HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS

The Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. 

Executive Order 9066, signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, which authorized the military to exclude
"any and all" persons from areas designated by the U.S. Army as military zones. 

Western Defense Command Military Areas map, from the 1942 Final Report, Japanese Evacuation from the West Coast, by General John L. DeWitt

Public Proclamation #3, issued by General John L. DeWitt, declaring the curfew and travel restrictions for German enemy aliens, Italian enemy aliens and all persons of Japanese ancestry. 

Arrest of Minoru Yasui as reported in the Oregon Journal. March 30, 1942. 

Letter from Min Yasui to General John L. DeWitt, April 4, 1942

JACL (Mike Masaoka) disavowal of Min Yasui and Yasui's rebuttal. April 17, 1942. 

Instructions to All Persons of Japanese Ancestry poster for Hood River, OR. May 27, 1942.

Japanese American concentration camps - a map showing locations within western states.

Civil Liberties League flyer. Minidoka, ID. January 1943. 

FBI Report on Civil Liberties League. February 10, 1943. 

Loyalty Questionnaire, administered by the War Relocation Authority (WRA) in the Japanese American concentration camps in 1943.

Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award, Denver City Council resolution, January 24, 1977.

Day of Remembrance and JACL drafts Redress bill article. Pacific Citizen (official newspaper of the Japanese American Citizens League, JACL). March 2, 1979.

Nikkei of WW2 Supreme Court cases seek reversal of decisions. Pacific Citizen. January 28, 1983. 

Presidential Medal of Freedom citation. November 24, 2105. 

Resolution passed by Oregon legislature creating Minoru Yasui Day. February 2, 2016.

LEGAL DOCUMENTS

The Constitution in Time of War, a play based on the transcript of Minoru Yasui's trial at the Oregon District Court, June 12, 1942, narration by Judge Denny Chin, adapted by George Taylor and Karen Fink.

U.S. District Court decision, United States v Minoru YasuiJudge James Alger Fee, November 16, 1942.

U.S. Supreme Court decision, United State v Minoru Yasui, June 21, 1943. 

Minoru Yasui's Colorado Bar Admission documents. 1945-46

UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS

"Notes on Evacuation" - unpublished autobiography of Minoru Yasui, August 25, 1982

"Testimony presented by Minoru Yasui to the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civlians" July 16, 1981

"Minoru Yasui: You Can See the Mountain From Here" by Barbara Bellus Upp, PhD Dissertation, University of Oregon, 1997. https://scholarsbank.uoregon.edu/xmlui/handle/1794/22970

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