• Creator
  • Walters, Frank
  • Created Date
  • 1943
  • Description
  • Frank Walters, lawyer to Gordon Hirabayashi, writes to Mr. James V. Bennett, the Director of Bureau of Prisons with a request to have Gordon continue his efforts relocating Japanese immigrants and Japanese Americans instead of serving more time in prison. He explains, "He is employed by the American Friends Service Committee doing relocation work in co-operation with the War Relocation Authority center at Spokane, assisting the Japanese Americ... more
    Frank Walters, lawyer to Gordon Hirabayashi, writes to Mr. James V. Bennett, the Director of Bureau of Prisons with a request to have Gordon continue his efforts relocating Japanese immigrants and Japanese Americans instead of serving more time in prison. He explains, "He is employed by the American Friends Service Committee doing relocation work in co-operation with the War Relocation Authority center at Spokane, assisting the Japanese Americans in obtaining housing and employment as they are released from the Relocation camps." Frank explains that they have the support of the District Attorney to have Gordon report to a parole officer rather than serving more time in prison. He ends the letter saying, "Thus, at the same time the government would be receiving the benefit of his work on relocation problems.". less
  • Format
  • Text
    Correspondence (letter)
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