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The Resource Manzanar War Relocation Center, Robert L. Brown ; interviewed by Arthur A. Hansen

Manzanar War Relocation Center, Robert L. Brown ; interviewed by Arthur A. Hansen

Label
Manzanar War Relocation Center
Title
Manzanar War Relocation Center
Statement of responsibility
Robert L. Brown ; interviewed by Arthur A. Hansen
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Interviewee
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Language
eng
Summary
Interview topics include relationship between residents of Owens Valley and Native American population, relationship between the War Relocation Authority (WRA) and Bureau of Indian Affairs. Brown provides background information on Dillon Myer, director of WRA, Ray Best, director of Tule Lake Camp, Ralph Merritt, director of Manzanar Internment Camp, and Tom Clark, assistant attorney general at the time of World War II. Provides information on controversies surrounding Ralph Merritt. Brown describes his position publicity representative for Inyo and Mono Counties in Owens Valley and involvement with the Manzanar Interment Camp. Provides detailed background of process by which Owens Valley and Manzanar came to be chosen and developed as sight for the camp. Details process by which Owens Valley community decided to support the building of Manzanar Internment Camp. Also describes duties and responsibilities as reports officer for Manzanar Camp including experiences with Manzanar Free Press, Rafu Shimpo, and various other national publications. In second half of interview Brown reads excerpts taken directly from his 1942 diary entries
Biographical or historical data
Mr. Brown was born in South Pasadena on March 11, 1908. He attended high school in Modesto, Calif. and the University of Southern California from 1927-1931. He taught high school in Big Pine, Calif. and Sanger, Calif. He was a former reports officer and assistant project director of the Manzanar Internment Camp
Cataloging source
CLU
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Manzanar War Relocation Center, Robert L. Brown ; interviewed by Arthur A. Hansen
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Publication
Note
  • "O.H. 1375."
  • Interview dates: December 13, 1973 and February 20, 1974
  • Includes index
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
[3], 58, v leaves
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 2067). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: CSU Fullerton Japanese American oral history collection. Item is in box 1.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: Navy blue morocco grain cloth, stamped in gilt, over boards. Purchase, California State University Fullerton, 1977.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)722890858
  • ucoclc722890858
Label
Manzanar War Relocation Center, Robert L. Brown ; interviewed by Arthur A. Hansen
Publication
Note
  • "O.H. 1375."
  • Interview dates: December 13, 1973 and February 20, 1974
  • Includes index
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
[3], 58, v leaves
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 2067). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: CSU Fullerton Japanese American oral history collection. Item is in box 1.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: Navy blue morocco grain cloth, stamped in gilt, over boards. Purchase, California State University Fullerton, 1977.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)722890858
  • ucoclc722890858

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