The Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play Records date from 1940 to 1951, and relate to the evacuation,
internment, and relocation of Japanese-Americans during World War II. The collection consists of a variety of materials, including
correspondence, reports, minutes, and printed materials, which provide insight into the feelings of the citizens connected
to this situation.
The Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play was organized in January of 1943 with the express purpose
of insuring the constitutional rights of persons of Japanese ancestry who had been evacuated from the Pacific Coast and relocated
to the interior of the country by presidential proclamation in 1942.
Number of containers: 5 cartons and 8 boxes
Linear feet: 9.55
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts
must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft
Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which
must also be obtained by the reader.
Collection is open for research.