California (APAAC) and Asian Pacific American Coalition USA (APAC), 1983-1990

Scope and Content Note

Seven issues of: APAAC Alert. Sacramento: APAAC; six issues of: APAC Alert. San Francisco: Asian Pacific American Coalition U.S.A. Also includes meeting minutes, correspondence, and news clippings.
Box 41, Folder 4

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), 1982-1992

Scope and Content Note

Also Includes the transcripts of Yoneda's speech delivered at the APALA founding convention in 1992.
Box 41, Folder 5

Association for Asian American Studies: Special Board of Directors' Pioneer Award, 1991-1992

Scope and Content Note

Yoneda's reception of the special Board of Directors' Pioneer Award from the Association for Asian American Studies.
Box 41, Folder 6

Bay Area Labor History Workshops, 1982-1995

Scope and Content Note

Includes meeting minutes and conference materials.
Box 41, Folder 7

Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors, 1962-1967

Box 41, Folder 8

Committees of Correspondence, 1992-1994

Box 41, Folder 9

Free Angela Davis Campaign, 1971-1984

Box 41, Folder 10

Hawaii Alliance, 1980-1989

Scope and Content Note

Fourteen issues of: News of the Hawaii Alliance. Honolulu: Hawaii Alliance, 1980 -1989. Also includes conference brochures sponsored by the Hawaii Alliance.
Box 42, Folder 1

Hawaii Pono Journal, 1970-1971

Scope and Content Note

Three issues of: Hawaii Pono Journal. Honolulu: Hawaii Pono Journal, 1970-1971.
Box 42, Folder 2

Hibakusha: Surviving Victims of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 1972-1995

Box 42, Folder 3

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombings, 1970-1995

Scope and Content Note

Also Includes Yoneda's draft of his speech, "No More Hiroshima and Nagasaki," delivered at Benjamin Franklin JR High School, San Francisco, California, on August 8, 1970.
Box 42, Folder 4

International Hotel, 1976-1978

Box 42, Folder 5

ジャック白井研究会報 Jakku Shirai Kenkyū Kaihō, 1986

Scope and Content Note

ジャック白井研究会報 Jakku Shirai Kenkyū Kaihō. Hakodate-shi: Jakku Shirai Kenkyūkai. No. 1 (Jan., 1983)-no.2 (Sept., 1983); and "Spanish Vets Banquet Sanka Sihryōshū" published in March, 1986.
Box 42, Folder 6

Japanese American Activism and Journalism, 1984-1986

Box 42, Folder 7

Japanese and Japanese American Community: Japanese Immigrant Labors in the U.S., 1905-1907

Scope and Content Note

Negative photostat prints of news clippings from "S.F. Chronicle" published between 1905 and 1907.
Box 42, Folder 8

Japanese and Japanese American community: Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC), 1980-1987

Scope and Content Note

Five issues of: JCCCNC Update. San Francisco: Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California, 1985-1987.
Box 42, Folder 9

Japanese and Japanese American Community: Kimochi, Inc., 1971-1988

Scope and Content Note

Also includes programs coordinated by Kimochi, Inc.
Box 42, Folder 10

Japanese and Japanese American Community: Little Tokyo, 1974-1991

Scope and Content Note

Contains materials on the development of Little Tokyo.
Box 42, Folder 11

Japanese and Japanese American Community: Nihonmachi Leagal Outreach, 1983-1985

Scope and Content Note

Nihonmachi Leagal Outreach Newsletter. San Francisco: Nihonmachi Leagal Outreach. V. 2, no. 1-2, and v. 3, no. 2. Also includes a brochure and pamphlet.
Box 42, Folder 12

Japanese and Japanese American Community: San Francisco Japantown Struggles, 1974-1986

Scope and Content Note

Includes materials by Committee against Nihonmachi Eviction (CANE) and about the Japanese Salvation Army building.
Box 42, Folder 13

Japanese and Japanese American Community: Workers Strikes, 1966-1987

Scope and Content Note

Disputes and strikes against employers, Miyako Hotel, New Otani Hotel, Kiku Restaurant, Restaurant Horikawa, Benihana, Nippon Club, Di Giorgio Farm, Tanita Farm, Japan Food Corporation (JFC), Hinode Tofu Company, Nishimoto Trading Company, etc.
Box 43, Folder 1

Japanese and Japanese American Community: Miscellaneous, 1965-2000

Box 43, Folder 2

Japanese American Library = 日系研究センター・図書館 Nikkei Kenkyū Sentā Toshokan, 1986

Box 43, Folder 3

Japanese American Farm Workers, 1970-1979

Scope and Content Note

Includes materials on Japanese agricultural workers and the Nisei Farmers League.
Box 43, Folder 4

Japanese American Publications, 1970-1985, undated

Scope and Content Note

News clippings and some issues of newspapers and newsletters published by Japanese American organizations. Includes Cane Newsletter; LTPRO News; Little Tokyo News; New Dawn; Toyo-do; Taishu; Pacific Citizen; Nikkei; Nikkei Sentinel; Haguruma; Japanese Newcomers Services Nobirukai; Japanese American Democratic Club; San Francisco Center for Japanese American Studies; the JAM Newsletter; JWRO Kaihō; and JAHSSC.
Box 43, Folder 5

Japanese Communist Party: 50th Anniversary, 1972

Box 43, Folder 6

Japanese Communist Party: Elections, 1971-1990

Box 43, Folder 7

Japanese Communist Party: Publications, 1979 October-1989 November

Scope and Content Note

Five issues of: Bulletin, Information for Abroad. Nihon Kyōsantō Chūō Iinkai. Tōkyō: Central Committee, Communist Party of Japan; two issues of: Japan Labour News: Toitsu-Rosokon. Tokyo: Tōitsu-Rōsōkon; four issues of: Japan Press: Weekly Bulletin. Tōkyō: Japan Press Service; two issues of: Japan Press News: Nihon Kyosantō. Tōkyō: Japan Press Service; and six issues of: Japan Press Weekly: News and Comments. Tōkyō: Japan Press Service.
Box 44, Folder 1

Japanese Communist Party: Miscellaneous, 1932-1990

Box 44, Folder 2

Japanese Emperor, Emperor Hirohito, 1945-1997

Scope and Content Note

Includes disputes about the Japanese emperor's US visit.
Box 44, Folder 3

Japanese Labor Party, 1977-1979

Scope and Content Note

Materials are stored in Box 49 (oversize box).
Box 44, Folder 4

Japanese Political Issues (1 of 2), 1971-1979

Scope and Content Note

Includes issues on Japanese Red Army, radicals, and the Narita International Airport incident.
Box 44, Folder 5

Japanese Political Issues (2 of 2), 1972-1995

Box 44, Folder 6

Japanese School Textbook, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Contains a school textbook for moral training published in 1939: 文部省 Monbushō. 尋常小學修身書. 第5巻. Jinjō Shōgaku Shūshinsho. Dai 5-kan. Tōkyō: Nihon Shoseki, 1939.
Box 44, Folder 7

Japanese Women, 1920

Scope and Content Note

News clippings from a journal, "The Ladies' Home Journal" published in January 1920.
Box 44, Folder 8

Japan-US Relation and Social Issues, 1965-1991

Box 44, Folder 9

Ludlow Massacre in 1914, 1949 and 1964

Box 44, Folder 10

May Day Parades, 1933 and 1939

Box 44, Folder 11

Mixed Marriages, 1938-1939, 1967-1986

Box 44, Folder 12

National Alliance against Racist and Political Repression, 1973-1989

Scope and Content Note

Includes six issues of: The Organizer: Newsletter of the National Alliance against Racist and Political Repression. New York: Alliance, 1973-1989.
Box 44, Folder 13

Nichi-Bei Times Workers' Association and 1975 Nichi-Bei Workers Strike, 1974-1975

Box 44, Folder 14

日本移民学会 Nihon Imin Gakkai, 1985-1991

Scope and Content Note

Includes 移民研究会会報 Imin Kenkyukai Kaihō. [Tokyo]: Imin Kenkyūkai.
Box 44, Folder 15

Nuclear Disarmament, 1978-1987, bulk 1982

Scope and Content Note

Materials are stored in Box 49 (oversize box).
Box 44, Folder 16

Oxnard Sugar Beet Workers' Strike in 1903, 1965-1980

Scope and Content Note

Also includes correspondence from Rinjirō Sodei.
Box 45, Folder 1

Racism: Anti-Asian, 1972-1985

Box 45, Folder 2

Racism: Anti-Apartheid, and Others, 1965-1987

Box 45, Folder 3

Revolutionary Communist Youth Brigade, 1980

Box 45, Folder 4

San Francisco State College Strike and S. I. Hayakawa, 1968-1975

Box 45, Folder 5

Service Employees International Union, Local 87, 1983-1985

Box 45, Folder 6

新日本婦人の会 Shin Nihon Funjin no Kai = New Japan Women's Association, 1986-1999

Scope and Content Note

Five issues of: 新婦人しんぶん Shin Fujin Shinbun. Tokyo: Shin Nihon Fujin no Kai, 1986-1999.
Box 45, Folder 7

Socialist Women, 1907

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of articles from: The Socialist Woman. Chicago: The Socialist Woman. V. 1, no. 4 (Sept., 1907).
Box 46, Folder 1

Southwest Labor Studies Association Conferences, 1978-1984

Box 46, Folder 2

Southwest Labor Studies Association Conferences, 1985-1995

Box 46, Folder 3

Southwest Labor Studies Association Publications, 1976, 1981

Scope and Content Note

Two issues of: Southwest Economy & Society. Albuquerque: [s.n.].
Box 46, Folder 4

Trade Union Movement in Japan, 1981-1987

Scope and Content Note

Also includes "Brief Labor Picture in Japan: Based on 1980 Figures" compiled by Yoneda.
Box 46, Folder 5

U.S. Peace Council: Martha Acevedo' Club Assignment, 1989-1990

Box 46, Folder 6

Vietnam War, 1965-1979

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of the Anti-Vietnam War march, San Francisco, California, on April 15, 1967, and Yoneda and his grandchildren attending the Anti-Vietnam War rally, San Francisco, California, on April 27, 1968.
Box 46, Folder 7

Wendy Yoshimura Fair Trial Committee, 1975-1980

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence between Wendy Yoshimura and Elaine Yoneda.
Box 46, Folder 8

Wholesale Produce Market Workers Union, 1936-1937

Scope and Content Note

All items are available only in photocopied format.
Box 46, Folder 9

World Conference against A and H Bombs, 1958-1993

Box 46, Folder 10

World Congress for Peace, 1973

Box 46, Folder 11

World Youth Festival, 1984-1985

Box 46, Folder 12

Miscellaneous Materials, 1940-1946, 1966-1994

Scope and Content Note

Fliers, news clippings, a pamphlet, and other materials regarding various activities.
Box 49, Folder 5

Asian and Asian American Community: Asian Population in the U.S., 1982-1991

Box 49, Folder 6

Japanese Labor Party, 1977-1979

Box 49, Folder 7

Nuclear Disarmament, 1978-1987, bulk 1982