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No loyal citizen of the United States...
No loyal citizen of the United States...
Resource Typeimage
TitleNo loyal citizen of the United States...
Coverage / Year1943
DescriptionPoster, color, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
InterpretationUntil President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the War Department re-opened military service for citizens of Japanese-American ancestry in 1943, Japanese-Americans were not allowed to join the army. President Roosevelt announced the formation of an all Japanese-American military unit, on February 1, 1943 - composed of volunteers from Hawaii and the mainland. The new unit was designated the 442md Regimental Combat Team. At that time President Roosevelt included the text of this poster in his speech.
Lesson Plans / ThemesWorld War II
Learning Standards16 History; 14 Political systems
Author or CreatorUnited States. Office of War Information;
Subject / KeywordsWorld War II; War posters, American; Civil rights; World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--United States; Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1882-1945
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library
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Resource Identifierww20148p
CONTENTdm file name7961816942002_ww20148p.jpg
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