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[Minutes of the meeting of the Co-ordinating Committee and the Project Director and Colonel Austin, January 10, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-32)
doc [Minutes of the meeting of the Co-ordinating Committee and the Project Director and Colonel Austin, January 10, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-32)
Meeting minutes between incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government and Camp Director Raymond Best and Commander of Military Police Colonel Verne Austin. Discusses farm worker unrest and release of prisoners from army stockades. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0032
Marion Masada interview (ddr-csujad-6-19)
doc Marion Masada interview (ddr-csujad-6-19)
Oral history interview with Marion Masada. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_MASADA_MARION
Maki and Roy Torii (ddr-csujad-8-76)
doc Maki and Roy Torii (ddr-csujad-8-76)
Oral history interview with Maki and Roy Torii. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Torii, Maki and Roy
Community analysis report, no. 5, June 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-4)
doc Community analysis report, no. 5, June 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-4)
Titled as: Evacuee resistance to relocation. Presents three "fundamental reasons" for the "relocation program" designed to encourage people to move out of the incarceration centers, then describes the "ideal relocation program," which would see "every one relocated before June 30, 1944." Provides statistics on numbers of people who left centers on indefinite leave in April and ...
Personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-37)
doc Personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-37)
Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including classes, class discussions, grades, exams, homework and studying, school activities, graduation, social events, carnival fundraiser for yearbook, and complaints about school conditions. Each entry includes the full date and student name. The entries were part of a class ...
Population and ecology (ddr-csujad-26-24)
doc Population and ecology (ddr-csujad-26-24)
Comparison of Tule Lake incarceree population statistics collected by the Division of Housing and Employment to the 1940 US Census statistics of Japanese Americans from California, Oregon and Washington. Examines how expelled communities disbursed at Tule Lake via housing records, age and gender distribution, religious affiliation, and the number of births at Tule Lake up to ...
An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-56-1)
vh An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-56-1)
Chairman of Japanese American Cultural Center and former president of Japanese Chamber of Commerce recounts conditions of prewar Los Angeles's Little Tokyo, its wartime conversion into a black community, postwar reestablishment as a Japanese-American cultural and commercial center. Includes comments on discriminatory legislation, prewar Japan-American relations. World War II removal and incarceration, camp conditions, wartime repatriation ...
An Oral History with Lillie Y. McCabe, Part II (ddr-csujad-29-17)
av An Oral History with Lillie Y. McCabe, Part II (ddr-csujad-29-17)
An oral history with Lillie Y. McCabe, an incarceree at the Santa Anita Temporary Assembly Center and the Granada (Amache) incarceration camp. This interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. The interview covers the Anglo reverends and ministers who helped her while she was incarcerated at Amache, how ...
Manzanar Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-19-53)
doc Manzanar Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-19-53)
This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," autumn 1942, by Robert L. Brown which provides a detailed description of the Manzanar incarceration camp in California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-10_01
George Hanada Interview Segment 6 (ddr-jamsj-2-5-6)
vh George Hanada Interview Segment 6 (ddr-jamsj-2-5-6)
Memories of concentration camp: desolation, break-up of family structure

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 15 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-15)
vh Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 15 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-15)
Unpleasant memories of a fellow camp inmate's suicide

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Violet Saito (July 1, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-75)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Violet Saito (July 1, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-75)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Violet Saito (July 1, 1943). Envelope is postmarked July 14, 1943 from the Granada (Amache) Incarceration Camp in Amache, Colorado.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (March 25, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-105)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (March 25, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-105)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (March 25, 1943). Envelope is postmarked March 26, 1943 from the Manzanar Incarceration Camp in Manzanar, California.
Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1002-10-14)
vh Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1002-10-14)
The traumatic effects of the incarceration on the Japanese American community: "we were found guilty without trial"

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in ...

Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1002-4-10)
vh Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1002-4-10)
Discussion of the effects of the incarceration on Issei versus Nisei

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life ...

Gene Akutsu Segment 36 (ddr-densho-1000-1-36)
vh Gene Akutsu Segment 36 (ddr-densho-1000-1-36)
Reflecting on Japanese Americans' response to incarceration
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vh Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda Interview III Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-125-6)
Impact of incarceration experience on personal identity: "It was a real fight internally, trying to be Japanese American, but at the same time, be more American"

As a teenager prior to World War II, began keeping scrapbooks with newspaper articles and memorabilia, a lifetime habit.

Roger Shimomura Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-142-17)
vh Roger Shimomura Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-142-17)
Rocky relationship with father: asking about the camps, receiving a negative reaction
Dale Minami Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-141-8)
vh Dale Minami Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-141-8)
Not fully understanding the history of the incarceration experience until law school; witnessing an emotional reaction from mother
Peter Irons Interview II Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-127-25)
vh Peter Irons Interview II Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-127-25)
Legacy of the coram nobis cases and the incarceration: "the internment ... affected everybody in the country because it was done by the American government."
Mako Nakagawa Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-66-12)
vh Mako Nakagawa Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-66-12)
Feeling disappointment at reunion with father at Crystal City
Sue K. Embrey Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-6-2)
vh Sue K. Embrey Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-6-2)
Effect of incarceration upon Issei mother

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were limited to one hour. The ...

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