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About The Mile High Japanese American Citizens League Collection
The Mile High Japanese American Citizens League Collection (JACL) contains various materials related to the Colorado chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League, the oldest and largest Asian American civil rights organization in the United States. Auraria Library, mostly through the acquitision of the Minoru Yasui Collection, has a variety of Mile High JACL-related materials, including several hundred issues of major Mile High JACL publications.
The core of the Mile High JACL Collection is made up of almost 300 issues from the following periodicals:
- Denver JACL Bulletin (Mile High Bulletin / Mile Hi JACL Bulletin)
- Mountain Plains A.J.A. News
- Mile-Hi Notes
- Rocky Mountain Jiho
These newsletters offer a unique telling of the lives, pursuits, and struggles of Asian Americans in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region.