Facilities, services, and camp administration
Facilities, services, and camp administration
doc Weekly Press Review No. 20 (ddr-densho-156-332)
Original summary excerpt: WRA received the full force of a typical Dies committee attack this week with false charges blazoned across the headlines of the press in Washington, D.C., and the Hearst papers carrying a series of malignantly slanted articles unquestionably based on releases of Dies committee spokesmen.
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. III, No. 8 (ddr-densho-156-209)
Article titles: "Agriculturists of Tulelake Area Study Farm Problem"; "Use of Japanese Labor Discussed"; "Court Aids Japanese"; "Army Eases Alien Bans in California"; "No Holidays for Construction Workmen at Eden Relocation Project"; Proposed Japanese Relocation Projects at Eaton, Silver City"; "Japs Patriotic"; "Adkison Urges Alien Labor"; "Herb Caen Item"; "Plan Urges the Importation of Chinese to ...
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. 2, No. 21 (ddr-densho-156-198)
Article titles: "Joseph Smart Will Direct Jap Centers in Mountain States"; "Japanese Decries Mass Evacuation"; "Japanese Found Dead in Blood-Stained Room"; "Diplomas Presented to 143 Japanese High School Graduates"; "Postal Route Will Open to Serve Reception Center"; "Tule Lake Japanese Will Not Produce Potatoes for Sale"; "Colorado Jap Who Slew Wife Sentenced to Die"; "No Fairs ...
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. VI, No. 13 (ddr-densho-156-277)
Article titles: "Lovell Takes Crop Labor Problems to Jap Evacuees"; "Evacuee Woman Worker Killed"; "42 Teachers for Schools in Hunt"; "Editorial: 'Cute Little Habits'"; "Beet Harvest Depends Upon the Weather"; "Newell News Items"; "Japanese Boy Finds Way to Commission."
doc Information Roundup Vol. IV, No. 3 (ddr-densho-156-373)
Section titles: "Boundaries Designated"; "Schools Open"; "Motor Transportation Survey Completed"; "Present Status of Industries"; "Around the Projects"; "Population: 67,664."
doc Digest of Information No. 25 and 26 (ddr-densho-156-386)
Section titles: "Regional Chiefs in Washington"; "1,000 Apply for Leave"; "WRA Movie Released"; "Background Bulletin Completed"; "Welfare Agencies Map Program"; "Plan WRA Office in Chicago"; "Complete Agricultural Conferences"; "Meets with legion Officials"; "Dr. Thompson Here"; "Arnold Leaves for Hawaii"; "To Survey Project Requirements"; "Change Script in 'Little Tokyo'"; "Railroads Seek Workers"; "Progress in Land Purchase"; "Marks ...
doc Information Digest No. 54 (ddr-densho-156-412)
Section titles: "Relocation Team Starts Tour"; "Military Police Units Reduced"; "Director to Meet Radio and Press Commentators"; "WRA Movies Ready for Distribution"; "Director's Address to Legionnaires Well Received"; "Paul Taylor Leaves Jerome"; "Vocational Training Program"; "Business Enterprises Appoint Executive Secretary"; "Director Addresses Social Workers"; "School Building Program Speeded During Vacation"; "New Relocation Offices"; "Personnel Changes"; "October ...
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. VII, No. 4 (ddr-densho-156-293)
Article titles: "Denver C. of C. Given Data on Farm Problem"; "Newell News Items"; "War Captives Held by Japs Getting Funds"; "Uses Jap Temple"; "Results of Tule Lake Investigation"; "Oranges for Japs Stopped at State Line"; "Activities of Heart Mountain Wyoming"; "Actions Filed to Cancel Citizenship"; "3 Secret Jap Agents Get 7 Years in Jail."
doc Weekly Press Review No. 9 (ddr-densho-156-321)
Original summary excerpt: The Phoenix hearing held on March 6 by Senator Chandler, chairman of the Senate subcommittee investigating the WRA, received little press attention outside of Arizona. Senator Chandler's public declaration, "There is no question in my mind but that thousands of these fellows were armed and prepared to help Japanese troops invade the West ...
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. VII, No. 23 (ddr-densho-156-312)
Article titles: "Inquiry Finds Japs Started Fight in Depot"; "No Permanent WRA Project Wanted Here"; "Evacuation Plans Reported in East"; "The Rumor Market"; "Granada Camp Head Says Japs Get Less Than Ration Average"; "Activities of Heart Mountain Wyoming"; "Alien Japanese vs. Citizens"; "Letters from the People"; "City to Give Old Books to Evacuees."
doc Weekly Press Review No. 37 (ddr-densho-156-349)
Original summary excerpt: The American Legion national convention at Omaha, Nebraska proved to be the greatest news source this week. By and large, the news accounts of the convention were significantly restrained in reporting the two resolutions dealing with Japanese Americans -- one urging deportation of all alien Japanese and disloyal citizens of Japanese ancestry at ...
doc Weekly Press Review No. 39 (ddr-densho-156-352)
Original summary excerpt: The past week saw the development of only a few new stories of interest to WRA; clippings were considerably less than usual. The progress of the Nisei soldiers in Italy continued to draw favorable comment, both in news columns and on editorial pages. Several papers carried an INS release on the use of ...
img War Relocation Authority personnel (ddr-densho-159-56)
Front row, fifth from the left is Rosalind "Posy" Walls. She served as a teacher at Amache High School 1944-45, teaching English and serving as adviser to the high school yearbook.
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. IV, No. 5 (ddr-densho-156-227)
Article titles: "Our Japs Have Gone to Work"; "Relocation Center in Millard County to be Concentrated Into One Large Farming Unit Under Control of War Department for the Duration"; "Japanese and Mexican Labor Needed for Crops Next Year"; "Move Offices Wednesday to Jap Camp"; "Commissary Opens at Japanese Camp"; "'Little Tokyo' May be Named TOPAZ"; "Second ...
doc Background for the Relocation Program (ddr-densho-156-104)
Prepared for Information of the Staff of the War Relocation Authority.
doc Weekly Press Review No. 52 (ddr-densho-156-364)
Original summary excerpts: News reports of WRA were largely unfavorable during the past week, although articles on the progress of relocated evacuees continued to be good, and the "excellent showing" of the Japanese-American combat team, according to a War Department release, was a major factor in the decision to put Japanese-Americans under the Selective Service draft ...
doc Weekly Press Review No. 44 (ddr-densho-156-357)
Original summary excerpts: News clippings on Tule Lake showed a decided reduction from the comparatively high peak of the preceding two weeks. New developments were limited largely to the demands of various civil and congressional leaders for permanent Army control of Tule Lake and possibly all relocation centers. Army statements that "no signs of resistance or ...
doc Draft of Quarterly Report for Period Ending March 31, 1943, Minidoka (ddr-densho-156-416)
Sent to War Relocation Authority Director Dillon S. Myer.