• Creator
  • Remember Pearl Harbor League; Murphy, U.G.
  • Created Date
  • 1945
  • Description
  • In their letter, the Remember Pearl Harbor League protests the efforts of the ministerial associations to help the Japanese and allow their return to their homes on the west coast. The league argues "Surely, you gentlemen of the cloth, know that every Japanese-American you seem to favor has been indoctrinated with sadistic philosophy of emperor worship. In the ratio in which our soldiers succeed in destroying our treacherous enemy, in the same... more
    In their letter, the Remember Pearl Harbor League protests the efforts of the ministerial associations to help the Japanese and allow their return to their homes on the west coast. The league argues "Surely, you gentlemen of the cloth, know that every Japanese-American you seem to favor has been indoctrinated with sadistic philosophy of emperor worship. In the ratio in which our soldiers succeed in destroying our treacherous enemy, in the same degree will these Japanese you shield and protect become fanatically dangerous here at home. Therefore, we deplore your misguided efforts in their behalf and beg of you to cease and desist before you have unwittingly brought back this disloyal and dangerous enemy." U.G. Murphy, the minister to whom the original letter was addressed, responds to the letter, dismissing all of the league's arguments and likening their reasoning to that of Hitler. He tells them "The only sensible thing your League can do is to do a lot of repenting. Together with... less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2013