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WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-7)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-7)
Original WRA caption: Here is a corner view of the spacious living room in the home of the Kaneko and the Isoda families who have resettled in Milwaukee. Mrs. Tei Kaneko is opening her knitting bag while on the floor (left to right) are Robin Isoda, 2-1/2 -year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Georg[e ...
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-13)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-13)
Original WRA caption: One corner in the basement of the home of the Kanekos and the Isodas has been turned into the kiddies' playroom for the two young sons of these families. In this box of play sand, Robin Isoda is pouring out a cup of make-believe coffee for his cousin, Wayne Kaneko. Both youngsters are ...
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-12)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-12)
Original WRA caption: When Mrs. Masumi Kaneko goes shopping, she likes to take her young 2-1/2-year-old son, Wayne, to the store with her. Here Mrs. Kaneko, comfortably dressed in a sport coat and slacks, is leaving her Milwaukee home to visit the nearby shopping center. The Kanekos live at 4301 with another Nisei family, Mr ...
Evacuation claims settlement sheet (ddr-densho-25-65)
doc Evacuation claims settlement sheet (ddr-densho-25-65)
Under the Japanese American Evacuation Claims Act, Matahichi Iseri claimed $246 in damages from losses due to World War II. In 1952, the Justice Department awarded him a compromise settlement of $226. He was fortunate to receive an amount so close to his original claim, since many Japanese Americans received much less.
Resettlement booklet on East Coast schools (ddr-densho-35-421)
doc Resettlement booklet on East Coast schools (ddr-densho-35-421)
Resettlement booklet titled: "Schools For Your Children in the East Coast Area." Provides information about schools to Japanese American families resettling to the East Coast from the camps.
War Relocation Authority publication:
doc War Relocation Authority publication: "Philadelphia" (ddr-densho-35-419)
Pamphlet produced by the Philadelphia District Office of the War Relocation Authority (WRA). Provides testimonials by Japanese Americans who had recently resettled to Philadelphia from the camps. Many WRA publications, such as this one, portrayed the resettlement experience in a positive light to attract Japanese Americans to the Midwest and East Coast.
Publication:
doc Publication: "Resettlement Hand-Book" (ddr-densho-35-426)
Handbook on resettlement written by The Committee on Resettlement of Japanese Americans.
Departure from camp (ddr-densho-37-430)
img Departure from camp (ddr-densho-37-430)
Original WRA caption: Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Reversing the scenes of nearly three years ago when ttrian after train brought more than 11,000 evacuees from the West Coast. Heart Mountain residents now are bidding goodbye to friends and neigbors as they return to their homes or depart for new homes and work ...
Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-506)
img Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-506)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Last of the residents of the Amache Relocation Center board the train at Granada for the journey to the west coast or to new homes elsewhere in the country. A total of nearly 15,000 evacuees were inducted into the Granada Project, Amache, Colorado, since August 27, 1942 ...
Excerpt from a naval counter-intelligence report (ddr-densho-67-115)
doc Excerpt from a naval counter-intelligence report (ddr-densho-67-115)
Excerpt from a naval counter-intelligence report on "minority groups' reactions to returning Japanese." Discusses the reactions of the Chinese, Filipino, Korean and African American communities to Japanese resettlement. The report cites efforts by each group in welcoming back the Japanese, but possible tension, especially with the African American community.
Memo, John L. DeWitt to John McCloy (ddr-densho-67-2)
doc Memo, John L. DeWitt to John McCloy (ddr-densho-67-2)
Memo, John L. DeWitt to John McCloy, regarding mixed marriages and resettlement of Japanese Americans upon release from concentration camps. Includes McCloy's previous memo to DeWitt suggesting reexamination of DeWitt's policy denying return of mixed-marriage couples to the West Coast. Suggests considering requests on the basis of loyalty. In DeWitt's response, he objects ...
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 22 (June 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-71)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 22 (June 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-71)
Selected article titles: "36 Leave Tule Lake Center in May; 81 Since January" (p. 1), "May Complete the Irrigation System in June" (p. 1), "Procedure Streamlined: Changes Aid Resettlement of Paroled Enemy Aliens" (p. 2), and "More Sentenced for Violation of Regulations" (p. 2).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 15 (April 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-64)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 15 (April 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-64)
Selected article titles: "Days Set for Aliens to Comply with Requirements" (pp. 1-2), "Attack Fails to Frighten Family" (p. 3), and "Resettlement Aid Assured Evacuees" (p. 4).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 46 (November 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-98)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 46 (November 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-98)
Selected article titles: "1 Month Left for Planning: More Than 3000 Leave Since First of the Year" (p. 1), "Minors Born in U.S. May Return as U.S. Citizens" (pp. 1-2), and "400 Islanders Slated to Return Home Soon" (p. 2), and "Tuleans Receive Surprise on Way to Seabrook Farms" (p. 3).
doc "Seabiscuit Rededication" speech by Tsuyako "Sox" Kitashima (September 23, 1991) (ddr-janm-4-17)
Speech entitled "Seabiscuit Rededication" by Tsuyako "Sox" Kitashima (September 23, 1991). Speech was given at the Tanforan Racetrack in San Bruno, California.
Vocation Building (ddr-hmwf-1-99)
img Vocation Building (ddr-hmwf-1-99)
"Jun Watada to New York. Nov. 6 1944" as described on back, f11-1/50 K1 Verichrome Super Ikonta B
Postcard to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (Septmenber 16, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-90)
doc Postcard to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (Septmenber 16, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-90)
Postcard to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (September 16, 1944). It is postmarked September 18, 1944 from De Kalb, Illinois.
Postcard to Mollie Wilson from Sandie Saito (January 3, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-19)
doc Postcard to Mollie Wilson from Sandie Saito (January 3, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-19)
Postcard to Mollie Wilson from Sandie Saito (January 3, 1944 [possibly meant 1945]). It is postmarked January 6, 1945 from Chicago, Illinois.
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