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American Libraries
by International Ladies ' Garment Workers' Union
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=GccUAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
University of Maryland, College Park
by AFL-CIO
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41 v. ill. 51 cm.
Topics: Labor movement--United States--Periodicals, Labor union members--United States--Periodicals,...
American Libraries
by National Conference on Workers' Education in the United States (1st : 1921 : New York, N.Y.); Workers Education Bureau of America
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Working class
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=85QWAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Socialism, Anarchism, Syndicalism, Guild socialism
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=lhQNAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
University of Maryland, College Park
by AFL-CIO
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Topics: Labor movement--United States--Periodicals, Labor union members--United States--Periodicals,...
University of Maryland, College Park
by AFL-CIO
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41 v. ill. 51 cm.
Topics: Labor movement--United States--Periodicals, Labor union members--United States--Periodicals,...
Alternative Views
by Frank Morrow
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503. DEADLY CORN A documentary produced by labor video activists in St. Louis shows the abusive and dangerous conditions of the workers in a plant in Illinois, and the struggles of the union members to ameliorate the situation. The documentary also reveals the interlocking relationships of the company, its supposed competitor, and the insurance company (State Farm) which supports the entire situation. Additionally, we provide more information on NAFTA. News: August, 1993; January, 1993...
Topics: Alternative Views, Alternative Information Network, progressive media, alternative media, public...
Folkscanomy Politics: Political Systems, Government and Democratic Organization
by Max Eastman (ed.)
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The Liberator. Volume 1, Number 1, Whole Number 1 (March 1918). Max Eastman, editor. CONTENTS: Max Eastman: Editorials. Arturo Giovannitti: "Anniversary" (poem); Howard Brubaker: "The One-Armed Patriot." Elizabeth Irons Folsom: "The Revolt of the Flesh." Jean Starr Untermeyer: "Church Sociable" (poem). Helen Keller: "In Belhalf of the IWW." John Reed: "Red Russia: The Triumph of the Bolsheviki" (Part 1). Max Eastman: "Isadora...
Topics: Max Eastman, Crystal Eastman, Industrial Workers of the World, IWW, Socialist Party of America,...
The Magazine Rack
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Topic: International Socialist Review
Public Library of India
by Sinclair, Upton
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Book Source: Digital Library of India Item 2015.149559 dc.contributor.author: Sinclair, Upton dc.date.accessioned: 2015-07-06T14:08:53Z dc.date.available: 2015-07-06T14:08:53Z dc.date.digitalpublicationdate: 2013-03-20 dc.date.citation: 1908 dc.identifier.barcode: 99999990345519 dc.identifier.origpath: /data15/upload/0036/349 dc.identifier.copyno: 1 dc.identifier.uri: http://www.new.dli.ernet.in/handle/2015/149559 dc.description.scanningcentre: North Eastern States Libraries...
Topic: North
The Library of Congress
by Bureau of industrial research. [from old catalog]; Gleason, Arthur, 1878-1923
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Topics: Education, Education, Labor and laboring classes. [from old catalog]
Prelinger Library
by United States. Immigration Commission (1907-1910); Dillingham, William P. (William Paul), 1843-1923
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[v. 1-2] Abstracts of reports of the Immigration commision--[v. 3] Statistical review of immigration, 1820-1910. Distribution of immigrants, 1850-1900--[v. 4] Emigration conditions in Europe--[v. 5] Dictionary of races of peoples--[v. 6-25] Imigrants in industries (in twenty-five parts)--[v. 26-27] Immigrants in cities : a study of the population of selected districts in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Cleveland, Buffalo, and Milwaukee--[v. 28] Occupation of the first and second...
Topics: Emigration and immigration, Emigration and immigration law -- United States, United States --...
Public Library of India
by Taylor, Graham
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Book Source: Digital Library of India Item 2015.217941 dc.contributor.author: Taylor, Graham dc.date.accessioned: 2015-07-09T20:34:05Z dc.date.available: 2015-07-09T20:34:05Z dc.date.digitalpublicationdate: 2005-02-28 dc.date.citation: 1930 dc.identifier: Librarian, SJM dc.identifier.barcode: 2990150058921 dc.identifier.origpath: /data_copy/upload/0058/926 dc.identifier.copyno: 1 dc.identifier.uri: http://www.new.dli.ernet.in/handle/2015/217941 dc.description.scannerno: 50012...
Topic: Salar
Community Texts
by UCLA Chancellor's Commission on the Events of May 5, 1970
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This is a copy of the report by the UCLA Chancellor's Commission on the Events of May 5, 1970, titled "Violence at UCLA: May 5, 1970." The report's members included Page Ackerman , Henry Espinoza, Melville Nimmer , Tom Norminton , and Everett Wells. The commission's Secretary was Fred Slaughter , and its Chairman was Irving Bernstein .  The report documents the police riot by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) on May 5, 1970 that seemed to target men with long hair and people...
Topics: Page Ackerman, Henry Espinoza, Melville Nimmer, Tom Norminton, Everett Wells, Fred Slaughter,...
OISE/UT Library
by National Conference on Workers Education in the United States (2nd : 1922 : New York, N.Y.); Workers Education Bureau of America
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Topic: Working class -- Education United States Congresses
Walter Cronkite anchors CBS News coverage of day three of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Correspondents report on dissent within the convention hall by anti-Vietnam War delegates and violence at Grant Park and outside the Hilton Hotel where protesters were outnumbered by Chicago police and National Guard troops. The CBS coverage ends with the nomination of Vice President Hubert Humphrey for president. Sponsor: CBS News
Topics: mccarthy, mcgovern, hubert humphrey, humphrey, humphrey, channing phillips, chicago, robert...
Source: Comcast Cable
Community Video
by Ford Motor Company
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This isn't film of the Battle of the Overpass in 1937, but it's the overpass and it's 1937. ARC Identifier 91874 and 91881
Topics: Ford Motor Company, Automobile industry workers -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History, Reuther, Walter,...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Hapgood, Hutchins, 1869-1944
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Topics: Labor and laboring classes -- United States, Labor unions -- United States, Anarchism and anarchists
Public Library of India
by Harry_w_laidler
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Book Source: Digital Library of India Item 2015.101649 dc.contributor.author: Harry_w_laidler dc.contributor.other: Scl dc.date.accessioned: 2015-07-01T17:42:50Z dc.date.available: 2015-07-01T17:42:50Z dc.date.digitalpublicationdate: 0000-00-00 dc.date.citation: 1948 dc.identifier: CHIEF LIBRARIAN SCL dc.identifier.barcode: 2020030004225 dc.identifier.origpath: /data8/upload/0208/991 dc.identifier.copyno: 1 dc.identifier.uri: http://www.new.dli.ernet.in/handle/2015/101649...
Topic: RMSC
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by McKay, Claude, 1890-1948
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"Formation of the Proletarian Party of America, 1913-1923: Part 1: John Keracher's Proletarian University and the Establishment of the Communist Party of America," by Tim Davenport Corvallis, OR: 1000 Flowers Publishing, 2011. First installment of a two-part study of the origins of the Proletarian Party of America, lead by Scottish emigrant John Keracher. Originating in the city of Detroit, the revolutionary socialist Keracher "Proletarian University" faction won control of...
Topics: Socialism--History, Socialist Party of America, Socialist Party USA, Socialist Party, SPA, SPUSA,...
Bibliography at end of each part
Topics: Sociology, Social history
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Topics: Oratory, Debates and debating
Community Texts
by Industrial Workers of the World
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Little Red Songbook of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). "Songs of the Workers to Fan the Flames of Discontent."
Topics: Labor, Class, Songbooks, Radical, Labor Union, Anarchism, Socialism
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Topic: Newspapers
American Libraries
by Thomas, William Isaac, 1863-1947; Znaniecki, Florian, 1882-1958 joint author
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Peasantry, Poles
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=yV8vAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Labor Archives and Research Center, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
by Labor Archives and Research Center
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Call Number : Oral History Collection Description : Brotsky recounts his life as a Bay Area labor and civil rights attorney. The interview covers many major labor and political issues from the 1940s to the present. Topics include Brotsky's involvement with: UCAPAWA (1948 Stockton Strike), student activism at Columbia University, the Young Communist League, the National Lawyers Guild, his service during World War II, and as counsel for such unions as the United Auto Workers, United Electrical,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Schwartz, Harvey, Brotsky, Allan, Labor lawyers--California--Interviews,...
Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Public Library of India
by Gilbreth, Lillian M.
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Book Source: Digital Library of India Item 2015.39427 dc.contributor.author: Gilbreth, Frank B. dc.contributor.author: Gilbreth, Lillian M. dc.date.accessioned: 2015-06-25T23:35:41Z dc.date.available: 2015-06-25T23:35:41Z dc.date.digitalpublicationdate: 2006-05-15 dc.date.citation: 1919 dc.identifier.barcode: 4990010212871 dc.identifier.origpath: /data3/upload/0067/023 dc.identifier.copyno: 1 dc.identifier.uri: http://www.new.dli.ernet.in/handle/2015/39427 dc.description.scanningcentre: C-DAK,...
Topic: C-DAK
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
by Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Account of early life in Hungary to 1905; arrival in New York, 1905; work in garment industry in New York from 1911; her career in the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union from its inception, with comments on communist infiltration, union organization on the west coast, especially in San Francisco, problems with Negro and Chinese ethnic groups; appointment as vice-president of the union, and initiation of health, education, retirement and welfare benefits for the union;...
Topics: californialightandsound, International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Labor movement--United...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
American Libraries
by Benjamin Lundy , William Lloyd Garrison
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=FHgSAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Thomas, William Isaac, 1863-1947; Znaniecki, Florjan, 1882-
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Topics: Peasantry -- Poland, Poles -- United States, Poland -- Social conditions
New York Public Library
by United States. Immigration Commission (1907-1910); Dillingham, William P. (William Paul), 1843-1923
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[v. 1-2] Abstracts of reports of the Immigration Commission.--[v. 3] Statistical review of immigration, 1820-1910.--[v. 4] Emigration conditions in Europe.--[v. 5] Dictionary of races of peoples.--[v. 6-25] Immigrants in industries.--[v.26-27] Immigrants in cities.--[v.28] Occupations of the first and second generation of immigrants in the United States. Fecundity of immigrant women.--[v.29-33] The children of immigrants in schools.--[v. 34-35] Immigrants as charity seekers.--[v. 36]...
Topics: Emigration and immigration, Emigration and immigration law -- United States, United States --...
Books to Borrow
by Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979
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At head of title: James T. Farrell
Topic: Romance Norte Americano
Madera County Library
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Description :  In October of 1939, cotton pickers across the San Joaquin Valley went on strike against local cotton growers . Citing low pay and poor working conditions, the workers (who were supported by the Workers Alliance, Congress of Industrial Workers and the UCAPAW) assembled in downtown Courthouse Park in Madera and arrests were made by the Madera County Sheriff in accordance with an anti-picketing ordinance of Madera County. This was followed by strikers threatening to storm the jail,...
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie, Madera County (Calif.), Agriculture--California--San Joaquin...
Call Number : Oral History Collection Description : Labor Archives program featuring Sherna Gluck and noted writer Tillie Olsen discussing changing work life of women due to WWII. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC), J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that...
Topics: californialightandsound, Women--Employment--United States--History--20th century, World War,...
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Folkscanomy Politics: Political Systems, Government and Democratic Organization
by Max Eastman (ed.)
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The Liberator. Volume 1, Number 2 (April 1918). Max Eastman, editor. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain. CONTENTS: Cover: "Miss Anita Loos," by Frank Walts. Max Eastman: Editorials. Ruth R. Pearson: "To Woodrow Wilson" (poem). Beulah Amidon, John Storrs, Hortense Flexner, Ruth Pickering, Helen Hoyt: Poetry. Max Eastman: "China's Paintings." Vladimir Lossieff (trans.): "The Terrorist" (fiction). "Residents of Tulsa": "Tulsa,...
Topics: Max Eastman, Crystal Eastman, Industrial Workers of the World, IWW, Socialist Party of America,...
Community Texts
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Must visit: https://www.marxists.org/history/usa/pubs/new-masses/ New Masses Archive The   New Masses , published from 1926 until 1948, was an American Marxist  magazine closely associated with the  Communist Party, USA . With the coming of the  Great Depression  in 1929 America became more receptive to ideas from the  political Left  and  The New Masses  became highly influential in intellectual circles. The magazine has been called “the principal organ of the American cultural...
Topics: Communism, CPUSA
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
by Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Interview with an unidentified rioter. The Watts Riot was a large-scale riot which lasted 6 days in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, in August 1965. By the time the riot subsided, 34 people had been killed, 1,032 injured, and 3,438 arrested. It would stand as the most severe riot in Los Angeles history until the riots of 1992. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 286 B Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Watts Riot, Los Angeles, Calif., 1965, Riots--California--Los Angeles
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Labor Archives and Research Center, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
by Labor Archives and Research Center
audio
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Call Number : larc.aud.0016 Description : Labor Archives program on this unique educational institution known for its arts program and progressive curriculum. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC), J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topics: californialightandsound, Labor unions and education--United States, Alternative...
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Short Format Films
by Ford Motor Company
movies
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1941 version of the short film The Ford Rouge Plant: A Story of Men, Methods & Motor Cars - ARC Identifier 91468 - and a 1937 version of the film - ARC Identifier 91520 - which doesn't have sound. "All rights were conveyed to the U.S. Government on Nov. 28, 1962. However, proprietary rights or existing copyright in footage obtained from other sources by Ford Motor Company may exist."
Topics: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Ford Automobile, Industrial tours -- Michigan -- Dearborn, Ford Motor...
Prelinger Library
by United States. Immigration Commission (1907-1910); Dillingham, William P. (William Paul), 1843-1923
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[v.1-2] Abstracts of reports of the Immigration Commission.--[v.3] Statistical review of immigration, 1820-1910.--[v.4] Emigration conditions in Europe.--[v.5] Dictionary of races of peoples.--[v.6-25] Immigrants in industries [v. 6-7] Bituminous coal mining.--[v. 8-9] Iron and steel manufacturing.--[v. 10] Cotton goods manufacturing in th north Atlantic states. Woolen and worsted goods manufacturing.--[v. 11] Silk goods manufacturing and dyeing. Clothing manufacturing. Collar, cuff, and shirt...
Topics: Emigration and immigration, Emigration and immigration law -- United States, Industries -- United...
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
by Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Note : Occasional phasing, channel instability, and machine noise recorded in original tape. Part 8 gradually increases in speed during the last minute of the program, most likely due to dying batteries in the tape machine at the time of the original recording. Description : Life of Philip Vera Cruz: childhood in the Philippines, working and studying in the United States, labor organizer, labor leader. Transcript : Life of Philip Vera Cruz: Childhood in the Phillipines; Working and Studying in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 18 Tapes of 18: 1/8 inch audio cassette
FBI Files
by Federal Bureau of Investigation
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FBI file via F.B. Eyes
Topic: FBI
Pacifica Radio Archives - California Audiovisual Preservation Project 2014
by Osborn, Jim; Brown, Leonard
audio
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Description : An audio mosaic of people and sounds which tells the events of the integration struggles of the summer of 1963 in Los Angeles. It represents the four areas of concern as they are met locally by Negro leaders: housing, education, employment and police practices. The sources of the material run the full range of diversity from narrations of arrests, integration group meetings, rallies, press conferences and personal interviews. Reel 1 includes audio of James Baldwin speaking in Los...
Topics: californialightandsound, Race relations--Los Angeles (Calif.), Blacks--Los Angeles (Calif.)--Social...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2 : 1/4 inch audio tape
Pacifica Radio Archives - California Audiovisual Preservation Project 2014
by Schlein, Lisa; Dodson, Janet; Isaacs, Lenny
audio
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Description : This documentary examines working conditions, alleged abuses, the role of the unions, the plight of undocumented workers, and other problems facing the garment industry in Los Angeles. Program features Mario Vazquez, international organizer for the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union (ILGWU); Bernard Brown, vice president of Koret of California; James Quillin, Labor Commissioner for the State of California; Blanca Hadar, Deputy City Attorney, Carl Villanoet[sp?], attorney...
Topics: californialightandsound, Textile industry--Health hazards, Garment workers--Los Angeles (Calif.),...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2 : 1/4 inch audio tape
California Digital Library
by United States. Immigration Commission (1907-1910); Dillingham, William P. (William Paul), 1843-1923; Folkmar, Daniel, 1861-1932; Folkmar, Elnora (Cuddeback) 1863-1930
texts
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"Selected bibliography of general works": p. 8-12
Topics: Ethnology -- Dictionaries, Ethnology, United States -- Emigration and immigration
Prelinger Library
by Steuben, John
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Bibliography: p. 310-312
Topic: Strikes and lockouts -- United States
Visual Communications
by Visual Communications
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Note : Part 1 has no content from 00:14:55 - 00:15:15. Part 2 has left channel audio only, and break-up in the last few minutes due to deterioration of the original recording. Part 3 R channel audio drops out in last few minutes. Part 4 related content begins at 00:16:25. Break-up in last few minutes due to deterioration of the original recording. Description : On-the-ground raw footage and interviews taken in Koreatown four days after the LA Riots. Includes interviews of passerby, and Ruben...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--Relations with Korean Americans, Asian Americans--Civil...
FedFlix
by FDR Presidential Library
movies
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FDR Presidential Library Video 21 Challenge to Democracy (Japanese Internment) War Relocation Authority. Public Domain film made by the U.S. Office of War Information documenting the relocation of Japanese American citizens to internment camps in the middle of the country, their living conditions, work, and for some, assimilation into other parts of the country. Finally we see young Americans of Japanese decent, training in the armed forces where they ultimately became a highly decorated unit.
Topics: fdr.gov, public.resource.org