Rohwer

Concentration Camp

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Withholding receipt 1944, Form W-2 (ddr-csujad-5-72)
doc Withholding receipt 1944, Form W-2 (ddr-csujad-5-72)
Hatsuno Hotty Okine's withholding receipt 1944 Form W-2 issued by the Ray Industries, Chicago, Illinois. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_14_001
Henry H. Sugimoto (ddr-csujad-5-24)
img Henry H. Sugimoto (ddr-csujad-5-24)
A photograph of Hidematsu Henry Sugimoto, a former incarceree in the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas. It is probably taken in Chicago, Illinois, 1944. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_05_009
Letter from E. F. Owen, Evacuee Property, Rohwer Relocation Center, Arkansas, to Seiichi Okine, November 9, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-102)
doc Letter from E. F. Owen, Evacuee Property, Rohwer Relocation Center, Arkansas, to Seiichi Okine, November 9, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-102)
A letter from E. F. Owen, Evacuee Property, Rohwer Relocation Center, Arkansas, to Seiichi Okine, enclosing "Original government bill of lading no. I-204336" to cover shipment of Seiichi Okine's personal effects from the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas, to Long Beach, California along with a copy of WRA-I56 form, "Request for transportation of property," The original government …
Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. Okine, June 28, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-82)
doc Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. Okine, June 28, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-82)
A letter from Makoto Okine in Lecce, Italy to his father, Seiichi Okine, in the Rohwer incarceration camp in Arkansas. It is mailed via New York by the US Army Postal Service. In the letter, Makoto assumes that not many people participate in the bonodori event in the camp this time because many of the young …
Letter from G.D. Holmquist, Contract Housing Manager for Federal Public Housing Authority to Mr. Okine, March 26, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-116)
doc Letter from G.D. Holmquist, Contract Housing Manager for Federal Public Housing Authority to Mr. Okine, March 26, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-116)
A letter from G.D. Holmquist, Contract Housing Manager for Federal Public Housing Authority to notify Seiichi Okine of the closing of the Hawthorne Project's rental housing on April 30, 1946 and the further assistance provided after the program. Signed by G.D. Homquist, Contract Housing Manager, Stanley Abel, Federal Public Housing Authority, and James L. Shelly, Area …
Letters from Makoto Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 9, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-84)
doc Letters from Makoto Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 9, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-84)
Contains an envelope and two letters sent from Makoto Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Makoto writes from Lecco, Italy, where he is deployed as a U.S. Army soldier to his parents who are incarcerated in the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. S. Okine, December 11, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-111)
doc Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. S. Okine, December 11, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-111)
A letter from Makoto Okine who is stationed in Italy as a U.S. Army soldier to his father, Seiichi Okine in Hawthorne, California. He informs that he has received a letter from his sister, Hatsuno Hotty Okine, and writes about what he has learned from her. He is glad to learn that Seiichi Okine has returned …
Statement of Final Distribution, Rohwer Co-Operative Enterprises Inc. (ddr-csujad-5-132)
doc Statement of Final Distribution, Rohwer Co-Operative Enterprises Inc. (ddr-csujad-5-132)
The statement of final distribution of residue assets of the Rohwer Co-Operative Enterprises Inc. of Rohwer, Arkansas to Masao Okine issued on January 10, 1946. It is enclosed with the letter which is found in the item: csudh_oki_0130. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_56_004
[Makoto Okine] (ddr-csujad-5-341)
img [Makoto Okine] (ddr-csujad-5-341)
A photograph of Makoto Okine in the U.S. military uniform. A photograph from "Dorothy Ai Aoki photo album" (csudh_oki_0300), page 5. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_08_011_003
Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. S. Okine, August 19, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-87)
doc Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. S. Okine, August 19, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-87)
A letter from Makoto Okine to his father, Seiichi Okine. He writes probably from Italy where he is deployed as a US Army soldier. The letter is mailed via Army/Air Post Office, New York, by U.S. Army Postal Service. The letter was originally addressed to Bartlet Illinois, where Makoto assumes Seiichi stays and farms with Ayame …
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, September 7, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-88)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, September 7, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-88)
A letter from Masao Okine in Fort Snelling, Minnesota to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, in the Rohwer incarceration camps. Masao writes about Military Intelligence Service Language School in Fort Snelling and informs that he is finishing the language training in February 2, 1946. He also talks about his trip to Chicago, visiting their relatives …
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mrs. and Mrs. Okine, February 13, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-128)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mrs. and Mrs. Okine, February 13, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-128)
A letter from Ayame Okine to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Ayame. She writes about her husband, Masao Okine, who is stationed in Tokyo, as well as her job in Chicago. Her job requires the use of a sewing machine and she meets one of her old friends, Sakie Sakaeda, at work. She hears about other …
Obon, Rohwer, Arkansas (ddr-csujad-5-339)
img Obon, Rohwer, Arkansas (ddr-csujad-5-339)
Photographed are Akiko An and Kiku Tanimoto, Ayame May Okine, and Dorothy Ai Okine. It is taken during the obon event in the Rohwer incarceration camp. The handwritten notes on the backside read: Obon, Rohwer, Arkansas. A photograph from "Dorothy Ai Aoki photo album" (csudh_oki_0300), page 11. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Letter from Ayame [Okine] to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 6, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-117)
doc Letter from Ayame [Okine] to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 6, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-117)
A new year's greeting letter from Ayame Okine in Bartlett, Illinois, to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okines in Hawthorne, California. This letter is mailed from Fred S. Tange's place where Ayame stays. In the letter, she appreciates the monetary gift from her parents-in-law while she feels ashamed to have them to still worry about her …
Mr. and Mrs. Masao Okine [wedding photograph] (ddr-csujad-5-337)
img Mr. and Mrs. Masao Okine [wedding photograph] (ddr-csujad-5-337)
A wedding photograph of Masao and Ayame May Okine with the Okine and Tanimoto family members. The wedding is held in the Rohwer incarceration camp while they are incarcerated. The handwritten notes on the backside read: "Mr. and Mrs. Masao Okine, Nov. 11, 1944." A photograph from "Dorothy Ai Aoki photo album" (csudh_oki_0300), page 10. See …
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, December 13, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-112)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, December 13, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-112)
Ayame Okine writes from Bartlett, Illinois, to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne, California. She states that she is glad to hear that they have returned to California safely and would be able to spend winter holidays at home. She also describes the Japanese community in Chicago, making mochi for new year's day. The …
Letter from H. N. Gilbert, Brigadier General, United States Army Director to Masao Okine, May 3, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-78)
doc Letter from H. N. Gilbert, Brigadier General, United States Army Director to Masao Okine, May 3, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-78)
An official letter from Office of Dependency Benefits of the U.S. Army Service Forces, Office of the Fiscal Director. It requests the documentary evidence to support the application for family allowance. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_17_001
Letter from Corine Key, Relocation Adviser, Rohwer Relocation Center, to Federal Public Housing Authority Project Director, November 1, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-97)
doc Letter from Corine Key, Relocation Adviser, Rohwer Relocation Center, to Federal Public Housing Authority Project Director, November 1, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-97)
A letter from Corine Key, Relocation Advisor at the Rohwer incarceration camp to Federal Federal Public Housing Authority Project Director in Long Beach, California. It certifies that the Okines are eligible for federal housing on the basis of their sons' service with the U.S. Army. Enclosed with other items: csudh_oki_0099, csudh_oki_0100, and csudh_oki_0101. See this object …
Record of government shipment (ddr-csujad-5-92)
doc Record of government shipment (ddr-csujad-5-92)
A record of government shipment for four pices of the Okines' belongings from the Rohwer incarceration camp to Railway Express Agency's office in Hawthorne, California. Shipping is arranged by "War Relocation Center." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_27_003
Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. S. Okine, July 22, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-86)
doc Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. S. Okine, July 22, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-86)
A letter from Makoto Okine to his father, Seiichi Okine, in the Rohwer incarceration camp. Makoto writes from "Leghorn" [=Livorno] Italy where he is deployed as a US Army soldier. The letter is mailed via Army/Air Post Office, New York, by U.S. Army Postal Service. In the letter, he describes his duty, guarding prisoners while they …
[Envelopes for return gifts] (ddr-csujad-5-287)
doc [Envelopes for return gifts] (ddr-csujad-5-287)
Envelopes for return gifts to the bridegroom's family, the Okines. It appears that the return gifts are from Ayama Tanimoto to the Okines wheile Masao Okine gives engagement gifts to the Tanimotos. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_03_21_001-004
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 22, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-96)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 22, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-96)
Masao Okine writes from the Military Intelligence Service Language School in Fort Snelling, Minnesota, to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in the Rohwer incarceration camp. The letter describes the school situation in which the US Army demands that the students need to complete the study and training in a shorter period of time. He also …
Letter from Masao Okine to [Hatsuno] Hotty Okine, April 24, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-76)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to [Hatsuno] Hotty Okine, April 24, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-76)
A letter from Masao Okine in Fort Meade, Maryland, to his sister, Hatsuno Hotty Okine in the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas. He encloses a dependency allotment form 620 in the letter and instructs Hatsuno to fill it out and talk to the Red Cross for assistance. He also asks her to send him a letter and …
Cash receipt (ddr-csujad-5-108)
doc Cash receipt (ddr-csujad-5-108)
A cash receipt for 12.03 dollars paid by Seiichi Okine on December 17, 1945. The receipt is issued by G. D. Holmquist, Contract Housing Manager of the Federal Public Housing Authority, Project no. WR 4-8, in charge of housing of the former incarcerees in Los Angeles County, California. See this object in the California State Universities …
Cash receipt (ddr-csujad-5-140)
doc Cash receipt (ddr-csujad-5-140)
A cash receipt for 17.50 dollars paid by Seiichi Okine on April 8, 1946. The receipt is issued by G. D. Holmquist, Contract Housing Manager of the Federal Public Housing Authority, Project no. WR 4-8, in charge of housing of the former incarcerees in Los Angeles County, California. See this object in the California State Universities …
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