CALIFORNIA COLLECTION: Civil Rights – “Outcasts! The Story of America’s Treatment of Her Japanese-American Minority”

…on May 20, 1942, said: “The Japanese community presented a group with a high potential for action against the national interest.” This statement shows the tendency of both Army and political groups incorrectly to label a group two-thirds of whom are American citizens as “Japanese,” and to refer to a racial group as a “community,” without regard for individual differences within that group. Such thinking is the…

WISCONSIN COLLECTION: “Madison Rifle Club” (1947)

…0 SHARES Facebook Twitter Group photograph of the Madison Rifle Club team holding the Dick Falk trophy they recently won in the Falk Rifle Club’s small bore tournament in Milwaukee. Pictured left to right are: Ted Church, Forrest Henderson, Major Ellis Lee, and Jerry [name obliterated.] March 28, 1947 Photographer: Vinje, Arthur M., 1888-1972 From the Vinje Collection, Wisconsin Historical Society http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/whi/…

POP COLLECTION: “Roy Rogers”

…ywood Hillbillies, Rocky Mountaineers, Texas Outlaws, and his own group, the International Cowboys. In 1934 he formed a group with Bob Nolan called Sons of the Pioneers. While in that group he was known as Leonard Slye, then Dick Weston. Their songs included “Cool Water” and “Tumbling Tumbleweeds”. They first appeared in the western Rhythm on the Range (1936), starring Bing Crosby and Martha Raye. In 1936 he appeared as a…