• Creator
  • Fellowship of Reconciliation
  • Created Date
  • 1942
  • Description
  • The pamphlet, authored by the Fellowship of Reconciliation members, traces the history of anti-Japanese sentiment in the United States and criticizes the evacuation order for its reliance on racial prejudice. The pamphlet includes an open letter to President Roosevelt which states "The public opinion which prompted and supported your order seems, on the basis of evidence submitted to the Tolan Committee and from other reliable statements, to h... more
    The pamphlet, authored by the Fellowship of Reconciliation members, traces the history of anti-Japanese sentiment in the United States and criticizes the evacuation order for its reliance on racial prejudice. The pamphlet includes an open letter to President Roosevelt which states "The public opinion which prompted and supported your order seems, on the basis of evidence submitted to the Tolan Committee and from other reliable statements, to have been borne in large part of ancient racial prejudices, greed for the land the Japanese have developed, and a popular hysteria inflamed by stories of Japanese sabotage and disloyalty in Hawaii. The truth of the latter has been formally denied... To grant to Italian and German aliens a right denied to American citizens of Japanese origin is a type of race discrimination for which there is no ethical justification...". less
  • Format
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    text
    Booklet
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