ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 295
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: This collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, a thesis, and miscellaneous materials of Forrest E. LaViolette, a sociologist at McGill University in Canada. The materials focus primarily on LaViolette's study of various Japanese racial colonies in the United States and Canada during the early stages of World War II. Correspondence is from fellow sociologists, Japanese friends and representatives of Japanese organizations. The bulk of the collection is clippings are from various newspapers concerning the relocation of the Japanese, including the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the New York Times, the Montreal Star, and the Montreal Gazette.