Relocation: Civil Rights In Wartime
18.00 in HIGH x 24.12 in WIDE
(45.72 cm HIGH x 61.28 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom text reads, "The Living Constitution Poster Series is published by the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith 823 United Nations Plaza, New York, N. Y. 10017. (c) 1988 Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith."

Poster has a white background with black text. At the top is a photograph of a Japanese child wearing a coat with a tag standing next to a bag. The picture is taken at the child's level so everyone surrounding the child is seen from the waist down. Poster reads, "Relocation/ Civil Rights in Wartime/ In 1942, when the United States was at war with Japan, some 100,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry would be forced to leave their homes and jobs for relocation camps. Many of those sent away were native-born Americans. A majority of the Supreme Court would find the relocation Constitutional. Three Justices would disagree, calling the order "a clear violation of Constitutional rights."

This is one of the "Living Constitution" series of posters on social justice and human rights issues produced by the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith. [LMC]

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