• Creator
  • Gardner, Booth
  • Created Date
  • 1988
  • Description
  • In this letter from Booth Gardner, the Governor of the state of Washington, to Gordon Hirabayashi, Mr. Gardner expresses his regrets in being unable to attend the Hirabayashi Victory Celebration, which he calls "a tribute to your citizenship, your patience and your enduring faith in your nation's system of justice." He continues by saying, "All who supported you and participated in pursuing the proper ending to this most shameful chapter of Am... more
    In this letter from Booth Gardner, the Governor of the state of Washington, to Gordon Hirabayashi, Mr. Gardner expresses his regrets in being unable to attend the Hirabayashi Victory Celebration, which he calls "a tribute to your citizenship, your patience and your enduring faith in your nation's system of justice." He continues by saying, "All who supported you and participated in pursuing the proper ending to this most shameful chapter of American history have strengthened the quality and character of our nation. Every United States citizen has cause to celebrate and rejoice in your hard-won affirmation of our nation's heritage of freedom and justice.". less
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  • Text
    Correspondence (letter)
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in JPEG format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2015