Eji Suyama, 100th Bn/442nd RCT Draftees, No-Nos, Draft Resisters and Renunciants Archival Collection Endowment

UCLA Asian American Studies Center's Suyama Project aims to preserve the history of Japanese American resistance during World War II, including, but not limited to the 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team draftees, Army and draft resisters, No-Nos, renunciants, and other Nikkei dissidents of World War II. The Suyama Project is made possible through the generous gift of an anonymous donor who wanted to honor and remember the legacy of resistance, broadly understood.


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Akashi, Motomu. Betrayed Trust: The Story of a Deported Issei and His American-Born Family During World War II. AuthorHouse Press, 2004.


Ahn, Hyung-ju. Between Two Adversaries: Korean Interpreters at Japanese Alien Enemy Detention Centers during World War II. Michi Nishiura and Walter Weglyn Multicultural Publication Series, Oral History Program, CSU, Fullerton, 2002.


Burton, Jeffrey F., Mary M. Farrell, and Florence B. Lord. Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites. Scott and Laurie Oki Series in Asian American Studies, University of Washington Press, 2002.


Castelnuovo, Shirley. Soldiers of Conscience: Japanese American Military Resisters in World War II. Praeger Publishers, 2008.


Chin, Frank. Born in the USA: A Story of Japanese America, 1889-1947. Rowman and Littlefield, 2002.


Christgau, John. Enemies: World War II Alien Internment, 2nd ed. University of Nebraska Press, 2001.


Chuman, Frank. The Bamboo People: The Law and Japanese-Americans. Del Mar, Calif.: Publisher's Inc., 1976.


Collins, Donald E. Native American Aliens: Disloyalty and the Renunciation of Citizenship by Japanese Americans During World War II. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1985.


Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians. Personal Justice Denied. Updated ed. Civil Liberties Public Education Fund and the University of Washington Press, 1997.


Daniels, Roger. Concentration Camps U.S.A.: The Japanese-Americans and World War II. Hinsdale, Illinois: The Dryden Press, 1971.


———. The Decision to Relocate the Japanese Americans. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1975.


Daniels, Roger, Sandra C. Taylor and Harry H.K. Kitano, eds. Japanese Americans From Relocation to Redress. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1991.


Dempster, Brian Komei, ed., Making Home From War: Stories of Japanese American Exile and Resettlement. Heyday Books, 2011.


Drinnon, Richard. Keeper of Concentration Camps: Dillon S. Myer and American Racism. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987.


Elison, Elaine, and Stan Yogi. Wherever There's a Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers, and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California. Heyday Books, 2009.


Fisher, Anne Reeploeg. Exile of a Race. Seattle: F. & T. Publishers, 1965.

Fukuda, Rev. Yoshiaki. My Six Years of Internment: An Issei's Struggle for Justice. San Francisco: The Konko Church of San Francisco, 1990.


Gee, Joy Nozaki. Crystal City Internment Camp: 50th Anniversary Reunion. N.P., 1993.


Girdner, Audrie, and Anne Loftis. The Great Betrayal: The Evacuation of the Japanese-Americans During World War II. New York: Macmillan Company, 1969.


Grodzins, Morton. Americans Betrayed: Politics and the Japanese Evacuation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1949.


Hansen, Arthur A., and Mitson, Betty E., eds. Voices Long Silent: An Oral Inquiry Into the Japanese American Evacuation. Fullerton: Japanese American Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton, 1974.


Hansen, Arthur A., Betty Mitson, and Sue Kunitomi Embrey, eds. Manzanar Martyr: An Interview With Harry Y. Ueno. Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton, 1986.


Hata, Donald Teruo, and Nadine Ishitani Hata. Japanese Americans and World War II: Mass Removal, Imprisonment, and Redress. Harlan Davidson, Inc., 2011.


Higashide, Seiichi. Adios to Tears: The Memoirs of a Japanese-Peruvian Internee in U.S. Concentration Camps. Honolulu: E&E Kudo, 1993.


Hirabayashi, Gordon. A Principled Stand: The Story of Hirabayashi v. United States. Edited by James Hirabayashi, and Lane Ryo Hirabayashi. Seattle & London: University of Washington Press, 2013.


Hohri, William Minoru. Repairing America: An Account of the Movement for Japanese-American Redress. Washington State University Press, 1988.


Inada, Lawson Fusao, ed. Only What We Could Carry: The Japanese American Internment Experience. Heyday Books, 2000.


Irons, Peter. Justice at War: The Story of the Japanese American Internment Cases. New York: Oxford Press, 1983.


Jacoby, Harold Stanley. Tule Lake: From Relocation to Segregation. Comstock Bonanza Press, 1996.


Kashima, Tetsuden. Judgment Without Trial: Japanese American Imprisonment During World War II. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2003.


Kashiwagi, Hiroshi. Starting from Loomis and Other Stories. Edited by Tim Yamamura. Boulder: University of Colorado Press, 2013.


Kawaratani, Yukio. Reluctant Samurai: From Tule Lake to Bunker Hill. Self-Published, 2007.


Kitagawa, Daisuke. Issei and Nisei: The Internment Years. New York: The Seabury Press, 1967.


Kiyota, Minoru. Beyond Loyalty: The Story of a Kibei. Translated by Linda Keenan Klepinger. University of Hawai'i Press, 1997.


Lyon, Cherstin M. Prisons and Patriots: Japanese American Wartime Citizenship, Civil Disobedience, and Historical Memory. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2012.


Muller, Eric L. American Inquisition: The Hunt for Japanese American Disloyalty in World War II. University of North Carolina Press, 2007.


———. Free to Die for Their Country: The Story of the Japanese American Draft Resisters in World War II. University of Chicago Press, 2001.


Myer, Dillon S. Uprooted Americans: The Japanese and the War Relocation Authority During World War II. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1971.


Nishimoto, Richard S. Inside An American Concentration Camp: Japanese American Resistance at Poston, Arizona. Edited by Lane Ryo Hirabayashi. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1995.


Saiki, Patsy Sumie. Ganbare! An Example of Japanese Spirit (story of interned Japanese Hawaiians). Kisaku, Inc., 1982.


Shallit, Barney. Song of Anger: Tales of Tule Lake. Michi Nishiura and Walter Weglyn Multicultural Publication Series, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton, 2001.


Shirai, Noboru. Tule Lake: An Issei Memoir. Translated by Ray Hosoda. Edited by Eucaly Shirai and Valerie Samson. Muteki Press, and the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, 2001.


Shibutani, Tamotsu. The Derelicts of Company K: A Sociological Study of Demoralization. University of California Press, 1978.


Spickard, Paul. Japanese Americans: The Formation and Transformation of an Ethnic Group. Rutgers Press, 2009.


Stinnett, Robert. Day of Deceit: The Truth About FDR and Pearl Harbor. Touchstone, 2001.


Takei, Barbara, and Judy Tachibana. Tule Lake Revisited. T&T Press, 2001.


Tamura, Eileen. In Defense of Justice: Joseph Kurihara and the Japanese American Struggle for Equality. University of Illinois Press, 2013.


Tateishi, John. And Justice For All: An Oral History of the Japanese American Detention Camps. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999.


ten Broeck, Jacobus, Edward Barnhart, and Floyd Matson. Prejudice, War and the Constitution. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1954.


Thomas, Dorothy S., and Richard Nishimoto. The Spoilage: Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement During World War II. University of California Press, 1969.


Tule Lake Committee. Kinenhi. Tule Lake Committee, 1980.


———. Second Kinenhi. Tule Lake Committee, 2000.


Weglyn, Michi. Years of Infamy: The Untold Story of America's Concentration Camps. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1997.


Yoneda, Karl G. Ganbatte: Sixty-Year Struggle of a Kibei Worker. Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, 1983.


Houston-Wakatsuki Jean. A Farewell to Manzanar


Miyakawa, Edward. Tule Lake: A Novel. Trafford Publishing, 2002.


Mueller, Marnie. The Climate of the Country, Curbstone Press, 1999.


A Personal Matter: Gordon Hirabayashi vs. the United States, prod. John de Graaf, 30 min., The Constitution Project,1992.


The Cats of Mirikitani, prod. Linda Hattendorf, and Masahiro Yoshikawa, 74 min., New Video Group, 2008.


Children of the Camps, prod. by Satsuki Ina, Ph.D. dir. Stephen Holsapple. 57 min., Center for Asian American Media, 1999.


Color of Honor: The Japanese American Soldier of World War II, prod. and dir. Loni Ding, 90 min.,1989.


Conscience and the Constitution, prod. and dir. Frank Abe, 56 min., 2000.


Days of Waiting, prod. Steven Okazaki. 28 min., Center for Asian American Media, 1988.


From a Silk Cocoon, prod. Satsuki Ina, Ph.D. dir. Satsuki Ina, Stephen Holsapple, and Emery Clay III. 57 min., Hesono O Productions, 2005.


Heart Mountain: Three Years in an Internment Camp, prod. David Hosley, 27 min., Center for Asian American Media, 1997.


Manzanar, prod. Visual Communications, 16 min., Visual Communications, 1971.


Meeting at Tule Lake, prod. and dir. Scott T. Tsuchitani, 33 min., Tule Lake Committee, 1994.


Of Civil Rights and Wrongs: The Fred Korematsu Story, dir. Eric Paul Fornier, 55 min., Center for Asian American Media, 1999.


Rabbit in the Moon, prod. and dir. Emiko and Chizu Omori, 85 min., 1999.


Unfinished Business, prod. and dir. Steven Okazaki, 58 min., Center for Asian American Media,1986.


California Digital Library: www.oac.cdlib.org


Civilian Public Service: www.civilianpublicservice.org


Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project: www.densho.org


Japanese American National Museum: www.janm.org


Manzanar Committee: www.manzanarcommittee.org


Manzanar National Historic Site: www.nps.gov/manz


Minidoka National Historic Site: www.nps.gov/miin


National Archives and Research Administration: www.nara.gov


National Japanese American Historical Society: www.njahs.org


Draft resisters: www.resisters.com


Tule Lake Committee: www.tulelake.org


Tule Lake Unit of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument: www.nps.gov/tule