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Guide to the Japanese-American Citizens League, Seattle Branch Records



Manuscript Collection No.: 0217
Creator: Japanese American Citizens League. Seattle Chapter , creator
Title: Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter records
Dates : 1921-2010
Quantity: 31.57 cubic feet (46 boxes and 2 oversize items)
Languages: Collection materials are in English and Japanese.

Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.



Historical Note

The Seattle Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League served as the voice of the Nisei (second generation Japanese). The members (primarily professionals) tended to be highly nationalistic and proud of their American citizenship, promoting good citizenship and active participation in civic life. Organized 1921, as Seattle Progressive Citizens' League, it became the Seattle Chapter of national Japanese American Citizens League in 1930.

Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Seattle Japanese American Citizens League met to organize an Emergency Defense Council composed of the presidents of many Nisei organizations. When incarceration became inevitable, the Seattle Japanese American Citizens League began to cooperate with the War Relocation Authority in the removal and in governing the Puyallup Assembly Center (Camp Harmony). James Sakamoto, Chairman of the Emergency Defense Council, became Chief Supervisor of the Japanese staff at the Puyllup Assembly Center.

The Chapter was inactive during the period immediately following the war, but was formally reactivated in 1948. During the 1950s and 1960s, the Seattle Japanese American Citizens League became involved in civil and human rights issues. Chapter members participated in the statewide effort to eliminate from the Washington state constitution the 1899 Alien Land Law which prohibited Asians from owning land. In 1966, SJR 20 passes as an amendment to the constitution. In 1962 the seventeenth National Japanese American Citizens League Biennial Convention was held in Seattle. Minoru Tsubota was president circa 1960, Minoru Masuda in 1971, Chuck Kato in 1980, and Lloyd Hara in 1981.

Arrangement

Arranged in 6 accessions:

  • Accession No. 0217-005, Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter minutes and introduction, 1942, 1970
  • Accession No. 0217-006, Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter records, 1921-1981 (bulk 1941-1977)
  • Accession No. 0217-007, Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter artifacts, 1942-1945
  • Accession No. 0217-013, Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter records, 1933-1996 (bulk 1960-1990)
  • Accession No. 0217-014, Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter records, 1942-2001 (bulk 1981-1999)
  • Accession No. 0217-015, Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter records, 1921-2010 (bulk 1960-2000)

Scope and Content

Correspondence, minutes, financial and membership records, newsletters, convention materials, and photographs relating to the Seattle chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League and its predecessor, the Seattle Progressive Citizens' League. Includes papers on the Japanese American evacuation during World War II and activities of the Emergency Defense Council (set up after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941), the chapter's successful efforts to repeal the Washington State Alien Land Law, its participation in the redress movement, and its activities as host for the Japanese American Citizens League's 17th Biennial National Convention in 1962.

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use

Creator retains literary rights.


Inventory

  
Accession No. 0217-005
Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter minutes and introduction, 1942
.42 cubic feet (1 box)
Scope and Content
Contains minutes of meetings from March 8-10, 1942. The minutes document special emergency meetings by Seattle Japanese American Citizens League leadership following announcement of evacuation plans by U.S. Army for those of Japanese ancestry. There is also an introduction to the minutes by Mike Masaoka, written in 1970.
Acquisition Info
Gift of David Ishii, 11/21/1978.

  
Accession No. 0217-006
Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter records, 1921-1981 (Bulk: 1941-1977)
8.06 cubic feet (19 boxes)
Arrangement
Arranged in two series:
  • Administrative records
  • Records of committees and related organizations
Scope and Content
Correspondence, minutes, constitution, financial records, membership records, newsletters, reports, photographs; 1921-1981 (bulk 1941-1977). Included are records from the Seattle Progressive Citizen's League and the Emergency Defense Council, as well as other committees of the Seattle Japanese American Citizens League, such as the Committee for Abolishing Restriction on Land Ownership, Committee for the Repeal of the Anti-Alien Land Law, and the Seattle Committee for Senate Joint Resolution No. 20.
Digital Content/Other Formats
View selections from this collection in digital format.
Acquisition Info
Gift of Linda Ishihara Kimura, 1976; periodic transfers of the Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter between 1968 and 1982.
Processing Info
Merger of 5 accessions: 0919-001, 0919-004, 1814-001, 1820-001, 0216-006.
BoxDate
Administrative Records
Organization
1History1921-1981
1Constitution1955-1970, undated
1By-Laws1967-1977, undated
1Articles of Incorporation1973, 1975
1Agreement of Associationundated
Interchapter Correspondence
1Pacific Northwest District Council1934-1975
2 folders
1National Office1940-1975
5 folders
1Washington D.C. Office1948-1974
2 folders
1Northwest Intermountain Regional Office1973-1975
1 folder
1"Pacific Citizen"1958-1975
1Other Offices1939-1974
1Interoffice Correspondence1965-1975
Incoming Correspondence
2A-B1964-1975
2Adams, Brock1969-1975
2C-E1941-1972
2Evans, Daniel1972-1975
2F-I1969-1974
2Jackson, Henry M.1962-1975
2J-K1964-1975
2M-N1956-1972
2Magnuson, W. G.1961-1975
2Nisei Veterans Committee, Inc.1969-1975
2O-R1941-1975
2S-T1969-1975
2Seattle, City of1969-1975
2Seattle A-M1969-1975
2Seattle City Council1969-1975
2Seattle Public Library - Seattle Public Schools1969-1975
2United States1969-1975
2University of Oregon - University of Washington1969-1975
2V-Z1940-1975
2-3Outgoing Letters1960-1976
19 folders
3General Correspondence1968-1976
6 folders
General Correspondence Concerning
3Stereotypes1975
1 folder
3Golf Tournament1964-1973
2 folders
Minutes
4Advisory-Executive Board1946-1949
1 folder
4Seattle Chapter1941-1979
15 folders
4Bainbridge Island Chapter1940-1942
4Convention Committee1941
4National Chapter1937-1975
4Northwest District Council1937-1975
Financial Records
4Office Account1940-1942
4Statements1939-1960
5Treasury Reports1940, 1958-1975
3 folders
5Balance Sheets1954-1964
5Checking Account1963-1965
5Special Events1939-1966
5Membership Income1962-1965
2 folders
5National, other chapters1962-1975
Membership
5Board and Officers1941-1977
5Membership Lists1941-1975
2 folders
5Committees1941, 1963-1975
51000 Club1960-1963
5National List1964-1975, 1978
5Agendas1971-1974, 1978
6Directories1962, 1967-1972
2 folders
6Forms1948
Newsletters
6Japanese American Citizens League Bulletin 1947-1970
6Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter Bulletin 1941, 1950-1956
6-7Japanese American Citizens League Reporter 1961-1982
12 folders
6-7Miscellaneous Bulletins1950, 1965
7Legislation1935-1974
7Legal1963, 1967-1968, undated
7Resolutions1941-1973, undated
7Ordinances1972
7Speeches and Writings1970-1974, undated
Memoranda
7National Headquarters1940-1965
2 folders
7Seattle Chapter1940-1973, 1978
2 folders
Lists
7Mailings1940-1962
7Attendance1967, 1975-1977, undated
7Miscellaneous1965-1973
Reports
7Japanese American Citizens League1967-1975
7"Japanese Girls in the Business World"1937
7Japanese American Citizens League Occupation Survey1964
7Committees1969-1970
7General1959-1975, undated
8Programs and Activities1940-1965
8Newsreleases1962-1975
8Photographsundated
2 folders
8Biographical Sketchesundated
8Grants and Proposals1970-1972, undated
Conferences and Conventions
8National Conventions1940-1942
811th Biennial Convention1950
812th Biennial Convention1952
813th Biennial Convention1954
815th Biennial Convention1958
816th Biennial Convention1960
8Northwest Conference on Racism1971
8Miscellaneous Conference Material1970-1972
8Programs1963-1979
2 folders
9Clippings
2 folders
9Ephemera
4 folders
Subject Files
9Black Panthers1968
9Redress/Reparations1971-1979
3 folders
9 Pacific Citizen 1942-1962
Related Material: The University of Washington Libraries' MicNews division also holds copies of the Pacific Citizen .
9Nisei of the Biennuum - Watanabe1978
9Referendum 35 - Open Housing1967
10"Pride and Shame" Exhibit1970
2 folders
10Hayasaka Collection, University of Washingtonundated
10Japanese American History Project1961-1965
10JACL Medical Insurance1971
10Public Assistance Booklet1970
10The George J. Inagaki Chapter Citizenship Award1971, 1975, undated
Records of Committees and Related Organizations
Anti-Defamation Committee
10Minutes1975
10General Correspondence1974-1975
2 folders
10Anti-Discrimination Committee General Correspondence1951, 1962
Committee on Japanese American Evacuation Claims
10General Correspondence and Memoranda1962-1969
10Claim File1949
10Ephemeraundated
10Ethnic Concerns Committee Reports1969-1970, undated
Greater Seattle Japanese Queen Committee
10General Correspondence1961-1971
10Minutes1964, 1969, 1971
10Programs1941, 1964-1971
10Miscellany1964-1971
Human Relations Committee
10-11Organization1967
10-11Minutes1965
10-11General Correspondence1964-1970
4 folders
10-11Reports1963-1967
10-11Speeches and Writings1963-1967
10-11Ephemera1963-1967
10-11Installation Committee: General Correspondence1965-1975
Issei Concerns Committee
11Organization1975
11General Correspondence1972-1973, 1975
11Minutes1972-1973
11Reports - "Proposed Nursing Home"1972
11Membership1954-1955, 1972
Issei-Nisei Stories Committee
11Organization1970
11General Correspondence1969-1970
3 folders
11Minutes1970
11Reports1970
Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Branch Membership Committee
11General Correspondence1963-1966, 1971-1972
11Ephemera1972-1976
11Japanese Americans for Patsy Mink: General Correspondence1971-1972
11Japanese Cultural Center Committee: General Correspondence1973-1975
11Japanese Immigration Centennial Committee: General Correspondence1969
11National Committee to Repeal the Emergency Detention Act: General Correspondence1969
11Nisei Veteran's Committee: General Correspondence1967-1975
Pacific Northwest Conference on Nisei Retirement
11General Correspondence1977
11Registration1977
11Program1977
Scope and Content: Includes photographs.
11Ephemera1977
Recognition Committee
12General Correspondence1967-1981
6 folders
12Scroll of Recognitionundated
Seattle Progressive Citizens League
12Organization1940-1941, 1947
19Minutes    OVERSIZE1921-1941
12Incoming Letters1939
12Outgoing Letters1940-1942
12Financial Records1949, 1953
12Membership Lists1939-1942
19Scrapbook    OVERSIZEundated
Social Concerns Committee
12General Correspondence1971-1973
12Membership1972
Committee for the Repeal of the Anti-Alien Land Law (SJR No. 4)
12Incoming Letters A-Y1960
2 folders
12-13Outgoing Letters1960-June 1962
23 folders
13Minutes1960
13Financial Records1960
14Election Records1952-1960
2 folders
14Lists1960
14Speeches and Writings1960
14Clippings1960
Scope and Content: Includes photographs.
14Ephemeraundated
Committee for Abolishing Restriction on Land Ownership (SJR No. 21)
14Organization1961-1962
14Incoming Letters1962
2 folders
14Outgoing Letters1961-1963
2 folders
14Minutes1962
14Financial Records1962
2 folders
Memoranda
14Incoming1962
14Outgoing1962
15Campaign Material1962
2 folders
15Lists1962
15Voting Record1962
2 folders
15Recaps1962
3 folders
15SJR 21 Fund Drive1961-1962
15Ephemera1962
Seattle Committee for Senate Joint Resolution No. 20
15General Correspondence1966
15Minutes1965-1966
15Financial Records1966-1967
16Proposals1966
16Campaign Material1966
3 folders
16Resolutions1966
3 folders
16Clippings1966
4 folders
16Photographs1966
16Notebooks1966
16Election Returns1966
16Ephemera1966
JACL Biennel National Convention, 17th Seattle, 1962
16Incoming Letters A-Y1962
7 folders
17Outgoing Letters1962
6 folders
17Minutes1962
17Minutes - Youth Activity Committee1962
17Financial Records1962
Memoranda
17National Headquarters1962
17Washington Office1961-1962
17Miscellaneous1961-1962
17Speeches and Writings in Japanese1962
17Clippings,1962
Scope and Content: Including ephemera.
17Program1962
17Registration1962
17Events1962
17Miscellany1962
Emergency Defense Council
18Organization1941-1942
18Incoming Letters1941-1942
18Outgoing Letters1941-1942
18General Correspondence1942
18Minutes1941-1942
18Financial Records1940-1942
18Case Files1941-1942
18March Orders1942
18Reports
18Speeches and Writings1942
Lists
18Addresses (Business and Home)1942
2 folders
18News Releases1941-1942
Bulletins
18National Headquarters1941-1942
18ClippingsJan-May 1942
5 folders
18Ephemera1942-1950
18Subject File: Headquarters - Camp Harmony1942

  
Accession No. 0217-007
Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter artifacts, 1942-1945
.42 cubic feet (1 box)
Scope and Content
Exhibit items: 1-foot sample of barbed wire, heavy teacup from Camp Minidoka internment; 1942-1945.
Restrictions on Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Acquisition Info
Gift of Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter, 8/1/1992.

  
Accession No. 0217-013
Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter records, 1933-1996 (Bulk: 1960-1990)
2.00 cubic feet (3 boxes and one oversize package)
Arrangement
Arranged in 4 series:
  • Organizational records, 1959-1996
  • Presidents' papers, 1960-1982
  • Japanese American Citizens League, Pacific Northwest District records, 1933, 1960-1967
  • Japanese American Citizens League records, 1944, 1967
Scope and Content
Correspondence, minutes, newsletters, photographs, ephemera, posters, financial records, clippings, lists of officers, 1933-1996 (bulk 1960-1990). Primarily records of presidents Minoru Tsubota, Minoru Masuda, Chuck Kato, and Lloyd Hara. Also includes records of the Japanese American Citizens League, Pacific Northwest District Council, ca 1960-1967.
Acquisition Info
Gift of Shea Aoki, 4/28/1983; Donald Kazama, 6/1983; Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter, 1971.
Processing Info
Processed in 1996.
Merger of Accession No. 0217-008, Accession No. 0217-009; Accession No. 0217-010, Accession No. 0217-011, Accession No. 0217-012, and incoming ephemera.
Box/FolderDate
Organizational Records
1/1Historical Feature -- Time Lineundated
1/2Organizational Featuresundated
1/3Intraorganizational Correspondence1982-1990, undated
Minutes
1/4Board1960-1982
1/5Alien Land Law Repeal Committee1959-1960
1/6Committee on Resolution No. 41960
1/7Committee on Abolishing Restrictions on Land Ownership1962
1/8Executive Board1981
1/9Executive Committee1980-1981, undated
1/10Japanese Canadian Project1980
1/11Joint Meetings1960-1971
1/12Seattle Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival Committee1971, 1981-1982
1/13Budget Files1982
1/14List of Officers1982
1/15Agendas Of U. S. Wartime Relocation And Internment Of Civilians Commission1981
Newsletters
1/16-22Japanese American Citizens' League, Seattle Chapter1961-1963, 1971, 1977-1996
1/23NCRR Banner (National Coalition Reparations Redress)1981
1/24-25Subject File -- Inagaki Award1970-1982
1/26Clippings1968, 1974-1980, undated
Package
4Photographs    OVERSIZEundated
4Posters    OVERSIZEundated
Ephemera
Box/Folder
1/27Japanese American Citizens' League, Seattle Chapterundated
1/28Othersundated
Presidents' Papers
Minoru Tsubota
1/29-31President's Notebooks circa 1960
Scope and Content: Including records of Pacific Northwest District Council.
Minoru Masuda
2/1President's Notebookcirca 1971
2/2-3Subject File -- Nisei Retirement Planning Conferenceundated
Chuck Kato
2/4General Correspondence1979-1980, undated
2/5Intraoffice Correspondence1980
2/6Lists of Officers1980
2/7Subject File -- Japanese Canadian Centennial Project1977
2/8Ephemeraundated
Lloyd Hara
2/9-11, 3/1President's Notebookscirca 1981
3/2General Correspondence1981
3/3Financial Records1980-1981
3/4Conference -- Japanese Canadians and Japanese Americans1981
3/5Report on Results of Third Medical Examination of Atomic Bomb Survivors Residing in the U.S.1982
3/6Political Education Committee -- Goals and Objectives1981
3/7Resumes of Board Membersundated
Subject Files
3/8Board Retreat1981
3/9Diabetes Study1981
3/10Floyd Schmoe1975-1981
3/11Leadership Workshop1981
3/1260th Anniversary Banquet1981
3/13Seattle Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival1981
3/14Youth Achievement Banquet1981
3/15Scholarship Committee1981
Japanese American Citizens League, Pacific Northwest District
3/16Minutes1960-1962, 1967
3/17Conference and Convention Files1933, 1963, 1967
3/18Resolutionundated
3/19Program -- District Youth Council1967
3/20Japanese American Citizens League1944, 1967, undated

  
Accession No. 0217-014
Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter records, 1942-2001 (Bulk: 1981-1999)
4.00 cubic feet (4 boxes)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, legislation, roll calls, rosters, testimony, minutes, memoranda, committee files, project files, grant files, financial files, reports, constitution, by-laws, membership lists, clippings, newsletters, press releases, photographs; 1942-2001 (bulk 1981-1999)
Majority of files were created during the tenure of Cherry T. Kinoshita while serving as President of the Seattle Chapter and Chair of the National Redress Committee for the Japanese American Citizens League. Includes materials related to redress legislation for Washington state, City of Seattle, and Seattle School District employees. Also includes project files for the creation of the video documentary, Redress: JACL's Campaign for Justice . Also includes grant files from the Civil Liberties Public Education Fund (CLPEF) for the Born in Seattle: Japanese American Campaign for Redress manuscript published by the University of Washington Press in 1998.
Restrictions on Access
Partially restricted. The records contain confidential materials, including social security numbers, personal checks, and bank account information. Individual files have been identified as restricted in the finding and are tied with red string. These files are closed until processed. All other files are open to all users immediately.
Acquisition Info
Gift of Cherry T. Kinoshita, 10/6/2005.
Processing Info
Minimally processed.
BoxDate
Washington State Employees Redress Bill
1Redress - Washington State/City/Seattle School Summary1983-1984
1Washington State - SJM104/HJM91983-1985
1SB 3163 - Legislature Vote Count/Fact Sheets1983
1SB 3163 - Personnel/Claimants1982-1985
1SB 3163 - Copy of Bill - Washington State Employees1983
1Washington State Bills - SB 3163, HB 864, etc.1975-1983
1SB 3163 - Senate Hearings, Testimonials1982-1983
1Washington State Employees SB 3163 - Washington State Redress1982-1983, 1988
1SB 3163 - News Releases1982-1983
1Washington State Employees SB 3163 - State Employees Bill1983
1SB 3163 - Floor Debate Transcripts, Senate & House1983
1Washington State Employees Redress1942, 1982-1984
1Washington State Employee Redress - Duplicate Correspondence1982-1983
1Washington State Employees Redress ESSB 3163 - Passed May 19831982-1983
1Washington State SJM 104/SSB 33691981-1985
1Washington State Legislature SSHM 104 - Support National Redress1985
1Washington State Legislature - Joint Memorials on Redress1983-1985
1Lobbying Material - Washington State Employees, City Employees, Seattle School District Employees1983-1985
City of Seattle Employees Redress Ordinance
1Seattle City Employees/Ordinance1983-1984
1City of Seattle Redress Legislation1942, 1982-1984
Seattle School District Clerks Redress Resolution
1History of Washington State/Seattle Public Schools1983-1984
1Seattle School Clerks Correspondence1983-1986
1Seattle School District Clerks - Redress1942-1945, 1981-1984
1Seattle School Clerks - Initial Organizing Meeting1983-1984
1Seattle School Redress - Press Releases1984
1HB 1668/ESB 6152 - Exempts Redress as Income1988-1989
1Seattle School Board - Resolution1984-1988
1Seattle School Clerks - Pre-war1942-1945
1Seattle School Board - Testimonies, Letters of Support1942-1944, 1982-1984
1Washington State Bills - SSB 3369/Municipalities1983-1985
1HB 1415 - Seattle School - Enabling Legislation1984-1986
1Seattle School Teachers Redress Seminar1986-1987
1Seattle School Redress HB 1415 - Municipal Employees1986
1Seattle School Claimants' Escrow Instructions1984
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
1AAS 443 Washington State Employees Redress Bill1942-1982
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
1Seattle Japanese American Citizens League - Seattle School District Donations1986
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
1Redress Survey1984-1985
1Day of Remembrance1986
1Redress Celebration1988-1989
1Seattle School Employees, Dr. Louis Fiset - PMW Quarterly 1986
1Seattle School Board - Japanese Clerks1942-1984
1 binder
Washington Coalition on Redress/Seattle Japanese American Citizens League Redress
2Community Committee on Redress/Reparations 1988
2Washington Coalition on Redress Minutes1982-1985
2Washington Coalition on Redress 1983
2Seattle Redress/Washington Coalition on Redress Finance Voucher1984-1986
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
2Community Committee on Redress/Reparations/Washington Coalition on Redress Mock Hearing1981
2Washington Coalition on Redress Fund Raising1984
2Japanese American Citizens League Related Articles1983-1991
2Seattle Japanese American Citizens League Board Meeting, Redress Questionaire1984-1986
2Seattle Redress/Resolution1996-1997
2Washington Coalition on Redress Meeting - Lobbying Strategies1985-1987
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
2Washington Coalition on Redress Testimony - HR 442 Hearing1986
2Washington Coalition on Redress Memos1994-1997
2Redress - Lowry Bills Correspondence1979-1983
2Testimonies - Subcommittee Hearing HR 442 (99th Congress)1986
2Washington Coalition on Redress Redress Victory Celebration1988
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
2Washington Coalition on Redress Education Fund1996
2Washington Coalition on Redress Education Fund/Disbanding1996-1999
2National Redress - Correspondence/Reports1984-1985
2National Redress - LEC; Lobbying - Washington State Congressmen1987
2Seattle, Washington State Congressmen Letters1983-1989
2Community Committee on Redress/Reparations Nillei Survey (Redress)1981
2State Employee, H. Tatsumi Scholarship University of Washington - N. Ike1983-1984
2W. Hohri - Japanese American Citizens League Redress Video1989, 1991
2Washington Coalition on Redress Thanks to Japanese American Citizens League Chapters1986
2Puyallup Monument1982
2Seattle Japanese American Citizens League Day of Remembrance Financial Statement1986
2Washington Coalition on Redress Day of Remembrance Lowry1988
2Washington Coalition on Redress Day of Remembrance, February 18, 19901990
2University of Puget Sound - Day of Remembrance1989-1992
2WRA Camps - Maps of 10 Centers1991-1992
2Lobbying Resourceundated
2Seattle Japanese American Citizens League Redress Donations1986
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
2Thank You - Redress Donation Washington Coalition on Redress Seattle Redress1983-1985
2Seattle Japanese American Citizens League Redress Donations1984-1985
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
2King County Council - Public Hearing RE: Asian Pacific1982
2Seattle Japanese American Citizens League Workshop - Japanese American Experience1995
2Speech Workshop - Dr. Yamauchi1983-1985
2HR 9471 Civil Service Retirement Credit for Internees1978
2US Conference of Mayors - National League of Cities - Resolution Redress Support (Mayor Royer)1983-1984
2Crystal City Internment Reunion1993
2Seattle Japanese American Citizens League Conference - Contemporary Perspectives on the Internment - American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)1979-1980
2Washington State Kip Tokuda Resolution - Japanese American Internees1996-1999
2Wing Luke Museum - Executive Order 90661988-1991
2 Seattle Times - Editorial Protest1985
2Nisei Aging Projects1983
Seattle Japanese American Citizens League
2Constitution By Laws1977-1983
2Articles of Incorporation1969
2Chapter Minutes1964-1973
2Nominations/Ballots1971-1975
2Chapter Minutes1969-1970
2Minutes1977-1979
2National Organization Materials1971-1978
2Correspondence, Misc.1977-1980
2 Nikkei Retirement Seminar1977
2Constitution, Membership1976-1977
2Officers/Board1962-1977
2Membership Lists1972, 1976
2HB 138 Washington State Commission/Asian American Affairs1972-1977
2 Board Meeting1985
2Minutes1980
2Installation Budget1986
2Inagaki Award1976-1977, 1980-1981
2Inagaki Application1983
2Inagaki Award1986
3Recognitions/Nominations1983-1984
3Awards/Recognition1982
3Endowment Fund1993
3Endowment Fund Raising1976, 1992-1993
3Fund Raising Committee: Endowment Fund1990-1991
3Japanese American Citizens League Redress Seattle, Thank You Donors1985-1989
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
3Seattle Legacy Fund Contributions - Thank Yous1990-1993
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
3Seattle Legacy Fund Contributions - Install Budget Program1990-1993
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
3Financial, Budget1994-1999
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
3Redress Donations - Seattle Japanese American Citizens League Endowment1990-1991
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
3 Directory Ads1997
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
3Office Lease, C & T Building1993-1999
3Office Negotiations1993
3Recognition Committee1970-1975
3Anti-Discrimination Commission/Coalition1986-1993
3International Relations Committee1982-1984
3Meiji-Mura Museum1984
3Commission on Asian American Affairs1985
3Washington State Employees - Commission on Asian American Affairs/Bill/Testimony1982-1983
3Commission on Asian American Affairs1982-1983
3Consul General of Japan 1986-1987
3M. Masuda Memorial Fund1980-1982
3Kanojo1994-1995
3Kanojo Fashion Show1994
3 Church Council of Greater Seattle1984
3Nisei Veterans Committee Correspondence1989-1991
3Nisei Veterans Committee Newsletter - Redress 1988-1990
3Governor Mike Lowry's Advisory Council1993
3Consul General of Japan - Seattle1988
3U.S. Japan International Relations1991-1995
3American Jewish Committee - Asian-Jewish Meeting1995
3Mike Lowry - Fund Raiser Correspondence1991-1997
3Three Resolutions - Compassion in Dying; Seattle Chapter1994
3Seattle Resolution - Physician Assisted Dying1994
3Compassion in Dying - Japanese American Citizens League Resolution1991-1997
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
3Japanese American Citizens League Resolution - American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Compassion in Dying1996
3ACLU Resolution - Death/Dying1996
3Japanese American Citizens League Seattle - Anti-Defamation Letters, Clippings1975-1979
3Membership Campaign Letters1975-1981
31000 Club/Life Member Lists1994
3Senator Spark Matsunaga - Peace Foundation Washington Coalition on Redress1990
3Strength and Diversity: Japanese American Women - Burke Museum1994
3Minidoka Irrigator1942-1945
2 folders
3 Japanese American Chamber of Commerce1996
3Office Space, Restricted Funds, Endowment1993-1994
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
3Office of Mayor Royer1983
3Providence Journal1987
3Aki Kurose1997-1999
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
3University of Washingon Archives - Japanese American Citizens League Files1982
Japanese American Citizens League Video Project: Redress: Japanese American Citizens League's Campaign for Justice
3Authorization from Proposed Endowment Fund1988-1989
3Kawabe Memorial Foundation, Motoda Foundation1989-1992
3Contract/Budget1990-1994
3Financial - Revenue/Expenses1991
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
3Production Agreement1989-1990
3Correspondence Development1989-1990
3Treatment - Drafts1989
3Opinion Survey of Redress Activities1990
3Script Drafts1990
3Rough Cut Comments1990-1991
4Interview Transcripts: Inouye, Mineta, Matsui, Tateishi, Miyatakeundated
4Personal Release Formsundated
4Donated Tapes, Files, Photos1989-1991
4Puyallup Fairgrounds - Taping1990
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
4 Summary Insert1991
4Distribution, Memos, Letters1991-1992, 2001
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
4Days of Waiting/Japanese American Citizens League Redress Video1991
4Flyers for Video Showing1991
4Script - Faces Behind the Wire1989
4Redress Symposium - Japanese Canadians1980-1983
4William Hohri - Attacks in Redress Video1991
Civil Liberties Public Education Fund (CLPEF) - Seattle Redress Book Project
4Application/Agreement1996-1998
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
4Seattle Meeting1996
4Grant Application Drafts1996-1997
4National Legacy Fund Grant1996-1998
4Financial1997-1998
Restrictions on Access: Restricted.
4Board Nominees - R. Kurose, G. Uyehara1994-1996
4Q & A to Shimabakuro1997
4Project Director1997-1998
4General1997-1998
4CK Comments on Drafts1998
4Project Reports1997
4 Born in Seattle Drafts/Comments; R. Shimabukuro1998
4Latest Drafts: Born in Seattle 1998
4 Born in Seattle 2001
4Project Interviews - G. Hirabayashi, R. Sims, M. Lowry1997-1998
4Civil Liberties Public Education Fund and Other Grants1997
4Grants, Other1997-1998

  
Accession No. 0217-015
Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter records, 1921-2010 (Bulk: 1960-2000)
16.87 cubic feet (18 boxes and one oversize file)
BoxDate
JACL Seattle Chapter
1Board minutes1963-2005
1Membership lists and directories1969-1991
2By-laws1980s
2Correspondence1958-1996
2Bank statements, invoices, budgets, and grants1980-1985
3Handbooks1981-1999
Scope and Content: Include meeting agendas and minutes, by-laws, correspondence, and financial information
3Records Management Manual1988
4JACL Seattle Chapter newsletters1962-2005
4Clippings1969-1998
5-7Redress1959-1986
7-9Committee, subject, and miscellaneous files1940-2009
9-10Pride and Shame exhibit1972-1974
10Legal--Coram Nobis1983-1986
10Publications1941-2005
11-13Scrapbooks1921-1984
14Audio and video recordings, microfiche1970s-1980s
Poster1981
Pacific Northwest District Council
14Audio cassette recordings of meetings1970s-1980s
15By-laws, minutes, correspondence, and reports1950-1997
National
16Correspondence, reports, minutes, and subject files1958-1986
16Newspapers1942-1943
17-18Conventions1960-2008

Subject Terms

Organizations:
Japanese American Citizens' League. Seattle Chapter--Archives.
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