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Enlisting and recruiting

Military service (88)
Enlisting and recruiting (18)

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Captain William S. Fairchild discussing the army with two young Nisei volunteers (ddr-csujad-14-50)
img Captain William S. Fairchild discussing the army with two young Nisei volunteers (ddr-csujad-14-50)
Captain William S. Fairchild discussing the army with two young Nisei volunteers, George Kashiwagi and Ichiro Kato, who are about to fill out enlistment questionnaires at Granada incarceration camp. February 10, 1943. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f15
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 …
Address by Lt. Ray McDaniels at Heart Mountain (ddr-densho-122-433)
doc Address by Lt. Ray McDaniels at Heart Mountain (ddr-densho-122-433)
Calling for volunteers to serve in combat and for other war work and the formation of an all Japanese-American combat team
Yoshito Shibata Autobiography (ddr-densho-356-267)
doc Yoshito Shibata Autobiography (ddr-densho-356-267)
Autobiography of Yoshito Shibata, details his time in the U.S. Army between 1941 and 1946. In 1941 he was part of the Finance office, in 1942 he attended the Language School at Camp Savage, in 1943 he was deployed to the Pacific Theatre and was stationed there until 1946.
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 …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-226)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-226)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he tells about the USO building he is writing this letter from, his urgent need to return to Camp Savage to write up his report on his recent recruitment tour of WRA camps, and of a good Japanese restaurant he visited while on furlough.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-230)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-230)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he discusses his report on his recruitment trip to WRA camps, his recent trip to Minneapolis, his thoughts on Christmas in the army vs. in camp, and censorship of the mail. While in Minneapolis visited a florist that use to do business with the Domoto Bros …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-236)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-236)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he talks about the press a Marine office gave about Nisei soldiers learning Japanese in Minnesota and using it in the Pacific theater, the announcement of the formation of 442nd/100th Battalion, a recent proposal to relocate Japanese Americans into Midwestern states in defense and agricultural jobs, …
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