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Only what we could carry : the Japanese American internment experience / edited with introduction by Lawson Fusao Inada ; preface by Patricia Wakida ; afterword by William Hohri. - xxiii, 439 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-436).

The day we left / Ben Iijima -- Editorials in the wake of Pearl Harbor -- Eyewitness to Pearl Harbor / Clay H. Musick -- Pearl Harbor remembered / Kay Uno -- The total community / Ron Dellums -- War comes to the church door / Eleanor Breed -- Can't tell / Nellie Wong -- from I know why the caged bird sings / Maya Angelou -- Photo essay : an uncertain future -- from Desert exile / Yoshiko Uchida -- Letters from a Justice Department camp / Isohei Hatashita -- from Citizen 13660 / Minʹe Okubo -- from Stray clouds / Toyo Kazato -- from Farewell to Manzanar / Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston -- Photo essay : how I spent the war -- A far country : poems from the Arkansas camps -- from To the stars / George Takei -- A teacher at Topaz / Eleanor Gerard Sekerak -- A young Nisei's diary / Stanley Hayami -- Recollections of Heart Mountain / Peter Simpson -- Statement to the Commission / Elaine Black Yoneda -- Insufficient care / Mabel Ota -- Winter night sentry : poems from the Justice Department camps -- from Hawaii end of the rainbow / Kazuo Miyamoto -- Autobiography of an Italian internee / Ezio Pinza -- from Adios to tears / Seiichi Higashide -- A WRA Center lexicon of Japanese American terms -- Yule greetings, friends! / Globularius Schraubi -- The legend of Miss Sasagawara / Hisaye Yamamoto -- One happy family / Toshio Mori -- A thousand stitches / Henry Sugimoto -- A challenge to American sportsmanship / Eleanor Roosevelt -- from The betrayed / Hiroshi Kashiwagi -- Campus report / Lillian Ota -- Preface to No-no boy / John Okada -- from Beyond loyalty / Minoru Kiyota -- Draft resisters at Heart Mountain / Frank Seishi Emi -- Poetic reflections of the Tule Lake internment camp / Violet de Cristoforo -- No flower in vase : poems from Tule Lake -- A Nisei requests repatriation -- Presidential statement / Franklin D. Roosevelt -- from Journey to Washington / Daniel Inouye -- Action from a sergeant's diary / Min Hara -- One replacement's story / Stanley Izumigawa -- Letter to father / George Saito -- from Light one candle / Solly Ganor -- What flower worth the pain.

Personal documents, art, propaganda, and stories express the Japanese American experience in internment camps after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

9781890771300 1890771309

00009182


Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.


Oregon authors.
Oregon authors.

D769.8.A6 / O55 2000

940.53/089956073