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Black and white image Family portrait Hirabayashi Family. Back row, third from right: Gordon Hirabayashi. Seattle native Gordon Hirabayashi was attending the University of Washington at the start of WWII. Gordon was one of the few Japanese Americans to defy the curfew and evacuation order, and was arrested and jailed for his actions. He appealed the verdict all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1943, the court unanimously ruled against him in Hirabayashi vs. United States. Web Exhibition: #331
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