Redress Document


This is a letter from President George H. W. Bush to Japanese Americans who were imprisoned due to Executive Order 9066. Written on parchment, it was an attempt to apologize for wrongs done to the Japanese Americans. The President's signature is in autopen on the bottom.

Date Made: late 20th century

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia, White House

Related Event: Japanese American Internment


See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American, Executive Order 9066


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Credit Line: Gift of Janice Faden

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2016.0037.31Catalog Number: 2016.0037.31Accession Number: 2016.0037

Object Name: document

Physical Description: ink (overall material)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 11/16 in x 6 11/16 in; 22.07006 cm x 16.99006 cm


Record Id: nmah_1805976

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