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Gordon K. Hirabayashi papers, 1934-2012

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hirabayashi, Gordon K
Title
Gordon K. Hirabayashi papers
Dates
1934-2012 (inclusive)
Quantity
15.82 cubic feet (21 boxes)
6 audio cassette tapes
2 vertical files
1 framed item
Collection Number
3159
Summary
Japanese American in Seattle during World War II
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Gordon Kiyoshi Hirabayashi was born on April 23, 1918 to Shungo and Mitsuko Hirabayashi. Shungo Hirabayashi immigrated to the United States in 1907 from a farming community in Nagano prefecture, Japan. He and Mitsuko married in 1914 when she traveled to the United States for their arranged marriage. One year later they moved and farmed on the shore of Lake Washington in the Sand Point area of Seattle, where Gordon Kiyoshi Hirabayashi was born in 1918. The family moved to Thomas, Washington in the White River Valley near Auburn where Gordon and his four siblings, Edward, James, Esther Toshiko, and Richard, were raised. Gordon Hirabayashi graduated from Auburn High School in 1935 and started at the University of Washington in 1937.

Hirabayashi began his studies as a part-time student at the University of Washington in the fall of 1937. He worked throughout college and was an active member of the Young Mens Christian Association (YMCA) on the University of Washington campus in Eagleson Hall. Through the YMCA he received room and board for tending the furnace in the building. In 1940 Hirabayashi was awarded a fellowship to attend a YMCA and YWCA sponsored leadership conference at Columbia University. He was influenced by many Christian leaders and his experience at the conference broadened his awareness of isolationist and pacifist arguments against United States involvement in the growing conflicts in Europe and the Pacific. He returned to Seattle in the fall of 1940 and registered for the draft as a conscientious objector and became a Quaker and member of the Religious Society of Friends.

After Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 those of Japanese ancestry were subject to harsh restrictions on basic freedoms. On February 19, 1942, Executive Order 9066 was signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorizing the mass forced removal and incarceration of all West Coast Japanese Americans. Many business and home owners were forced to leave a majority of their belongings behind as they were removed first to temporary assembly centers and then to relocation camps. Many would lose their land and belongings while incarcerated. Hirabayashi was among the American Friends Service Committee volunteers who assisted families with the relocation, including arranging storage of their belongings. Hirabayashi's parents and family in Thomas, Washington were uprooted from their farm and moved to the Pinedale assembly center, California and then to Tule Lake Relocation Camp, California.

Instead of registering for relocation, Hirabayashi turned himself in to the FBI with the objective of testing the relocation and incarceration order's constitutionality without a due process of law. He was charged with violating the curfew and exclusion orders and was represented by Arthur Barnett, and was supported by a defense fund - the Gordon Hirabayashi Defense Committee. The committee was organized by Mary Farquharson, lawyer for the University District of the ACLU, and law partners Arthur Barnett, John Geisness, and later Frank L. Walters. Hirabayashi was indicted on May 28, 1942 and was arraigned on June 1, 1942, at which time he entered a plea of "not guilty," stating that both the exclusion law and curfew were racially prejudiced and unconstitutional. His trial was on October 20, 1942 before Judge Lloyd D. Black. He lost his case and was sentenced to 90 days at the Dupont road camp outside Tacoma. His case was taken to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, where the court declined to rule and passed the case on to the Supreme Court. On May 10, 1943 the court did not tackle the constitutionality of the exclusion order as Hirabayashi had hoped but instead the heard arguments pertaining only to the violation of the curfew order. On June 21, 1943 there was a unanimous ruling in Hirabayashi v. United States, (320 U.S. 81) upholding the earlier Hirabayashi conviction and that the curfew order was justified by military necessity and allowable in a time of war. Hirabayashi was to serve his sentence at the Tucson Federal Prison in Arizona but was required to provide his own transportation there. He hitchhiked 1,600 miles in the fall of 1943 from Spokane, Washington to Tucson, Arizona where he had to convince officials at the Catalina Federal Honor Camp he had a legitimate order that authorized his acceptance into the prison. The prison had yet to receive his papers and confirmation that he was to serve his sentence there so they told him to go to a movie and return later. Upon his return they had indeed found his papers and he was admitted to the prison. He was released in December 1943 and returned to Spokane.

Gordon Hirabayashi married Esther Schmoe in a Quaker ceremony in Spokane, Washington on July 29, 1944. They had met while studying at the University of Washington. In 1945 they had twin daughters, Sharon and Marion and in 1946 they had a son, Jay. Hirabayashi continued his education at the University of Washington, completing his B.A. in 1946 and then his M.A. in 1949, and Ph.D. in sociology in 1952. Hirabayashi took a position in the Sociology Department at the American University in Beirut, Lebanon in 1951 and then at the American University in Cairo where he taught and was assistant director of the Social Research Center until 1959. The family moved to Edmonton, Canada where he continued to teach sociology and became the Chair of the Department in 1963. He retired 20 years later.

Shortly after retirement, Hirabayashi was contacted by Peter Irons, a civil rights attorney who while conducting research for a book on the Supreme Court's dealings with the Japanese Internment cases, discovered a document revealing government wrongdoing. Other documents and reports were found, among them General John L. DeWitt's Final Report draft on Japanese Incarceration. Hirabayashi agreed to have a team of lawyers re-open his wartime case and file a coram nobis petition stating that the government, during World War II, had suppressed, altered, and destroyed material evidence. In 1987 the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Hirabayashi's case, vacating his previous conviction.

Gordon Hirabayashi met Susan Carnahan of Edmonton, Alberta at a Quaker meeting where he was a long time member. Hirabayashi and his first wife, Esther, had divorced in the early 1970s and in 1986 he married Susan Carnahan, a free-lance writer and photographer. Hirabayashi toured and spoke at universities and other venues about his experiences, including participating in a panel discussion in Japan in 1988. He was honored with many awards such as the University of Washington’s Distinguished Alumnus Award and the San Francisco Certificate of Honors as well as honorary degrees from University of Lethbridge, Michigan State University, and Hamline University. The Tucson Federal Prison site where Hirabayashi had served his sentence for refusing the curfew and exclusion order become a part of the Coronado National Forest and a recreation site and was named after him in 1999. Hirabayashi died on January 2, 2012. In May he was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama, the highest civilian honor awarded.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Oral histories, correspondence, photographs, clippings, speeches of others and other documents relating to the life of Gordon Hirabayashi.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Some restrictions exist on copying, quotation or publication. Contact Repository for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 3159-006: Gordon K. Hirabayashi oral history interviews, 1981Return to Top

0.62 cubic feet (5 sound cassettes (circa 7 hours) plus 1 transcript (209 leaves))

Scope and Content: Tape recorded interviews conducted by Roger Daniels Jan - Feb 1981; transcripts.

. In the first interview, Hirabayashi discusses his parents, their religious beliefs and experiences as immigrants from Japan, the farm on which he grew up, and his early schooling and life. The second interview is a continuation of the first. Here he discusses his parents and his later schooling, particularly his activities at the University of Washington. Included is the period immediately after Pearl Harbor, when Hirabayashi resolved to resist the curfew and exclusion order. In the third interview, Hirabayashi describes his involvement with the University Meeting of the Society of Friends, the basis for his decision to resist the curfew and relocation, and his parents' reaction to his decision. He then discusses his arrest and conviction and his release to Spokane pending appeal. The fourth interview continues this discussion, covering the appeal to the Supreme Court, Hirabayashi's imprisonment in Arizona, his work with the American Friends Service Committee to assist Japanese families in relocating out of internment camps, his second trial and conviction for draft resistance, and his imprisonment at McNeil Island. The fifth interview focuses primarily on Hirabayashi's academic career and concludes with is reflections on his civil disobedience and its significance for the 1980s. .

Digital Content/Other Formats:Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Roger Daniels, 1/2/1981-1/11/1981.

Accession No. 3159-007: Gordon K. Hirabayashi oral history interview, 1990Return to Top

.07 cubic feet (1 sound cassette (circa 90 minutes), 1 transcript (27 pages) and 5 photographs)

Scope and Content: Hirabayashi relates his family history, his story of defying the curfew, and his periods of imprisonment to Lois Logan Horn. Horn is a friend of Hirabayashi’s from their Y.M.C.A./Y.W.C.A. involvements during college. The taped interview was transcribed into an abridged version by Mrs. Horn. The sequence of information has also been changed from the tape to the transcript.

Digital Content/Other Formats:Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Some restrictions exist on copying, quotation or publication. Contact Repository for details.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Lois Horn, 3/13/2000.

Accession No. 3159-008: Gordon Hirabayashi papers, 1934-2012Return to Top

14.92 cubic feet (19 boxes and 1 framed item)
Arrangement: The collection is arranged in the following series:Biographical files, circa 1969-2012. Series contains personal biographical and autobiographical material, curriculum vitae, family histories, and obituaries.Personal files, 1934-1985. Series contains materials relating primarily to Hirabayashi's school years, including high school yearbooks.Correspondence, 1941-2012. Series contains correspondence to and from Hirabayashi and his family members with a wide range of correspondents including Arthur Barnett, Hirabayashi's defender in Hirabayashi v. United States, writer Frank Chin, officers and members of the JACL, and politicians such as Washington Governor Gary Locke, California Senator S. I. Hiyakawa, and Ohio Senator John Glenn.Wartime, 1940-1998. Series contains materials primarily from the World War II-era, during which Hirabayashi purposefully violated curfew and refused to complete a "loyalty" questionnaire, which resulted in his imprisonment. The series covers his time in jail and the Supreme Court case challenging his imprisonment, which was decided against him. The series is divided into the following subseries:
  • King County Jail, 1942-1943
  • Hirabayashi v. United States, 1942-1998
  • Prison, 1943-1945
  • Government records, 1940-1946
Incarceration Camps, 1941-2000.Series contains contemporary and later documents on the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans. The series is divided into the following subseries:
  • Contemporary records, 1941-1949
  • Post-incarceration period records, 1958-2000
Redress 1941-2000.Series contains records relating to the Japanese American redress movement, which sought an official apology and compensation for for their treatment during World War II. The series is divided into the following subseries:
  • Records, 1945-2000
  • JACL, 1941-1999
  • Organizations, 1975-1988
  • Clippings, articles, and related documents, 1974-2000
Coram Nobis Case, circa 1942-2000. Series contains records on the Hirabayashi coram nobis case, in which his previous conviction was overturned based on suppression of evidence. The series is divided into the following subseries:
  • Legal files, 1964-1995
  • Related documents, circa 1942-1999
Post-War Career, 1945-2012. Series contains material from Hirabayashi's life and career after the war and court cases, which includes many lectures and public speaking events. The series is divided into the following subseries:
  • Writings by Hirabayashi, 1949-1998
  • Conferences, events, and teaching, 1967-2002
  • Material from colleagues, 1945-2011
  • Clippings and articles, 1949-2012
Honors and Inspired Works, 1972-2012 Series contains files on degrees, awards, and other honors bestowed on Hirabayashi, as well as works and projects that were inspired by his story and/or the Japanese American experience. The series is divided into the following subseries:
  • Awards and Honors, 1972-2012
  • Theater, 1981-2004
  • Documentary film, 1982-1999
  • Museum exhibits, 1987-2000
  • Books, 1988-2011
Japanese-Canadian Incarceration/Redress, 1942-1999. Series contains material, primarily newspaper clippings, on the Japanese Canadian experience during World War II.Oversize, 1941-2012. Series contains large-format materials such as event posters, awards and degrees, and clippings scrapbooks. The series is divided into the following subseries:
  • Scrapbooks, 1941-1943
  • Awards & Honors, 1976-2000
  • Posters, 1983-2012

Scope and Content: Collection of correspondence, photographs, clippings, and other documents relating to the life of Gordon Hirabayashi.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creators' literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Susan Carnahan, Jay Hirabayashi, Lane Hirabayashi, Alisha Hurley, Marion Oldenburg, and Sharon Yuen, 2013

Processing Info: Processed by E. Kerr and A. Demeter, 2014.

Container(s) Description Dates
Biographical files
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 3159-008
Personal narratives
circa 1969-1999
1/2 3159-008
Summary Vitae
1976-1997
1/3 3159-008
Brief resumes, bios, awards received
1988-1998
1/4 3159-008
Oral history of Hirabayashi with Paul Tsuneishi
1999
1/5 3159-008
"The Life and Work of Gordon Hirabayashi," Gordon Fearn
1984, 1988
1/6 3159-008
"Four Cousins: A Question of Loyalty" (family history)  
2000
1/7 3159-008
"The Stolen Years: Part Two," Columns UW alumni magazine - article relating to Gordon during and after war
2006 March
1/8 3159-008
Obituaries  
2012
Personal files
Box/Folder Accession
1/9-10 3159-008
The Invader, Auburn High School Yearbook  
General Notes: [1935 yearbook currently on exhibit]
1934, 1935
1/11 3159-008
University of Washington miscellany
1940-1941
1/12 3159-008
Auburn Christian Fellowship Reunion
1980-1981
1/13 3159-008
Auburn High School Reunion
1985
Correspondence
Box/Folder Accession
1/14 3159-008
1941  
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Raymond Booth, Esther Schmoe, Floyd Schmoe.
1941
1/15 3159-008
1942  
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Arthur Barnett; Ring family (photocopies); Floyd, Ruth Schmoe; University Friends Meeting.
1942
1/16-17 3159-008
1943  
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Arthur Barnett; Esther, Bill, Floyd Schmoe; Homer Morris; University Friends Meeting.
1943
1/18 3159-008
1944  
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Arthur Barnett, Ray Roberts, Esther Schmoe, Mrs. R.E. Stannard, Howard Scott, Esther Hirabayashi, Isobel Seeley.
1944
1/19 3159-008
1948
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Arthur Barnett, Bertram Wolfe.
1948
1/20 3159-008
1963
Scope and Content: Correspondents include George Lundberg.
1/21 3159-008
1969  
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Ray Okamura.
1969
1/22 3159-008
1971
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Fred Hirasuna.
1/23 3159-008
1974
1974
1/24 3159-008
1975
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Henry Miyatake, Paul Tsuneishi.
1975
1/25 3159-008
1976
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Karl Bendetsen, Sue Embrey, Dr. Clement Maighan, Minoru Masuda, Hiroshi Suzuki, Michi & Walter Weglyn.
1976
1/26 3159-008
1977  
Scope and Content: Correspondents include David Danelski, Eugene Maikawa, Harge Suga, Clifford Uyeda (JACL).
1977
1/27 3159-008
1978  
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Senator S.I. Hayakawa, George Imai, Anthony Kahng, Mike Masaoka, Clifford Uyeda (JACL).
1978
1/28 3159-008
1979
Scope and Content: Correspondents include John Tateishi (JACL), Michi Weglyn.
1979
1/29 3159-008
1980
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga; Karen Seriguchi, Clifford Uyeda (JACL).
1980
1/30 3159-008
1981
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Paul Bannai; Cherry Kinoshita; Karen Seriguchi (JACL); Marshall Sumida; Jeanne Tanaka.
1981
1/31 3159-008
1982  
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Fred Barbash, Arthur Barnett, Chester Kingsbury, Cherry Kinoshita; Karen Seriguchi (JACL).
1982
1/32 3159-008
1983  
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Karen Seriguchi (JACL).
1983
2/1 3159-008
1984
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Frank Chin, Dr. Charles Graham, Camden Hall, Prof. Donald Irish, Diane Narasaki, Dr. Matthew Stark, Maye Uemura; Karen Seriguchi, Chiye Tomihiro (JACL).
2/2 3159-008
1985  
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Roger Axford, Dick Hedlund, Ryu Koakimoto, Mike Leung, Diane Narasaki, Phil Tajitsu Nash, Ruth Stennett, Ron Wakabayashi.
1985
2/3 3159-008
1986  
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Arthur Barnett, Lois Horn, Jill Nishi, Michi Weglyn, Walt Woodward.
1986
2/4 3159-008
1987
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Chinook Learning Center; Carol Hayashino, Ron Wakabayashi (JACL); Dick Hedlund, Jack & Aiko Herzig, Senator John Glenn, Cherry Kinoshita, Audrey Kobayashi, Michael Leong, Louis Neumann, Chester Tanaka; also includes letters to Salt
1987
2/5 3159-008
1988
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Shirley Cerkasky, Gordon Fearn, Brian Hobbs, Akiko Kusunore, Thu Tran.
2/6 3159-008
1991
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Scott Higashi, Christopher Vanderpool, Michi Weglyn.
1991
2/7 3159-008
1992
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Richard Harnik, Michi Weglyn.
1992
2/8 3159-008
1993
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Eva Cherniavsky, Jim Hirabayashi, Thomas Keefe, Greg Marutani, Michael McCone, University of Puget Sound Law students.
1993
2/9 3159-008
1994
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Tsuguo Ikeda.
1994
2/10 3159-008
1995
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Consul Kunihiro Haraguchi.
1995
2/11 3159-008
1997  
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Cherry Kinoshita, Gordon Matsumoto, Paul Tsuneishi.
1997
2/12 3159-008
1998
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Rick Noguchi.
1998
2/13 3159-008
1999
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Aiko & Jack Herzig-Yoshinaga, Glen Kitayama, Thomas McCarthy.
2/14 3159-008
2000  
Scope and Content: Daniel Burkhardt, Bill Clinton, Susan Carnahan, Edward Hirabayashi, Jim Hirabayashi, Sumi & Sam Koide, Gov. Gary Locke, Yoshi Tani
2/15 3159-008
2001
Scope and Content: Correspondents include David Danelski, Eugene Maikawa, Harge Suga, Clifford Uyeda (JACL).
2/16 3159-008
2002  
Scope and Content: Correspondents include John Frank, Jim Hirabayashi.
2002
2/17 3159-008
2004
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Eleanor Davis, Jim Hirabayashi.
2004
2/18 3159-008
2006
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Eleanor Davis, Jim Hirabayashi.
2006
2/19 3159-008
2010
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Bob Freedman, Jim Hirabayashi.
2010
2/20 3159-008
2011
2011
2/21 3159-008
2012
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Susan Carnahan, Bill Rosendahl.
2012
2/22 3159-008
Undated and miscellany
Scope and Content: Correspondents include Hideki & Reiko Tojo, Eiko Hirabayashi; also includes large number of undated student thank-yous.
ca. 1988-2000
Wartime
King County Jail
1942-1943
Box/Folder Accession
2/23 3159-008
Journal from June 1942 (Photocopy)
1942 June 4
2/24 3159-008
Journal from July to October 1942 (Photocopy)
1942 July 4 - 1942 October 17
2/25 3159-008
Journal from January to June 1943 (Photocopy)
1943 January 11 - 1943 June 23
2/26 3159-008
Journals from June 1942 to June 1943 (Originals)  
Scope and Content:
1942 June 4 - 1943 June 23
2/27 3159-008
Poems by Mickey Desmond for Gordon  
circa 1942-1943
Hirabayashi v. United States
1942-1998
Box/Folder Accession
3/1 3159-008
"Why I Refused to Register for Evacuation," Gordon Hirabayashi  
1942
3/2 3159-008
Arthur Barnett (Gordon's lawyer) file - Clippings, interviews, documents re Gordon's case  
1942-1943
3/3 3159-008
Gordon Hirabayashi Defense Committee - Memos, correspondence  
3/4 3159-008
Correspondence between government legal team  
1943 April-May
3/5 3159-008
Court of Appeals decision
1942-1943
3/6 3159-008
Memos and correspondence re Hirabayashi and Yasui cases  
1943
3/7 3159-008
Statement from J.F.P. [Janet Napolitano]
circa 1943
3/8 3159-008
Histories/biographies of the Supreme Court Justices who decided Hirabayashi v. U.S
circa 1964-1998
Prison
1943-1945
Box/Folder Accession
3/9 3159-008
Gordon's notes from Tuscon, AZ prison  
1943
3/10 3159-008
McNeil Island Prison records  
1945
Government records
1940-1946
Box/Folder Accession
3/11 3159-008
Gordon's Draft Registration Card (CD)
circa 1940
3/12-13 3159-008
FBI Files on Gordon Hirabayashi  
1941-1944
3/14 3159-008
Document No. 96 - Segregation of Loyal and Disloyal Japanese in Relocation Centers, with journal entry from GH while in Tucson prison  
1943
3/15 3159-008
Conscientious Objector / Draft Board prosecution  
1944
3/16 3159-008
War Department memo with Hirabayashi's explanation for refusing to fill out Loyalty Questionnaire  
1944 March
3/17 3159-008
Miscellany
circa 1940-1946
Incarceration Camps
Contemporary records
1941-1949
Box/Folder Accession
3/18 3159-008
Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) correspondence re the "Japanese situation"  
1941-1942
3/19 3159-008
Government incarceration actions and related documents
1942
3/20 3159-008
Select Committee Investigating National Defense Migration
1942
3/21 3159-008
"Statement of United States Citizen of Japanese Ancestry" form (copy)  
circa 1943
3/23 3159-008
Camp newsletters (copies) - The Columbian (Cascade Locks, Oregon)
1942 July-August
3/24 3159-008
Camp newsletters (copies) - Evacuazette (North Portland, Oregon)
1942 August 19
3/25 3159-008
Camp newsletters (copies) - The Minidoka Irrigator (Hunt, Idaho)
1942-1944
3/26 3159-008
Camp newsletters - Copies and clippings
circa 1942
3/27 3159-008
Herbert Nicholson visit to camps
1942 October
3/28 3159-008
Report summary, "Community Problems in Relocation," Regional Conference of American Public Welfare Association
1943 October 21
3/29 3159-008
Copy of Hirabayashi journal entry written on Document No. 96 ("Segregation of Loyal and Disloyal Japanese…")
1943
3/30 3159-008
Draft resistance in camps
1944
4/1-2 3159-008
Clippings
1942-1949
Post-incarceration period records
1958-2000
Box/Folder Accession
4/3 3159-008
Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and incarceration  
1958-2000
4/4 3159-008
The Lost Years: 1942-46, Sue Kunitomi Embrey
1972
4/5 3159-008
Articles re pilgrimages to camps
circa 1979
4/6 3159-008
Raymond Okamura - Articles and correspondence
circa 1979-1981
4/7 3159-008
Presentation on results of internment survey
circa 1981
4/8 3159-008
Internment Timeline, 1940-1942 (prepared for Korematsu defense)
1982 August 25
4/9 3159-008
Clippings re draft resistance  
1986, 1993
4/10 3159-008
Internment data and statistics
circa 1988
4/11 3159-008
Thomas (WA) community reunion
1995
Redress
Records
1945-2000
Box/Folder Accession
4/12 3159-008
Presidential Proclamation 4417 (official announcement of termination of E.O. 9066)
1976 February 19
4/13 3159-008
Summary, House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Redress
1980 June
4/14 3159-008
Ethnic Minority Cultural Resources Survey, Japanese Americans
1980
4/15 3159-008
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians Act
circa 1980s
4/16 3159-008
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians - General  
1981-1983
4/17 3159-008
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians - Pacific Northwest Hearing
1981
4/18 3159-008
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians - Washington D.C. Hearing  
1981 July
4/19 3159-008
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians - California Hearings
1981, 1984
4/20 3159-008
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians - Cambridge (Mass.) Hearing  
1981
4/21 3159-008
Flier, "A Broken Promise: A Case for Redress - Educational Workshop," Portland, Ore.  
1981 March
4/22 3159-008
Pacific Northwest Nikkei Survey with attached notes  
1981
4/23 3159-008
Congresional testimony on incarceration/redress
1982 December 7
4/24 3159-008
Congressional Record, vol. 129, no. 37, on internment debate
1983 March 22
4/25 3159-008
News release on Matsunaga Bill
1983 November 17
4/26 3159-008
"Japanese American Redress: Three Major Approaches"
circa mid-1980s
4/27 3159-008
H.R. 442, Civil Rights Act of 1985
1985 January 3
4/28 3159-008
American War Veteran Relief Association injunction against redress
1989
4/29 3159-008
Immigration issues
1989
4/30 3159-008
Brief of Lillian Baker, Amicus Curiae (against redress)
1989-1990
4/31 3159-008
Civil Liberties Act of 1988 - Forms and correspondence
1988
4/32 3159-008
Jacobs v. Thornburgh
1991
4/33 3159-008
Ishida v. United States
1995
5/1 3159-008
Internment/Redress Timeline, 1798-1988  
1995
5/2 3159-008
Nuremberg Trials (evacuation parallels)
1945-1946
5/3 3159-008
Miscellany
circa 1981-1988, 2000, undated
JACL
1941-1999
Box/Folder Accession
5/4 3159-008
Statement by Mike Masaoka of JACL and response by Minoru Yasui  
1942 April 17
5/5 3159-008
Clippings
1941-1999
5/6 3159-008
Memos and correspondence
1976-1981
5/7 3159-008
National Reparations Committee
1977-1978
5/8 3159-008
Newsletter articles and publications
1977-1980
5/9 3159-008
Iva Toguri (Tokyo Rose) pardon
circa 1977-1980
5/10 3159-008
National Committee for Redress
1978-1985
5/11 3159-008
JACL Board
1979-1981
5/12 3159-008
Civil lawsuit for redress
circa 1983
5/13 3159-008
Legislative Education Committee
1987-1988
5/14-15 3159-008
National JACL Nikkei Educational Conference - "Future of Education from a Nikkei Perspective"
1988
5/16 3159-008
Miscellany  
1942-1994
Organizations
1975-1988
Box/Folder Accession
5/17 3159-008
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)
1981
5/18 3159-008
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)
1989
5/19 3159-008
Bay Area Attorneys for Redress (BAAR)
circa 1981
5/20 3159-008
Committee to Reverse the Japanese American Wartime Cases  
1984-1985
5/21 3159-008
E.O. 9066, Inc.
1975
5/22 3159-008
Japanese American Community Committee for Redress/Reperations
1981-1982
5/23 3159-008
National Coalition for Redress/Reparations
1977, 1982-1983
6/1 3159-008
National Council for Japanese American Redress  
1979-1988
6/2 3159-008
Washington Coalition on Redress
1980-1983
Clippings, articles, and related documents
1974-2000
Box/Folder Accession
6/3 3159-008
"Against All Odds: The Japanese Americans' Case for Redress," Case Program, Harvard Law School
1990
6/4 3159-008
"Concentration Camps American-Style," Edison Uno, reprint from Pacific Citizen
1974 December
6/5 3159-008
A March of Liberty: A Constitutional History of the United States, "Anti-Japanese Sentiment" section, Melvin Urofsky
1983
6/6 3159-008
"Moving for Redress - Tateishi: And Justice for All: An Oral History of the Japanese American Detention Camps," Philip Tajitsu Nash, reprint from Yale Law Review vol. 94, no. 3
1985 January
6/7 3159-008
Personal Justice Denied, Chapter 6: Redress
1997
6/8 3159-008
Race, Law, and Liberty: The Japanese American Internment and Redress - A Critical Inquiry, draft, Margaret Chon et al
1999
6/9-16 3159-008
Redress clippings and articles
1969-2000
6/17 3159-008
Redress clippings and articles
undated
Coram Nobis Case
Legal files
1964-1995
Box/Folder Accession
7/1 3159-008
Petition
circa 1982
7/2 3159-008
Points and authorities
1982
7/3 3159-008
Motion to consolidate cases
1983
7/4 3159-008
Amicus briefs
1983-1985
7/5 3159-008
Memoranda and correspondence  
1981-1983
7/6-7 3159-008
Memoranda and correspondence  
1983-1988, 1995
7/8 3159-008
Bay Area Attorneys for Redress (BAAR)
1982
7/9-10 3159-008
Legal research
circa 1982-1986
7/11 3159-008
Non-legal research and correspondence
1982-1985
7/12 3159-008
Government's first response to interrogatories
1983 August
7/13 3159-008
Government's response and motion
1983 October
7/14 3159-008
Motion concerning pre-trial order and other deadlines, etc.
1983 December
8/1 3159-008
Reply to government's response and motion, etc.
1983 December
8/2 3159-008
Government's court filing which opposes evidentiary hearing (partial, pp 11-41)
circa 1984
8/3 3159-008
Reply to government's supplemental points and authorities
1984 May
8/4 3159-008
Statement to court with supporting document
1982-1984
8/5 3159-008
Transcript of hearing
1984 May 18
8/6 3159-008
Hirabayashi oral presentation
1984 May 18
8/7 3159-008
Order
1984 May 24
8/8 3159-008
Government's motion for extension of time for all pending government responses, etc.
1985 February
8/9 3159-008
Motions to dismiss or for a stay, etc.
1985 March-April
8/10 3159-008
Proposed pre-hearing orders, etc.
1985 June, undated
8/11 3159-008
Petitioner's post-hearing brief
1985 July
8/12 3159-008
Government's closing argument
1985 September
8/13 3159-008
Petitioner's reply brief
1985 October 4
8/14 3159-008
Motion for reconsideration of decision
1986 February
8/15 3159-008
Order
1986 April 28
8/16-17 3159-008
Appeal to 9th Circuit
1986
8/18 3159-008
Hearing calendar and advice to clerk
1987
8/19 3159-008
9th Circuit petitions for Hirabayashi, Yasui, and Korematsu
circa 1987
8/20 3159-008
9th Circuit opinion and order, etc.
1987
8/21 3159-008
Potential motion the the Supreme Court
1987-1988
8/22 3159-008
9th Circuit Court of Appeals Decision, Hirabayashi v. United States
1988
8/23 3159-008
Baggett v. Bullitt
1964
9/1-3 3159-008
Fred Korematsu case
1983
9/4-5 3159-008
Minoru Yasui case
circa 1983-1999
9/6 3159-008
Hohri v. United States
1984-1988
9/7 3159-008
Jacobs v. Thornburgh
1989
Related documents
circa 1942-1999
Box/Folder Accession
9/8-9 3159-008
Fundraising, education, community support, publicity and media  
1982-1988
9/10 3159-008
Redress
1976-1990
10/1 3159-008
Commentary on wartime cases  
circa 1942-1999
10/2 3159-008
Fact Sheet: Petition for Writ of Coram Nobis on Behalf of Gordon K. Hirabayashi  
undated
10/3 3159-008
Arthur Barnett
1988, undated
10/4-13 3159-008
Clippings
1982-2002, undated
10/14 3159-008
Miscellany
circa 1974-1988
Post-War Career
Writings by Hirabayashi
1949-1998
Box/Folder Accession
10/15 3159-008
A Sociometric Study of University of Washington Students of Japanese Ancestry, Spring Quarter, 1948, masters thesis
1949
10/16 3159-008
"Just Among People," The Northwest Times column
circa 1949 February-1950 August
10/17 3159-008
"Here's White People's Attitude Toward Us," The Northwest Times
1950 January 1
10/18 3159-008
"The Violation of Law for the Sake of Principle: An Aspect of the Sociology of Protest," lecture at Hamline University
1965 November 30
11/1 3159-008
"The War and I," paper while at University of Alberta
circa 1970s
11/2 3159-008
"Self-Identity and Citizen Concerns," lecture at CCDC/JACL Annual Meeting (Fresno, Calif.)
1971 November 21
11/3 3159-008
"The Japanese Removal Cases: Then and Now," lecture at San Francisco State University
1976
11/4 3159-008
"Can it Happen Again?" Saturday workshop, Manzanar Committee (Los Angeles, Calif.)
1976 Feburary 21
11/5 3159-008
"Stranger than Fiction: Some Wartime Inconsistencies," lecture at War Measures Act Conference and published in Rikka
1978
11/6 3159-008
"The Japanese Experience in North America," lecture at Symposium on the Emigration of the Japanese People (Tokyo, Japan)
1978 December
11/7 3159-008
"A Search for Authenticity: Coping in Minority America," lecture at Ethnic Studies Symposium (UW)
1979 May 1
11/8 3159-008
"Evacuees, Evacuation, and Assembly and Relocation Centers," speech
circa 1980s
11/9 3159-008
"The Challenge of Citizenship," lecture/speech (Los Angeles, Calif.)
1980 November 15
11/10 3159-008
"Some Wartime Inconsistencies and Citizens Rights: A Call for Redress," statement to Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians
circa 1980-1981
11/11 3159-008
"Japanese American Redress Movement: Some Social and Sociological Issues," lecture at American Sociological Association Annual Meeting
1982 September 7
11/12 3159-008
Acceptance speech, Earl Warren Civil Liberties Award (San Francisco, Calif.)
1983 December 4
11/13 3159-008
Interview by Roger Axford, with edits
circa 1983-1985
11/14 3159-008
"Full Loaf or Half: Idealism is Realism," Putnam Lecture at Hamline University
1984 April 12
11/15 3159-008
Foreword, The College Nisei Revisited
1985 March
11/16 3159-008
"Why Revive the Japanese American Wartime Cases?" Friends Journal vol. 31, no. 12
1985 August
11/17 3159-008
"Good Times, Bad Times: Idealism is Realism," Gardner Lecture at Canadian Quaker Yearly Meeting  
1985 August 14
11/18 3159-008
"After 43 Years, Sweet Victory for Hirabayashi," statement after Judge Voorhees' decision
1986 February
11/19 3159-008
K-TAC interview
1987 April 1
11/20 3159-008
"Citizen or Non-Alien: An American Minority and the Constitution," Athearn Lecture at University of Colorado, Boulder
1987 October 20
11/21 3159-008
Essay (in Japanese) in Shinano Mainichi Shimbun newspaper
1988 August
11/22 3159-008
"Growing Up American in Washington," essay in Washington Comes of Age: The State in the National Experience and edited versions
1988-1993
11/23 3159-008
Winter term commencement speech at Michigan State University
1991 March 9
11/24 3159-008
"Go Forth and Follow Your Gut Feeling," speech at Auburn Senior High School Assembly
1992 January 15
11/25 3159-008
Response to Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) "Justice in Action" Award
1992 January 30
11/26 3159-008
"Fifty Years Later: Where Do We Go From Here?"
1992 August
11/27 3159-008
Acceptance speech for Distinguished Service Award, WOSC
undated
11/28 3159-008
"The Uprooting of Japanese Americans," handwritten draft
undated
11/29 3159-008
Typed draft on Hirabayashi v. United States
undated
11/30 3159-008
Book reviews
undated
11/31 3159-008
Notes and drafts
1974, undated
11/32 3159-008
Miscellany
1987-1998
20 3159-008
25 copies of "Good Times, Bad Times: Idealism is Realism," pamphlet 22. Gardner Lecture at Canadian Quaker Yearly Meeting
1985 August 14
Conferences, events, and teaching
1967-2002
Box/Folder Accession
11/33 3159-008
Canadian Quaker Delegation to Iran
1967-1991
11/34 3159-008
Notes for visit to University of British Columbia
1971
11/35 3159-008
Sociology 368: X5 syllabus
1977-1978
11/36 3159-008
"Japanese America: Contemporary Perspectives on the Movement," American Friends Service Committee conference
1980 January 19
11/37 3159-008
"Views from Within: The Japanese American Wartime Internment Experience," conference at UC Berkeley
1987 September 19-20
11/38 3159-008
"The Effect of the Relocation of Japanese Americans in 1942 on Individuals and Families Then and Now!" panel member, Fellowship of Reconciliation Seattle Chapter
circa 1988-1989
11/39 3159-008
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) anniversary celebrations
1994-1999, 2012
11/40 3159-008
Forum at CUNY Law School
1999 March 25
11/41 3159-008
"On the Day of Remembrance: A Statement of Conscience," lecture and forum at Wing Luke Asian Museum (Seattle)
2000 February 19
11/42 3159-008
Event schedules, programs, fliers, etc.
1974-2002
Material from colleagues
1945-2011
Box/Folder Accession
11/43 3159-008
"The Japanese American Cases - A Disaster," Eugene Rostow
1945
11/44 3159-008
"Mr. Justice Murphy and the Hirabayashi Case," Sidney Fine, from Pacific Historical Review, vol. XXXIII, no. 2
1964-1965
11/45 3159-008
"The Relocation of the Japanese Americans: a Reappraisal," Roger Daniels
1970
12/1 3159-008
"Class and Ethnicity in Peru," ed. Pierre L. van den Berghe
circa 1974
12/2 3159-008
Jim Hirabayashi - Pacific Northwest Asian American Writer's Conference, UW
1976 June-July
12/3 3159-008
Bob O'Brien - Correspondence and manuscripts
1976-1981
12/4 3159-008
Sociology syllabuses
1977, 1982
12/5 3159-008
"Identity Crisis of the Sansei and the Concentration Camp," Nobu Miyoshi
1978
12/6 3159-008
"The Psychological Scars of the Japanese American Concentration Camps," Benjamin Tong
1979
12/7 3159-008
Unidentified book chapter drafts
circa 1980s
12/8 3159-008
"Perspectives of a Social Movement: Redress for the Japanese American Incarceration during World War II," Cherry Kinoshita
1980 June
12/9 3159-008
"The American Concentration Camps: A Cover-Up through Euphemistic Terminology," Raymond Okamura
1982 Fall
12/10 3159-008
"The Nissei Assume Power: The Japanese Citizens League, 1941-1942," Paul Spickard, from Pacific Historical Review, vol. LII, no. 2
1983
12/11 3159-008
Peter Irons - Papers and correspondence
1983-1998
12/12 3159-008
"A Reconsideration of the United States Military's Role in the Violation of Japanese American Citizenship Rights," Jim and Lane Hirabayashi, in Ethnicity and War
1984
12/13 3159-008
"From the Japanese Evacuation to Preventive Detention: The Dangers of Predicting Dangerousness," Caleb Foote
1989
12/14 3159-008
"Internment, Redress, and Ethnicity of Japanese Americans," Yasuko Iwai Takezawa
1989
12/15 3159-008
Clifford Uyeda - Correspondence and papers on World War II and incarceration
1989-1999
12/16 3159-008
Chapter XIII, "Americans??? You Bet!!!" from unknown book, possibly by Richard Cartway
ca. 1990s
12/17 3159-008
Stanford M. Lyman - Work and correspondence
1991-1992
12/18 3159-008
"Nikkei Gethsemane: Betrayal and the Agony," Tooru Kanazawa
1998
12/19 3159-008
Charles Davis - Work and correspondence
1999-2001
12/20 3159-008
"The Construction of Race: Hirabayashi and the Supreme Court," Will Miller
2001
12/21 3159-008
Jim & Lane Hirabayashi - Discussion of research methods for Hirabayashi's biography
2008
12/22 3159-008
Reader reports for A Principled Stand
2011
12/23 3159-008
Miscellany
1979, undated
Clippings and articles
1949-2012
Box/Folder Accession
12/24 3159-008
Clippings on Hirabayashi  
1949-1979
12/25 3159-008
Clippings on Hirabayashi
1981-2012
12/26 3159-008
Foreign language (primarily Japanese) clippings on Hirabayashi
circa 1983-1988
12/27 3159-008
Asian-American culture
1992-1997
12/28 3159-008
University of Washington
1949, 1974
13/1 3159-008
Camps and post-war
1981-1992
13/2 3159-008
Career and post-career interests - Sociology and equality
1974-2002
13/3 3159-008
Career and post-career interests - Asian American sociology and health
1973-1989
13/4 3159-008
Career and post-career interests - Religion
1977-1996
13/5 3159-008
Career and post-career interests - Japanese economics
circa 1981-1992
Honors and Inspired Works
Awards and Honors
1972-2012
Box/Folder Accession
13/6 3159-008
Memorials
1972-2000
13/7 3159-008
City and County of San Francisco Certificate of Honor
1983 May 31
13/8 3159-008
Honorary Degree (Doctor of Humane Letters), Hamline University
1984
13/9 3159-008
Washington State Historical Society Centennial Hall of Honor, Honor Roll
1987-1989
13/10 3159-008
Hirabayashi Victory Celebration
1988 July 29
13/11 3159-008
Honorary Degree (Doctor of Humanities), Michigan State University
1991
13/12 3159-008
AALDEF "Justice in Action" AwardDensho Project interview
1992
13/13 3159-008
Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada
1992
13/14 3159-008
Proclamation of Gordon Hirabayashi Day by Auburn (Wa.) city mayor Bob Roegner
1992 January 15
13/15 3159-008
Auburn High School Certificate of Recognition: AHS Alumni Emeritus Award
1997 June
13/16 3159-008
1999 April-May
13/17 3159-008
Columns UW alumni magazine - "100 Alumni of the Century"  
1999 December
13/18 3159-008
Gordon Hirabayashi Recreation Site, Coronado National Forest
1999-2003
13/19 3159-008
UW Celebration of Distinction / Distinguished Alumnus Award and related conference, The Nikkei Experience in the Pacific Northwest  
2000 May
13/20 3159-008
UW Gordon Hirabayashi Professorship for the Advancement of Citizenship
2000-2009
13/21 3159-008
Asian Pacific Islander (API) Legal Outreach Community Impact Award
2002
13/22 3159-008
National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) National Award
2003
13/23 3159-008
Columns UW alumni magazine - "Our Wondrous One Hundred"
2008 June
13/24 3159-008
Long Journey Home: UW Nikkei Students 1941/1942-2008 - Honorary Baccalaureate Degree  
2011
13/25 3159-008
Los Angeles City Council Tribute to Hirabayashi
2012 January 6
13/26 3159-008
Honorary Degree (Doctor of Arts), University of Lethbridge
undated
13/27 3159-008
Miscellany
2011-2012, undated
13/28 3159-008
Recognizing Gordon Hirabayashi, Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Adam Smith, House of Representatives
June 20, 2012
Theater
1981-2004
Box/Folder Accession
14/1 3159-008
Point of Order: Hirabayashi vs. U.S, R.A. Shiomi - Promotional material
1983
14/2 3159-008
Point of Order - First draft, Scenes 1 and 2
1982
14/3 3159-008
Point of Order - Script Outline and 2nd draft
1981-1982
14/4 3159-008
Point of Order - [3rd draft]
circa 1983-1985
14/5 3159-008
Play Ball, R.A. Shiomi - Reviews, playbill, etc.
1989
14/6 3159-008
"Rage," Jay Hirabayashi - multidisciplinary performance work
1987
14/7 3159-008
Other theatrical productions
1998, 2004
Documentary film
1982-1999
Box/Folder Accession
14/8 3159-008
A Personal Matter: Gordon Hirabayashi vs. The United States - Promotional material, etc.
1982-1999
14/9 3159-008
Breaking the Silence: Japanese Voices in America - Promotional material, script for Part III
1985
14/10 3159-008
Unfinished Business: The Japanese American Internment Cases - Promotional material
1984-1996
Museum exhibits
1987-2000
Box/Folder Accession
14/11 3159-008
"A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the United States Constitution," Smithsonian Museum
1987
14/12 3159-008
"A Delicate Balance of Rights and Powers: the United States Constitution and Japanese Americans," Smithsonian Museum
1988-1989
14/13 3159-008
"Japanese Americans & Executive Order 9066: Fifty Years After," Smithsonian Museum
1991-1992
14/14 3159-008
Other exhibits
circa 1985-2000
Books
1988-2011
Box/Folder Accession
14/15 3159-008
Harvest Son: Planting Roots in American Soil, David Mas Masumoto
1998
14/16 3159-008
Book proposals
1996-1999
14/17 3159-008
Book reviews
1988, 2011
Japanese-Canadian Incarceration/Redress
Box/Folder Accession
14/18 3159-008
Wartime records (copies)
1942-1943
14/19 3159-008
"A Preliminary Draft on the Proposed Study on Reparations"
undated
14/20 3159-008
Democracy Betrayed: The Case for Redress, National Association of Japanese Canadians - Report to government on rights violations
1984
14/21 3159-008
Papers by Hirabayashi on Japanese Canadians
1974-1975, undated
14/22 3159-008
Japanese Canadian identity and culture
1971-1991
14/23 3159-008
Edmonton Japanese Community Association meeting minutes
1999 January-February
14/24 3159-008
Clippings - Incarceration and redress
1975-1993
14/25 3159-008
Clippings - Japanese Canadian identity and culture
1992, undated
14/26 3159-008
Clippings - Canadian policy and politics
1981-1987
Oversize
Scrapbooks
1941-1943
Box/Folder Accession
15/1 3159-008
Clippings scrapbook - Clippings from the Associated Press, Seattle Times, Vancouver Daily, Seattle Post Intelligencer, etc. on the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans
1941 June-1942 March
15/2 3159-008
Clippings scrapbook - Clippings from the Associated Press, Seattle Times, Vancouver Daily, Seattle Post Intelligencer, etc. on the incarceration of Japanese Americans. Scrapbook only partially full.
1943 July-August
Awards & Honors
1976-2012
Box/Folder Accession
16/1 3159-008
Plaque - Certificate of Appreciation from the National Council of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
1976 June 23
16/2 3159-008
Plaque - Award/recognition presented at Los Angeles Reception in Support of the Writs of Coram Nobis
1983 March 31
16/3 3159-008
Plaque - Asian Law Caucus (ALC) "In Defense of Civil Rights" award/recognition
1983 June 3
16/4 3159-008
Plaque - JACL Japanese American of the Biennium, National Recognition Award for outstanding achievemeent in the field of Education/Humanities
2000 July 1
16/5 3159-008
Plaque - ACLU Roger Baldwin Medal of Liberty
2001
17/1 3159-008
"Japanese Canadian 100 Years - MJC Centennial Society Seminar-Work Shop" - acrylic award trophy with embedded metal buffalo statue
1977 May
17/2 3159-008
Award/recognition of contribution to NAJC Seniors' Conference - acrylic award trophy
1989 October 5-6
17/3 3159-008
National Japanese American Historical Society medal
1998 May 16
17/4 3159-008
City of Fresno key clip
undated
18/1 3159-008
Pacific Southwest District Council JACL award/recognition
1976 February 21
18/2 3159-008
Certification of Recognition from JACL
1978 July 21
18/3 3159-008
California Legislature Resolution commending Korematsu, Hirabayashi, and Yasui
1983 May 23
18/4 3159-008
ACLU Foundation of Northern California Earl Warren Civil Liberties Award
1983 December 4
18/5 3159-008
Haverford College Doctor of Laws honorary degree and related documents (mounted)
1984 May 21
18/6 3159-008
Michigan State University Doctor of Humanities honorary degree
1991 March 9
18/7 3159-008
Michigan State University Doctor of Humanities honorary degree citation
1991 March 9
18/7 3159-008
Western Oregon State College Distinguished Service Award
1993 June 12
18/8 3159-008
University of Washington College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Alumnus Award
2000
19 3159-008
Presidential Medal of Freedom and Citation in frame
2012
Posters
1983-2012
Box/Folder Accession
18/8 3159-008
Asian American Theater Company, Point of Order: Hirabayashi vs. U.S, January 7-February 20, San Francisco (Calif.) - with cast and crew inscriptions on reverse
1983 January 7
18/9 3159-008
"On the Day of Remembrance: A Statement of Conscience," mounted poster
2000 February 19
18/10 3159-008
The Journey of Gordon Hirabayashi: Dawn's Light [play], Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church, Knoxville (Tenn.)
2009 January 15-16
18/11 3159-008
"25th Anniversary of the United States v. Hirabayashi Coram Nobis Case: Its Meaning Then and Its Relevance Now," Seattle University conference
2012 February 11

Accession No. 3159-009: Donald Irish correspondence with Gordon Hirabayashi, 1982-2012Return to Top

0.21 cubic feet (1 box)
Arrangement: Arranged mostly as received from Siobhan DiZio.

Scope and Content: Correspondence between Donald P. Irish, Professor Emeritus at Hamline University, and Gordon Hirabayashi, and related materials, including digital scans of most of the documents.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donor: Don Irish via Siobhan M. DiZio, 2013.

Processing Info: Processed by A. Demeter.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 3159-009
Gordon Hirabayashi's summary vitae
1982
1/2 3159-009
Flyer - 13th Annual Putnam Lecture & Honorary Degree
1984
1/3 3159-009
Hirabayashi, Full Loaf or Half, 13th Putnam Lecture
11 April 1984
1/4 3159-009
Note - Maye M. Uemura to Don Irish
2 October 1983
1/5 3159-009
Note - Maye M. Uemura to Don Irish
26 February 1984
1/6 3159-009
Irish, Roster of Programs - Putnam Lectureship
ca. 1995
1/7 3159-009
Hirabayashi, “Why Revive the Japanese-American Wartime Cases?” Friends Journal
August 1985
1/8 3159-009
Letter - Gordon Hirabayashi to Don Irish
14 July 1982
1/9 3159-009
Letter - Gordon Hirabayashi to Assemblyman John Klehs
4 May 1983
1/9 3159-009
Fax - Gordon Hirabayashi to Kathleen S. Cullen
14 September 1991
1/10 3159-009
Letter - Gordon Hirabayashi to Don Irish
10 May 1983
1/11 3159-009
Letter - Gordon Hirabayashi to Don Irish
23 November 1983
1/12 3159-009
Letter - Gordon Hirabayashi to Don Irish
29 January 1984
1/13 3159-009
Letter - Gordon Hirabayashi to Don Irish
2 March 1984
1/14 3159-009
Letter - Gordon Hirabayashi to Don Irish
7 March 1984
1/15 3159-009
Letter - Gordon Hirabayashi to Don Irish
22 December 1989
1/16 3159-009
Letter - Gordon Hirabayashi to Don Irish
29 December 1991
1/17 3159-009
Note - Gordon Hirabayashi to Don Irish
May 2001
1/18 3159-009
Note with typewritten notes - Gordon Hirabayashi to Don Irish
1 May 2001
1/19 3159-009
Correspondence
1982-1984
1/20 3159-009
Documents re Putnam Lectureship and Hamline University honorary degree
1984-1996
1/21 3159-009
Medal of Freedom
2012
1/22 3159-009
Clippings and articles
1984-2012
1/23 3159-009
Miscellany
1992

Accession No. 3159-010: Marina Hsieh speech about Gordon Hirabayashi, 2001Return to Top

1 vertical file

Biographical/Historical Note: Marina Hsieh is an attorney who introduced Gordon Hirabayashi at the American Civil Liberties Union National Biennial Conference, Medal of Liberty Award Ceremony, in Miami, Florida on June 15, 2001.

Scope and Content: "In Honor of Gordon Hirabayashi" speech by Marina Hsieh, presented at the Medal of Liberty Award Ceremony in Miami, Florida, on June 15, 2001

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's copyrights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Unknown , 2001-08-08