• Creator
  • Hirabayashi, Gordon
  • Created Date
  • 1997
  • Description
  • In this letter from Gordon Hirabayashi describes his experiences during WWII. He recognizes the efforts of those around him, accounting for his success in life. Gordon writes, "I have received honorary degrees, civil liberties awards, and the like because of 'Hirabayashi v U.S.' - in the name of hundreds of fellow citizens who fought with me, with dozens of pro-bono lawyers who gave their insights, skills and fees because they were 'believers,... more
    In this letter from Gordon Hirabayashi describes his experiences during WWII. He recognizes the efforts of those around him, accounting for his success in life. Gordon writes, "I have received honorary degrees, civil liberties awards, and the like because of 'Hirabayashi v U.S.' - in the name of hundreds of fellow citizens who fought with me, with dozens of pro-bono lawyers who gave their insights, skills and fees because they were 'believers,' and with people like you and your dad who felt lifted and privileged to have shared - just as I had felt with each such event." He ends the letter by describing his interactions with Paul's father, concluding the letter, "with deep appreciation and friendship.". less
  • Format
  • 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. 2014