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Rohwer

Concentration Camp

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Envelope from H. Sugimoto to Mrs. Ayame Okine, July 8, [1945] (ddr-csujad-5-85)
doc Envelope from H. Sugimoto to Mrs. Ayame Okine, July 8, [1945] (ddr-csujad-5-85)
An envelope mailed from Hidematsu Henry Sugimoto in Camp Blanding, Florida, to Ayame Okine in the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_23_001
Letter from the Smiths to Hotty Okine, September 5, 1944 (ddr-csujad-5-71)
doc Letter from the Smiths to Hotty Okine, September 5, 1944 (ddr-csujad-5-71)
A brief letter from the Smiths in Chicago, Illinois to Hatsuno Hotty Okine in the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas. It depicts his concerns about missing connections with her. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_12_001
Sadawo Yonaki interview (ddr-csujad-6-37)
doc Sadawo Yonaki interview (ddr-csujad-6-37)
Oral history interview with Sadawo Yonaki. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_YONAKI_SADAWO
Saburo Masada interview (ddr-csujad-6-20)
doc Saburo Masada interview (ddr-csujad-6-20)
Oral history interview with Saburo Masada. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_MASADA_SABURO
Mr. Kako Murosako (ddr-csujad-8-44)
doc Mr. Kako Murosako (ddr-csujad-8-44)
Oral history interview with Mr. Kako Murosako. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Murosako, Mr Kako
George Baba and Tokiji Umeda overhauling a truck loader in motor pool repair section at Rohwer incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-24)
img George Baba and Tokiji Umeda overhauling a truck loader in motor pool repair section at Rohwer incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-24)
George Baba and Tokiji Umeda overhauling a truck loader in motor pool repair section at Rohwer incarceration camp. March 10, 1943. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_024
Fourth grade school in Barracks 35-4-B at Rohwer incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-63)
img Fourth grade school in Barracks 35-4-B at Rohwer incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-63)
Fourth grade school in Barracks 35-4-B at Rohwer incarceration camp. Teacher is Nareen Oura. November 24, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f28
Ninth grade classroom at Rohwer incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-21)
img Ninth grade classroom at Rohwer incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-21)
Ninth grade classroom at Rohwer incarceration camp. Teacher is Mrs. M.H. Ziegler. November 24, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_021
Former California mechanic Chester Ishii repairing piece of farm machinery at Rohwer incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-25)
img Former California mechanic Chester Ishii repairing piece of farm machinery at Rohwer incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-25)
Former California mechanic Chester Ishii repairing piece of farm machinery at Rohwer incarceration camp. March 10, 1943. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_025
Relocation Communities for Wartime Evacuees, September 1942 (ddr-csujad-19-23)
doc Relocation Communities for Wartime Evacuees, September 1942 (ddr-csujad-19-23)
This paper describes the relocation communities for "the wartime evacuees" from the Pacific Coast. It also talks about the community life and the work opportunities for the incarceress in the different incarceration camps. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_01-15_01
Japanese American News Clippings, August 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-16)
doc Japanese American News Clippings, August 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-16)
This document contains news clippings and articles about Japanese Americans from different tabloids describing significant events like the "first Mass Evacuation" which took place in the United States and how the Japanese people adjusted to the new way of life in the War Relocation Centers during the period of August 1943. See this object in the …
An oral history with Henry Yoshitake (ddr-csujad-29-37)
av An oral history with Henry Yoshitake (ddr-csujad-29-37)
An oral interview with Henry Yoshitake, an incarceree at the Santa Anita Assembly Center and the Rohwer incarceration camp. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcription is found in the item: csufccop_jaoh_0126. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2373_T01
Inside view Japanese American Evacuee Center at Rohwer, Arkansas, 1941-1945 (ddr-csujad-1-203)
doc Inside view Japanese American Evacuee Center at Rohwer, Arkansas, 1941-1945 (ddr-csujad-1-203)
A booklet compiled by Colburn Cox Stuart, Superintendent of Schools at McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas, 1941-1945. The booklet describes the children and schools in Rohwer, Arkansas, 1941-1945. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_04_05_001
The first Rohwer Reunion (ddr-csujad-1-50)
doc The first Rohwer Reunion (ddr-csujad-1-50)
A booklet was published to commemorate the first Rohwer Reunion held at Stouffer Concourse Hotel, Los Angeles, California, July 20-21, 1990. It provides a historical background and information about the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas, including the description of the life, activities, and events in the camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
First Rohwer Reunion Committee (ddr-csujad-1-49)
doc First Rohwer Reunion Committee (ddr-csujad-1-49)
Questionnaire with a return-envelope for the Rohwer Research Project, a study of the Nisei experience and their families in camp and afterwards conducted by Charles Choy Wong, Project Director of Rohwer Research Project, Asian American Studies Center UCLA. Also includes the event schedule and dinner table seating chart for the first Rohwer Reunion. See this object …
Postcard from U. [Usami] Terada to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, October 2, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-5)
doc Postcard from U. [Usami] Terada to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, October 2, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-5)
The postcard is correspondence from Usami Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas in Lawndale, California. Usami Terada discusses his arrival to El Paso, Texas, on the way to Arkansas, describing the styles of the houses in Texas, comparing them to homes in Hermosa Beach, California. The postcard depicts a …
Letter from Amy [Emiko Nakawaki] to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, December 11, 1957 (ddr-csujad-4-28)
doc Letter from Amy [Emiko Nakawaki] to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, December 11, 1957 (ddr-csujad-4-28)
A holiday letter with greetings on Christmas and New Year from Amy Nakawaki [=Emiko AmyTerada] in Anaheim, California to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas in Lawndale, California. The letter includes general correspondence, including updates on her, Sam [=Usami], and Tsuyoshi. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_030
Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. Thomas, September 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-13)
doc Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. Thomas, September 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-13)
A letter from Usami Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Mr. Thomas in Lawndale, California. It details his journey from the Santa Anita temporary assembly center, California, to the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas, describing the route and what he saw along the way. He also describes the conditions of the incarceration camp. See …
General information, [Rohwer] (ddr-csujad-4-14)
doc General information, [Rohwer] (ddr-csujad-4-14)
Documents mailed by the Terada family from the Rohwer incarceration camp in McGehee, Arkansas, to Mr. A. W. Thomas on July 13, 1943. The documents include general information and regulations written by Ray D. Johnston, Project Director at the Rohwer incarceration camp. Also included is a schematic of the Rohwer camp, with marginalia. See this object …
Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, May 2, 1944 (ddr-csujad-4-20)
doc Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, May 2, 1944 (ddr-csujad-4-20)
A letter from Emiko Amy Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Miss Laura Thomas in Lawndale, California. In the letter, Emiko describes her life in the camp, such as planting vegetables and flowers in the garden. She also tries to purchase camera film, but describes the situation that they "have hard time to …
Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, August 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-12)
doc Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, August 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-12)
A letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Miss Laura Thomas. The letter contains basic correspondence between the two individuals, talking about family members, the weather, and school. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_013
Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, March 16, 1944 (ddr-csujad-4-19)
doc Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, March 16, 1944 (ddr-csujad-4-19)
A letter from Emiko Amy Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Miss Laura Thomas in Lawndale, California. In the letter, she talks about school and wishes that she could go back to Lawndale school. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_021
[Helen Thomas' 90th birthday] (ddr-csujad-4-9)
img [Helen Thomas' 90th birthday] (ddr-csujad-4-9)
A photograph of Helen Thomas' 90th birthday party. Pictured is Helen, along with Emiko Nakawaki [=Emiko Amy Terada]. Also pictured in the background is Elva and Walter Buss. The inscription on the backside reads: Helen Thomas' 90th birthday. Emiko Nakawaki. Elva and Walter Buss in background. Nov. 19, 1978. See this object in the California State …
Terada and Miyamoto families (ddr-csujad-4-11)
img Terada and Miyamoto families (ddr-csujad-4-11)
A photograph of Terada and Miyamoto families taken in Lawndale, California, 2005. Includes Emiko Amy Terada and Laura Thomas. The inscription of the backside reads: Terada, and Miyamoto, Lawndale, CA 2005. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_006
Letter from Seiichi Okine to Office of Dependency Benefits, November 26, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-103)
doc Letter from Seiichi Okine to Office of Dependency Benefits, November 26, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-103)
Two copies of a letter written by Seiichi Okine from Hawthorne Public Housing, Hawthorne, California, to Office of Dependency Benefits, Newark, New Jersey. He receives a monthly allowance from Makoto Okine's military service to support his family including Seiichi, Tomeyo, Dorothy, and Hatsuno. Listing the expenses, such as rent, food, clothing, medical care, education supplies, social …
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