The great unknown : Japanese American sketches / by Greg Robinson.

Robinson, Greg, 1966- author.
Boulder : University Press of Colorado, [2016]
xx, 325 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Standardized Title:
Essays. Selections
Japanese Americans -- United States -- Biography.
Japanese Americans -- United States -- History.
Japanese Americans.
United States.
"Introduces a readable collection of portraits about a group of extraordinary men and women who made remarkable contributions in the arts, literature, law, sports, and other fields, and shed light on largely unknown aspects of Japanese American history"--Provided by publisher.
Issei women: an overview
Shio Sakanishi: Library of Congress official and scholar
Fuki Endow Kawaguchi's diary
Tel Sono: Issei women lawyer and missionary
Ayako Ishigaki: feminist and peace activist
Isamu Noguchi's struggle against executive order 9066
Kathleen Tamagawa: first Nisei author
The Chino and Ohi families
Milton Ozaki: mystery writer
Yone U. Stafford: pacifist militant
Jenichiro Oyabe: a "Japanese Yankee" at Howard University
Eddie Shimano: crusading journalist and poet
Kay Karl Endow: novelist, aviator, and con man
John M. Maki: writer and educator
Buddy Uno and Bill Hosokawa: two Nisei journalists in occupied China
The hidden contributions of Guyo Tajiri
The tragic and engaging career of Sam Hohri
Hisaye Yamamoto and the African-American press
Mitsuye Endo-plus grand dans son obscuritø?
Lincoln Seiichi Kanai's act of conscience
The exclusion of Naomi Nakano
Koji Ariyoshi: a Hawaiian Nisei in Mao's china
Sanji Abe and martial law in wartime Hawai'i
The case against Michelle Malkin
The McCloy memo: new insight into the causes of removal
Norman Thomas and the defense of Japanese Americans
Eleanor Roosevelt and Japanese Americans: a first look
Paul Robeson: "your fight is your my fight "
Alan Cranston and Japanese Americans
Two wartime governors and mass removal of Japanese Americans
Hugh Macbeth: African American defender of Issei and Nisei
John Franklin Carter: the real-life Lanny Budd
Masuji Miyakawa, first Issei attorney
The family behind Oyama v. California
Regan v. King: when birthright citizenship was last tested
Yasuo Sasaki: poet, physician and abortion rights pioneer
Ina Sugihara: interracial activist
Mervyn Dymally: unsung hero of Japanese American redress
Setsuko M. Nishi: a life of service
Arthur Matsu: first Japanese American in the National Football League
Nisei in pro basketball: Wat Misaka and Dr. Yanagi
Early Japanese Americans in organized baseball
The JAC: and the integration of the American Bowling Congress
Jun Fujita: poet and photographer
Robert Kuwahara: cartoonist and animator
The "double life" of Conrad Yama
Reiko Sato: actress and dancer
The unknown life and art of Minó Okubo
Gyo Fujikawa,:artist and author
Shinkichi Tajiri: sculptor
Kiyoshi Kuromiya: a queer activist for civil rights
Sexuality from Issei to Nisei
The rise of homophobia in Japanese American communities
The rise of homophobia; part 2
Hawaii 1986: the shift to equal rights
The JACL's historic vote for Equal Marriage Rights
The astonishing history of Japanese Americans in Louisiana
Japanese Americans in prewar Chicago: an overview
Japanese Americans and the death penalty
The other side of the Hood River story
S.I. Hayakawa: jazz specialist and civil rights supporter
Anne Reeploeg Fisher and Morton Grodzins: the censorship of confinement
Gordon Hirabayashi's surprising postwar career.
An anthology of articles that originally appeared in the column, "The Great Unknown and the Unknown Great," in the Nichi Bei Times and the Nichi Bei Weekly, and several articles that appeared in other periodicals, as well as some previously unpublished material.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [313-319) and index.
Includes bibliographical references.