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Guide to the Emory Fast Letters to his Wife Ethel Barker Fast
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Description
Fast's personal letters to his wife, Sept. 1944 and August to December 1945 when he was located in Santa Rose, CA, include mention of other WRA personnel, his visits to Japanese internment camps, and his work relocating Japanese Americans into towns and jobs after the war, especially in Northern California and the Central Valley. Many Japanese families are mentioned by name, along with local reactions, both positive and negative, to their return.
Background
Emory Fast, who earned a degree in political science at Stanford University in 1938, worked for the War Relocation Authority during World War II.
Extent
0.25 linear foot
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.