Rohwer

Concentration Camp

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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 16 (April 23, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-16)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 16 (April 23, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-16)
Selected article titles: "Noguchi to Fight Demotion by Board" (pp. 1, 5), "Anti-Japanese Resentment in U.S. Growing" (pp. 1, 4), "Redress Phase 4: 40-Year Wait" (p. 2), and "From the Frying Pan: Heart Mountain Reunion: A Warm Occasion" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 17 (April 30, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-17)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 17 (April 30, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-17)
Selected article titles: "Rose Ochi's Community and Legal Forte Highlights Her Bid for Congress" (pp. 1, 3), "Letterbox: Tough Questions on U.S.-Japan Affairs Face Nat'l JACL" (pp. 4, 7), "From the Frying Pan: Rohwer Camp Memorial, Et Al" (p. 5), and "Musubi: Redress (?) for 'What Might Have Been'" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 115, No. 3 (July 31-August 7, 1992) (ddr-pc-64-28)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 115, No. 3 (July 31-August 7, 1992) (ddr-pc-64-28)
Select article titles: "Senate committee refuses to move on redress bill" (p. 1); "Rohwer Center is designated national historic landmark" (p. 1); "New long distance service offered to JACL members" (p. 1).
Project directors report on evacuee resistances to relocation (ddr-densho-381-6)
doc Project directors report on evacuee resistances to relocation (ddr-densho-381-6)
Dillon S. Myer, War Relocation Authority Director, lists twelve reasons why he believes detainees are reluctant to leave the camps.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 21 (May 26, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-21)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 21 (May 26, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-21)
Selected article titles: "Washington Newsletter: Shame of Our Nation" (p. 1), "Rowher WRA Cemetery May Become Nat'l Shrine Maintained by Nat'l Park Service" (p. 1), "Prejudice and Hawaiian Dialect" (p. 2), and "Nisei Psychologist Granted $62,000 to Study Rise of Japanese American Delinquency" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 25 (June 23, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-25)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 25 (June 23, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-25)
Selected article titles: "U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Six Cases of Interest to Nisei" (p. 1), "'Command Decision': Evacuation, Part 4" (p. 1), "Nisei Rasslers Making Big Hit in Japan, Great Togo and Toshi Togo Attracting Fans" (p. 2), and "Nebraska Anti-Miscegenation Law Bothers Omaha JACL, Seek Repeal" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 15 (October 13, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-41)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 15 (October 13, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-41)
Selected article titles: "Washington Newsletter: Freedom in Housing" (p. 1), "National Campaign to Rid Anti-Nisei Films from TV Opens for Third Time" (p. 1), "Weigh Problems of Youth, Aged Issei" (pp. 1-2), and "U.S. Civil Rights Commission Issues 'Let's Face the Facts' Type Report" (pp. 1-2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 25, (June 29, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-25)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 25, (June 29, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-25)
Select article titles: "Pan-Asian Resolution Draws Heat" (p.1); "Nat'l JACL Votes to Continue Project to Aid Aged, Funding Guidelines Set" (p.1); "Asian Law Caucus Refuses JACL Offer of $2,500 Service Contract" (p.3); "S.I. Hayakawa Rips State Court Ruling on Demonstrators" (p.3).
Report and minority views of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities on Japanese War Relocation Centers (ddr-densho-381-55)
doc Report and minority views of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities on Japanese War Relocation Centers (ddr-densho-381-55)
A report submitted by John M. Costello to the House of Representatives discussing concerns with the War Relocation Authority's management of the concentration camps.
War Relocation Authority administrative notice on payroll allotments for war bonds (ddr-densho-381-19)
doc War Relocation Authority administrative notice on payroll allotments for war bonds (ddr-densho-381-19)
Acting Director, Leland Barrows, encourages War Relocation Authority staff to meet payroll allotment goals for war bonds. Included in the notice are copies of letters from H. Morgenthau Jr., Secretary of the Treasury, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and a list of participation numbers.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 17 (October 27, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-43)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 17 (October 27, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-43)
Selected article titles: "Canada Leader Defends Wartime Nisei Evacuation" (p. 1), "National Park Status for Rohwer Asked" (p. 1), "Washington Newsletter: Freedom in Employment" (p. 1), and "Issei Story Project: Who, What, Why, How?" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 19 (May 12, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-19)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 19 (May 12, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-19)
Selected article titles: "'Issei Story' One of the Most Important Tasks: Wakamatsu" (p. 1), "Evacuee Groups Resettled in Chicago, Los Angeles Seek Gov't Aid to Remove Japanese Graves from Rowher; Others Disagree" (pp. 1, 3), and "3 Waves of Issei Settled in Omaha: 1st Came as Strikebreakers, 2nd as Businessmen, and 3rd as Evacuees from West …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 16 (October 20, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-42)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 16 (October 20, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-42)
Selected article titles: "Rowher Cemetery Dedicated as Arkansas Historical Site Sunday" (pp. 1-2), "Nisei-Negro Pair Go on Mission for White House" (p. 1), "U.S. Civil Rights Report Indicates Negro in California Hit Hardest in Housing Bias" (p. 2), and "Nisei Family Included in Move from N.Y. to Chico to Avoid Threat from Atomic Bombs" (p. 2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 74, No. 8 (March 3, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-8)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 74, No. 8 (March 3, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-8)
Selected article titles: "Patsy Tells Seattle Nisei Why She's Running for U.S. President" (p.1, 6), "University Becoming a Modern Dinosaur" (p.3), "Canada's Version of Evacuation" (p.3), "Backlash Seen in Editorials Evoked by 'Exec. Order 9066' Book-Photo Display" (p.6).
Hideo
av Hideo "Jibo" Satow Interview (ddr-densho-400-20)
Hideo "Jibo" Satow was born on July 23, 1914, in Inglewood, California. He was the oldest of ten children. His father, Tomijiro Satow was a flower grower in Hawthorne, California. The Satow family was imprisoned at the Santa Anita Race Track and the concentration camp at Rohwer, Arkansas, during World War II. After the war, Satow …
Yoshi Inose Interview (ddr-densho-400-6)
av Yoshi Inose Interview (ddr-densho-400-6)
Yoshi Inose was born on September 24, 1908, in Los Angeles, California. She was one of three children, and her parents' names were Seijiro and Soko Shibuya. Her father was a lawyer and the first publisher for the Rafu Shimpo and her mother was a koto instructor. After World War II broke out, the family was …
May Minami Interview (ddr-densho-400-16)
av May Minami Interview (ddr-densho-400-16)
May Minami was born on January 26, 1914, in Oxnard, California. She grew up in Gardena, California, where her father was the first person to sell insurance to other Japanese community members. During WWII, her parents were arrested by the FBI and the family was sent to the concentration camp at Rohwer, Arkansas. When she returned …
Tetsuo
av Tetsuo "Ted" Hasegawa Interview (ddr-densho-400-4)
Ted Hasegawa was born on January 16, 1921, in Sacramento, California, and educated in Japan. When he returned to Torrance, California, where his parents farmed, he started kindergarten at the age of 11. After high school, he took automotive classes at a trade school in Los Angeles. Hasegawa witnessed the mass eviction of Japanese residents from …
Ken Inose Interview (ddr-densho-400-5)
av Ken Inose Interview (ddr-densho-400-5)
Ken Inose was born in 1933 in Los Angeles, California, as one of four children to Sejiro and Yoshiko Inose. Before World War II, Ken lived in the Boyle Heights area of Los Angeles where he had ethnically diverse neighbors. His father was a salesman and his mother was a housewife. When the war broke out, …
Reveille Volume 1, Number 3 (ddr-densho-390-135)
doc Reveille Volume 1, Number 3 (ddr-densho-390-135)
The third issue of the Reveille includes articles about upcoming events, updates on new buildings, a short story, scouting in other camps, sports, a salute to Tom Sasaki, and more.
Speech
doc Speech "The Evacuation and Relocation of Japanese Americans" (ddr-densho-356-1032)
Speech given at The Regional Conference of Church Social Workers in St. Louis, Missouri by Joseph B. Hunter, Chief of Community Services at Rohwer on the subject of Japanese American relocation.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-223)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-223)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he recalls a month long recruitment trip to some of the WRA camps for qualified Niseis to join MIS. His writing includes a mention for being present to an incident at Poston (possibly the Poston Strike or the incidences that lead to the strike). He talks …
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