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WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-14)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-14)
Original WRA caption: The large Milwaukee auditorium, the biggest of its kind in the State of Wisconsin, is a scene for some of the largest community group activities and civic events in the city. The auditorium is used for athletic contests, industrial exhibits, entertainment, and for many other kinds of events. The auditorium is conveniently located ...
Application for relocation assistance (ddr-densho-25-58)
doc Application for relocation assistance (ddr-densho-25-58)
This application for relocation assistance was filled out on February 15, 1946, by Mae Iseri, under her married name of Mae Yamada. The application lists herself and her two sons. They wished to relocate to Kent, Washington, and were granted $25.
Resettlement publication (ddr-densho-35-422)
doc Resettlement publication (ddr-densho-35-422)
Publication titled: "The Philadelphia Hostel - Resettlement Gateway To Pennsylvania And Southern New Jersey." Provides information about the Philadelphia Hostel, a short-term housing option for Japanese Americans resettling to the East Coast.
Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-614)
img Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-614)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Jerome residents who are to be sent to the Granada Center wait in trucks to entrain.
Booklet:
doc Booklet: "New Neighbors Among Us" (ddr-densho-274-16)
Booklet published by the War Relocation Authority (WRA) about Japanese American "resettlement."
Women Posing (ddr-hmwf-1-544)
img Women Posing (ddr-hmwf-1-544)
2 young women posing together in front of house
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (December 13, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-38)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (December 13, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-38)
Typed letter to Mollie Wilson from Mary Murakami (December 13, 1944). Envelope is postmarked December 14, 1944 from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Yuri Shimokochi (October 4, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-60)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Yuri Shimokochi (October 4, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-60)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Yuri Shimokochi (October 4, 1943). Envelope is postmarked October 5, 1943 from Kansas City, Missouri.
Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (December 16, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-36)
doc Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (December 16, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-36)
Christmas card to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (December 16, 1943). Red card with illustration in white/blue of an angel keeping warm by a fireplace. There are white stars and holly leaves in each of the corners. "Greetings" is on the front left of card. Envelope is postmarked December 16, 1943 from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Memorandum of Understanding (ddr-densho-205-5)
doc Memorandum of Understanding (ddr-densho-205-5)
This document is a signed agreement regarding indefinite leave from camp.
Letter to Harold Ickes from the Mayor of New York (ddr-densho-67-106)
doc Letter to Harold Ickes from the Mayor of New York (ddr-densho-67-106)
Letter to Harold Ickes from the Mayor of New York regarding resettlement. The mayor is protesting the resettlement of Japanese Americans to New York. Suggests that there aren't enough police to monitor them and wants every Japanese American in New York to declare their loyalty.
Memo from President Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-densho-67-86)
doc Memo from President Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-densho-67-86)
Memo to the Acting Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Interior from President Roosevelt on resettlement. Roosevelt suggests gradual resettlement by seeing how many people would be opposed to the Japanese returning to the West Coast as well as other parts of the country. He also wants to try distributing a few families to ...
Citizen's Indefinite Leave Card (ddr-densho-308-2)
doc Citizen's Indefinite Leave Card (ddr-densho-308-2)
Mae Hara's Indefinite Leave Card allowed her to leave Minidoka concentration camp and move to Chicago, Illinois with her husband, Iwao. While in Chicago she worked with the American Friends Field Service as a Social Worker.
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 20 (May 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-69)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 20 (May 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-69)
Selected article titles: "New Acts of Terrorism Are Disclosed by WRA" (p. 2), "Sugar Allotment Cut Announced" (p. 2), "New Steps Assist House Hunters" (p. 3), and "Employment in April Shows Slight Increase" (p. 4). Page 1 of the edition is missing.
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 17 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-66)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 17 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-66)
Selected article titles: "Justice Dept.: 18 Transferred to Crystal City" (p. 1), "April: 14 Relocate from Center" (p. 2), "Jury Clears 3 Accused of Raid on Doi Farm Home" (p. 2), and "News of Former Tuleans in St. Louis Received" (p. 3).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 19 (May 11, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-68)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 19 (May 11, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-68)
Selected article titles: "Treasury Department Move Aids Resettlers" (pp. 1-2), "Action Taken on Casualty List Schemes" (p. 2), and "Philadelphia: Teamsters Union Admits Japanese" (p. 3).
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